Home

1984 Season
o  Season Overview
o  Points Graph
o  Drivers' Championship
o  Constructors' Championship
o  Participations Matrix
o  Race Results
o  Poles and Fastest Laps
o  Line-Up
o  Calendar

Profiles
o  Drivers
o  Teams
o  Cars
o  Engines
o  Tyres
o  Lubricants
o  Entrants
o  Designers
o  Car Numbers
o  Sponsors
o  Events
o  Circuits

History
o  Drivers' Championships
o  Constructors' Championships
o  Race Results
o  All-Time Calendar

Statistics
o  Data Search

Other
o  Acknowledgments
o  Links
www.ChicaneF1.com
1984 Brazilian GP
1983 South African GP

1984 South African GP

1984 Belgian GP
1985 South African GP
 XXX  National Panasonic South African Grand Prix

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

Details
DateSaturday 7 April 1984
Start time14:00
Event South African GP
Circuit Kyalami
Event FormatRace of 75 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#2 of 16 in 1984
#390 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps75
Circuit Perimeter4104 m
Race Distance4104 × 75 = 307.800 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherCloudy, Hot, Dry
Participants
Entries27
Qualifiers27
Finishers12
DebutantsNone
MilestonesMRD International – 1st Pole Position (Entrant)
Renault – 200th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
 Andrea de Cesaris – 50th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most Disqualifications in a Season Tyrrell (4)
Records Extended 1. Most Retirements Lotus (433),
2. Most Race Entries Lotus (984)

World Championship standings
1  Alain Prost 15 
2  Niki Lauda 9 
3  Keke Rosberg 6 up
4  Derek Warwick 4 
  Elio de Angelis 4 up
6  Eddie Cheever 3 up
  Riccardo Patrese 3 
8  Patrick Tambay 2 up
  Andrea de Cesaris 2 
10  Thierry Boutsen 1 up
  Ayrton Senna 1 
1  McLaren / TAG 24 
2  Williams / Honda 6 
3  Renault / Renault 6 up
4  Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo 6 
5  Lotus / Renault 4 up
6  Ligier / Renault 2 
7  Toleman / Hart 1 
  Arrows / Ford 1 up

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 8Car 1Car 15
EntrantMarlboro McLaren InternationalMRD InternationalEquipe Renault Elf
Driver Niki Lauda NÚlson Piquet Patrick Tambay
Car McLaren MP4/2 Brabham BT53 Renault RE50
EngineTAG 1.5 V6TBMW 1.5 L4TRenault 1.5 V6T
Time1:29'23.4301'04.8711'08.877
Speed206.599 km/h227.750 km/h214.504 km/h