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1973 Brazilian Grand Prix

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Date  February 11, 1973
Course length  7.960 km (4.975 mi)
1973 Brazilian Grand Prix
Official name  II Grande Prêmio do Brasil
Location  Autódromo José Carlos Pace, São Paulo, Brazil
Course  Permanent racing facility
Distance  40 laps, 318.4 km (199 mi)

The 1973 Brazilian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Interlagos on February 11, 1973. It was the second race of the 1973 World Championship of Drivers and the 1973 International Cup for F1 Manufacturers. It was also the first ever world championship race to be held in Brazil. The race was won by home town hero Emerson Fittipaldi after starting from first row beside Ronnie Peterson, who claimed the first pole position in his Formula One career, both driving Lotus. Jackie Stewart finished in second position, driving a Tyrrell. Denny Hulme finished in third position, driving a McLaren.

Championship standings after the race

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

    1973 Brazilian Grand Prix Wikipedia


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