1973 Formula One season
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The Formula 1 1973 season was the 24th FIA Formula 1 World Championship. She was discharged through 15 races in the period from 28 January 1973 to October 7, 1973. Jackie Stewart won for the third and last time the drivers' world championship. Lotus - Ford was the sixth time Constructors' world champions.
The FIA honorary title of European Grand Prix was awarded in 1973 to the Belgian Grand Prix.
The World Championship races
GP Argentina - Buenos Aires (28 January 1973)
96 laps x 3.345 km = 321.120 km
Brazilian GP - Interlagos (11 February 1973)
40 laps x 7.960 km = 318.400 km
GP South Africa - Kyalami (3 March 1973)
79 laps x 4.104 km = 324.216 km
In the second round, Jacky Ickx, Clay Regazzoni Mike Hailwood and get into a serious accident with Regazzoni BRM burst into flames. Mike Hailwood manages to drag the unconscious Swiss out of his car and saves his life so.
Spanish GP - Montjuïc Park (29 April 1973)
75 laps x 3.791 km = 284.325 km
Belgian GP / GP Europe - Zolder (20 May 1973)
70 laps x 4.220 km = 295.400 km
GP Monaco - Monte Carlo (3 June 1973)
78 laps x 3.278 km = 255.684 km
GP Sweden - Anderstorp (17 June 1973)
80 laps x 4.018 km = 321.440 km
GP France - Le Castellet (July 1, 1973)
54 laps x 5.810 km = 313.740 km
First win of Ronnie Peterson in Formula 1
British GP - Silverstone (14th July 1973)
67 laps x 4.711 km = 315.637 km
Already in the first round, there was a race was stopped after nine drivers were involved in a pileup. Among them, Jochen Mass, Jody Scheckter, Mike Hailwood and Roger Williamson, who started his first of only two races here.
First victory for Peter Revson.
GP Netherlands - Zandvoort (29 July 1973)
72 laps x 4.226 km = 304.272 km
In the seventh round, the Briton Roger Williamson crashes hard in his March. His car remains lie overturned and caught fire. The overworked marshals were of little use. Only David Purley gave his race and his teammates tried to free himself, but Williamson burned in his car.
GP Germany - Nurburgring (August 5, 1973)
14 laps x 22.835 km = 319.690 km
GP Austria - Austria ring (19 August 1973)
54 laps x 5.911 km = 319.194 km
Italian GP - Monza (9 September 1973)
55 laps x 5.775 km = 317.625 km
Jackie Stewart Secures after this race, his third World Cup.
GP Canada - Mosport Park (23 September 1973)
80 laps x 3.957 km - 316.560 km
GP USA - Watkins Glen (October 7, 1973)
80 laps x 3.957 km - 316.560 km
In the final training session for the U.S. Grand Prix François Cevert was killed.
Lotus 's Constructors' World Champion.
Jackie Stewart, who does not start because of the accident of his teammates in this race, finished his driving career.
The first six places were 9, 6, 4, 3, 2, 1 points. The best seven results of the first eight and the best six of the remaining seven races belonged to the championship.
News in brief Formula 1
- In Kyalami Clay Regazzoni by Mike Hailwood is from his burning BRM saved.
- Roger Williamson at Zandvoort comes in a fire accident.
- François Cevert accident at Watkins Glen in training for the U.S. Grand Prix fatal.
- Jackie Stewart is the third time world champion and retires from active racing.