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

ResultsEdit

Pos Driver Entrant Constructor Time/Retired Grid
1 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Jim Clark Team Lotus Lotus-Climax 2.06:49.2 1
2 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Stirling Moss UDT Laystall Racing Team Lotus-Climax + 15.7 s 2
3 22px-Flag of Sweden Jo Bonnier Porsche System Engineering Porsche 79 laps 4
4 22px-Flag of South Africa 1928 svg Tony Maggs Yeoman Credit Racing Team Cooper-Climax 79 laps 6
5 Flag of Germany Edgar Barth Porsche System Engineering Porsche 78 laps 7
6 22px-Flag of South Africa 1928 svg Syd van der Vyver Syd van der Vyver Lotus-Alfa Romeo 77 laps 8
7 22px-Flag of South Africa 1928 svg Doug Serrurier Scuderia Lupini Cooper-Maserati 77 laps 12
8 Flag of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland.svg Sam Tingle Sam Tingle LDS-Alfa Romeo 76 laps 15
9 22px-Flag of South Africa 1928 svg Bob van Niekerk Ted Lanfear Lotus-Ford 76 laps 16
10 22px-Flag of South Africa 1928 svg Helmut Menzler Ecurie Wolman Lotus-Borgward 75 laps 14
11 22px-Flag of South Africa 1928 svg Adrian Pheiffer Adrian Pheiffer Cooper-Alfa Romeo 75 laps 10
12 22px-Flag of South Africa 1928 svg Bill Jennings Bill Jennings Jennings-Porsche 71 laps 17
13 22px-Flag of South Africa 1928 svg John Guthrie Ecurie Rhodes Cooper-Alfa Romeo 71 laps 19
14 22px-Flag of South Africa 1928 svg Don Philp Don Philp Quodra-Climax 70 laps 11
15 22px-Flag of South Africa 1928 svg Dave Wright Dave Wright Cooper-Climax 65 laps 21
Ret 22px-Flag of South Africa 1928 svg Fanie Viljoen G. E. Mennie LDS-Climax Engine 13
Ret 22px-Flag of South Africa 1928 svg Bill Dunlop Bill Dunlop Cooper-Alfa Romeo Engine 23
Ret 22px-Flag of South Africa 1928 svg Gene Bosman Scuderia Alfa Lotus-Alfa Romeo Accident 20
Ret 22px-Flag of South Africa 1928 svg Clive Trundell Clive Trundell Cooper-Climax Ignition 22
Ret 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Trevor Taylor Team Lotus Lotus-Climax Radiator 3
Ret USAflagsmall Masten Gregory UDT Laystall Racing Team Lotus-Climax Brake pipe 5
Ret 22px-Flag of South Africa 1928 svg Ernie Pieterse Scuderia Alfa Heron-Alfa Romeo Gearbox 9
Ret 22px-Flag of South Africa 1928 svg Bernard Podmore Bernard Podmore Lotus-Ford Con-rod 18
DNS 22px-Flag of South Africa 1928 svg Bruce Johnstone Yeoman Credit Racing Team Cooper-Climax Accident in practice -
WD Flag of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland.svg John Love A. H. Pillman LDS-Porsche Car damaged -

Notes Edit

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

ReferencesEdit

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


Previous race:
1961 Natal Grand Prix
Formula One Non-Championship races
1961 season
Next race:
1962 Cape Grand Prix
Previous race:
1960 South African Grand Prix 2
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1962 South African Grand Prix
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