1974 South Africa Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Kyalami circuit. Full information

1974 South Africa Grand Prix poster

1974 South Africa Grand Prix poster

1974 South Africa Grand Prix

1974 South Africa Grand Prix is 238th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Kyalami circuit. Niki Lauda won the pole position, Carlos Reutemann won this race. This was his 1st victory. Jean-Pierre Beltoise and Mike Hailwood also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 78 laps (320 km).

Previous race: 1974 Brazil Grand Prix
Next race: 1974 Spain Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1974 South Africa Grand Prix

14th victory for the Brabham team
1st victory for the Carlos Reutemann
3rd podium for the Carlos Reutemann
8th podium for the Jean-Pierre Beltoise
2nd podium for the Mike Hailwood

Carlos Reutemann - Winner of the 1974 South Africa Grand Prix

Carlos Reutemann - Winner of the 1974 South Africa Grand Prix

1974 South Africa Grand Prix

1974 South Africa Grand Prix

Brabham BT44 - 1974 South Africa Grand Prix winner

Brabham BT44 - 1974 South Africa Grand Prix winner

1974 South Africa Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Carlos Reutemann 9.00  1h 42m 40.96s  ( 187.049 km/h ) 78 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
2 Jean-Pierre Beltoise 6.00  1h 43m 14.90s  ( +33.94s ) 78 Team Motul BRM
3 Mike Hailwood 4.00  1h 43m 23.12s  ( +42.16s ) 78 Yardley Team McLaren
4 Patrick Depailler 3.00  1h 43m 25.15s  ( +44.19s ) 78 Elf Team Tyrrell
5 Hans Joachim Stuck 2.00  1h 43m 27.19s  ( +46.23s ) 78 March Engineering
6 Arturo Merzario 1.00  1h 43m 37.00s  ( +56.04s ) 78 Frank Williams Racing Cars
7 Emerson Fittipaldi 0  1h 43m 49.35s  ( +1m 08.39s ) 78 Marlboro Team Texaco
8 Jody Scheckter 0  1h 43m 51.50s  ( +1m 10.54s ) 78 Elf Team Tyrrell
9 Denny Hulme 0   77 Marlboro Team Texaco
10 Vittorio Brambilla 0   77 March Engineering
11 Carlos Pace 0   77 Bang & Olufsen Team Surtees
12 Graham Hill 0   77 Embassy Racing with Graham Hill
13 Ian Scheckter 0   76 Team Gunston
14 Eddie Keizan 0   76 Blignaut Embassy Racing SA
15 François Migault 0   75 Team Motul BRM
16 Niki Lauda 0  Ignition 74 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
17 Richard Robarts 0   74 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
18 Henri Pescarolo 0   72 Team Motul BRM
19 Dave Charlton 0   71 Scribante Lucky Strike Racing
ab Clay Regazzoni 0  Oil pressure 65 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab John Watson 0  Fuel line 54 John Goldie Racing with Hexagon
ab Jacky Ickx 0  Brakes 31 John Player Team Lotus
ab James Hunt 0  Transmission 13 Hesketh Racing
ab Jochen Mass 0  Suspension 11 Bang & Olufsen Team Surtees
ab Paddy Driver 0  Clutch 6 Team Gunston
ab Ronnie Peterson 0  Steering 2 John Player Team Lotus
f Peter Revson 0  Dead   UOP Shadow Racing Team
f Jean-Pierre Jarier 0  Not present   UOP Shadow Racing Team
ab Tom Belsø 0  Clutch 0 Frank Williams Racing Cars
f Rikky Von Opel 0  Car unavailable   Team Ensign
f John Mcnicol 0  Car unavailable   Scribante Lucky Strike Racing

Qualifying Results for the 1974 South Africa Grand Prix on the Kyalami circuit

Position Name Result Team
1 Niki Lauda 1'16''58 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
2 Carlos Pace 1'16''63 Bang & Olufsen Team Surtees
3 Arturo Merzario 1'16''79 Frank Williams Racing Cars
4 Carlos Reutemann 1'16''80 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
5 Emerson Fittipaldi 1'16''82 Marlboro Team Texaco
6 Clay Regazzoni 1'16''85 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
7 Hans Joachim Stuck 1'16''98 March Engineering
8 Jody Scheckter 1'16''99 Elf Team Tyrrell
9 Denny Hulme 1'17''11 Marlboro Team Texaco
10 Jacky Ickx 1'17''18 John Player Team Lotus
11 Jean-Pierre Beltoise 1'17''34 Team Motul BRM
12 Mike Hailwood 1'17''34 Yardley Team McLaren
13 John Watson 1'17''41 John Goldie Racing with Hexagon
14 James Hunt 1'17''61 Hesketh Racing
15 Patrick Depailler 1'17''75 Elf Team Tyrrell
16 Ronnie Peterson 1'18''00 John Player Team Lotus
17 Jochen Mass 1'18''23 Bang & Olufsen Team Surtees
18 Graham Hill 1'18''25 Embassy Racing with Graham Hill
19 Vittorio Brambilla 1'18''29 March Engineering
20 Dave Charlton 1'18''37 Scribante Lucky Strike Racing
21 Henri Pescarolo 1'18''39 Team Motul BRM
22 Ian Scheckter 1'18''56 Team Gunston
23 Richard Robarts 1'18''60 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
24 Eddie Keizan 1'19''00 Blignaut Embassy Racing SA
25 François Migault 1'19''14 Team Motul BRM
26 Paddy Driver 1'19''49 Team Gunston
27 Tom Belsø 1'19''80 Frank Williams Racing Cars
0 Peter Revson 0 UOP Shadow Racing Team
0 Jean-Pierre Jarier 0 UOP Shadow Racing Team
0 Rikky Von Opel 0 Team Ensign
0 John Mcnicol 0 Scribante Lucky Strike Racing

List of all cars for the 1974 South Africa Grand Prix on the Kyalami circuit

Lola T370

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ferrari 312B3-74

Ferrari 001/11 F12 3.0

McLaren M23

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 76

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Iso-Marlboro FW

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT44

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Hesketh 308

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

BRM P201

BRM P200 V12 3.0

Lotus 72E

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 72A

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ensign N174

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

BRM P160E

BRM P142 V12 3.0

Tyrrell 006

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Surtees TS16

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

March 741

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 004

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT42

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Shadow DN3

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 005

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0