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1973 South African Grand Prix

Round
3/15
Date
Mar 3, 1973 at 00:00
Location
Midrand, South Africa
Pos. Driver Constructor Time/Retired Grid Laps Points
1 #3 Jackie Stewart Tyrrell 1:43:11.070 16th 79 9
2 #6 Peter Revson McLaren +24.550 6th 79 6
3 #1 Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus +25.060 2nd 79 4
4 #9 Arturo Merzario Ferrari +1 lap 15th 78 3
5 #5 Denny Hulme McLaren +2 laps 1st 77 2
6 #23 George Follmer Shadow +2 laps 21st 77 1
7 #18 Carlos Reutemann Brabham +2 laps 8th 77
8 #12 Andrea de Adamich Surtees +2 laps 20th 77
9 #7 Jody Scheckter McLaren Engine 3rd 75
10 #21 Howden Ganley Iso-Marlboro +6 laps 19th 73
11 #2 Ronnie Peterson Lotus +6 laps 4th 73
DNF #11 Carlos Pace Surtees Accident 9th 69
NC #26 Eddie Keizan Tyrrell +12 laps 22nd 67
NC #14 Jean-Pierre Jarier March +13 laps 18th 66
NC #4 François Cevert Tyrrell +13 laps 25th 66
NC #24 Mike Beuttler March +14 laps 23rd 65
DNF #19 Wilson Fittipaldi Brabham Gearbox 17th 52
DNF #20 Jackie Pretorius Iso-Marlboro Overheating 24th 35
DNF #17 Niki Lauda BRM Engine 10th 26
DNF #22 Jackie Oliver Shadow Engine 14th 14
DNF #16 Jean-Pierre Beltoise BRM Clutch 7th 4
DNF #25 Dave Charlton Lotus Accident 13th 3
DNF #8 Jacky Ickx Ferrari Accident 11th 2
DNF #15 Clay Regazzoni BRM Accident 5th 2
DNF #10 Mike Hailwood Surtees Accident 12th 2
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Laps
1 #5 Denny Hulme McLaren 1:16.280
2 #1 Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus 1:16.410 +0.130
3 #7 Jody Scheckter McLaren 1:16.430 +0.150
4 #2 Ronnie Peterson Lotus 1:16.440 +0.160
5 #15 Clay Regazzoni BRM 1:16.470 +0.190
6 #6 Peter Revson McLaren 1:16.720 +0.440
7 #16 Jean-Pierre Beltoise BRM 1:16.840 +0.560
8 #18 Carlos Reutemann Brabham 1:16.940 +0.660
9 #11 Carlos Pace Surtees 1:17.060 +0.780
10 #17 Niki Lauda BRM 1:17.140 +0.860
11 #8 Jacky Ickx Ferrari 1:17.160 +0.880
12 #10 Mike Hailwood Surtees 1:17.170 +0.890
13 #25 Dave Charlton Lotus 1:17.180 +0.900
14 #22 Jackie Oliver Shadow 1:17.640 +1.360
15 #9 Arturo Merzario Ferrari 1:17.640 +1.360
16 #3 Jackie Stewart Tyrrell 1:17.650 +1.370
17 #19 Wilson Fittipaldi Brabham 1:17.950 +1.670
18 #14 Jean-Pierre Jarier March 1:17.980 +1.700
19 #21 Howden Ganley Iso-Marlboro 1:18.070 +1.790
20 #12 Andrea de Adamich Surtees 1:18.660 +2.380
21 #23 George Follmer Shadow 1:18.820 +2.540
22 #26 Eddie Keizan Tyrrell 1:18.920 +2.640
23 #24 Mike Beuttler March 1:20.370 +4.090
24 #20 Jackie Pretorius Iso-Marlboro 1:20.540 +4.260
25 #4 François Cevert Tyrrell
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Lap
1 #1 Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus 1:17.100 76

Standings

Driver standings
Pos. Driver Constructor Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus 2 3 22
2 Jackie Stewart Tyrrell 1 3 19 -3
3 Denny Hulme McLaren 0 1 8 -14
4 François Cevert Tyrrell 0 1 6 -16
5 Peter Revson McLaren 0 1 6 -16
6 Arturo Merzario Ferrari 0 0 6 -16
7 Jacky Ickx Ferrari 0 0 5 -17
8 Wilson Fittipaldi Brabham 0 0 1 -21
9 Clay Regazzoni BRM 0 0 1 -21
10 George Follmer Shadow 0 0 1 -21
Pos. Constructor Engine Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Lotus Ford 2 3 22
2 Tyrrell Ford 1 4 21 -1
3 McLaren Ford 0 2 12 -10
4 Ferrari Ferrari 0 0 9 -13
5 Brabham Ford 0 0 1 -21
6 BRM BRM 0 0 1 -21
7 Shadow Ford 0 0 1 -21

More South African GP

Year Winner 2nd 3rd Fastest lap Pole position
1993 #2 Alain Prost Ayrton Senna Mark Blundell 1:19.492 - Alain Prost Alain Prost
1992 #5 Nigel Mansell Riccardo Patrese Ayrton Senna 1:17.578 - Nigel Mansell Nigel Mansell
1985 #5 Nigel Mansell Keke Rosberg Alain Prost 1:08.149 - Keke Rosberg Nigel Mansell
1984 #8 Niki Lauda Alain Prost Derek Warwick 1:08.877 - Patrick Tambay Nelson Piquet
1983 #6 Riccardo Patrese Andrea de Cesaris Nelson Piquet 1:09.948 - Nelson Piquet Patrick Tambay
1982 #15 Alain Prost Carlos Reutemann René Arnoux 1:08.278 - Alain Prost René Arnoux
1980 #16 René Arnoux Jacques Laffite Didier Pironi 1:13.150 - René Arnoux Jean-Pierre Jabouille
1979 #12 Gilles Villeneuve Jody Scheckter Jean-Pierre Jarier 1:14.412 - Gilles Villeneuve Jean-Pierre Jabouille
1978 #6 Ronnie Peterson Patrick Depailler John Watson 1:17.090 - Mario Andretti Niki Lauda
1977 #11 Niki Lauda Jody Scheckter Patrick Depailler 1:17.630 - John Watson James Hunt
1976 #1 Niki Lauda James Hunt Jochen Mass 1:17.970 - Niki Lauda James Hunt
1975 #3 Jody Scheckter Carlos Reutemann Patrick Depailler 1:17.200 - Carlos Pace Carlos Pace
1974 #7 Carlos Reutemann Jean-Pierre Beltoise Mike Hailwood 1:18.160 - Carlos Reutemann Niki Lauda
1972 #12 Denny Hulme Emerson Fittipaldi Peter Revson 1:18.900 - Mike Hailwood Jackie Stewart
1971 #6 Mario Andretti Jackie Stewart Clay Regazzoni 1:20.300 - Mario Andretti Jackie Stewart
1970 #12 Jack Brabham Denny Hulme Jackie Stewart 1:20.800 - John Surtees Jackie Stewart
1969 #7 Jackie Stewart Graham Hill Denny Hulme 1:21.600 - Jackie Stewart Jack Brabham
1968 #4 Jim Clark Graham Hill Jochen Rindt 1:23.700 - Jim Clark Jim Clark
1967 #4 Pedro Rodríguez John Love John Surtees 1:29.900 - Denny Hulme Jack Brabham
1965 #5 Jim Clark John Surtees Graham Hill 1:27.600 - Jim Clark Jim Clark
1963 #1 Jim Clark Dan Gurney Graham Hill 1:29.100 - Dan Gurney Jim Clark
1962 #3 Graham Hill Bruce McLaren Tony Maggs 1:31.000 - Jim Clark Jim Clark
The 1973 South African Grand Prix started Mar 3, 1973 on Kyalami Racing Circuit in Midrand, South Africa. Denny Hulme started from pole position with Emerson Fittipaldi next to him. Jody Scheckter started from third place.

In 1 hour, 43 minutes and 11 seconds Jackie Stewart finished the race in first place.The podium was completed with Peter Revson in second and Emerson Fittipaldi in third place.

After the 1973 South African Grand Prix, Emerson Fittipaldi is first in the Formula 1 World Championship with 22 points. Fittipaldi is 3 points ahead of Jackie Stewart.