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Lotus 72/R7

The racing history of Lotus 72/R7 is shown below including any races in non-Formula 1 events. This contains all significant races at which this car appeared.

Race Car Driver Result
Brazilian Grand Prix
Interlagos - 30 Mar 1972
Lotus 72D [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Emerson Fittipaldi Retired
International Trophy
Silverstone - 23 Apr 1972
Lotus 72D [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Emerson Fittipaldi 1
Spanish Grand Prix
Jarama - 1 May 1972
Lotus 72D [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Emerson Fittipaldi 1
Monaco Grand Prix
Monte Carlo - 14 May 1972
Lotus 72D [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Emerson Fittipaldi 3
Belgian Grand Prix
Nivelles-Baulers - 4 Jun 1972
Lotus 72D [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Emerson Fittipaldi 1
French Grand Prix
Clermont-Ferrand - 2 Jul 1972
Lotus 72D [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Emerson Fittipaldi 2
British Grand Prix
Brands Hatch - 15 Jul 1972
Lotus 72D [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Emerson Fittipaldi 1
German Grand Prix
Nürburgring - 30 Jul 1972
Lotus 72D [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Emerson Fittipaldi Retired
Austrian Grand Prix
Österreichring - 13 Aug 1972
Lotus 72D [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Emerson Fittipaldi (Only used in practice)
Italian Grand Prix
Monza - 10 Sep 1972
Lotus 72D [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Emerson Fittipaldi (Spare - not used in practice)
Canadian Grand Prix
Mosport Park - 24 Sep 1972
Lotus 72D [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Emerson Fittipaldi 11
United States Grand Prix
Watkins Glen - 8 Oct 1972
Lotus 72D [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Dave Walker Retired
United States Grand Prix
Watkins Glen - 8 Oct 1972
Lotus 72D [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Emerson Fittipaldi (Only used in practice)
John Player Challenge Trophy
Brands Hatch - 22 Oct 1972
Lotus 72D [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Emerson Fittipaldi Retired
Argentinian Grand Prix
Buenos Aires - 28 Jan 1973
Lotus 72D [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Emerson Fittipaldi 1
Brazilian Grand Prix
Interlagos - 11 Feb 1973
Lotus 72D [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Emerson Fittipaldi 1
South African Grand Prix
Kyalami - 3 Mar 1973
Lotus 72D [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Emerson Fittipaldi 3
Spanish Grand Prix
Montjuich Park - 29 Apr 1973
Lotus 72E [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Emerson Fittipaldi (Only used in practice)
Belgian Grand Prix
Zolder - 20 May 1973
Lotus 72E [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Emerson Fittipaldi 3
Monaco Grand Prix
Monte Carlo - 3 Jun 1973
Lotus 72E [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Emerson Fittipaldi 2
Swedish Grand Prix
Anderstorp - 17 Jun 1973
Lotus 72E [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Emerson Fittipaldi 12
French Grand Prix
Paul Ricard - 1 Jul 1973
Lotus 72E [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Emerson Fittipaldi (Only used in practice)
British Grand Prix
Silverstone - 14 Jul 1973
Lotus 72E [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Emerson Fittipaldi (Only used in practice)
Dutch Grand Prix
Zandvoort - 29 Jul 1973
Lotus 72E [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Emerson Fittipaldi Retired
German Grand Prix
Nürburgring - 5 Aug 1973
Lotus 72E [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Emerson Fittipaldi 6
Austrian Grand Prix
Österreichring - 19 Aug 1973
Lotus 72E [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Emerson Fittipaldi Retired
Italian Grand Prix
Monza - 9 Sep 1973
Lotus 72E [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Emerson Fittipaldi 2
Canadian Grand Prix
Mosport Park - 23 Sep 1973
Lotus 72E [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Emerson Fittipaldi 2
United States Grand Prix
Watkins Glen - 7 Oct 1973
Lotus 72E [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Emerson Fittipaldi 6
South African Grand Prix
Kyalami - 30 Mar 1974
Lotus 72E [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Paddy Driver Retired
Mercury "100"
Roy Hesketh - 13 Apr 1974
Lotus 72E [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Paddy Driver 3
Cape South Easter Trophy
Killarney - 4 May 1974
Lotus 72E [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Paddy Driver 3
Republic Day Trophy
Kyalami - 25 May 1974
Lotus 72E [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Paddy Driver 4
Brandkop Winter Trophy
Brandkop - 15 Jun 1974
Lotus 72E [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Paddy Driver 4
Bulawayo "100"
Bulawayo - 30 Jun 1974
Lotus 72E [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Paddy Driver Retired
Natal Winter Trophy
Roy Hesketh - 13 Jul 1974
Lotus 72E [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Paddy Driver Did not take part in official practice
Rand Winter Trophy
Kyalami - 10 Aug 1974
Lotus 72E [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Paddy Driver Did not take part in official practice
False Bay "100"
Killarney - 31 Aug 1974
Lotus 72E [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Paddy Driver 3
Rhodesian Grand Prix
Donnybrook - 15 Sep 1974
Lotus 72E [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Paddy Driver Retired
Rand Spring Trophy
Kyalami - 28 Sep 1974
Lotus 72E [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Paddy Driver 3
Goldfields "100"
Goldfields Raceway (Welkom) - 19 Oct 1974
Lotus 72E [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Paddy Driver 2
Cape South Easter Trophy
Killarney - 8 Feb 1975
Lotus 72E [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Guy Tunmer 2
South African Grand Prix
Kyalami - 1 Mar 1975
Lotus 72E [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Guy Tunmer 11
Goldfields "100"
Goldfields Raceway (Welkom) - 22 Mar 1975
Lotus 72E [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Guy Tunmer 2
Mercury "100"
Roy Hesketh - 29 Mar 1975
Lotus 72E [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Guy Tunmer Retired
Republic Day Trophy
Kyalami - 31 May 1975
Lotus 72E [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Guy Tunmer 3
False Bay "100"
Killarney - 5 Jul 1975
Lotus 72E [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Guy Tunmer 1
Rand Winter Trophy
Kyalami - 26 Jul 1975
Lotus 72E [R7] - Cosworth DFV V8 Guy Tunmer (Crashed in practice)