1971 South Africa Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Kyalami circuit. Full information

1971 South Africa Grand Prix poster

1971 South Africa Grand Prix poster

1971 South Africa Grand Prix

1971 South Africa Grand Prix is 198th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Kyalami circuit. Jackie Stewart won the pole position, Mario Andretti won this race. This was his 1st victory. Jackie Stewart and Clay Regazzoni also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 79 laps (324 km).

Previous race: 1970 Mexico Grand Prix
Next race: 1971 Spain Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1971 South Africa Grand Prix

48th victory for the Ferrari team
1st victory for the Mario Andretti
2nd podium for the Mario Andretti
24th podium for the Jackie Stewart
5th podium for the Clay Regazzoni

1971 South Africa Grand Prix

1971 South Africa Grand Prix

Ferrari 312B - 1971 South Africa Grand Prix winner

Ferrari 312B - 1971 South Africa Grand Prix winner

1971 South Africa Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Mario Andretti 9.00  1h 47m 35.5s  ( 180.804 km/h ) 79 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
2 Jackie Stewart 6.00  1h 47m 56.4s  ( +20.9s ) 79 Elf Team Tyrrell
3 Clay Regazzoni 4.00  1h 48m 06.9s  ( +31.4s ) 79 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
4 Reine Wisell 3.00  1h 48m 44.9s  ( +1m 09.4s ) 79 Gold Leaf Team Lotus
5 Chris Amon 2.00   78 Equipe Matra Sports
6 Denny Hulme 1.00   78 Bruce McLaren Motor Racing
7 Brian Redman 0   78 Team Surtees
8 Jacky Ickx 0   78 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
9 Graham Hill 0   77 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
10 Ronnie Peterson 0   77 STP March Racing Team
11 Henri Pescarolo 0   77 Frank Williams Racing Cars
12 Rolf Stommelen 0   77 Auto Motor und Sport Team Surtees
13 Andrea De Adamich 0   75 STP March Racing Team
ab Emerson Fittipaldi 0  Gearbox 58 Gold Leaf Team Lotus
ab John Surtees 0  Oil line 56 Brooke Bond Oxo Team Surtees
ab François Cevert 0  Accident 45 Elf Team Tyrrell
ab Howden Ganley 0  Driver ill 42 Yardley Team BRM
ab Pedro Rodriguez 0  Gearbox 33 Yardley Team BRM
ab Dave Charlton 0  Valve 31 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
ab Jo Siffert 0  Overheating 31 Yardley Team BRM
ab John Love 0  Differential 30 Team Gunston
ab Jackie Pretorius 0  Valve 22 Team Gunston
ab Peter Gethin 0  Fuel leak 7 Bruce McLaren Motor Racing
ab Jo Bonnier 0  Suspension 5 Ecurie Bonnier
ab Alex Soler-Roig 0  Engine 5 STP March Racing Team
f Jean-Pierre Beltoise 0  Suspended   Equipe Matra Sports

List of all cars for the 1971 South Africa Grand Prix on the Kyalami circuit

McLaren M19A

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT26A

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 72C

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Matra MS120B

Matra MS71 V12 3.0

McLaren M14A

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 002

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT33

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 001

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ferrari 312B

Ferrari 001 F12 3.0

McLaren M7C

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

BRM P160

BRM P142 V12 3.0

March 711

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

BRM P153

BRM P142 V12 3.0

Surtees TS7

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

March 701

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

March 711

Alfa Romeo T33 V8 3.0

Surtees TS9

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0