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1973 Brands Hatch F5000

Saturday, March 17, 1973
Round:
1
Laps:
25
Fastest Lap:
Gethin, 1m24.9
Country:
Britain
Circuit:
1973 season:
Report

From the Motor Sport Archive

In fact the Formula 5000 brigade had their own race on Saturday and in this Peter Gethin showed that he will be a very hard man to beat in this category in 1973. He romped home to an easy win from American Brett Lunger, who moved up after several retirements, sports-car driver Edwards being particularly impressive while he was still going, while Holland was unlucky not to finish after lying second for most of the race.

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