Event: The Citizen and Asseng Grand Prix of South AfricaDate: 4.3.1978
Track: Kyalami (South Africa), unknown lengthOrganiser: unknown

GP South Africa

(Race Results)

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLaps
1st6Ronnie PetersonLotus 78 FordJohn Player Team Lotus78
2nd4Patrick DepaillerTyrrell 008 FordElf Team Tyrrell78
3rd2John WatsonBrabham BT46 Alfa RomeoParmalat Racing78
4th27Alan JonesWilliams FW06 FordWilliams GP Engineering78
5th26Jacques LaffiteLigier JS7/9 MatraEquipe Ligier78
6th3Didier PironiTyrrell 008 FordElf Team Tyrrell77
7th5Mario AndrettiLotus 78 FordJohn Player Team Lotus77
8th10Jean-Pierre JarierATS HS1 FordATS Racing Team77
9th36Rolf StommelenArrows FA1 FordArrows Racing Team77
10th25Hector RebaqueLotus 78 FordTeam Rebaque77
11th30Brett LungerMcLaren M23 FordLiggett Group with BS Fabrications76
12th19Vittorio BrambillaSurtees TS19 FordBeta Team Surtees76

Did not finish:

No.DriversCarEntrantLapsReason
35Riccardo PatreseArrows FA1 FordArrows Racing Team63Engine
20Jody ScheckterWolf WR1 FordWalter Wolf Racing59Fuel pump
8Patrick TambayMcLaren M26 FordMarlboro Team Mclaren56Accident
12Gilles VilleneuveFerrari 312 T3Spa Ferrari SEFAC55Oil leak
11Carlos ReutemannFerrari 312 T3Spa Ferrari SEFAC55Accident
1Niki LaudaBrabham BT46 Alfa RomeoParmalat Racing52Engine
18Rupert KeeganSurtees TS19 FordDurex Team Surtees52Oil union
9Jochen MassATS HS1 FordATS Racing Team43Engine
37Arturo MerzarioMerzario A1 FordTeam Merzario39Radius arm mounting
15Jean-Pierre JabouilleRenault RS01 TurboEquipe Renault38Engine
32Keke RosbergTheodore TR1 FordTheodore Racing14Fuel leak
14Emerson FittipaldiFittipaldi F5A FordFittipaldi Automotive8Drive shaft
24Eddie CheeverHesketh 308E FordHesketh Racing8Oil pipe
7James HuntMcLaren M26 FordMarlboro Team Mclaren5Engine

Did not qualify:

No.DriversCarEntrantReason
31René ArnouxMartini Mk.23 FordAutomobiles Martini
17Clay RegazzoniShadow DN8 FordShadow Cars
22Lamberto LeoniEnsign N177 FordTeam Tissot Ensign
16Hans-Joachim StuckShadow DN8 FordShadow Cars

Practiced:

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsReason
1TLauda / WatsonBrabham BT45C Alfa RomeoParmalat Racing TeamSpare car
5TMario AndrettiLotus 78 FordJohn Player Team LotusSpare car
8TPatrick TambayMcLaren M26 FordMarlboro Team McLarenSpare car
14TEmerson FittipaldiFittipaldi F5A FordFittipaldi AutomotiveSpare car
20TJody ScheckterWolf WR3 FordWalter Wolf RacingSpare car
26TJacques LaffiteLigier JS7/9 MatraEquipe LigierSpare car
27TAlan JonesWilliams FW06 FordWilliams GP EngineeringSpare car

Did not practice:

No.DriversCarEntrantReason
3TTyrrell 008 FordElf Team TyrrellSpare car
11TFerrari 312 T2Spa Ferrari SEFACSpare car
15TRenault RS01 TurboEquipe RenaultSpare car
30TMcLaren M23 FordLiggett Group with BS FabricationsSpare car
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