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Chaos, confusion and Revson prevail in Canada

The 1973 Canadian Grand Prix, run on this day at Mosport's scenic and undulating track, was anything but a clear cut affair.

From the outset, rain threw a spanner in the works of a race marked by tire changes, chaotic circumstances, a pace car and countless lead changes which put the final result in jeopardy for several hours.

Eventually however, after officials had double-checked their lap charts, McLaren's Peter Revson was declared the winner, the American taking his second Grand Prix triumph of the year.