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1973 French GP
1972 British GP

1973 British GP

1973 Dutch GP
1974 British GP
 XXVI  John Player British Grand Prix


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSaturday 14 July 1973
Start time14:00
EventBritish GP
CircuitSilverstone
Event FormatRace of 67 laps
Race18 of 29
Championship race229
Circuit
Laps67
Circuit Perimeter4711 m
Race Distance4711 × 67 = 315.637 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherOvercast, Dry
Participants
Entries29
Qualifiers29
Finishers13
Championship Debutants
Graham McRae (Driver),
Jochen Mass (Driver),
John Watson (Driver),
   Roger Williamson (Driver),
Tecno E731 (Car Model)
MilestonesCarlos Pace - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Ford - 1000th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Frank Williams Racing Cars - 50th Race Entry (Entrant)
Hesketh Racing - 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
James Hunt - 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
March - 200th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Peter Revson - 1st Win (Driver)
Shadow - 20th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Highest 13th Place Finish RatioEnsign (50.00%),
2. Most PolesLotus (61),
3. Most 24th Place Qualifications Mike Beuttler (3)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsLotus (269),
2. Most Retirements Graham Hill (69),
3. Most 3rd Place Finishes Denny Hulme (16),
4. Most Laps LedLotus (3610),
5. Most Race EntriesFerrari (640),
6. Most Race Entries Graham Hill (154),
7. Most 10th Place QualificationsBRM (30),
8. Most 20th Place Qualifications Andrea de Adamich (8),
9. Most 22nd Place QualificationsMarch (13),
10. Most 24th Place QualificationsMarch (12)

Championships
1  Jackie Stewart 42 
2  Emerson Fittipaldi 41 
3  François Cévert 33 
4  Ronnie Peterson 25 
5  Denny Hulme 23 
6  Peter Revson 20 
7  Carlos Reutemann 8 
up
8  Jacky Ickx 8 
down
9  Arturo Merzario 6 
10  George Follmer 5 
11  James Hunt 4 
up
12  Andrea de Adamich 3 
down
13  Jean-Pierre Beltoise 2 
down
  Niki Lauda 2 
down
15  Chris Amon 1 
down
  Wilson Fittipaldi 1 
down
  Clay Regazzoni 1 
down
1 Lotus / Ford 58 
2 Tyrrell / Ford 53 
3 McLaren / Ford 35 
4 Brabham / Ford 12 
up
5 Ferrari / Ferrari 12 
down
6 Shadow / Ford 5 
7 BRM / BRM 5 
8 March / Ford 4 
9 Tecno / Tecno 1 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 8Car 2Car 27
EntrantYardley Team McLarenJohn Player Team LotusHesketh Racing
Driver Peter Revson Ronnie Peterson James Hunt
CarMcLaren M23Lotus 72EMarch 731
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:29'18.51'16.31'18.6
Speed212.054 km/h222.275 km/h215.771 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led