Background[edit | edit source]

Entry list[edit | edit source]

The full entry list for the 1973 BRDC International Trophy is outlined below:

No. Driver Entrant Constructor Chassis Engine Model Tyre
1 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi United Kingdom John Player Team Lotus Lotus 72E Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 G
2 Sweden Ronnie Peterson United Kingdom John Player Team Lotus Lotus 72D Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 G
3 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart United Kingdom Elf Team Tyrrell Tyrrell 006 Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 G
4 United Kingdom Graham Hill United Kingdom Embassy Racing Shadow DN1 Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 G
5 United Kingdom Mike Hailwood United Kingdom Brooke Bond Oxo Team Surtees Surtees TS14A Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 F
6 Brazil Carlos Pace United Kingdom Brooke Bond Oxo Team Surtees Surtees TS14A Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 F
7 United Kingdom Jackie Oliver United States UOP Shadow Racing Team Shadow DN1 Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 G
8 United States George Follmer United States UOP Shadow Racing Team Shadow DN1 Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 G
9 New Zealand Denny Hulme United Kingdom Yardley Team McLaren McLaren M23 Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 G
10 United States Peter Revson United Kingdom Yardley Team McLaren McLaren M23 Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 G
11 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni United Kingdom Marlboro BRM BRM P160E BRM P142 V12 3.0 F
12 Australia Vern Schuppan United Kingdom Marlboro BRM BRM P160E BRM P142 V12 3.0 F
14 Austria Niki Lauda United Kingdom Marlboro BRM BRM P160D BRM P142 V12 3.0 F
15 New Zealand Howden Ganley United Kingdom Frank Williams Racing Cars Iso-Marlboro FX3B Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 F
16 Liechtenstein Rikky von Opel United Kingdom Team Ensign Ensign N173 Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 F
17 Belgium Jacky Ickx Italy Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC Ferrari 312B3 Ferrari 001/11 F12 3.0 G
18 United Kingdom David Hobbs United States Hogan Racing Lola T330 Chevrolet V8 5.0 G
19 United States Brett Lunger United States Hogan Racing Lola T330 Chevrolet V8 5.0 G
22 New Zealand Graham McRae New Zealand Privateer McRae GM1 Chevrolet V8 5.0 G
25 United Kingdom Keith Holland United Kingdom Ian Ward Racing Trojan T101 Chevrolet V8 5.0 F
26 United Kingdom Chris Shaw United Kingdom Privateer Leda LT25 Chevrolet V8 5.0
28 United Kingdom John Bowtell United Kingdom Andrew Carvell McLaren M10A Rover V8 5.0
33 Belgium Teddy Pilette Belgium Racing Team VDS Chevron B24 Chevrolet V8 5.0 F
38 United States John Gunn United States Privateer March 73A Chevrolet V8 5.0 G
39 New Zealand David Oxton United Kingdom GN Begg Engineering Begg FM5 Chevrolet V8 5.0
40 United Kingdom John Campbell United Kingdom Privateer Surtees TS8 Chevrolet V8 5.0
51 Netherlands Gijs van Lennep Luxembourg Shellsport Luxembourg Lola T330 Chevrolet V8 5.0 G
53 United Kingdom Clive Santo Luxembourg Shellsport Luxembourg Lola T330 Chevrolet V8 5.0 F
54 United Kingdom Guy Edwards United Kingdom Barclays International Racing Lola T330 Chevrolet V8 5.0
55 United Kingdom Jock Russell United Kingdom Privateer McRae GM1 Chevrolet V8 5.0
56 United Kingdom Ian Ashley United Kingdom Henley Forklift Lola T330 Chevrolet V8 5.0
58 United Kingdom Tony Dean United States Anglo American Racers Chevron B24 Chevrolet V8 5.0 F
59 United States Bob Brown United States Anglo American Racers Chevron B24 Chevrolet V8 5.0 F
61 United Kingdom Bob Evans United Kingdom McKechnie Racing Organisation Trojan T101 Chevrolet V8 5.0 G
62 United Kingdom Alan Rollinson United Kingdom Privateer McRae GM1 Chevrolet V8 5.0 G
64 United Kingdom Ray Allen United Kingdom Servis Domestic Appliances Surtees TS8 Chevrolet V8 5.0 F
65 United Kingdom Steve Thompson United Kingdom Servis Domestic Appliances Chevron B24 Chevrolet V8 5.0 F
66 Australia Colin Hyams Australia Privateer Lola T330 Chevrolet V8 5.0 G
208 Denmark Tom Belsø Luxembourg Shellsport Luxembourg Lola T330 Chevrolet V8 5.0 G
  • A turquoise background indicates drivers who are using Formula 5000 cars.

Practice Overview[edit | edit source]

Qualifying[edit | edit source]

Report[edit | edit source]

Qualifying Results[edit | edit source]

The full qualifying results for the 1973 BRDC International Trophy are outlined below:

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 1 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi United Kingdom Lotus-Ford Cosworth 1:16.4
2 2 Sweden Ronnie Peterson United Kingdom Lotus-Ford Cosworth 1:16.6 +0.2s
3 3 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart United Kingdom Tyrrell-Ford Cosworth 1:16.9 +0.5s
4 10 United States Peter Revson United Kingdom McLaren-Ford Cosworth 1:17.1 +0.7s
5 9 New Zealand Denny Hulme United Kingdom McLaren-Ford Cosworth 1:17.2 +0.8s
6 6 Brazil Carlos Pace United Kingdom Surtees-Ford Cosworth 1:17.4 +1.0s
7 18 United Kingdom David Hobbs United States Lola-Chevrolet 1:17.5 +1.1s
8 11 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni United Kingdom BRM 1:17.5 +1.1s
9 14 Austria Niki Lauda United Kingdom BRM 1:17.6 +1.2s
10 19 United States Brett Lunger United States Lola-Chevrolet 1:18.2 +1.8s
11 5 United Kingdom Mike Hailwood United Kingdom Surtees-Ford Cosworth 1:18.3 +1.9s
12 58 United Kingdom Tony Dean United States Chevron-Chevrolet 1:19.2 +2.8s
13 25 United Kingdom Keith Holland United Kingdom Trojan-Chevrolet 1:19.2 +2.8s
14* 38 United States John Gunn United States March-Chevrolet 1:19.3 +2.9s
15 7 United Kingdom Jackie Oliver United States Shadow-Ford Cosworth 1:19.4 +3.0s
16 65 United Kingdom Steve Thompson United Kingdom Chevron-Chevrolet 1:20.0 +3.6s
17* 62 United Kingdom Alan Rollinson United Kingdom McRae-Chevrolet 1:20.3 +3.9s
18 12 Australia Vern Schuppan United Kingdom BRM 1:20.4 +4.0s
19 8 United States George Follmer United States Shadow-Ford Cosworth 1:20.4 +4.0s
20 33 Belgium Teddy Pilette Belgium Chevron-Chevrolet 1:20.9 +4.5s
21 208 Denmark Tom Belsø Luxembourg Lola-Chevrolet 1:21.0 +4.6s
22 22 New Zealand Graham McRae New Zealand McRae-Chevrolet 1:21.3 +4.9s
23 59 United States Bob Brown United States Chevron-Chevrolet 1:21.4 +5.0s
24 15 New Zealand Howden Ganley United Kingdom Iso-Marlboro-Ford Cosworth 1:21.4 +5.0s
25 61 United Kingdom Bob Evans United Kingdom Trojan-Chevrolet 1:21.5 +5.1s
26 39 New Zealand David Oxton United Kingdom Begg-Chevrolet 1:21.5 +5.1s
27 51 Netherlands Gijs van Lennep Luxembourg Lola-Chevrolet 1:22.1 +5.7s
28 53 United Kingdom Clive Santo Luxembourg Lola-Chevrolet 1:22.4 +6.0s
29 56 United Kingdom Ian Ashley United Kingdom Lola-Chevrolet 1:23.1 +6.7s
30 64 United Kingdom Ray Allen United Kingdom Surtees-Chevrolet 1:24.3 +7.9s
31 55 United Kingdom Jock Russell United Kingdom McRae-Chevrolet 1:26.0 +9.6s
DNQ 66 Australia Colin Hyams Australia Lola-Chevrolet 1:34.5 +18.1s
DNQ 40 United Kingdom John Campbell United Kingdom Surtees-Chevrolet 1:35.4 +19.0s
DNQ 28 United Kingdom John Bowtell United Kingdom McLaren-Rover 1:39.3 +22.9s
WD 4 United Kingdom Graham Hill United Kingdom Shadow-Ford Cosworth Withdrawn
WD 16 Liechtenstein Rikky von Opel United Kingdom Ensign-Ford Cosworth Withdrawn
WD 17 Belgium Jacky Ickx Italy Ferrari Withdrawn
WD 26 United Kingdom Chris Shaw United Kingdom Leda-Chevrolet Withdrawn
WD 54 United Kingdom Guy Edwards United Kingdom Lola-Chevrolet Withdrawn
  • * Gunn and Rollinson could not take the start of the race.

Grid[edit | edit source]

Pos Pos Pos
Driver Driver Driver
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______________ 1
______________ 2 Emerson Fittipaldi
3 Ronnie Peterson
Jackie Stewart
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______________ 4
5 Peter Revson
Denny Hulme
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______________ 6
______________ 7 Carlos Pace
8 David Hobbs
Clay Regazzoni
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______________ 9
10 Niki Lauda
Brett Lunger
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______________ 11
______________ 12 Mike Hailwood
13 Tony Dean
Keith Holland
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______________ 14
15
Jackie Oliver
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______________ 16
______________ 17 Steve Thompson
18
Vern Schuppan
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______________ 19
20 George Follmer
Teddy Pilette
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______________ 21
______________ 22 Tom Belsø
23 Graham McRae
Bob Brown
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______________ 24
25 Howden Ganley
Bob Evans
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______________ 26
______________ 27 David Oxton
28 Gijs van Lennep
Clive Santo
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______________ 29
30 Ian Ashley
Ray Allen
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______________ 31
______________ 32 Jock Russell
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