1972 Formula One season facts for kids

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The 1972 Formula One season crowned as champion Emerson Fittipaldi.

Results and standings

Grands Prix

Round Race Circuit Date Winning driver Constructor Report
1 Argentina Argentine Grand Prix Autódromo Oscar Alfredo Gálvez January 23 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Ford Report
2 South Africa South African Grand Prix Kyalami March 4 New Zealand Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford Report
3 Spain Spanish Grand Prix Circuito Permanente Del Jarama May 1 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford Report
4 Monaco Monaco Grand Prix Circuit de Monaco May 14 France Jean-Pierre Beltoise BRM Report
5 Belgium Belgian Grand Prix Nivelles-Baulers June 4 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford Report
6 France French Grand Prix Charade Circuit July 2 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Ford Report
7 United Kingdom British Grand Prix Brands Hatch July 15 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford Report
8 Germany German Grand Prix Nürburgring July 30 Belgium Jacky Ickx Ferrari Report
9 Austria Austrian Grand Prix Österreichring August 13 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford Report
10 Italy Italian Grand Prix Autodromo Nazionale Monza September 10 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford Report
11 Canada Canadian Grand Prix Mosport Park September 24 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Ford Report
12 United States United States Grand Prix Watkins Glen International October 8 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Ford Report

Drivers

Pos Driver ARG
Argentina
RSA
South Africa
ESP
Spain
MON
Monaco
BEL
Belgium
FRA
France
GBR
United Kingdom
GER
Germany
AUT
Austria
ITA
Italy
CAN
Canada
USA
United States
Points
1 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Ret 2 1 3 1 2 1 Ret 1 1 11 Ret 61
2 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart 1 Ret Ret 4 1 2 11 7 Ret 1 1 45
3 New Zealand Denny Hulme 2 1 Ret 15 3 7 5 Ret 2 3 3 3 39
4 Belgium Jacky Ickx 3 8 2 2 Ret 11 Ret 1 Ret Ret 12 5 27
5 United States Peter Revson Ret 3 5 7 3 3 4 2 18 23
6 France François Cevert Ret 9 Ret NC 2 4 Ret 10 9 Ret Ret 2 15
7 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni 4 12 3 Ret Ret 2 Ret Ret 5 8 15
8 United Kingdom Mike Hailwood Ret Ret Ret 4 6 Ret Ret 4 2 17 13
9 Sweden Ronnie Peterson 6 5 Ret 11 9 5 7 3 12 9 DSQ 4 12
10 New Zealand Chris Amon DNS 15 Ret 6 6 3 4 15 5 Ret 6 15 12
11 France Jean-Pierre Beltoise Ret Ret 1 Ret 15 11 9 8 8 Ret Ret 9
12 United States Mario Andretti Ret 4 Ret 7 6 4
13 New Zealand Howden Ganley 9 NC Ret Ret 8 4 6 11 10 Ret 4
14 United Kingdom Brian Redman 5 9 5 Ret 4
15 United Kingdom Graham Hill Ret 6 10 12 Ret 10 Ret 6 Ret 5 8 11 4
16 Argentina Carlos Reutemann 7 Ret 13 12 8 Ret Ret Ret 4 Ret 3
17 Italy Andrea de Adamich Ret NC 4 7 Ret 14 Ret 13 14 Ret Ret Ret 3
18 Brazil José Carlos Pace 17 6 17 5 Ret Ret NC NC Ret 9 Ret 3
19 Australia Tim Schenken 5 Ret 8 Ret Ret 17 Ret 14 11 Ret 7 Ret 2
20 Italy Arturo Merzario 6 12 1
21 United Kingdom Peter Gethin Ret NC Ret Ret Ret Ret 13 6 Ret Ret 1
22 Brazil Wilson Fittipaldi 7 9 Ret 8 12 7 Ret Ret Ret Ret 0
23 Austria Niki Lauda 11 7 Ret 16 12 Ret 9 Ret 10 13 DSQ NC 0
24 France Patrick Depailler NC 7 0
25 Austria Helmut Marko 10 14 8 10 Ret 0
26 United Kingdom Mike Beuttler DNQ 13 Ret 19 13 8 Ret 10 NC 13 0
27 France Henri Pescarolo 8 11 11 Ret NC Ret Ret DNQ 13 14 0
28 Australia David Walker DSQ 10 9 14 14 18 Ret Ret Ret Ret 0
29 South Africa Jody Scheckter 9 0
30 Germany Rolf Stommelen 13 Ret 10 11 16 10 Ret Ret 0
31 Sweden Reine Wisell Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 12 Ret 10 0
32 United States Sam Posey 12 0
33 Italy Nanni Galli Ret 13 Ret Ret Ret 0
34 United States Skip Barber NC 16 0
35 Rhodesia John Love 16 0
South Africa Dave Charlton Ret DNQ Ret Ret 0
United Kingdom Derek Bell Ret DNQ Ret 0
Spain Alex Soler-Roig Ret Ret 0
United Kingdom Jackie Oliver Ret 0
France François Migault Ret 0
United Kingdom John Surtees Ret 0
Canada Bill Brack Ret 0
Pos Driver ARG
Argentina
RSA
South Africa
ESP
Spain
MON
Monaco
BEL
Belgium
FRA
France
GBR
United Kingdom
GER
Germany
AUT
Austria
ITA
Italy
CAN
Canada
USA
United States
Points

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