Formula 1 World Championship 1973 Round 08 France

The 1973 French Grand Prix was Round 8 of the 1973 Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at Paul Ricard, Le Castellet, France on Sunday, 1 July 1973. Jackie Stewart started on pole position in the Tyrrell Ford and Ronnie Peterson was the race winner in the Lotus Ford.

1973 French Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapStartedPoints
12Ronnie PetersonSwedenLotus FordGoodyear541:41:36.5201:41:36.520--1:51.65059
26Francois CevertFranceTyrrell FordGoodyear54+40.9201:42:17.440+40.920+40.9201:52.06046
310Carlos ReutemannArgentinaBrabham FordGoodyear54+46.4801:42:23.000+46.480+5.5601:52.15084
45Jackie StewartGreat BritainTyrrell FordGoodyear54+46.9301:42:23.450+46.930+0.4501:51.00013
53Jacky IckxBelgiumFerrariGoodyear54+48.9001:42:25.420+48.900+1.9701:52.850122
627James HuntGreat BritainMarch FordFirestone54+1:22.5401:42:59.060+1:22.540+33.6401:53.420141
74Arturo MerzarioItalyFerrariGoodyear54+1:29.1901:43:05.710+1:29.190+6.6501:53.33010
87Denny HulmeNew ZealandMcLaren FordGoodyear54+1:29.5301:43:06.050+1:29.530+0.3401:50.990526
921Niki LaudaAustriaBRMFirestone54+1:45.7601:43:22.280+1:45.760+16.2301:53.18017
1012Graham HillGreat BritainShadow FordGoodyear53+1 lap1 lap1 lap1:54.27016
1120Jean-Pierre BeltoiseFranceBRMFirestone53+1 lap1 lap1:54.36015
1219Clay RegazzoniSwitzerlandBRMFirestone53+1 lap1 lap1:54.5809
1324Carlos PaceBrazilSurtees FordFirestone51+3 laps3 laps2 laps1:54.39018
1425Howden GanleyNew ZealandIso Marlboro FordFirestone51+3 laps3 laps1:54.20024
1529Rikky von OpelLiechtensteinEnsign FordFirestone51+3 laps3 laps1:58.00025
1611Wilson FittipaldiBrazilBrabham FordGoodyear50+4 laps4 laps1 lap1:53.24019
DNF8Jody ScheckterSouth AfricaMcLaren FordGoodyear43Accident1:52.0302
DNF1Emerson FittipaldiBrazilLotus FordGoodyear41Accident1:51.5803
DNF23Mike HailwoodGreat BritainSurtees FordFirestone29Oil leak1:54.62011
DNF9Andrea de AdamichItalyBrabham FordGoodyear28Halfshaft1:54.20013
DNF15Reine WisellSwedenMarch FordGoodyear20Overheating1:54.39022
DNF16George FollmerUnited StatesShadow FordGoodyear16Fuel system1:53.71020
DNF26Henri PescaroloFranceIso Marlboro FordFirestone16Overheating1:54.97023
DNF14Jean-Pierre JarierFranceMarch FordGoodyear7Halfshaft1:52.8707
DNF17Jackie OliverGreat BritainShadow FordGoodyear0Clutch21