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1980 Pentax Trophy
1980 Spanish GP
1980 South African GP

1981 South African GP

1981 US West GP
1983 Race of Champions
1982 South African GP
 XXVII  South African Grand Prix

Event Overview • SessionsEntry List
Qualifying Qualification
Race Starting GridClassificationFastest LapsLaps Led

Details
DateSaturday 7 February 1981
Event South African GP
Circuit Kyalami
Event FormatRace of 77 laps
ChampionshipNon-championship
Race number#1 of 1 in 1981
#423 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps77
Circuit Perimeter4104 m
Race Distance4104 × 77 = 316.008 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerUnknown
Participants
Entries19
Qualifiers19
Finishers11
Debutants
Chico Serra (Driver),
Siegfried Stohr (Driver),
ATS D5 (Car Model),
Brabham BT49B (Car Model),
   Ensign N180B (Car Model),
Fittipaldi F8C (Car Model),
March 811 (Car Model)
MilestonesCar 2 – 1st Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Car 2 – 1st Win (Car Number)
Car 5 – 1st Pole Position (Car Number)
Ford – 1st Fastest Lap (Engine Manufacturer)
Ford – 1st Pole Position (Engine Manufacturer)
Ford – 1st Win (Engine Manufacturer)
 Carlos Reutemann – 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
 Carlos Reutemann – 1st Win (Driver)
 NÚlson Piquet – 1st Pole Position (Driver)
 Brabham – 1st Pole Position (Car Manufacturer)
 Williams – 1st Fastest Lap (Car Manufacturer)
 Williams – 1st Win (Car Manufacturer)

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 2Car 5Car 2
Entrant---
Driver Carlos Reutemann NÚlson Piquet Carlos Reutemann
Car Williams FW07B Brabham BT49B Williams FW07B
EngineFord CosworthFord CosworthFord Cosworth
Time1:44'54.031'12.781'13.61
Speed180.747 km/h203.001 km/h200.712 km/h