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Programme Cover - GP France 1973
Event: Championat du Monde, Grand Prix de France de Formule 1Date: 1.7.1973
Track: Circuit Paul Ricard, Le Castellet (F), 5.800 kmsDistance: 54 lapsAttendance: unknown

GP France

Start time: 15:00; Grid: 3-2-3; Weather: sunny, warm

Entered: 33

Practiced: 25

Started: 25

Classified: 16

Entry List
Entry List - GP France 1973
Photos by courtesy of: H-J Roegler (41), Rallye Racing (7), Eisele (2) and Wordpress (1)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 23/12/2016 Last photo update on this page: 27/09/2019
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11 - Lotus 72E Ford #72/R5 - John Player SpécialLotus 72 E #72/R5 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Spécial (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Emerson Fittipaldi (BR)Result: did not finish (Collision)
Grid: 3rd (1:49.360)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/09/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
22 - Lotus 72E Ford #72/R6 - John Player SpécialLotus 72 E #72/R6 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Spécial (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ronnie Peterson (S)Result: winner - (185.263 kph) - margin: 40s920
Grid: 5th (1:49.450)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/09/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
2T2T - Lotus 72E Ford #72/R8 - John Player SpécialLotus 72 E #72/R8 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Spécial (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ronnie Peterson (S)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car (1:50.970) (11 fastest qualifier)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/09/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
33 - Ferrari 312 B3 #010 - SEFAC FerrariFerrari 312 B3 #010 - Ferrari F12 2998 cc N/A
SEFAC Ferrari (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jacky Ickx (B)Result: 5th (48s900 behind the winner)
Grid: 12th (1:51.440) - 15th fastest qualifier
Colours: red (+white/silver)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/09/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
44 - Ferrari 312 B3 #012 - SEFAC FerrariFerrari 312 B3 #012 - Ferrari F12 2998 cc N/A
SEFAC Ferrari (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Arturo Merzario (I)Result: 7th (1m29s190 behind the winner)
Grid: 10th (1:51.170) - 13th fastest qualifier
Colours: red (+silver)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/09/2019Photo by courtesy of: Eisele and H-J Roegler
55 - Tyrrell 006 Ford #006/2 - Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell 006 #006/2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Elf Team Tyrrell (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jackie Stewart (GB)Result: 4th (46s930 behind the winner)
Grid: 1st (1:48.370)
Colours: blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/09/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
66 - Tyrrell 006 Ford #006 - Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell 006 #006 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Elf Team Tyrrell (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: François Cevert (F)Result: 2nd (40s920 behind the winner)
Grid: 4th (1:49.390)
Colours: blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/09/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
77 - McLaren M23 Ford #M23/1 - Yardley McLarenMcLaren M23 #M23/1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Yardley McLaren (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Denny Hulme (NZ)Result: 8th (1m29s530 behind the winner)
Grid: 6th (1:49.680) - 7th fastest qualifier
Colours: white (+orange/gold/tan/black)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/09/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler and Rallye Racing
7T7T - McLaren M23 Ford #M23/2 - Yardley McLarenMcLaren M23 #M23/2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Yardley McLaren (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Denny Hulme (NZ)/Jody Scheckter (ZA)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car (1:49.650) (6 fastest qualifier)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/09/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
88 - McLaren M23 Ford #M23/3 - Yardley McLarenMcLaren M23 #M23/3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Yardley McLaren (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jody Scheckter (ZA)Result: did not finish (Collision)
Grid: 2nd (1:49.180)
Colours: white (+orange/gold/tan/black)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/09/2019Photo by courtesy of: Rallye Racing and H-J Roegler
99 - Brabham BT37 Ford #BT37/2 - Ceramica Pagnossin MRDBrabham BT37 #BT37/2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Ceramica Pagnossin MRD (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Andrea de Adamich (I)Result: did not finish (Drive shaft)
Grid: 13th (1:51.530) - 16th fastest qualifier
Colours: white (+green/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/09/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
1010 - Brabham BT42 Ford #BT42/3 - Motor Racing DevelopmentsBrabham BT42 #BT42/3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Motor Racing Developments (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Carlos Reutemann (RA)Result: 3rd (46s480 behind the winner)
Grid: 8th (1:50.750) - 10th fastest qualifier
Colours: white (+black/red/green)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/09/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
1111 - Brabham BT42 Ford #BT42/4 - Motor Racing DevelopmentsBrabham BT42 #BT42/4 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Motor Racing Developments (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Wilson Fittipaldi (BR)Result: 16th - did not finish (Throttle linkage)
Grid: 19th (1:52.070) - 23rd fastest qualifier
Colours: white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/09/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
1212 - Shadow DN1 Ford #DN1-3A - Embassy RacingShadow DN1 #DN1-3A - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Embassy Racing (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Graham Hill (GB)Result: 10th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 16th (1:51.700) - 19th fastest qualifier
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 23/12/2016Photo by courtesy of: Rallye Racing
1414 - March 731 Ford #721G-4 - STP MarchMarch 731 #721G-4 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
STP March (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean-Pierre Jarier (F)Result: did not finish (Drive shaft universal joint)
Grid: 7th (1:50.690) - 9th fastest qualifier
Colours: red (+black)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/09/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
1515 - March 731 Ford #721G-2 - STP MarchMarch 731 #721G-2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
STP March (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Reine Wisell (S)
listed, never drove:
Mike Beuttler (GB)
Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 22nd (1:53.200) - 26th fastest qualifier
Colours: yellow
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/09/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
1616 - Shadow DN1 Ford #DN1-5A - Shadow CarsShadow DN1 #DN1-5A - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Shadow Cars (USA)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: George Follmer (USA)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 20th (1:52.300) - 24th fastest qualifier
Colours: black
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/09/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
1717 - Shadow DN1 Ford #DN1-4A - Shadow CarsShadow DN1 #DN1-4A - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Shadow Cars (USA)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jackie Oliver (GB)Result: did not finish (Clutch)
Grid: 21st (1:52.940) - 25th fastest qualifier
Colours: black
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/09/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
1919 - BRM P160E #P160-07 - Marlboro BRMBRM P160 E #P160-07 - BRM P142 V12 2998 cc N/A
Marlboro BRM (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Clay Regazzoni (CH)Result: 12th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 9th (1:50.990) - 12th fastest qualifier
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 27/09/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
2020 - BRM P160E #P160-01 - Marlboro BRMBRM P160 E #P160-01 - BRM P142 V12 2998 cc N/A
Marlboro BRM (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean-Pierre Beltoise (F)Result: 11th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 15th (1:51.670) - 18th fastest qualifier
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 27/09/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
2121 - BRM P160E #P160-08 - Marlboro BRMBRM P160 E #P160-08 - BRM P142 V12 2998 cc N/A
Marlboro BRM (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Niki Lauda (A)Result: 9th (1m45s760 behind the winner)
Grid: 17th (1:51.780) - 20th fastest qualifier
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 27/09/2019Photo by courtesy of: Wordpress and H-J Roegler
21T21T - BRM P160E #P160-05 - Marlboro BRMBRM P160 E #P160-05 - BRM P142 V12 2998 cc N/A
Marlboro BRM (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Niki Lauda (A)
listed, never drove:
Clay Regazzoni (CH)
Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car (1:55.130) (30 fastest qualifier)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 27/09/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
2323 - Surtees TS14A Ford #TS14-04 - Brooke Bond OxoSurtees TS14 A #TS14-04 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Brooke Bond Oxo (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mike Hailwood (GB)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 11th (1:51.170) - 14th fastest qualifier
Colours: blue (+white)
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 27/09/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
2424 - Surtees TS14A Ford #TS14-05 - Brooke Bond OxoSurtees TS14 A #TS14-05 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Brooke Bond Oxo (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Carlos Pace (BR)Result: practiced only (Original race car)
Grid: T-car (1:53.620) (28 fastest qualifier)
Colours: dark (+light)
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 27/09/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
24T24T - Surtees TS14A Ford #TS14-03 - Brooke Bond OxoSurtees TS14 A #TS14-03 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Brooke Bond Oxo (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Carlos Pace (BR)Result: 13th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 18th (1:51.880) - 21st fastest qualifier
Colours: dark (+light)
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 27/09/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
2525 - Iso-Marlboro IR Ford #IR-02 - Iso Marlboro WilliamsIso-Marlboro IR #IR-02 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Iso Marlboro Williams (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Howden Ganley (NZ)Result: 14th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 24th (1:53.870) - 29th fastest qualifier
Colours: red/dark blue (+white)
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 27/09/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
2626 - Iso-Marlboro IR Ford #IR-01 - Iso Marlboro WilliamsIso-Marlboro IR #IR-01 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Iso Marlboro Williams (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Henri Pescarolo (F)Result: did not finish (Overheating)
Grid: 23rd (1:53.560) - 27th fastest qualifier
Colours: red/dark blue (+white)
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 27/09/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
2727 - March 731 Ford #721G-3=>731/1 - Hesketh RacingMarch 731 #721G-3=>731/1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Hesketh Racing (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: James Hunt (GB)Result: 6th (1m22s540 behind the winner)
Grid: 14th (1:51.630) - 17th fastest qualifier
Colours: white
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 27/09/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
2929 - Ensign N173 Ford #MN-01 - Team EnsignEnsign N173 #MN-01 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team Ensign (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Rikky von Opel (FL)Result: 15th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 25th (1:55.550) - 31st fastest qualifier
Colours: dark green (+gold)
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 27/09/2019Photo by courtesy of: Eisele, Rallye Racing and H-J Roegler
No photos available:
1TThe car is not available on a photoLotus 72 E #72/R7 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Spécial (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Emerson Fittipaldi (BR)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
3TThe car is not available on a photoFerrari 312 B3 #011 - Ferrari F12 2998 cc N/A
SEFAC Ferrari (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jacky Ickx (B)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car (1:51.920) (22 fastest qualifier)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
5TThe car is not available on a photoTyrrell 005 #005 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Elf Team Tyrrell (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jackie Stewart (GB)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car (1:50.300) (8 fastest qualifier)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
10TThe car is not available on a photoBrabham BT42 #BT42/2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Motor Racing Developments (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
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Entered cars that did not arrive:
18The car did not arriveMarch 731 #721G-1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
LECOpen wheel car
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: David Purley (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: black
Tyres: unknown
22The car did not arriveTecno PA123 #006 - Tecno F12 2998 cc N/A
Martini Tecno (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Chris Amon (NZ)Result: did not arrive
Colours: red (+blue)
Tyres: Firestone
28The car did not arriveSurtees TS14 A #TS14-01 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team Surtees (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: John Surtees (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
More photos from this race:
Photos by: H-J Roegler (3) and Rallye Racing (1)
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