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1961 South African Grand Prix

The 1961 South African Grand Prix was a non-championship Formula One motor race held at East London on 26 December 1961.

Results

Pos Driver Entrant Constructor Time/Retired Grid
1 23x15px Jim Clark Team Lotus Lotus-Climax 2.06:49.2 1
2 23x15px Stirling Moss UDT Laystall Racing Team Lotus-Climax + 15.7 s 2
3 23x15px Jo Bonnier Porsche System Engineering Porsche 79 laps 4
4 23x15px Tony Maggs Yeoman Credit Racing Team Cooper-Climax 79 laps 6
5 23x15px Edgar Barth Porsche System Engineering Porsche 78 laps 7
6 23x15px Syd van der Vyver Syd van der Vyver Lotus-Alfa Romeo 77 laps 8
7 23x15px Doug Serrurier Scuderia Lupini Cooper-Maserati 77 laps 12
8 23x15px Sam Tingle Sam Tingle LDS-Alfa Romeo 76 laps 15
9 23x15px Bob van Niekerk Ted Lanfear Lotus-Ford 76 laps 16
10 23x15px Helmut Menzler Ecurie Wolman Lotus-Borgward 75 laps 14
11 23x15px Adrian Pheiffer Adrian Pheiffer Cooper-Alfa Romeo 75 laps 10
12 23x15px Bill Jennings Bill Jennings Jennings-Porsche 71 laps 17
13 23x15px John Guthrie Ecurie Rhodes Cooper-Alfa Romeo 71 laps 19
14 23x15px Don Philp Don Philp Quodra-Climax 70 laps 11
15 23x15px Dave Wright Dave Wright Cooper-Climax 65 laps 21
Ret 23x15px Fanie Viljoen G. E. Mennie LDS-Climax Engine 13
Ret 23x15px Bill Dunlop Bill Dunlop Cooper-Alfa Romeo Engine 23
Ret 23x15px Gene Bosman Scuderia Alfa Lotus-Alfa Romeo Accident 20
Ret 23x15px Clive Trundell Clive Trundell Cooper-Climax Ignition 22
Ret 23x15px Trevor Taylor Team Lotus Lotus-Climax Radiator 3
Ret 23x15px Masten Gregory UDT Laystall Racing Team Lotus-Climax Brake pipe 5
Ret 23x15px Ernie Pieterse Scuderia Alfa Heron-Alfa Romeo Gearbox 9
Ret 23x15px Bernard Podmore Bernard Podmore Lotus-Ford Con-rod 18
DNS 23x15px Bruce Johnstone Yeoman Credit Racing Team Cooper-Climax Accident in practice -
WD 23x15px John Love A. H. Pillman LDS-Porsche Car damaged -

Notes

  • Pole position: Jim Clark - 1:33.9
  • Fastest Lap: Jim Clark - 1:33.1

References

  • "The Formula One Record Book", John Thompson, 1974.


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