Statistics as of October 8, 1972

Emerson Fittipaldi at the 1971 British Grand Prix
  • Emerson Fittipaldi
  • Nationality Brazil
  • Age 25 years 301 days
  • Team Team Lotus
  • 1972 championship position 1
  • Career 1972
    Races 28 12
    Wins (Best) 6 5
    Poles (Best) 3 3
Jackie Stewart
  • Jackie Stewart
  • Nationality Great Britain
  • Age 33 years 119 days
  • Team Tyrrell
  • 1972 championship position 2
  • Career 1972
    Races 85 11
    Wins (Best) 22 4
    Poles (Best) 14 2
Denny Hulme at the 1967 Italian Grand Prix
  • Denny Hulme
  • Nationality New Zealand
  • Age 36 years 112 days
  • Team McLaren
  • 1972 championship position 3
  • Career 1972
    Races 82 12
    Wins (Best) 6 1
    Poles (Best) 0 (2) 0 (2)
Jacky Ickx of Lotus at the 1974 Belgian Grand Prix
  • Jacky Ickx
  • Nationality Belgium
  • Age 27 years 281 days
  • Team Ferrari
  • 1972 championship position 4
  • Career 1972
    Races 59 12
    Wins (Best) 8 1
    Poles (Best) 13 4
Peter Revson at the 1974 Argentinean Grand Prix
  • Peter Revson
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 33 years 224 days
  • Team McLaren
  • 1972 championship position 5
  • Career 1972
    Races 16 9
    Wins (Best) 0 (2) 0 (2)
    Poles (Best) 1 1
Francois Cevert died at Watkins Glen in 1973
  • François Cevert
  • Nationality France
  • Age 28 years 226 days
  • Team Tyrrell
  • 1972 championship position 6
  • Career 1972
    Races 32 12
    Wins (Best) 1 0 (2)
    Poles (Best) 0 (3) 0 (4)
Clay Regazzoni at the 1977 South African Grand Prix
  • Clay Regazzoni
  • Nationality Switzerland
  • Age 33 years 33 days
  • Team Ferrari
  • 1972 championship position 7
  • Career 1972
    Races 29 10
    Wins (Best) 1 0 (2)
    Poles (Best) 2 0 (2)
James Hunt and Mike Hailwood
  • Mike Hailwood
  • Nationality Great Britain
  • Age 32 years 189 days
  • Team Surtees
  • 1972 championship position 8
  • Career 1972
    Races 24 10
    Wins (Best) 0 (2) 0 (2)
    Poles (Best) 0 (4) 0 (4)
Ronnie Peterson
  • Ronnie Peterson
  • Nationality Sweden
  • Age 28 years 237 days
  • Team March
  • 1972 championship position 9
  • Career 1972
    Races 32 12
    Wins (Best) 0 (2) 0 (3)
    Poles (Best) 0 (3) 0 (3)
Ensign driver Chris Amon at the 1976 South African Grand Prix
  • Chris Amon
  • Nationality New Zealand
  • Age 29 years 80 days
  • Team Matra
  • 1972 championship position 10
  • Career 1972
    Races 84 12
    Wins (Best) 0 (2) 0 (3)
    Poles (Best) 5 1
Matra's Jean-Pierre Beltoise at the Mexican Grand Prix
  • Jean-Pierre Beltoise
  • Nationality France
  • Age 35 years 165 days
  • Team BRM
  • 1972 championship position 11
  • Career 1972
    Races 57 11
    Wins (Best) 1 1
    Poles (Best) 0 (2) 0 (4)
Mario Andretti at the first United States Grand Prix West
  • Mario Andretti
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 32 years 223 days
  • Team Ferrari
  • 1972 championship position 12
  • Career 1972
    Races 22 5
    Wins (Best) 1 0 (4)
    Poles (Best) 1 0 (5)
Howden Ganley a BRM driver in the 1970s
  • Howden Ganley
  • Nationality New Zealand
  • Age 30 years 289 days
  • Team BRM
  • 1972 championship position 13
  • Career 1972
    Races 22 11
    Wins (Best) 0 (4) 0 (4)
    Poles (Best) 0 (4) 0 (10)
McLaren driver Brian Redman at the Monaco Grand Prix
  • Brian Redman
  • Nationality Great Britain
  • Age 35 years 213 days
  • Team BRM/McLaren
  • 1972 championship position 14
  • Career 1972
    Races 11 4
    Wins (Best) 0 (3) 0 (5)
    Poles (Best) 0 (10) 0 (10)
Graham Hill at the 1967 German Grand Prix
  • Graham Hill
  • Nationality Great Britain
  • Age 43 years 236 days
  • Team Brabham
  • 1972 championship position 15
  • Career 1972
    Races 148 12
    Wins (Best) 14 0 (5)
    Poles (Best) 13 0 (13)
Carlos Reutemann in 1978
  • Carlos Reutemann
  • Nationality Argentina
  • Age 30 years 179 days
  • Team Brabham
  • 1972 championship position 16
  • Career 1972
    Races 10 10
    Wins (Best) 0 (4) 0 (4)
    Poles (Best) 1 1
  • Andrea de Adamich
  • Nationality Italy
  • Age 31 years 5 days
  • Team Surtees
  • 1972 championship position 17
  • Career 1972
    Races 30 12
    Wins (Best) 0 (4) 0 (4)
    Poles (Best) 0 (7) 0 (10)
Carlos Pace
  • Carlos Pace
  • Nationality Brazil
  • Age 28 years 2 days
  • Team March
  • 1972 championship position 18
  • Career 1972
    Races 11 11
    Wins (Best) 0 (5) 0 (5)
    Poles (Best) 0 (11) 0 (11)
Surtees driver Tim Schenken
  • Tim Schenken
  • Nationality Australia
  • Age 29 years 12 days
  • Team Surtees
  • 1972 championship position 19
  • Career 1972
    Races 26 12
    Wins (Best) 0 (3) 0 (5)
    Poles (Best) 0 (5) 0 (5)
Arturo Merzario
  • Arturo Merzario
  • Nationality Italy
  • Age 29 years 211 days
  • Team Ferrari
  • 1972 championship position 20
  • Career 1972
    Races 2 2
    Wins (Best) 0 (6) 0 (6)
    Poles (Best) 0 (9) 0 (9)
  • Peter Gethin
  • Nationality Great Britain
  • Age 32 years 230 days
  • Team BRM
  • 1972 championship position 21
  • Career 1972
    Races 29 11
    Wins (Best) 1 0 (6)
    Poles (Best) 0 (5) 0 (5)
Brabham's Wilson Fittipaldi
  • Wilson Fittipaldi
  • Nationality Brazil
  • Age 28 years 288 days
  • Team Brabham
  • 1972 championship position -
  • Career 1972
    Races 10 10
    Wins (Best) 0 (7) 0 (7)
    Poles (Best) 0 (11) 0 (11)
Niki Lauda
  • Niki Lauda
  • Nationality Austria
  • Age 23 years 229 days
  • Team March
  • 1972 championship position -
  • Career 1972
    Races 13 12
    Wins (Best) 0 (7) 0 (7)
    Poles (Best) 0 (19) 0 (19)
Patrick Depailler
  • Patrick Depailler
  • Nationality France
  • Age 28 years 60 days
  • Team Tyrrell
  • 1972 championship position -
  • Career 1972
    Races 2 2
    Wins (Best) 0 (7) 0 (7)
    Poles (Best) 0 (11) 0 (11)
Helmut Marko was blinded in one eye at Clermont Ferrand
  • Helmut Marko
  • Nationality Austria
  • Age 29 years 164 days
  • Team BRM
  • 1972 championship position -
  • Career 1972
    Races 10 5
    Wins (Best) 0 (8) 0 (8)
    Poles (Best) 0 (6) 0 (6)
  • Mike Beuttler
  • Nationality Great Britain
  • Age 32 years 178 days
  • Team March
  • 1972 championship position -
  • Career 1972
    Races 15 10
    Wins (Best) 0 (8) 0 (8)
    Poles (Best) 0 (16) 0 (21)
  • Henri Pescarolo
  • Nationality France
  • Age 30 years 13 days
  • Team March/Politoys
  • 1972 championship position -
  • Career 1972
    Races 39 12
    Wins (Best) 0 (3) 0 (8)
    Poles (Best) 0 (5) 0 (9)
Dave Walker finished tenth
  • Dave Walker
  • Nationality Australia
  • Age 31 years 120 days
  • Team Team Lotus
  • 1972 championship position -
  • Career 1972
    Races 11 10
    Wins (Best) 0 (9) 0 (9)
    Poles (Best) 0 (12) 0 (12)
Jody Scheckter in 1978
  • Jody Scheckter
  • Nationality South Africa
  • Age 22 years 253 days
  • Team McLaren
  • 1972 championship position -
  • Career 1972
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (9) 0 (9)
    Poles (Best) 0 (8) 0 (8)
  • Rolf Stommelen
  • Nationality Germany
  • Age 29 years 89 days
  • Team March
  • 1972 championship position -
  • Career 1972
    Races 31 8
    Wins (Best) 0 (3) 0 (10)
    Poles (Best) 0 (7) 0 (14)
Reine Wisell
  • Reine Wisell
  • Nationality Sweden
  • Age 31 years 8 days
  • Team BRM/Team Lotus
  • 1972 championship position -
  • Career 1972
    Races 20 8
    Wins (Best) 0 (3) 0 (10)
    Poles (Best) 0 (6) 0 (10)
  • Sam Posey
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 28 years 135 days
  • Team Surtees
  • 1972 championship position -
  • Career 1972
    Races 2 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (12) 0 (12)
    Poles (Best) 0 (17) 0 (23)
Nanni Galli
  • Nanni Galli
  • Nationality Italy
  • Age 32 years 6 days
  • Team Ferrari/Tecno
  • 1972 championship position -
  • Career 1972
    Races 15 5
    Wins (Best) 0 (11) 0 (13)
    Poles (Best) 0 (15) 0 (18)
  • Skip Barber
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 35 years 327 days
  • Team March
  • 1972 championship position -
  • Career 1972
    Races 6 2
    Wins (Best) 0 (16) 0 (16)
    Poles (Best) 0 (20) 0 (20)
John Love at the Solitude non-championship grand prix in 1961
  • John Love
  • Nationality Zimbabwe
  • Age 47 years 306 days
  • Team Surtees
  • 1972 championship position -
  • Career 1972
    Races 10 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (2) 0 (16)
    Poles (Best) 0 (5) 0 (26)
Derek Bell at the 1968 Italian Grand Prix
  • Derek Bell
  • Nationality Great Britain
  • Age 30 years 343 days
  • Team Tecno
  • 1972 championship position -
  • Career 1972
    Races 11 5
    Wins (Best) 0 (6) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (8) 0 (25)
Bill Brack at Canadian circuit Mont Tremblant
  • Bill Brack
  • Nationality Canada
  • Age 36 years 287 days
  • Team BRM
  • 1972 championship position -
  • Career 1972
    Races 3 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (18) 0 (23)
  • Dave Charlton
  • Nationality South Africa
  • Age 35 years 347 days
  • Team Team Lotus
  • 1972 championship position -
  • Career 1972
    Races 10 4
    Wins (Best) 0 (12) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (8) 0 (17)
  • William Ferguson
  • Nationality South Africa
  • Age 32 years 216 days
  • Team Brabham/Surtees
  • 1972 championship position -
  • Career 1972
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Francois Migault in 1975
  • François Migault
  • Nationality France
  • Age 27 years 309 days
  • Team Connew
  • 1972 championship position -
  • Career 1972
    Races 2 2
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (25) 0 (25)
Jackie Oliver at the 1972 British Grand Prix
  • Jackie Oliver
  • Nationality Great Britain
  • Age 30 years 55 days
  • Team BRM
  • 1972 championship position -
  • Career 1972
    Races 37 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (3) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (2) 0 (14)
  • Vern Schuppan
  • Nationality Australia
  • Age 29 years 203 days
  • Team BRM
  • 1972 championship position -
  • Career 1972
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
  • Alex Soler-Roig
  • Nationality Spain
  • Age 39 years 345 days
  • Team BRM
  • 1972 championship position -
  • Career 1972
    Races 10 2
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (17) 0 (21)
John Surtees
  • John Surtees
  • Nationality Great Britain
  • Age 38 years 240 days
  • Team Surtees
  • 1972 championship position -
  • Career 1972
    Races 113 2
    Wins (Best) 6 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 8 0 (19)