Formula 1 1972 South African Grand Prix

data

1972-03-04
2
Kyalami
Denny Hulme
Jackie Stewart

The 1972 South African Grand Prix was won by Denny Hulme of McLaren.
Despite being on pole position in South Africa, Jackie Stewart could not convert this into a win.
Stewart was forced to retire in lap 45 due to: Gearbox.

The race in South Africa was round 2 of 12 of the 1972 season.

 

results

# driver constructor laps time points
1 79 1:45:49.1 9
2 79 +14.1 6
3 79 +25.8 4
4 79 +38.5 3
5 79 +49.0 2
6 78 +1 Lap 1
7 78 +1 Lap 0
8 78 +1 Lap 0
9 78 +1 Lap 0
10 78 +1 Lap 0
11 78 +1 Lap 0
12 77 +2 Laps 0
13 77 +2 Laps 0
14 76 +3 Laps 0
15 76 +3 Laps 0
16 73 Spun off 0
17 73 +6 Laps 0
70 Not classified 0
69 Not classified 0
65 Not classified 0
61 Engine 0
45 Gearbox 0
28 Suspension 0
27 Fuel system 0
9 Engine 0
2 Fuel pump 0

grid

# driver constructor time
1 Jackie Stewart Tyrrell
2 Clay Regazzoni Ferrari
3 Emerson Fittipaldi Team Lotus
4 Mike Hailwood Surtees
5 Denny Hulme McLaren
6 Mario Andretti Ferrari
7 Jacky Ickx Ferrari
8 François Cevert Tyrrell
9 Ronnie Peterson March
10 Tim Schenken Surtees
11 Jean-Pierre Beltoise BRM
12 Peter Revson McLaren
13 Chris Amon Matra
14 Graham Hill Brabham
15 Carlos Reutemann Brabham
16 Howden Ganley BRM
17 Dave Charlton Team Lotus
18 Peter Gethin BRM
19 David Walker Team Lotus
20 Andrea de Adamich Surtees
21 Niki Lauda March
22 Henri Pescarolo March
23 Helmut Marko BRM
24 Carlos Pace March
25 Rolf Stommelen March
26 John Love Surtees

1972 South African Grand Prix

The 1972 South African Grand Prix, formally the Sixth AA Grand Prix of South Africa (Afrikaans: Sesde AA Suid-Afrikaanse Grand Prix), was a Formula One motor race held at Kyalami on 4 March 1972. It was race 2 of 12 in both the 1972 World Championship of Drivers and the 1972 International Cup for Formula One Manufacturers. The 79-lap race was won by McLaren driver Denny Hulme after he started from fifth position. Emerson Fittipaldi finished second for the Lotus team and McLaren driver Peter Revson came in third.


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