1972 Formula 1 World Championship

The 1972 Formula 1 World Championship was the 23rd F1 season. It consisted of 12 Grand Prix rounds, held across 12 different countries. Emerson Fittipaldi won the Drivers’ Championship and Lotus won the Constructors’ Championship.

1972 Races
RoundGrand PrixCircuitDateWinnerTeamLapsRace Time
1ArgentinaAutódromo Juan y Oscar Gálvez23 January 1972Jackie StewartTyrrell Ford951:57:58.820
2South AfricaKyalami Grand Prix Circuit4 March 1972Denny HulmeMcLaren Ford791:45:49.100
3SpainCircuito Permanente del Jarama1 May 1972Emerson FittipaldiLotus Ford902:03:41.230
4MonacoCircuit de Monaco14 May 1972Jean-Pierre BeltoiseBRM802:26:54.700
5BelgiumComplexe Européen de Nivelles-Baulers4 June 1972Emerson FittipaldiLotus Ford851:44:06.700
6FranceCharade Circuit2 July 1972Jackie StewartTyrrell Ford381:52:21.500
7Great BritainBrands Hatch Circuit15 July 1972Emerson FittipaldiLotus Ford761:47:50.200
8GermanyNürburgring30 July 1972Jacky IckxFerrari141:42:12.300
9AustriaÖsterreichring13 August 1972Emerson FittipaldiLotus Ford541:29:16.660
10ItalyAutodromo Nazionale Monza10 September 1972Emerson FittipaldiLotus Ford551:29:58.400
11CanadaMosport International Raceway24 September 1972Jackie StewartTyrrell Ford801:43:16.900
12United StatesWatkins Glen International8 October 1972Jackie StewartTyrrell Ford591:41:45.354
1972 Driver Standings
Pos.DriverDriver NationalityTeamPoints
1Emerson FittipaldiBrazilLotus Ford61
2Jackie StewartGreat BritainTyrrell Ford45
3Denny HulmeNew ZealandMcLaren Ford39
4Jacky IckxBelgiumFerrari27
5Peter RevsonUnited StatesMcLaren Ford23
6Francois CevertFranceTyrrell Ford15
6Clay RegazzoniSwitzerlandFerrari15
8Mike HailwoodGreat BritainSurtees Ford13
9Ronnie PetersonSwedenMarch Ford12
9Chris AmonNew ZealandMatra12
11Jean-Pierre BeltoiseFranceBRM9
12Mario AndrettiUnited StatesFerrari4
12Howden GanleyNew ZealandBRM4
12Brian RedmanGreat BritainBRM4
12Graham HillGreat BritainBrabham Ford4
16Andrea de AdamichItalySurtees Ford3
16Carlos ReutemannArgentinaBrabham Ford3
16Carlos PaceBrazilMarch Ford3
19Tim SchenkenAustriaSurtees Ford2
20Arturo MerzarioItalyFerrari1
20Peter GethinGreat BritainBRM1
1972 Constructor Standings
Pos.TeamPoints
1Lotus Ford61
2Tyrrell Ford51
3McLaren Ford47
4Ferrari33
5Surtees Ford18
6March Ford15
7BRM14
8Matra12
9Brabham Ford7
1972 Fastest Laps
RoundGrand PrixDriverTeamTime
1ArgentinaJackie StewartTyrrell Ford1:13.660
2South AfricaMike HailwoodSurtees Ford1:18.900
3SpainJacky IckxFerrari1:21.010
4MonacoJean-Pierre BeltoiseBRM1:40.000
5BelgiumChris AmonMatra1:12.120
6FranceChris AmonMatra2:53.900
7Great BritainJackie StewartTyrrell Ford1:24.000
8GermanyJacky IckxFerrari7:13.600
9AustriaDenny HulmeMcLaren Ford1:38.320
10ItalyJacky IckxFerrari1:36.300
11CanadaJackie StewartTyrrell Ford1:15.700
12United StatesJackie StewartTyrrell Ford1:41.644