1972 European Rally Championship


Feb 4-67th Arctic Rally
Feb 1120th Rally Costa Brava
Feb 19-2019th Criterium Neige et Glace
Mar 9-1125th Rally Lyon - Charbonnières / Stuttgart - Solitude
Mar 15-1812th Rally DDR
Mar 17-196th Rally Firestone
Apr 6-85th Rally dell'Isola d'Elba - Trofeo Ettore Bettoja
Jun 328th Scottish Rally
Jun 1116th Rally Semperit
Jun 23-253rd Rally Zlatni Piassatzi
Jun 3013th Rally Vltava
Jul 1332th Rajd Polski
Aug 13-191th Olympia Rally
Aug 4-622th Rally 1000 Lakes - Jyväskylän Suurajot
Sep 29th Rally San Martino di Castrozza
Sep 14-2417th Tour de France Automobile
Sep 239th Sachs Baltic Rally
Sep 289th Rally Munchen - Wien - Budapest
Oct 5-86th YU Rally
Oct 11-156th TAP Rally
Oct 13-159th Rally der 1000 Minuten
Oct 2720th RACE Rally de España
Nov 3-516th Tour de Corse
Nov 10-1224th Tour de Belgique

Arctic Rally (Napapiirin Tunturiralli)
3rd-6th February 1972

 1     Leo Kinnunen/Atso Aho			Porsche 911S		24990s
 2     Timo Mäkinen/Erkki Salonen			Ford Escort RS		25280
 3     Tapio Rainio/E.Nyman			Opel Ascona		25935
 4     A.Oianen/H.Miikkinen			Opel Ascona		26346
 5     P.Lehtonen/R.Virtanen			Saab 96			26957
 6     Esa Nuuttila/A.Kivimaa			Opel Kadett		27585
 7     A.Huhtasalo/J.Paalama			Volvo 142		28230
 8     L.Sirviö/M.Heiskanen			Volkswagen 1302S	28322
 9     A.Erola/P.Kärhä				Saab 96			28537
10     Esko Nuuttila/M.Olkku			Opel Ascona		29135
11     Eeva Heinonen/Seiia Kivistö		Volvo			Ladies Cup winner
    22 Markku Alen				Volvo					AFB-4
       Hannu Palin				Opel Kadett
       Risto Kivimäki				Volvo
       Seppo Utriainen				Saab
       Pekka Routti				Volkswagen 1302S
       Ulf Grönholm				Volkswagen 1302S
       Eero Soutulahti				Volvo
 R     Hannu Mikkola				Volvo			rolled
 R     Chris Clark/Bob Harris			Mini Cooper S
 R     Peter McDowell/Jorma Toivainen		Ford Escort RS
 R     Mike Hibbert/John Taylor			Ford Escort RS
 R     Peter Warren/Lasse Lindström		Ford Escort RS
 R     Jill Robinson/Kirsti Pätiälä		Ford Escort Twin-cam


Rally Neige et Glace
19th-20th February 1972

 1     Bernard Darniche/Alain Mahe 		Alpine A110 1800
 2     JP.Nicolas/J.Todt 			Alpine A110 1800
 3     B.Fiorentino/M.Gelin 			Simca CG Proto
 4     Bob Neyret/J.Terramorsi 			Alpine A110 1600
 5     G.Chasseuil/Baron 			Ford Capri 2.6
 6     Julien/Pellegrin 			Alpine A110 1.6
 7     Jean Ragnotti/Coche 			Opel Ascona 1.9
 8     Charpentier/Pierre 			Renault 12 Gordini
 9     Court-Payen/Del Negri 			Opel Kadett
10     C.Laurent/C.Delferrier 			DAF 55


Rally Lyon Charbonnieres
? 1972

 6     Marie Claude Beaumont/Pignard 		Opel Ascona 2000
 7     Sabine/Huret 				Porsche 911 S
 8     Herbert Grunsteidl/Hopf 			BMW 2002
 9     Gert Behret/Pitz 			Porsche 911 S
10     Ragnotti/Jaubert 			Opel GT Proto


Rallye Pneumant DDR
15th-18th March 1972

 9     Ryszard Zyszkowski/Andrzej Gieysztor 	Polski Fiat 125 


Firestone Rally
? 1972

 4     M.Etchebers 				Porsche
 5     G.Blomqvist/I.Blomqvist 			Opel Ascona 
 7     Estanislav Reverter 			Porsche
 8     Jean Francois Maas 			Porsche 911


Elba Rally
6th-8th April 1972

PosCar #CrewCarTime
1
Luciano Trombotto/Maurizio EnricoFiat 124 Spider 1600
2
Sergio Barbasio/Piero SodanoLancia Fulvia HF 1600
3
Harry Kallstrom/Gunnar HaggbomLancia Fulvia HF 1600
4
Maurizio Verini/Gualtiero QuarantaFiat 124 Spider
5
Günther Janger/Walter WessiakVolkswagen 1302 S
6
Donatella Tominz/"Squaw"Fiat 124 Spider
7
Franco Ceccato/Bernardino BertolloFiat 125 Sport Coupe
8
Gianni Bossetti/Alberto BoccaLancia Fulvia HF 1600
9
Gianni Besozzi/Alessandro BrusatiLancia Fulvia HF 1600
10
Tony Carello/Luciano ObertiLancia Fulvia HF 1600


28th International Scottish Rally
4th-7th June 1972

PosCar #CrewCarTime
1
7
Hannu Mikkola/Hamish Cardno Ford Escort RS 1600
2
3
Roger Clark/Jim Porter Ford Escort RS 1600
3
1
Chris Sclater/John Davenport Ford Escort RS 1600
4
11
Anders Kulläng/Gerry Phillips Opel Ascona
7
4
Tony Fall/Mike Wood Datsun 240Z
10
20
Donald Heggie/George Dean Ford Escort TC
19
2
Brian Culcheth/Johnstone Syer Triumph Dolomite
5
Andrew Cowan/Brian Coyle Ford Escort RS 1600
6
Adrian Boyd/Beatty Crawford Ford Escort RS 1600
8
Shekhar Mehta/Paul Easter Datsun 240Z
9
Mike Hibbert/Howard Scott Ford Escort RS 1600
10
Lars-Ingvar Ytterbring/Rainer Callin Datsun 1600 SSS
12
Will Sparrow/Nigel Raeburn Mini 1275 GT
13
Roy Fidler/Barry Hughes Datsun 240Z
14
Ingvar Carlsson/Ingemar Carlsson BMW 2002 Tii
15
Robert McBurney/Norman Smith BMW 2002
16
Gunnar Blomquist/Mrs I.Blomquist Opel Ascona
17
Bob Watson/Hugh McNeill Ford Escort RC
19
Billy Coleman/Dan O'Sullivan Alpine Renault 1600
22
Paul Faulkner/Dick Mitham Ford Escort RS 1600
23
Leif Asterhag/Claes Billstam BMW 2002 Tii
24
Jimmy McRae/Bob Wilson Ford Escort RS 1600
25
Curt Nelskyla/Brian Parkes Renaylt R8 Gordini
26
Drew Gallacher/Ian Muir Ford Escort RS 1600
27
Lasse Jönsson/ BMW 2002 Tii
28
John Bloxham/Richard Harper Saab V4
29
Arne Allansson/Thore Hansson Opel Ascona
30
Per-Inge Walfridsson/Kjell Nilsson Volvo 142
31
Bill Taylor/K.Ian MacIver Ford Escort RS 1600
32
Bror Danielsson/Ulf Sundberg BMW 2002 Tii
33
Alistair Robertson/Anderson Lindsay Saab V4
34
Jimmy Bullough/Neil Wilson Ford Escort RS
35
C.D.Sidpra/C.P.Shaw Datsun P510


16th Semperit Rally
8th-10th June 1972

 1   8 Raffaelle Pinto/Luigi Macaluso			Fiat 124 Spyder		6219.3
 2   4 Achim Warmbold/Peter Linzen			BMW 2002 TI		6246.6
 3   2 Amilcare Ballestrieri/Arnaldo Bernacchini	Lancia Fulvia HF 1.6	6253.0
 4     Zasada 						Porsche 911
 5     Sergio Barbasio 					Lancia Fulvia 1.6 HF
 6     Verini/Scabini 					Fiat 124 Spider
 8     Georg Fischer 					Volkswagen 1302 S


Rally San Martino di Castrozza
? 1972

 4     Alcide Paganelli/Nini Russo 		Fiat 124 Spider
 5     Maurizio Verini/Bruno Scabini 		Fiat 124 Spider
 6     Giulio Bisulli/Zanuccoli 		Fiat 124 Spider
 7     A.Smania/F.Zambelli 			Fiat 124 Spider
 8     Gianni Bossetti/Tiziano 			Lancia Fulvia HF 1600
 9     Donatella Tominz/"Squaw" 		Fiat 124 Spider
10     Tacchini/Mariani 			Lancia Fulvia HF 1600


Tour de France Automobile
? 1972

 4     Piot/Vial 				Porsche 911 S
 5     Beaumont/Giganot 			Chevrolet Corvette
 6     Touroul/Lafont 				Porsche 911 S
 7     Balas/Foucher 				Porsche 911 S
 8     Greder/Delferier 			Opel Commodore
 9     Thiry/Witz 				Porsche 911 S
10     Ragnotti/Jaubert 			Chevrolet Camaro


Baltic Rally
? 1972

 1     Rohrl/Berger 				Ford Capri 2600 RS
 2     Zasada
 3     Kristensen 
 4     Olsen 
 5     Christensen 
 6     John Haugland 				Skoda 
 7     Wilhelmsson 
 8     Tangeland/Fadum
 9     Sorensen/Petersen
10     Schnoor/Schwartz


6th Yu Rally
5th-8th October 1972

 1     Rafaele Pinto/Gino Macaluso 		Fiat 124SS
 2     Sobjeslav Zasada/Andrzej Komorowski 	Porsche 911S
 3     Jovica Palikovic/Sasa Svarcer 		Renault 12 Gordini
 4     Peter Hommel/Gunter Bork 		Wartburg 353
 5     Jaroslav Jelinek/Svatopluk Kvaizar 	Skoda 110R
 6     Egon Cullmbacher/Ernest Werner 		Wartburg 353
 7     Bern Vrban/Bernhard Malsch 		Wartburg 353
 8     Josef Srnsky/Jiri Syrovatko 		Skoda 110R
 9     Eberhard Asmus/Christian Meischner 	Trabant P601
10     Miroslav Jesic/Zoran Maric 		Skoda 110 A2


Spanish RACE Rally
27th-29th October 1972

Pos#CrewCarTime
1
Salvador Cañellas/Daniel de FerraterSEAT 124 Berlina2h43m35.8
2
Manuel Juncosa/José Maria MonacoSEAT 14302h46m53.5
3
José Pavón/Ricardo AntolínAlpine-Renault A110 1600S2h47m14.2
4
Julio Gargallo/Jaime RamónVW-Porsche 914-62h48m30.8
5
Marie-Claude Beaumont/Christine GiganotOpel Commodore GS2h48m49.0
6
Lucas Sáinz/Juan Carlos OñoroRenault 82h50m54.6
7
Marianne Hoepfner/Yveline VanoniAlpine-Renault A110 1600S2h52m28.6
8
Jean-Louis Clarr.Pierre ThimonierOpel Ascona SR2h56m28.5
9
Luis Neto/"Jocames"Fiat 125 Special2h57m07.8
10
Wiklund/WiklundBMW 20022h58m44.2


Tour de Belgique
? 1972

Pos#CrewCar
1
Staepelaere/VaillantFord Escort RS 1600
2
Rainard HainbachBMW 2002Ti
4
Jean Louis HaxheDAF
5
DidiFiat
6
GustavssonBMW


Championship Standings

PosDriverPts
1Raffaele Pinto
Luigi Macaluso
115
3S.Zasada90
4J-P.Nicolas61
5J-C.Andruet60
6B.Darniche60
7A.Warmbold50
8W.Röhrl35
9S.Barbasio35
10L.Trombotto32
11S.Canellas30
12Timo Makinen30
13P.Hommel30
14M-C.Beaumont28
15Bernard Fiorentino27
16M.Juncosa27