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Programme Cover - GP South Africa 1972
Event: Suid-Afrikaanse Grand Prix of South AfricaDate: 4.3.1972
Track: Kyalami International Grand Prix Circuit (ZA), 4.104 kmsDistance: 79 lapsAttendance: 96000

GP South Africa

Start time: 15:00; Grid: 3-2-3; Weather: dry, hot

Entered: 29

Practiced: 27

Started: 26

Classified: 17

Entry List
Entry List - GP South Africa 1972
Photos by courtesy of: Peter Wilson (34), Rallye Racing (12), Robert Young (5) and Russell Whitworth (4)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 22/02/2007 Last photo update on this page: 06/04/2015
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11 - Tyrrell 003 Ford #003 - Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell 003 #003 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Elf Team Tyrrell (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jackie Stewart (GB)Result: did not finish (Gearbox oil loss)
Grid: 1st (1:17.000)
Colours: blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 06/04/2015Photo by courtesy of: Peter Wilson
22 - Tyrrell 002 Ford #002 - Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell 002 #002 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Elf Team Tyrrell (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: François Cevert (F)Result: 9th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 8th (1:17.800)
Colours: blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 06/04/2015Photo by courtesy of: Peter Wilson and Robert Young
33 - March 721 Ford #721-1 - STP-MarchMarch 721 #721-1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
STP-March (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ronnie Peterson (S)Result: 5th (49s000 behind the winner)
Grid: 9th (1:17.800)
Colours: red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 06/04/2015Photo by courtesy of: Peter Wilson and Rallye Racing
55 - Ferrari 312 B2 #006 - Ferrari SEFACFerrari 312 B2 #006 - Ferrari F12 2991 cc N/A
Ferrari SEFAC (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jacky Ickx (B)Result: 8th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 7th (1:17.700)
Colours: red (+white)
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 06/04/2015Photo by courtesy of: Peter Wilson and Rallye Racing
66 - Ferrari 312 B2 #005 - Ferrari SEFACFerrari 312 B2 #005 - Ferrari F12 2991 cc N/A
Ferrari SEFAC (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Clay Regazzoni (CH)Result: 12th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 2nd (1:17.300)
Colours: red (+white)
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 06/04/2015Photo by courtesy of: Peter Wilson
77 - Ferrari 312 B2 #007 - Ferrari SEFACFerrari 312 B2 #007 - Ferrari F12 2991 cc N/A
Ferrari SEFAC (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mario Andretti (USA)Result: 4th (37s500 behind the winner)
Grid: 6th (1:17.500)
Colours: red (+white)
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 06/04/2015Photo by courtesy of: Peter Wilson and Rallye Racing
88 - Lotus 72D Ford #72/R5 - John Player Team LotusLotus 72 D #72/R5 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Emerson Fittipaldi (BR)Result: 2nd (14s100 behind the winner)
Grid: 3rd (1:17.400)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 06/04/2015Photo by courtesy of: Peter Wilson
99 - Lotus 72D Ford #72/R6 - John Player Team LotusLotus 72 D #72/R6 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Dave Walker (AUS)Result: 10th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 19th (1:18.700)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 06/04/2015Photo by courtesy of: Peter Wilson
1010 - BRM P160 #P160-01 - Marlboro/B.R.M.BRM P160 #P160-01 - BRM P142 V12 2998 cc N/A
Marlboro/B.R.M. (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean-Pierre Beltoise (F)Result: did not finish (Valve springs)
Grid: 11th (1:17.900)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 06/04/2015Photo by courtesy of: Peter Wilson
1111 - BRM P160 #P160-03 - Marlboro/B.R.M.BRM P160 #P160-03 - BRM P142 V12 2998 cc N/A
Marlboro/B.R.M. (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Peter Gethin (GB)Result: not classified (11 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 18th (1:18.700)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 06/04/2015Photo by courtesy of: Peter Wilson and Russell Whitworth
1212 - McLaren M19A Ford #M19A/2 - Bruce McLaren Motor Racing Ltd.McLaren M19A #M19A/2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Bruce McLaren Motor Racing Ltd. (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Denny Hulme (NZ)Result: winner - (183.831 kph) - margin: 14s100
Grid: 5th (1:17.400)
Colours: white (+orange/gold/tan/black)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 06/04/2015Photo by courtesy of: Russell Whitworth, Rallye Racing and Peter Wilson
1414 - McLaren M19A Ford #M19A/1 - Bruce McLaren Motor Racing Ltd.McLaren M19A #M19A/1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Bruce McLaren Motor Racing Ltd. (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Peter Revson (USA)Result: 3rd (25s800 behind the winner)
Grid: 12th (1:18.000)
Colours: white (+orange/gold/tan/black)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 06/04/2015Photo by courtesy of: Rallye Racing and Peter Wilson
1515 - Matra MS120C #MS120-06 - Equipe MatraMatra MS120 C #MS120-06 - Matra V12 2993 cc N/A
Equipe Matra (F)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Chris Amon (NZ)Result: 15th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 13th (1:18.000)
Colours: blue/white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 06/04/2015Photo by courtesy of: Peter Wilson
1616 - Surtees TS9B Ford #TS9-006 - Team Surtees LimitedSurtees TS9 B #TS9-006 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team Surtees Limited (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tim Schenken (AUS)Result: did not finish (Cylinder liner)
Grid: 10th (1:17.800)
Colours: blue/white (+yellow)
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 06/04/2015Photo by courtesy of: Peter Wilson and Robert Young
1717 - Surtees TS9B Ford #TS9-005 - Brooke Bond Oxo-Rob Walker-Team SurteesSurtees TS9 B #TS9-005 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Brooke Bond Oxo-Rob Walker-Team Surtees (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mike Hailwood (GB)Result: did not finish (Rear suspension bolt)
Grid: 4th (1:17.400)
Colours: blue/white
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 06/04/2015Photo by courtesy of: Peter Wilson
1818 - Surtees TS9B Ford #TS9-004 - Ceramica Pagnossin-Team SurteesSurtees TS9 B #TS9-004 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Ceramica Pagnossin-Team Surtees (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Andrea de Adamich (I)Result: not classified (10 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 20th (1:18.900)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 06/04/2015Photo by courtesy of: Peter Wilson and Robert Young
1919 - Brabham BT33 Ford #BT33/3 - Motor Racing Developments Ltd.Brabham BT33 #BT33/3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Motor Racing Developments Ltd. (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Graham Hill (GB)Result: 6th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 14th (1:18.100)
Colours: white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 06/04/2015Photo by courtesy of: Peter Wilson and Russell Whitworth
2020 - Brabham BT34 Ford #BT34/1 - Motor Racing Developments Ltd.Brabham BT34 #BT34/1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Motor Racing Developments Ltd. (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Carlos Reutemann (RA)Result: did not finish (Fuel line)
Grid: 15th (1:18.200)
Colours: white (+yellow)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 06/04/2015Photo by courtesy of: Peter Wilson and Rallye Racing
2121 - March 721 Ford #721-3 - Team Williams/MotulMarch 721 #721-3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team Williams/Motul (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Henri Pescarolo (F)Result: 11th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 22nd (1:19.000)
Colours: black (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 06/04/2015Photo by courtesy of: Peter Wilson and Rallye Racing
2222 - March 711 Ford #711-3 - Team Williams/MotulMarch 711 #711-3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team Williams/Motul (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Carlos Pace (BR)Result: 17th (6 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 24th (1:20.300)
Colours: black (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 06/04/2015Photo by courtesy of: Peter Wilson
2323 - BRM P160 #P160-04 - Marlboro/B.R.M.BRM P160 #P160-04 - BRM P142 V12 2998 cc N/A
Marlboro/B.R.M. (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Howden Ganley (NZ)Result: not classified (9 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 16th (1:18.300)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 06/04/2015Photo by courtesy of: Peter Wilson
2424 - BRM P153 #06 - Marlboro/B.R.M.BRM P153 #06 - BRM P142 V12 2998 cc N/A
Marlboro/B.R.M. (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Helmut Marko (A)Result: 14th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 23rd (1:19.100)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 06/04/2015Photo by courtesy of: Peter Wilson and Rallye Racing
2525 - Eifelland 21 Ford #721/4 (March) - Team Eifelland CaravanEifelland 21 #721/4 (March) - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team Eifelland Caravan (D)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Rolf Stommelen (D)Result: 13th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 25th (1:20.400)
Colours: white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 06/04/2015Photo by courtesy of: Peter Wilson and Rallye Racing
2626 - Lotus 72D Ford #72/R3 - Scribante/Lucky StrikeLotus 72 D #72/R3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Scribante/Lucky Strike (ZA)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Dave Charlton (ZA)Result: did not finish (Fuel pressure)
Grid: 17th (1:18.500)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 06/04/2015Photo by courtesy of: Peter Wilson and Russell Whitworth
2727 - Surtees TS9 Ford #TS9-003 - Team GunstonSurtees TS9 #TS9-003 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team Gunston (ZA)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Love (RSR)
DNS:
Willie Ferguson (ZA)
Result: 16th - did not finish (Puncture, accident)
Grid: 26th (1:21.000)
Colours: orange (+yellow/white)
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 06/04/2015Photo by courtesy of: Peter Wilson and Robert Young
2828 - Brabham BT33 Ford #BT33/1 - Team GunstonBrabham BT33 #BT33/1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team Gunston (ZA)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Willie Ferguson (ZA)Result: did not start (Piston)
Grid: 27th (1:31.900)
Colours: orange (+brown)
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 06/04/2015Photo by courtesy of: Peter Wilson
No photos available:
1TThe car is not available on a photoTyrrell 004 #004 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Elf Team Tyrrell (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jackie Stewart (GB)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
4The car is not available on a photoMarch 721 #721-2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
STP-March (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Niki Lauda (A)Result: 7th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 21st (1:18.900)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
24TThe car is not available on a photoBRM P153 #03 - BRM P142 V12 2998 cc N/A
Marlboro/B.R.M. (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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