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Lotus 72/R8

The racing history of Lotus 72/R8 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
Argentinian Grand Prix
Buenos Aires - 28 Jan 1973
Lotus 72D [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson Retired
Brazilian Grand Prix
Interlagos - 11 Feb 1973
Lotus 72D [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson Retired (accident)
South African Grand Prix
Kyalami - 3 Mar 1973
Lotus 72D [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson 11
International Trophy
Silverstone - 8 Apr 1973
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson 2
Spanish Grand Prix
Montjuich Park - 29 Apr 1973
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson Retired
Belgian Grand Prix
Zolder - 20 May 1973
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson (Crashed in practice)
Swedish Grand Prix
Anderstorp - 17 Jun 1973
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson (Only used in practice)
French Grand Prix
Paul Ricard - 1 Jul 1973
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson (Only used in practice)
British Grand Prix
Silverstone - 14 Jul 1973
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson (Only used in practice)
Dutch Grand Prix
Zandvoort - 29 Jul 1973
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson (Only used in practice)
German Grand Prix
Nürburgring - 5 Aug 1973
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson (Only used in practice)
Austrian Grand Prix
Österreichring - 19 Aug 1973
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson (Only used in practice)
Italian Grand Prix
Monza - 9 Sep 1973
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson (Only used in practice)
Canadian Grand Prix
Mosport Park - 23 Sep 1973
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson (Only used in practice)
United States Grand Prix
Watkins Glen - 7 Oct 1973
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson (Only used in practice)
Argentinian Grand Prix
Buenos Aires - 13 Jan 1974
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson 13
Brazilian Grand Prix
Interlagos - 27 Jan 1974
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson 6
South African Grand Prix
Kyalami - 30 Mar 1974
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Jacky Ickx (Only used in practice)
South African Grand Prix
Kyalami - 30 Mar 1974
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson (Only used in practice)
Spanish Grand Prix
Jarama - 28 Apr 1974
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson (Only used in practice)
Belgian Grand Prix
Nivelles-Baulers - 12 May 1974
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson (Only used in practice)
Monaco Grand Prix
Monte Carlo - 26 May 1974
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson 1
Swedish Grand Prix
Anderstorp - 9 Jun 1974
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson Retired
Dutch Grand Prix
Zandvoort - 23 Jun 1974
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson 8
French Grand Prix
Dijon-Prenois - 7 Jul 1974
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson 1
British Grand Prix
Brands Hatch - 20 Jul 1974
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson 10
German Grand Prix
Nürburgring - 4 Aug 1974
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson (Crashed in practice)
Austrian Grand Prix
Österreichring - 18 Aug 1974
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson Retired
Italian Grand Prix
Monza - 8 Sep 1974
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson 1
Canadian Grand Prix
Mosport Park - 22 Sep 1974
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson 3
United States Grand Prix
Watkins Glen - 6 Oct 1974
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson Retired
Argentinian Grand Prix
Buenos Aires - 12 Jan 1975
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson Retired
Brazilian Grand Prix
Interlagos - 26 Jan 1975
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson 15
Spanish Grand Prix
Montjuich Park - 27 Apr 1975
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson (Only used in practice)
Monaco Grand Prix
Monte Carlo - 11 May 1975
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson (Only used in practice)
Belgian Grand Prix
Zolder - 25 May 1975
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson (Only used in practice)
Swedish Grand Prix
Anderstorp - 8 Jun 1975
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson (Only used in practice)
French Grand Prix
Paul Ricard - 6 Jul 1975
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson (Only used in practice)
British Grand Prix
Silverstone - 19 Jul 1975
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Jim Crawford Retired
German Grand Prix
Nürburgring - 3 Aug 1975
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 John Watson Retired
Austrian Grand Prix
Österreichring - 17 Aug 1975
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Brian Henton Did not start (crashed)
Austrian Grand Prix
Österreichring - 17 Aug 1975
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Ronnie Peterson (Only used in practice)
Italian Grand Prix
Monza - 7 Sep 1975
Lotus 72E [R8] - Cosworth DFV V8 Jim Crawford 13