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1971 Highveld 100
1970 Mexican GP
1970 South African GP

1971 South African GP

1971 Race of Champions
1971 Spanish GP
1972 South African GP
 XVII  South African Grand Prix


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSaturday 6 March 1971
Start time14:00
EventSouth African GP
CircuitKyalami
Event FormatRace of 79 laps
Race4 of 31
Championship race198
Circuit
Laps79
Circuit Perimeter4104 m
Race Distance4104 × 79 = 324.216 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Hot, Dry
Participants
Entries25
Qualifiers25
Finishers13
Championship Debutants
Howden Ganley (Driver),
Motul (Lubricant Manufacturer),
BRM P160 (Car Model),
March 711 (Car Model),
McLaren M19A (Car Model),
Surtees TS9 (Car Model),
   Tyrrell 002 (Car Model),
Auto Motor und Sport/Team Surtees (Entrant),
Brooke Bond Oxo/Rob Walker/Team Surtees (Entrant),
Elf Team Tyrrell (Entrant),
Equipe Matra Sports (Entrant),
STP March Racing Team (Entrant)
MilestonesElf Team Tyrrell - 1st Pole Position (Entrant)
François Cévert - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Mario Andretti - 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
Mario Andretti - 1st Win (Driver)
Pedro Rodriguez - 50th Race Entry (Driver)
Ronnie Peterson - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Surtees - 10th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Highest 2nd Place Finish RatioTyrrell (20.00%)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (143),
2. Most RetirementsLotus (240),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (275),
4. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (184),
5. Most Race WinsFerrari (48),
6. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (62),
7. Most Fastest LapsFerrari (54),
8. Most Races LedFerrari (128),
9. Most Laps LedFerrari (3178),
10. Most Race EntriesFerrari (568),
11. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (57),
12. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (51),
13. Most 8th Place QualificationsFerrari (32),
14. Most 16th Place QualificationsJo Siffert (9)

Championships
1 Mario Andretti 9
2 Jackie Stewart 6
3 Clay Regazzoni 4
4 Reine Wisell 3
5 Chris Amon 2
6 Denny Hulme 1
1 Ferrari / Ferrari 9
2 Tyrrell / Ford 6
3 Lotus / Ford 3
4 Matra / Matra 2
5 McLaren / Ford 1

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 6Car 9Car 6
EntrantScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACElf Team TyrrellScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
DriverMario AndrettiJackie StewartMario Andretti
CarFerrari 312BTyrrell 001Ferrari 312B
EngineFerrari 3.0 F12Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ferrari 3.0 F12
Time1:47'35.51'17.81'20.3
Speed180.804 km/h189.902 km/h183.990 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led