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1975 South African Grand Prix


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Formula One race number 3 of 14
Saturday, March 1, 1975 at Kyalami Circuit, Kyalami, South Africa
78 laps on a 4.104 kilometer road course (320.1 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:43:16.90
Average Speed: 185.989 kph
Pole Time: 76.41 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 3.74 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1975 Formula One results   /   1975 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
ret 627   Mario Andretti Vel's Parnelli Jones RacingParnelli VPJ4 / Ford Cosworth DFV70transmission0
ret 79   Vittorio Brambilla Beta Team MarchMarch 751 / Ford Cosworth DFV16radiator0
142031   Dave Charlton Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M23 / Ford Cosworth DFV76+2 laps0
3 54   Patrick DePailler Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell 007 / Ford Cosworth DFV78+16.920
81828   Mark Donohue Penske CarsPenske PC1 / Ford Cosworth DFV77+1 lap0
152414   Bob Evans Stanley BRMBRM Stanley P201 / BRM P20076+2 laps0
nc111   Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M23 / Ford Cosworth DFV65+13 laps0
ret1224   James Hunt Hesketh RacingHesketh 308B / Ford Cosworth DFV53fuel system0
12216   Jacky Ickx John Player Team LotusLotus 72E / Ford Cosworth DFV76+2 laps0
ret1317   Jean-Pierre Jarier UOP Shadow Racing TeamShadow DN5 / Ford Cosworth DFV37overheating0
132233   Eddie Keizan Team GunstonLotus 72D / Ford Cosworth DFV76+2 laps0
nc2321   Jacques Laffite Frank Williams Racing CarsWilliams FW02 / Ford Cosworth DFV69+9 laps0
5 412   Niki Lauda Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T / Ferrari 01578+28.640
ret2610   Lella Lombardi March EngineeringMarch 741 / Ford Cosworth DFV23fuel system0
6162   Jochen Mass Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M23 / Ford Cosworth DFV78+63.640
ret1520   Arturo Merzario Frank Williams Racing CarsWilliams FW03 / Ford Cosworth DFV22engine0
4 18   Carlos Pace Martini RacingBrabham BT44B / Ford Cosworth DFV78+17.312
10 85   Ronnie Peterson John Player Team LotusLotus 72E / Ford Cosworth DFV77+1 lap0
91916   Tom Pryce UOP Shadow Racing TeamShadow DN5 / Ford Cosworth DFV77+1 lap0
ret 911   Clay Regazzoni Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T / Ferrari 01571throttle0
2 27   Carlos Reutemann Martini RacingBrabham BT44B / Ford Cosworth DFV78+3.740
ret1732   Ian Scheckter Lexington RacingTyrrell 007 / Ford Cosworth DFV55crash0
1 33   Jody Scheckter Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell 007 / Ford Cosworth DFV781:43:16.9076
71423   Rolf Stommelen Embassy RacingLola T370 / Ford Cosworth DFV78+72.910
112534   Guy Tunmer Team GunstonLotus 72D / Ford Cosworth DFV76+2 laps0
ret1018   John Watson Team SurteesSurtees TS16 / Ford Cosworth DFV19clutch0

Fastest Lap: 191.378 kph by Carlos Pace

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
27Wilson Fittipaldi30
28Graham Hill22

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Carlos Pace122
  Jody Scheckter37876

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Emerson Fittipaldi 15    
2   Carlos Pace 12   -3  
3   Carlos Reutemann 10   -5  
4   Jody Scheckter 9   -6  
5   James Hunt 7   -8  
6   Clay Regazzoni 6   -9  
7   Patrick DePailler 6   -9  
8   Niki Lauda 5   -10  
9   Jochen Mass 5   -10