Formula 1 World Championship 1972 Round 02 South Africa

The 1972 South African Grand Prix was Round 2 of the 1972 Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at Kyalami in South Africa on Sunday, 4 March 1972. Jackie Stewart started on pole position in the Tyrrell Ford and Denny Hulme was the race winner in the McLaren Ford.

1972 South African Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedStartedPoints
112Denny HulmeNew ZealandMcLaren FordGoodyear791:45:49.1001:45:49.100--1:19.300183.80059
28Emerson FittipaldiBrazilLotus FordFirestone79+14.1001:46:03.200+14.100+14.1001:19.100183.40036
314Peter RevsonUnited StatesMcLaren FordGoodyear79+25.8001:46:14.900+25.800+11.7001:19.500183.100124
47Mario AndrettiUnited StatesFerrariFirestone79+38.5001:46:27.600+38.500+12.700182.70063
53Ronnie PetersonSwedenMarch FordGoodyear79+49.0001:46:38.100+49.000+10.5001:19.500182.40092
619Graham HillGreat BritainBrabham FordGoodyear78+1 lap1:45:54.5001 lap1 lap181.400141
74Niki LaudaAustriaMarch FordGoodyear78+1 lap1:45:54.8001 lap+0.300181.30021
85Jacky IckxBelgiumFerrariFirestone78+1 lap1:46:14.7001 lap+19.900180.8007
92Francois CevertFranceTyrrell FordGoodyear78+1 lap1:46:48.4001 lap+33.700179.8008
109Dave WalkerAustraliaLotus FordFirestone78+1 lap1:46:57.9001 lap+9.500179.60019
1121Henri PescaroloFranceMarch FordGoodyear78+1 lap1:47:02.4001 lap+4.5001:19.300179.40022
126Clay RegazzoniSwitzerlandFerrariFirestone77+2 laps1:46:38.0002 laps1 lap177.8002
1325Rolf StommelenGermanyEifelland FordGoodyear77+2 laps1:46:43.9002 laps+5.900177.60025
1424Helmut MarkoAustriaBRMFirestone76+3 laps1:46:56.4003 laps1 lap175.00023
1515Chris AmonNew ZealandMatraGoodyear76+3 laps1:47:07.2003 laps+10.8001:19.100174.70013
1627John LoveZimbabweSurtees Ford-73Spun off6 laps3 laps26
1722Carlos PaceBrazilMarch FordGoodyear73+6 laps1:46:28.1006 laps+1:46:28.100168.80024
NC23Howden GanleyNew ZealandBRMFirestone70+9 laps16
NC18Andrea de AdamichItalySurtees FordFirestone69+10 laps20
NC11Peter GethinGreat BritainBRMFirestone65+14 laps1:19.10018
DNF10Jean-Pierre BeltoiseFranceBRMFirestone61Engine1:19.20011
DNF1Jackie StewartGreat BritainTyrrell FordGoodyear45Gearbox1:19.1001
DNF17Mike HailwoodGreat BritainSurtees FordFirestone28Suspension1:18.900204
DNF20Carlos ReutemannArgentinaBrabham FordGoodyear27Fuel system15
DNF16Tim SchenkenAustraliaSurtees FordFirestone9Engine10
DNF26Dave CharltonSouth AfricaLotus FordFirestone2Fuel pump17