1973 South Africa Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Kyalami circuit. Full information

1973 South Africa Grand Prix poster

1973 South Africa Grand Prix poster

1973 South Africa Grand Prix

1973 South Africa Grand Prix is 223rd Formula 1 race. Passed at the Kyalami circuit. Denny Hulme won the pole position, Jackie Stewart won this race. Peter Revson and Emerson Fittipaldi also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 79 laps (324 km).

Previous race: 1973 Brazil Grand Prix
Next race: 1973 Spain Grand Prix
Race Start: 3rd March 1973

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1973 South Africa Grand Prix

12th victory for the Tyrrell team
23rd victory for the Jackie Stewart
38th podium for the Jackie Stewart
5th podium for the Peter Revson
15th podium for the Emerson Fittipaldi

1973 South Africa Grand Prix

1973 South Africa Grand Prix

Tyrrell 006 - 1973 South Africa Grand Prix winner

Tyrrell 006 #3 - 1973 South Africa Grand Prix winner

1973 South Africa Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Jackie Stewart Tyrrell 006, #3 9.00  1h 43m 11.07s  ( 188.526 km/h ) 79 Elf Team Tyrrell
2 Peter Revson McLaren M19C, #6 6.00  1h 43m 35.62s  ( +24.55s ) 79 Yardley Team McLaren
3 Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus 72D, #1 4.00  1h 43m 36.13s  ( +25.06s ) 79 John Player Team Lotus
4 Arturo Merzario Ferrari 312B2, #9 3.00   78 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
5 Denny Hulme McLaren M23, #5 2.00   77 Yardley Team McLaren
6 George Follmer Shadow DN1, #23 1.00   77 UOP Shadow Racing Team
7 Carlos Reutemann Brabham BT37, #18 0   77 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
8 Andrea De Adamich Surtees TS9B, #12 0   77 Ceramica Pagnossin Team Surtees
9 Jody Scheckter McLaren M19C, #7 0  Engine 75 Yardley Team McLaren
10 Howden Ganley Iso-Marlboro FX3B, #21 0   73 Frank Williams Racing Cars
11 Ronnie Peterson Lotus 72D, #2 0   73 John Player Team Lotus
ab Carlos Pace Surtees TS14A, #11 0  Accident 69 Brooke Bond Oxo Team Surtees
nc Eddie Keizan Tyrrell 004, #26 0   67 Blignaut Lucky Strike Racing
nc Jean-Pierre Jarier March 721G, #14 0   66 STP March Racing Team
nc François Cevert Tyrrell 005, #4 0   66 Elf Team Tyrrell
nc Mike Beuttler March 721G, #24 0   65 Clarke-Mordaunt-Guthrie Racing
ab Wilson Fittipaldi Brabham BT37, #19 0  Vibration 52 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
ab Jackie Pretorius Iso-Marlboro FX3B, #20 0  Cylinder head gasket 35 Frank Williams Racing Cars
ab Niki Lauda BRM P160D, #17 0  Engine 26 Marlboro BRM
ab Jackie Oliver Shadow DN1, #22 0  Engine 14 UOP Shadow Racing Team
ab Jean-Pierre Beltoise BRM P160D, #16 0  Clutch 4 Marlboro BRM
ab Dave Charlton Lotus 72D, #25 0  Accident 3 Scribante Lucky Strike Racing
ab Clay Regazzoni BRM P160D, #15 0  Accident 2 Marlboro BRM
ab Mike Hailwood Surtees TS14A, #10 0  Accident 2 Brooke Bond Oxo Team Surtees
ab Jacky Ickx Ferrari 312B2, #8 0  Accident 2 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
f John Surtees Surtees TS14A, #27 0  Not present   Brooke Bond Oxo Team Surtees

Qualifying Results for the 1973 South Africa Grand Prix on the Kyalami circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Denny Hulme McLaren M23, #5 1'16''28 Yardley Team McLaren
2 Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus 72D, #1 1'16''41 John Player Team Lotus
3 Jody Scheckter McLaren M19C, #7 1'16''43 Yardley Team McLaren
4 Ronnie Peterson Lotus 72D, #2 1'16''44 John Player Team Lotus
5 Clay Regazzoni BRM P160D, #15 1'16''47 Marlboro BRM
6 Peter Revson McLaren M19C, #6 1'16''72 Yardley Team McLaren
7 Jean-Pierre Beltoise BRM P160D, #16 1'16''84 Marlboro BRM
8 Carlos Reutemann Brabham BT37, #18 1'16''94 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
9 Carlos Pace Surtees TS14A, #11 1'17''06 Brooke Bond Oxo Team Surtees
10 Niki Lauda BRM P160D, #17 1'17''14 Marlboro BRM
11 Jacky Ickx Ferrari 312B2, #8 1'17''16 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
12 Mike Hailwood Surtees TS14A, #10 1'17''17 Brooke Bond Oxo Team Surtees
13 Dave Charlton Lotus 72D, #25 1'17''18 Scribante Lucky Strike Racing
14 Jackie Oliver Shadow DN1, #22 1'17''64 UOP Shadow Racing Team
15 Arturo Merzario Ferrari 312B2, #9 1'17''64 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
16 Jackie Stewart Tyrrell 006, #3 1'17''65 Elf Team Tyrrell
17 Wilson Fittipaldi Brabham BT37, #19 1'17''95 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
18 Jean-Pierre Jarier March 721G, #14 1'17''98 STP March Racing Team
19 Howden Ganley Iso-Marlboro FX3B, #21 1'18''07 Frank Williams Racing Cars
20 Andrea De Adamich Surtees TS9B, #12 1'18''66 Ceramica Pagnossin Team Surtees
21 George Follmer Shadow DN1, #23 1'18''82 UOP Shadow Racing Team
22 Eddie Keizan Tyrrell 004, #26 1'18''92 Blignaut Lucky Strike Racing
23 Mike Beuttler March 721G, #24 1'20''37 Clarke-Mordaunt-Guthrie Racing
24 Jackie Pretorius Iso-Marlboro FX3B, #20 1'20''54 Frank Williams Racing Cars
25 François Cevert Tyrrell 005, #4 - Elf Team Tyrrell
0 John Surtees Surtees TS14A, #27 0 Brooke Bond Oxo Team Surtees

List of all cars for the 1973 South Africa Grand Prix on the Kyalami circuit

McLaren M23

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 006

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 005

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Shadow DN1

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 72D

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT37

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren M19C

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ferrari 312B2

Ferrari 001/1 F12 3.0

March 721G

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Surtees TS14A

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

BRM P160D

BRM P142 V12 3.0

Iso-Marlboro FX3B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Surtees TS9B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 004

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0