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1974 Season
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1974 Rand Spring Trophy
1974 Canadian GP
1973 United States GP

1974 United States GP

1974 Goldfields 100
1975 Argentine GP
1975 United States GP
 XVII  United States Grand Prix

Event Overview • Entry List
Qualifying Qualification
Race Starting GridClassificationFastest LapsLaps Led

Details
DateSunday 6 October 1974
Start time14:00
Event United States GP
Circuit Watkins Glen
Event FormatRace of 59 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#15 of 15 in 1974
#250 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps59
Circuit Perimeter5435 m
Race Distance5435 × 59 = 320.665 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries30
Qualifiers27
Finishers12
DebutantsKendall (Lubricant Manufacturer)
MilestonesFina – 1st Pole Position (Lubricant Manufacturer)
DeathsHelmuth Koinigg
Records Broken 1. Most 12th Place Finishes Rolf Stommelen (5),
2. Highest Disqualification Ratio Parnelli (50.00%),
3. Most 7th Place Finishes in a Season McLaren (6),
4. Most Race Entries Lotus (676),
5. Most 15th Place Qualifications in a Season Arturo Merzario (4)
Records Extended 1. Most Disqualifications Lotus (6),
2. Most Retirements Lotus (289),
3. Highest 3rd Place Finish Ratio Hesketh (21.43%),
4. Most Race Entries Graham Hill (175),
5. Most 5th Place Qualifications Ferrari (60),
6. Most 16th Place Qualifications Lotus (43),
7. Most 21st Place Qualifications in a Season Lola (8)

World Championship standings
1  Emerson Fittipaldi 55 
2  Clay Regazzoni 52 
3  Jody Scheckter 45 
4  Niki Lauda 38 
5  Ronnie Peterson 35 
6  Carlos Reutemann 32 
7  Denny Hulme 20 
8  James Hunt 15 up
9  Patrick Depailler 14 up
10  Jacky Ickx 12 up
11  Mike Hailwood 12 up
12  Carlos Pace 11 up
13  Jean-Pierre Beltoise 10 up
14  Jean-Pierre Jarier 6 up
15  John Watson 6 up
16  Hans-Joachim Stuck 5 up
17  Arturo Merzario 4 up
18  Vittorio Brambilla 1 
  Graham Hill 1 
  Tom Pryce 1 
1  McLaren / Ford 73 
2  Ferrari / Ferrari 65 
3  Tyrrell / Ford 52 
4  Lotus / Ford 42 
5  Brabham / Ford 35 
6  Hesketh / Ford 15 
7  BRM / BRM 10 
8  Shadow / Ford 7 
9  March / Ford 6 
10  Iso Marlboro / Ford 4 
11  Surtees / Ford 3 
12  Lola / Ford 1 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 7Car 7Car 8
EntrantMotor Racing DevelopmentsMotor Racing DevelopmentsMotor Racing Developments
Driver Carlos Reutemann Carlos Reutemann Carlos Pace
Car Brabham BT44 Brabham BT44 Brabham BT44
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:40'21.4391'38.9781'40.608
Speed191.714 km/h197.680 km/h194.478 km/h