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German Grand Prix

Nürburgring, 30 Jul 1972

ResultsLapsTime/Speed
1 Jacky Ickx Ferrari 312 B2-72 [005] - f12
#4 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
14 1h 42m 12.3s
2 Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 312 B2-72 [007] - f12
#9 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
14 1h 43m 00.6s
3 Ronnie Peterson March 721G [3] - Cosworth DFV V8
#10 STP March Racing Team
14 1h 43m 19.0s
4 Howden Ganley BRM P160C [06] - P142 Mk II V12
#17 Marlboro BRM
14 1h 44m 32.5s
5 Brian Redman McLaren M19A [1] - Cosworth DFV V8
#5 Yardley Team McLaren
14 1h 44m 48.0s
6 Graham Hill Brabham BT37 [1] - Cosworth DFV V8
#11 Motor Racing Developments Limited
14 1h 45m 11.9s
7 Wilson Fittipaldi Brabham BT34 [1] - Cosworth DFV V8
#26 Motor Racing Developments Limited
14 1h 45m 12.4s
8 Mike Beuttler March 721G [1] - Cosworth DFV V8
#28 Clarke-Mordaunt-Guthrie Racing
14 1h 47m 23.0s
9 Jean-Pierre Beltoise BRM P160C [01] - P142 Mk II V12
#6 Marlboro BRM
14 1h 47m 32.5s
10 François Cevert Tyrrell [002] - Cosworth DFV V8
#7 Elf Team Tyrrell
14 1h 47m 56.0s
11 Jackie Stewart Tyrrell [003] - Cosworth DFV V8
#1 Elf Team Tyrrell
13 accident
12 Arturo Merzario Ferrari 312 B2-72 [008] - f12
#19 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
13 1h 42m 40.2s
13 Andrea de Adamich Surtees TS9B [004] - Cosworth DFV V8
#16 Ceramica Pagnossin Team Surtees
13 1h 45m 15.8s
14 Tim Schenken Surtees TS9B [006] - Cosworth DFV V8
#15 Team Surtees
13 1h 45m 20.7s
15 Chris Amon Matra MS120D [07] - MS71 V12
#8 Equipe Matra
13 1h 49m 02.7s
NC Carlos Pace March 711 [3-2] - Cosworth DFV V8
#21 Team Williams Motul
11 not classified
R Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus 72D [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8
#2 John Player Team Lotus
10 gearbox
R Henri Pescarolo March 721 [3-2] - Cosworth DFV V8
#20 Team Williams Motul
10 accident
R Denis Hulme McLaren M19C [1] - Cosworth DFV V8
#3 Yardley Team McLaren
8 engine
R Mike Hailwood Surtees TS9B [005] - Cosworth DFV V8
#14 Brooke Bond Oxo Rob Walker Racing Team Surtees
8 suspension
R Dave Walker Lotus 72D [R6] - Cosworth DFV V8
#25 John Player Team Lotus
6 oil leak
R Rolf Stommelen Eifelland March 21 [721/4] - Cosworth DFV V8
#22 Team Eifelland Wohnwagenbau Caravans
6 electrics
R Carlos Reutemann Brabham BT37 [2] - Cosworth DFV V8
#12 Motor Racing Developments Limited
6 transmission
R Dave Charlton Lotus 72D [R3] - Cosworth DFV V8
#29 Lucky Strike Racing
4 driver ill
R Niki Lauda March 721G [4] - Cosworth DFV V8
#23 STP March Racing Team
4 oil leak
R Derek Bell Tecno PA123 [2] - f12
#27 Martini Racing Team
4 engine
R Reine Wisell BRM P160C [05] - P142 V12
#18 Marlboro BRM
3 engine
T Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus 72D [R5] - Cosworth DFV V8
#2T John Player Team Lotus
(Only used in practice)
T Jean-Pierre Beltoise BRM P160C [03] - P142 V12
#6T Marlboro BRM
(Only used in practice)
T François Cevert Tyrrell [004] - Cosworth DFV V8
#7T Elf Team Tyrrell
(Only used in practice)
T/S Jackie Stewart Tyrrell [004] - Cosworth DFV V8
#1T Elf Team Tyrrell
(Spare - not used in practice)
T/S Chris Amon Matra MS120C [04] - MS71 V12
#8T Equipe Matra
(Spare - not used in practice)
T/S Ronnie Peterson March 721G [2] - Cosworth DFV V8
#10T STP March Racing Team
(Spare - not used in practice)

All cars are 3-litre F1 unless noted.

Qualifying
1 Jacky Ickx (F1) 3-litre Ferrari 312 B2-72 [005] - Ferrari f12 7m 07.0s
2 Jackie Stewart (F1) 3-litre Tyrrell [003] - Cosworth DFV V8 7m 08.7s
3 Emerson Fittipaldi (F1) 3-litre Lotus 72D [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 7m 09.9s
4 Ronnie Peterson (F1) 3-litre March 721G [3] - Cosworth DFV V8 7m 11.6s
5 François Cevert (F1) 3-litre Tyrrell [002] - Cosworth DFV V8 7m 12.2s
6 Carlos Reutemann (F1) 3-litre Brabham BT37 [2] - Cosworth DFV V8 7m 12.4s
7 Clay Regazzoni (F1) 3-litre Ferrari 312 B2-72 [007] - Ferrari f12 7m 13.4s
8 Chris Amon (F1) 3-litre Matra MS120D [07] - Matra MS71 V12 7m 13.9s
9 Henri Pescarolo (F1) 3-litre March 721 [3-2] - Cosworth DFV V8 7m 14.4s
10 Denis Hulme (F1) 3-litre McLaren M19C [1] - Cosworth DFV V8 7m 14.5s
11 Carlos Pace (F1) 3-litre March 711 [3-2] - Cosworth DFV V8 7m 16.6s
12 Tim Schenken (F1) 3-litre Surtees TS9B [006] - Cosworth DFV V8 7m 17.2s
13 Jean-Pierre Beltoise (F1) 3-litre BRM P160C [01] - BRM P142 Mk II V12 7m 17.3s
14 Rolf Stommelen (F1) 3-litre Eifelland March 21 [721/4] - Cosworth DFV V8 7m 17.5s
15 Graham Hill (F1) 3-litre Brabham BT37 [1] - Cosworth DFV V8 7m 18.4s
16 Mike Hailwood (F1) 3-litre Surtees TS9B [005] - Cosworth DFV V8 7m 21.0s
17 Reine Wisell (F1) 3-litre BRM P160C [05] - BRM P142 V12 7m 21.4s
18 Howden Ganley (F1) 3-litre BRM P160C [06] - BRM P142 Mk II V12 7m 22.3s
19 Brian Redman (F1) 3-litre McLaren M19A [1] - Cosworth DFV V8 7m 23.2s
20 Andrea de Adamich (F1) 3-litre Surtees TS9B [004] - Cosworth DFV V8 7m 23.7s
21 Wilson Fittipaldi (F1) 3-litre Brabham BT34 [1] - Cosworth DFV V8 7m 24.8s
22 Arturo Merzario (F1) 3-litre Ferrari 312 B2-72 [008] - Ferrari f12 7m 25.9s
23 Dave Walker (F1) 3-litre Lotus 72D [R6] - Cosworth DFV V8 7m 29.5s
24 Niki Lauda (F1) 3-litre March 721G [4] - Cosworth DFV V8 7m 32.2s
25 Derek Bell (F1) 3-litre Tecno PA123 [2] - Tecno f12 7m 33.3s
26 Dave Charlton (F1) 3-litre Lotus 72D [R3] - Cosworth DFV V8 7m 34.1s
27 Mike Beuttler (F1) 3-litre March 721G [1] - Cosworth DFV V8 7m 35.9s

Sources

The identification of individual cars in these results is based on the material presented elsewhere in this site and may in some cases contradict the organisers' original results.

3-litre Formula 1 World Championship events 1966-1985

These 1966 to 1985 results were initially compiled by Allen Brown, but these were in the very basic form required to track individual car histories. Since then further details, such as laps completed, qualifying times and so on, have been added from Rob Ryder's extensive database.

All comments, clarifications, corrections and additions are most welcome. Please email Allen at allen@oldracingcars.com if you can help with our research.

Individual sources for this event

Autosport 3 Aug 1972 p13-19 (by Patrick McNally). Motoring News 3 Aug 1972 pp12-14 (by 'ARM' Andrew Marriott). Motor Sport September 1972 pp1006-1009 (by 'DSJ' Denis Jenkinson). Sport Auto Septembre 1972 pp18-24 (by Jabby Crombac). Autocourse 1972-73 pp106-111 (by Mike Kettlewell).

There were two entries from each of Tyrrell, Lotus, McLaren, March and Williams; three each from BRM, Ferrari, Surtees and Brabham; and one each from Matra and Tecno. The five privateers were the stockbroker March, Eifelland and Dave Charlton. The total was 27 again. The Connew was present but was not an accepted entry, but the third Ferrari made up for it. The only spare cars were Tyrrell 004, Fittipaldi's Lotus 72, Beltoise' BRM P160, Amon's Matra MS120C which remained in the paddock, and Peterson's spare March which remained in the truck. The McLaren M19A crashed in France had not yet been replaced. MN got all the BRM P160 chassis numbers wrong here but issued a correction in its Austrian GP report. Bruce McLaren Motor Racing was replaced by Team Yardley McLaren from this race as the entrant of the McLarens.