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Event: Suid-Afrikaanse Grand Prix of South AfricaDate: 4.3.1972
Track: Kyalami International Grand Prix Circuit (South Africa), 4.104 kmsOrganiser: unknown

GP South Africa

Weather:dry, hot
Start time:15:00
Grid:3-2-3
Distance:79 laps
Attendance:96000
Entered:29
Practiced:27
Qualified:27
Started:26
Finished:19
Classified:17
Pre-race sessions:
2 qualifying sessions held for a total of 360 minutes on 1-2/3
2 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 210 minutes on 3/3
30 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:12McLaren M19A FordDenny Hulme
Fastest Laps:
Overall:17Surtees TS9B FordMike Hailwood (GB)1:18.900187.296 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:1Tyrrell 003 FordJackie Stewart (GB)1:17.000
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:March (4), BRM (4), Surtees (4), Lotus (3), Ferrari (3)
Top engines by numbers:Ford (18), BRM (4), Ferrari (3)
Top car types by numbers:Surtees TS9 (4), Lotus 72 (3), Ferrari 312 B2 (3), March 721 (3), BRM P160 (3)
Driver nationalities:GB (4), F (3), NZ (3), A (2), AUS (2), BR (2), USA (2)
Team nationalities:GB (19), I (3), ZA (2)
Most used colours:white (40%), red (22%), blue (15%), black (13%), orange (4%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (100%)
Average engine size:2993 cc
Oldest known drivers:John Love (48), Denny Hulme (36), Jean-Pierre Beltoise (35)
Youngest known drivers:Niki Lauda (23), Emerson Fittipaldi (26), Jacky Ickx (27)

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