1972 South Africa Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Kyalami circuit. Full information

1972 South Africa Grand Prix poster

1972 South Africa Grand Prix poster

1972 South Africa Grand Prix

1972 South Africa Grand Prix is 210th Formula 1 Grand Prix. Passed at the Kyalami circuit. Jackie Stewart won the pole position, Denny Hulme won this race. This was his 6th victory. Emerson Fittipaldi and Peter Revson also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 79 laps (324 km).

Previous Grand Prix: 1972 Argentina Grand Prix
Next Grand Prix: 1972 Spain Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1972 South Africa Grand Prix

5th victory for the McLaren team
6th victory for the Denny Hulme
23rd podium for the Denny Hulme
5th podium for the Emerson Fittipaldi
1st podium for the Peter Revson

Denny Hulme - Winner of the 1972 South Africa Grand Prix

Denny Hulme - Winner of the 1972 South Africa Grand Prix

1972 South Africa Grand Prix

1972 South Africa Grand Prix

McLaren M19A - 1972 South Africa Grand Prix winner

McLaren M19A - 1972 South Africa Grand Prix winner

1972 South Africa Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Denny Hulme 9.00  1h 45m 49.1s  ( 183.834 km/h ) 79 Yardley Team McLaren
2 Emerson Fittipaldi 6.00  1h 46m 03.2s  ( +14.1s ) 79 John Player Team Lotus
3 Peter Revson 4.00  1h 46m 14.9s  ( +25.8s ) 79 Yardley Team McLaren
4 Mario Andretti 3.00  1h 46m 27.6s  ( +38.5s ) 79 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
5 Ronnie Peterson 2.00  1h 46m 38.1s  ( +49.0s ) 79 STP March Racing Team
6 Graham Hill 1.00   78 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
7 Niki Lauda 0   78 STP March Racing Team
8 Jacky Ickx 0   78 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
9 François Cevert 0   78 Elf Team Tyrrell
10 Dave Walker 0   78 John Player Team Lotus
11 Henri Pescarolo 0   77 Team Williams Motul
12 Clay Regazzoni 0   77 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
13 Rolf Stommelen 0   77 Team Eifelland Caravans
14 Helmut Marko 0   76 Marlboro BRM
15 Chris Amon 0   76 Equipe Matra Sports
16 John Love 0  Accident 73 Team Gunston
17 Carlos Pace 0   73 Team Williams Motul
nc Howden Ganley 0   70 Marlboro BRM
nc Andrea De Adamich 0   69 Ceramica Pagnossin Team Surtees
nc Peter Gethin 0   65 Marlboro BRM
ab Jean-Pierre Beltoise 0  Valve 60 Marlboro BRM
ab Jackie Stewart 0  Gearbox 45 Elf Team Tyrrell
ab Mike Hailwood 0  Suspension 28 Brooke Bond Oxo Team Surtees
ab Carlos Reutemann 0  Fuel line 27 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
ab Tim Schenken 0  Oil pump 9 Brooke Bond Oxo Team Surtees
ab Dave Charlton 0  Fuel pump 2 Scribante Lucky Strike Racing
np Willie Ferguson 0  Engine   Team Gunston

List of all cars for the 1972 South Africa Grand Prix on the Kyalami circuit

Surtees TS9B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Surtees TS9

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ferrari 312B2

Ferrari 001/1 F12 3.0

BRM P153

BRM P142 V12 3.0

March 711

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 72D

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

BRM P160B

BRM P142 V12 3.0

McLaren M19A

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 002

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT34

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Matra MS120C

Matra MS72 V12 3.0

Tyrrell 003

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Eifelland March E21

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT33

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

March 721

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0