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1973 Brazilian GP
1972 South African GP

1973 South African GP

1973 Race of Champions
1973 Spanish GP
1974 South African GP
 XIX  South African Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSaturday 3 March 1973
Start time14:00
EventSouth African GP
CircuitKyalami
Event FormatRace of 79 laps
Race5 of 29
Championship race223
Circuit
Laps79
Circuit Perimeter4104 m
Race Distance4104 × 79 = 324.216 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherDry
Participants
Entries25
Qualifiers25
Finishers11
Championship Debutants
Eddie Keizan (Driver),
George Follmer (Driver),
Shadow (Car Manufacturer),
Sasol (Lubricant Manufacturer),
UOP (Lubricant Manufacturer),
   McLaren M23 (Car Model),
Shadow DN1 (Car Model),
Blignaut Lucky Strike Racing (Entrant),
UOP Shadow Racing Team (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 23 - 75th Race Entry (Car Number)
Denny Hulme - 1st Pole Position (Driver)
Howden Ganley - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Marlboro BRM - 50th Race Entry (Entrant)
Records Broken 1. Most 11th Place FinishesLotus (17),
2. Most 23rd Place Qualifications Mike Beuttler (4)
Records Extended 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (298),
2. Most RetirementsLotus (265),
3. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (166),
4. Most Podium Finishes Jackie Stewart (38),
5. Most 4th Place FinishesFerrari (52),
6. Most Races Led Jackie Stewart (46),
7. Most Race EntriesFerrari (632),
8. Most 10th Place QualificationsBRM (28),
9. Most 13th Place QualificationsLotus (34),
10. Most 20th Place Qualifications Andrea de Adamich (7)

Championships
1  Emerson Fittipaldi 22 
2  Jackie Stewart 19 
3  Denny Hulme 8 
up
4  Peter Revson 6 
up
  François Cévert 6 
down
6  Arturo Merzario 6 
7  Jacky Ickx 5 
down
8  Clay Regazzoni 1 
down
  Wilson Fittipaldi 1 
down
  George Follmer 1 
up
1 Lotus / Ford 22 
2 Tyrrell / Ford 21 
3 McLaren / Ford 12 
4 Ferrari / Ferrari 9 
5 Brabham / Ford 1 
 BRM / BRM 1 
 Shadow / Ford 1 
up

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 3Car 5Car 1
EntrantElf Team TyrrellYardley Team McLarenJohn Player Team Lotus
Driver Jackie Stewart Denny Hulme Emerson Fittipaldi
CarTyrrell 006McLaren M23Lotus 72D
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:43'11.071'16.281'17.10
Speed188.526 km/h193.686 km/h191.626 km/h


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