1984 South African Grand Prix

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Race details
Race 2 of 16 in the 1984 Formula One season
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Date 7 April 1984
Official name XVIII National Panasonic Grand Prix of South Africa
Location Kyalami
Gauteng, South Africa
Course Permanent racing facility
4.104 km (2.55 mi)
Distance 75 laps, 308.8 km (191.248 mi)
Weather Dry
Pole position
Driver Brazil Nelson Piquet Brabham-BMW
Time 1:04.871
Fastest lap
Driver France Patrick Tambay Renault
Time 1:08.877 on lap 64
Podium
First Austria Niki Lauda McLaren-TAG
Second France Alain Prost McLaren-TAG
Third United Kingdom Derek Warwick Renault

The 1984 South African Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Kyalami on 7 April 1984. It was the second round of the 1984 Formula One season.

Classification[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Qual Gap
1 1 Brazil Nelson Piquet Brabham-BMW 1:04.871
2 6 Finland Keke Rosberg Williams-Honda 1:05.058 +0.187
3 12 United Kingdom Nigel Mansell Lotus-Renault 1:05.125 +0.254
4 15 France Patrick Tambay Renault 1:05.339 +0.468
5 7 France Alain Prost McLaren-TAG 1:05.354 +0.483
6 2 Italy Teo Fabi Brabham-BMW 1:05.923 +1.052
7 11 Italy Elio de Angelis Lotus-Renault 1:05.953 +1.082
8 8 Austria Niki Lauda McLaren-TAG 1:06.043 +1.172
9 16 United Kingdom Derek Warwick Renault 1:06.056 +1.185
10 27 Italy Michele Alboreto Ferrari 1:06.323 +1.452
11 5 France Jacques Laffite Williams-Honda 1:06.762 +1.891
12 14 West Germany Manfred Winkelhock ATS-BMW 1:06.974 +2.103
13 19 Brazil Ayrton Senna Toleman-Hart 1:06.981 +2.110
14 26 Italy Andrea de Cesaris Ligier-Renault 1:07.245 +2.374
15 28 France René Arnoux Ferrari 1:07.345 +2.474
16 23 United States Eddie Cheever Alfa Romeo 1:07.704 +2.833
17 25 France François Hesnault Ligier-Renault 1:07.787 +2.916
18 22 Italy Riccardo Patrese Alfa Romeo 1:08.042 +3.171
19 20 Venezuela Johnny Cecotto Toleman-Hart 1:08.298 +3.427
20 21 Italy Mauro Baldi Spirit-Hart 1:09.923 +5.052
21 10 United Kingdom Jonathan Palmer RAM-Hart 1:10.383 +5.512
22 9 France Philippe Alliot RAM-Hart 1:10.619 +5.748
23 17 Switzerland Marc Surer Arrows-Ford 1:11.808 +6.937
24 4 West Germany Stefan Bellof Tyrrell-Ford 1:12.022 +7.151
25 3 United Kingdom Martin Brundle Tyrrell-Ford 1:12.233 +7.362
26 18 Belgium Thierry Boutsen Arrows-Ford 1:12.274 +7.403
DNS 24 Italy Piercarlo Ghinzani Osella-Alfa Romeo 1:09.609 +4.738

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 8 Austria Niki Lauda McLaren-TAG 75 1:29:23.430 8 9
2 7 France Alain Prost McLaren-TAG 75 + 1:05.950 5 6
3 16 United Kingdom Derek Warwick Renault 74 + 1 Lap 9 4
4 22 Italy Riccardo Patrese Alfa Romeo 73 + 2 Laps 18 3
5 26 Italy Andrea de Cesaris Ligier-Renault 73 + 2 Laps 14 2
6 19 Brazil Ayrton Senna Toleman-Hart 72 + 3 Laps 13 1
7 11 Italy Elio de Angelis Lotus-Renault 71 + 4 Laps 7  
8 21 Italy Mauro Baldi Spirit-Hart 71 + 4 Laps 20  
9 17 Switzerland Marc Surer Arrows-Ford 71 + 4 Laps 23  
10 25 France François Hesnault Ligier-Renault 71 + 4 Laps 17  
11 27 Italy Michele Alboreto Ferrari 70 Ignition 10  
12 18 Belgium Thierry Boutsen Arrows-Ford 70 + 5 Laps 26  
DSQ 3 United Kingdom Martin Brundle Tyrrell-Ford 71 Disqualified 25  
Ret 15 France Patrick Tambay Renault 66 Out of Fuel 4  
DSQ 4 West Germany Stefan Bellof Tyrrell-Ford 60 Disqualified 24  
Ret 5 France Jacques Laffite Williams-Honda 60 Transmission 11  
Ret 14 West Germany Manfred Winkelhock ATS-BMW 53 Engine 12  
Ret 6 Finland Keke Rosberg Williams-Honda 51 Wheel 2  
Ret 12 United Kingdom Nigel Mansell Lotus-Renault 51 Turbo 3  
Ret 28 France René Arnoux Ferrari 40 Injection 15  
Ret 1 Brazil Nelson Piquet Brabham-BMW 29 Turbo 1  
Ret 20 Venezuela Johnny Cecotto Toleman-Hart 26 Tyre 19  
Ret 9 France Philippe Alliot RAM-Hart 24 Engine 22  
Ret 10 United Kingdom Jonathan Palmer RAM-Hart 22 Gearbox 21  
Ret 2 Italy Teo Fabi Brabham-BMW 18 Turbo 6  
Ret 23 United States Eddie Cheever Alfa Romeo 4 Radiator 16  
DNS 24 Italy Piercarlo Ghinzani Osella-Alfa Romeo Accident in practice  

Standings after the race[edit]

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings. Points accurate at final declaration of results. Tyrrell and its drivers were subsequently disqualified from 1984 results and their points reallocated.

References[edit]

Unless otherwise indicated, all race results are taken from "The Official Formula 1 website". Retrieved 2007-06-17. 


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