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1971 South African Grand Prix


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Formula One race number 1 of 11
Saturday, March 6, 1971 at Kyalami Circuit, Kyalami, South Africa
79 laps on a 4.104 kilometer road course (324.216 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:47:35.5
Average speed: 180.817 kph
Pole time: 77.8 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 20.9 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1971 Formula One results   /   1971 standings

PosSt#DriverTeamChass./Eng.LapsStatusLedPts
1 46   Mario Andretti Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312B / Ferrari 001/1791:47:35.549
2 19   Jackie Stewart Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell 001 / Ford Cosworth DFV79+20.906
3 35   Clay Regazzoni Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312B / Ferrari 001/179+31.4164
4143   Reine Wisell Gold Leaf Team LotusLotus 72C / Ford Cosworth DFV79+69.403
5 219   Chris Amon Equip Matra SportsMatra-Simca MS120 / Matra MS1278+1 lap02
6 711   Denny Hulme Bruce McLaren Motor RacingMcLaren M19A / Ford Cosworth DFV78+1 lap591
71728   Brian Redman Team SurteesSurtees TS7 / Ford Cosworth DFV78+1 lap00
8 84   Jacky Ickx Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312B / Ferrari 001/178+1 lap00
91914   Graham Hill Motor Racing DevelopmentsBrabham BT33 / Ford Cosworth DFV77+2 laps00
10137   Ronnie Peterson STP March Racing TeamMarch 711 / Ford Cosworth DFV77+2 laps00
111822   Henri Pescarolo Frank Williams Racing CarsMarch 701 / Ford Cosworth DFV77+2 laps00
121521   Rolf Stommelen Eifelland Team SurteesSurtees TS7 / Ford Cosworth DFV77+2 laps00
13228   Andrea de Adamich STP March Racing TeamMarch 711 / Alfa Romeo T3375+4 laps00
ret 52   Emerson Fittipaldi Gold Leaf Team LotusLotus 72C / Ford Cosworth DFV58engine00
ret 620   John Surtees Rob Walker Team SurteesSurtees TS9 / Ford Cosworth DFV56gearbox00
ret 910   Francois Cevert Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell 002 / Ford Cosworth DFV45crash00
ret2427   Howden Ganley Yardley Team BRMBRM P153 / BRM P14242physical00
ret1016   Pedro Rodriguez Yardley Team BRMBRM P160 / BRM P14233overheating00
ret1215   Dave Charlton Motor Racing DevelopmentsBrabham BT33 / Ford Cosworth DFV31engine00
ret1617   Jo Siffert Yardley Team BRMBRM P153 / BRM P14231overheating00
ret2124   John Love Team GunstonMarch 701 / Ford Cosworth DFV30differential00
ret2025   Jackie Pretorius Team GunstonBrabham BT26A / Ford Cosworth DFV22engine00
ret1112   Peter Gethin Bruce McLaren Motor RacingMcLaren M14A / Ford Cosworth DFV7fuel leak00
ret2323   Jo Bonnier Ecurie BonnierMcLaren M7C / Ford Cosworth DFV5suspension00
ret2526   Alex Soler-Roig STP March Racing TeamMarch 711 / Ford Cosworth DFV5engine00

Fastest Lap: 183.990 kph by Mario Andretti

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Clay Regazzoni11616
  Denny Hulme177559
  Mario Andretti76794