1984 South Africa Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Kyalami circuit. Full information

1984 South Africa Grand Prix poster

1984 South Africa Grand Prix poster

1984 South Africa Grand Prix

1984 South Africa Grand Prix is 390th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Kyalami circuit. Nelson Piquet won the pole position, Niki Lauda won this race. This was his 20th victory. Alain Prost and Derek Warwick also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 75 laps (308 km).

Previous race: 1984 Brazil Grand Prix
Next race: 1984 Belgium Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1984 South Africa Grand Prix

32nd victory for the McLaren team
20th victory for the Niki Lauda
45th podium for the Niki Lauda
19th podium for the Alain Prost
1st podium for the Derek Warwick

Niki Lauda - Winner of the 1984 South Africa Grand Prix

Niki Lauda - Winner of the 1984 South Africa Grand Prix

1984 South Africa Grand Prix

1984 South Africa Grand Prix

McLaren MP4/2 - 1984 South Africa Grand Prix winner

McLaren MP4/2 #8 - 1984 South Africa Grand Prix winner

1984 South Africa Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Niki Lauda McLaren MP4/2, #8 9.00  1h 29m 23.43s  ( 206.599 km/h ) 75 Marlboro McLaren International
2 Alain Prost McLaren MP4/2, #7 6.00  1h 30m 29.38s  ( +1m 05.95s ) 75 Marlboro McLaren International
3 Derek Warwick Renault RE50, #16 4.00   74 Equipe Renault Elf
4 Riccardo Patrese Alfa Romeo 184T, #22 3.00   73 Benetton Team Alfa Romeo
5 Andrea De Cesaris Ligier JS23, #26 2.00   73 Ligier Loto
6 Ayrton Senna Toleman TG183B, #19 1.00   72 Toleman Group Motorsport
7 Elio De Angelis Lotus 95T, #11 0   71 John Player Team Lotus
8 Mauro Baldi Spirit 101, #21 0   71 Spirit Racing
9 Marc Surer Arrows A6, #17 0   71 Barclay Nordica Arrows BMW
10 François Hesnault Ligier JS23, #25 0   71 Ligier Loto
11 Michele Alboreto Ferrari 126C4, #27 0  Fuel injection 70 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
12 Thierry Boutsen Arrows A6, #18 0   70 Barclay Nordica Arrows BMW
dsq Martin Brundle Tyrrell 012, #3 0   71 Tyrrell Racing Organisation
ab Patrick Tambay Renault RE50, #15 0  Out of fuel 66 Equipe Renault Elf
dsq Stefan Bellof Tyrrell 012, #4 0  Accident 60 Tyrrell Racing Organisation
ab Jacques Laffite Williams FW09, #5 0  Wheel lost 60 Williams Grand Prix Engineering
ab Manfred Winkelhock ATS D7, #14 0  Engine 53 Team ATS
ab Keke Rosberg Williams FW09, #6 0  Transmission 51 Williams Grand Prix Engineering
ab Nigel Mansell Lotus 95T, #12 0  Fuel injection 51 John Player Team Lotus
ab René Arnoux Ferrari 126C4, #28 0  Ignition 40 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Nelson Piquet Brabham BT53, #1 0  Turbo 29 MRD International
ab Johnny Cecotto Toleman TG183B, #20 0  Puncture 26 Toleman Group Motorsport
ab Philippe Alliot RAM 02, #9 0  Water pump 24 Skoal Bandit Formula 1 Team
ab Jonathan Palmer RAM 01, #10 0  Gearbox 22 Skoal Bandit Formula 1 Team
ab Teo Fabi Brabham BT53, #2 0  Turbo 18 MRD International
ab Eddie Cheever Alfa Romeo 184T, #23 0  Radiator 4 Benetton Team Alfa Romeo
np Piercarlo Ghinzani Osella FA1F, #24 0  Accident   Osella Squadra Corse

Qualifying Results for the 1984 South Africa Grand Prix on the Kyalami circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Nelson Piquet Brabham BT53, #1 1'04''871 MRD International
2 Keke Rosberg Williams FW09, #6 1'05''058 Williams Grand Prix Engineering
3 Nigel Mansell Lotus 95T, #12 1'05''125 John Player Team Lotus
4 Patrick Tambay Renault RE50, #15 1'05''339 Equipe Renault Elf
5 Alain Prost McLaren MP4/2, #7 1'05''354 Marlboro McLaren International
6 Teo Fabi Brabham BT53, #2 1'05''923 MRD International
7 Elio De Angelis Lotus 95T, #11 1'05''953 John Player Team Lotus
8 Niki Lauda McLaren MP4/2, #8 1'06''043 Marlboro McLaren International
9 Derek Warwick Renault RE50, #16 1'06''056 Equipe Renault Elf
10 Michele Alboreto Ferrari 126C4, #27 1'06''323 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
11 Jacques Laffite Williams FW09, #5 1'06''762 Williams Grand Prix Engineering
12 Manfred Winkelhock ATS D7, #14 1'06''974 Team ATS
13 Ayrton Senna Toleman TG183B, #19 1'06''981 Toleman Group Motorsport
14 Andrea De Cesaris Ligier JS23, #26 1'07''245 Ligier Loto
15 René Arnoux Ferrari 126C4, #28 1'07''345 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
16 Eddie Cheever Alfa Romeo 184T, #23 1'07''704 Benetton Team Alfa Romeo
17 François Hesnault Ligier JS23, #25 1'07''787 Ligier Loto
18 Riccardo Patrese Alfa Romeo 184T, #22 1'08''042 Benetton Team Alfa Romeo
19 Johnny Cecotto Toleman TG183B, #20 1'08''298 Toleman Group Motorsport
20 Piercarlo Ghinzani Osella FA1F, #24 1'09''609 Osella Squadra Corse
21 Mauro Baldi Spirit 101, #21 1'09''923 Spirit Racing
22 Jonathan Palmer RAM 01, #10 1'10''383 Skoal Bandit Formula 1 Team
23 Philippe Alliot RAM 02, #9 1'10''619 Skoal Bandit Formula 1 Team
24 Marc Surer Arrows A6, #17 1'11''808 Barclay Nordica Arrows BMW
25 Stefan Bellof Tyrrell 012, #4 1'12''022 Tyrrell Racing Organisation
26 Martin Brundle Tyrrell 012, #3 1'12''233 Tyrrell Racing Organisation
27 Thierry Boutsen Arrows A6, #18 1'12''274 Barclay Nordica Arrows BMW

List of all cars for the 1984 South Africa Grand Prix on the Kyalami circuit

Tyrrell 012

Ford Cosworth DFY V8 3.0

RAM 01

Hart 415T L4 t 1.5

Arrows A6

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Spirit 101

Hart 415T L4 t 1.5

Lotus 95T

Renault EF4 V6 t 1.5

Brabham BT53

BMW M12/13 L4 t 1.5

Osella FA1F

Alfa Romeo 890T V8 t 1.5

Toleman TG183B

Hart 415T L4 t 1.5

Ligier JS23

Renault EF4 V6 t 1.5

ATS D7

BMW M12/13 L4 t 1.5

McLaren MP4/2

TAG Porsche P01 V6 t 1.5

Alfa Romeo 184T

Alfa Romeo 890T V8 t 1.5

Williams FW09

Honda RA163E V6 t 1.5

Ferrari 126C4

Ferrari 031 V6 t 1.5

Renault RE50

Renault EF4 V6 t 1.5

RAM 02

Hart 415T L4 t 1.5