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Event: Championat du Monde, Grand Prix de France de Formule 1Date: 1.7.1973
Track: Circuit Paul Ricard, Le Castellet (), 5.800 kmsOrganiser: A.S.A. Paul Ricard

GP France

Weather:sunny, warm
Start time:15:00
Grid:3-2-3
Distance:54 laps
Attendance:unknown
Entered:33
Practiced:25
Qualified:25
Started:25
Finished:15
Classified:16
Pre-race sessions:
3 qualifying sessions held for a total of 360 minutes on 29-30/6
45 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:2Lotus 72E FordRonnie Peterson
Fastest Laps:
Overall:7McLaren M23 FordDenny Hulme (NZ)1:50.990189.114 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:5Tyrrell 006 FordJackie Stewart (GB)1:48.370
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Brabham (3), March (3), BRM (3), Shadow (3), Lotus (2), Tyrrell (2), Ferrari (2), McLaren (2), Surtees (2), Iso-Marlboro (2)
Top engines by numbers:Ford (20), BRM (3), Ferrari (2)
Top car types by numbers:March 731 (3), BRM P160 (3), Shadow DN1 (3)
Driver nationalities:GB (5), F (4), BR (3), I (2), NZ (2), S (2)
Team nationalities:GB (21), I (2), USA (2)
Most used colours:white (33%), red (20%), black (16%), blue (13%), green (4%), yellow (4%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (100%)
Average engine size:2994 cc
Oldest known drivers:George Follmer (39), Denny Hulme (37), Jean-Pierre Beltoise (36)
Youngest known drivers:Jody Scheckter (23), Niki Lauda (24), Rikky von Opel (26)

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