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1972 British Grand Prix

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Date  15 July 1972
Course length  4.26 km (2.65 mi)
1972 British Grand Prix
Official name  XXV RAC British Grand Prix
Location  Brands Hatch Kent, England
Course  Permanent racing facility
Distance  76 laps, 324.122 km (201.400 mi)

The 1972 British Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Brands Hatch on 15 July 1972. It was won by Brazilian driver Emerson Fittipaldi driving a Lotus 72D.

Ronnie Peterson suffered an engine failure with less than two laps to go, and crashed into the parked cars of Graham Hill and Fran├žois Cevert.

Championship standings after the race

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.
  • References

    1972 British Grand Prix Wikipedia


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