Formula 1 World Championship 1970 Round 01 South Africa

The 1970 South African Grand Prix was Round 1 of the 1970 Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at Kyalami in South Africa on Sunday, 7 March 1970. Jackie Stewart started on pole position in a March Ford and Jack Brabham was the race winner in the Brabham Ford.

1970 South African Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedStartedPoints
112Jack BrabhamAustraliaBrabham FordGoodyear801:49:34.6001:49:34.600--1:20.80071179.80039
26Denny HulmeNew ZealandMcLaren FordGoodyear80+8.1001:49:42.700+8.100+8.1001:21.30032179.60066
31Jackie StewartGreat BritainMarch FordDunlop80+17.1001:49:51.700+17.100+9.0001:21.3003179.30014
43Jean-Pierre BeltoiseFranceMatraGoodyear80+1:13.1001:50:47.700+1:13.100+56.0001:22.00059177.80083
510John MilesGreat BritainLotus FordFirestone79+1 lap1:50:36.3001 lap1 lap1:22.60047175.900142
611Graham HillGreat BritainLotus FordFirestone79+1 lap1:50:46.8001 lap+10.5001:22.80063175.600191
74Henri PescaroloFranceMatraGoodyear78+2 laps1:49:35.6002 laps1 lap1:22.4009175.30018
823John LoveZimbabweLotus FordFirestone78+2 laps1:50:37.3002 laps+1:01.7001:23.5008173.60022
920Pedro RodriguezMexicoBRMDunlop76+4 laps1:50:35.2004 laps2 laps1:22.20060169.20016
1016Jo SiffertSwitzerlandMarch FordFirestone75+5 laps1:49:42.5005 laps1 lap1:22.3008168.3009
1124Peter de KlerkSouth AfricaBrabham FordGoodyear75+5 laps1:50:46.1005 laps+1:03.6001:23.80073166.70021
1225Dave CharltonSouth AfricaLotus FordFirestone73Engine1:42:52.1007 laps2 laps1:22.8006174.70013
139Jochen RindtAustriaLotus FordFirestone72Engine1:40:28.4008 laps1 lap1:22.0006176.5004
DNF7John SurteesGreat BritainMcLaren FordFirestone60Engine1:22:52.7001:21.10015178.3007
DNF17Jacky IckxBelgiumFerrariFirestone60Engine1:24:12.7001:22.3003175.4005
DNF21George EatonCanadaBRMDunlop58Engine1:24:01.3001:24.7004170.00023
DNF2Johnny Servoz-GavinFranceMarch FordDunlop57Engine1:19:53.0001:22.8006175.70017
DNF5Bruce McLarenNew ZealandMcLaren FordGoodyear39Engine53:44.4001:21.90018178.70010
DNF22Piers CourageGreat BritainDe Tomaso FordDunlop39Accident55:55.7001:23.70038171.70020
DNF8Mario AndrettiUnited StatesMarch FordFirestone26Overheating36:35.1001:22.60012175.00011
DNF14Rolf StommelenGermanyBrabham FordGoodyear23Engine32:39.4001:23.6006173.40015
DNF19Jackie OliverGreat BritainBRMDunlop22Gearbox34:31.4001:22.6003156.90012
DNF15Chris AmonNew ZealandMarch FordFirestone14Overheating19:47.2001:22.40012174.2002