Formula 1 World Championship 1971 Round 01 South Africa

The 1971 South African Grand Prix was Round 1 of the 1971 Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at Kyalami in South Africa on Sunday, 6 March 1971. Jackie Stewart started on pole position in the Tyrrell Ford and Mario Andretti was the race winner for Ferrari.

1971 South African Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedStartedPoints
16Mario AndrettiUnited StatesFerrariFirestone791:47:35.5001:47:35.500--1:20.30073180.80349
29Jackie StewartGreat BritainTyrrell FordGoodyear79+20.9001:47:56.400+20.900+20.9001:21.00065180.22016
35Clay RegazzoniSwitzerlandFerrariFirestone79+31.4001:48:06.900+31.400+10.5001:21.2004179.92834
43Reine WisellSwedenLotus FordFirestone79+1:09.4001:48:44.900+1:09.400+38.0001:21.10010178.880143
519Chris AmonNew ZealandMatraGoodyear78+1 lap1:47:43.2001 lap1 lap1:21.50069178.30222
611Denny HulmeNew ZealandMcLaren FordGoodyear78+1 lap1:47:53.6001 lap+10.4001:20.80067178.01571
728Brian RedmanGreat BritainSurtees FordFirestone78+1 lap1:48:05.5001 lap+11.9001:22.00010177.68917
84Jacky IckxBelgiumFerrariFirestone78+1 lap1:48:35.4001 lap+29.9001:21.20013176.8738
914Graham HillGreat BritainBrabham FordGoodyear77+2 laps1:47:43.7002 laps1 lap1:21.60064176.00219
107Ronnie PetersonSwedenMarch FordFirestone77+2 laps1:48:00.6002 laps+16.9001:21.6004175.54313
1122Henri PescaroloFranceMarch FordGoodyear77+2 laps1:48:22.4002 laps+21.8001:23.20014174.95518
1221Rolf StommelenGermanySurtees FordFirestone77+2 laps1:48:37.8002 laps+15.4001:22.9006174.54115
138Andrea de AdamichItalyMarch Alfa RomeoFirestone75+4 laps1:48:08.6004 laps2 laps1:25.1006170.77322
DNF2Emerson FittipaldiBrazilLotus FordFirestone58Engine1:20:06.5001:20.80011178.2825
DNF20John SurteesGreat BritainSurtees FordFirestone56Gearbox1:19:28.8001:21.10011173.4956
DNF10Francois CevertFranceTyrrell FordGoodyear45Accident1:01:59.6001:21.60039178.7419
DNF27Howden GanleyNew ZealandBRMFirestone42Physical1:27:46.6001:22.90012117.82224
DNF16Pedro RodriguezMexicoBRMFirestone33Overheating45:28.6001:21.5003178.68310
DNF17Jo SiffertSwitzerlandBRMFirestone31Overheating42:45.3001:21.10016178.53912
DNF15Dave CharltonSouth AfricaBrabham FordGoodyear31Engine43:21.8001:22.5003176.03416
DNF24John LoveZimbabweMarch FordFirestone30Differential41:54.6001:21.50010176.26321
DNF25Jackie PretoriusSouth AfricaBrabham Ford-22Engine31:05.0001:23.40020174.28220
DNF12Peter GethinGreat BritainMcLaren FordGoodyear7Fuel leak17:56.4001:23.000496.08011
DNF26Alex Soler-RoigSpainMarch FordFirestone5Engine7:26.8001:25.2005165.33525
DNF23Jo BonnierSwedenMcLaren FordGoodyear5Suspension14:48.2001:23.800383.17023