Formula 1 World Championship 1974 Round 03 South Africa

The 1974 South African Grand Prix was Round 3 of the 1974 Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at Kyalami in South Africa on Sunday, 30 March 1974. Niki Lauda started on pole position for Ferrari and Carlos Reutemann was the race winner in the Brabham Ford. Reutemann’s maiden win was the first F1 victory achieved by an Argentine driver since Juan Manuel Fangio won the 1957 German Grand Prix.

1974 South African Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapStartedPoints
17Carlos ReutemannArgentinaBrabham FordGoodyear781:42:40.9601:42:40.960--1:18.1605849
214Jean-Pierre BeltoiseFranceBRMFirestone78+33.9401:43:14.900+33.940+33.9401:18.570116
333Mike HailwoodGreat BritainMcLaren FordGoodyear78+42.1601:43:23.120+42.160+8.2201:18.750124
44Patrick DepaillerFranceTyrrell FordGoodyear78+44.1901:43:25.150+44.190+2.0301:18.770153
59Hans-Joachim StuckGermanyMarch FordGoodyear78+46.2301:43:27.190+46.230+2.0401:18.37072
620Arturo MerzarioItalyIso Marlboro FordFirestone78+56.0401:43:37.000+56.040+9.8101:18.93031
75Emerson FittipaldiBrazilMcLaren FordGoodyear78+68.3901:43:49.350+1:08.390+12.3501:18.2205
83Jody ScheckterSouth AfricaTyrrell FordGoodyear78+70.5401:43:51.500+1:10.540+2.1501:18.8008
96Denny HulmeNew ZealandMcLaren FordGoodyear77+1 lap1 lap1 lap1:19.0009
1010Vittorio BrambillaItalyMarch FordGoodyear77+1 lap1 lap1:19.02019
1118Carlos PaceBrazilSurtees FordFirestone77+1 lap1 lap1:19.3202
1226Graham HillGreat BritainLola FordFirestone77+1 lap1 lap1:19.82018
1329Ian ScheckterSouth AfricaLotus FordFirestone76+2 laps2 laps1 lap1:20.08022
1432Eddie KeizanSouth AfricaTyrrell FordGoodyear76+2 laps2 laps1:20.37024
1537François MigaultFranceBRMFirestone75+3 laps3 laps1 lap1:20.94025
1612Niki LaudaAustriaFerrariGoodyear74Ignition4 laps1 lap1:18.1901
178Richard RobartsGreat BritainBrabham FordGoodyear74+4 laps4 laps1:21.90023
1815Henri PescaroloFranceBRMFirestone72+6 laps6 laps2 laps1:20.95021
1923Dave CharltonSouth AfricaMcLaren FordGoodyear71+7 laps7 laps1 lap1:18.99020
2011Clay RegazzoniSwitzerlandFerrariGoodyear65Oil Pressure13 laps6 laps1:18.1706
2128John WatsonGreat BritainBrabham FordFirestone54Fuel System24 laps11 laps1:19.98013
222Jacky IckxBelgiumLotus FordGoodyear31Brakes47 laps23 laps1:19.58010
2324James HuntGreat BritainHesketh FordFirestone13Transmission65 laps18 laps1:19.12014
2419Jochen MassGermanySurtees FordFirestone11Suspension67 laps2 laps1:19.99017
2530Paddy DriverSouth AfricaLotus FordFirestone6Clutch72 laps5 laps1:23.94026
261Ronnie PetersonSwedenLotus FordGoodyear2Collision76 laps4 laps1:25.66016
2721Tom BelsøDenmarkIso Marlboro FordFirestoneClutch78 laps2 laps27