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Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa

  • Circuit type Race
  • Circuit Length 4.200kms
  • Circuit Turns 13
  • Circuit Direction anti-clockwise
Kyalami, South Africa
Records and Statistics
Race Date Winner
First race South African Grand Prix January 2, 1967 Pedro Rodríguez (MEX) full results
Last race South African Grand Prix March 14, 1993 Alain Prost (FRA) full results
Total races 20

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Built in 1961, this circuit on the outskirts of Johannesburg took over South Africa's Grand Prix from East London in 1967, offering great corners such as Crowthorn, Barbeque Bend and the Jukskei Sweep. South Africa's apartheid laws eventually made Formula One stay away, but now that they're gone the track has been too chopped to be of interest to Formula One.

Reproduced from The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Formula One published by Carlton Books

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Latest Photos

March 14, 1993

Mark Blundell at the 1993 South African Grand Prix

March 5, 1977

A subdued Niki Lauda on the podium after being informed of the tragic death of Tom Pryce

March 5, 1977

The remains of the Shadow DN8 of Tom Pryce sit in the catch fencing

March 5, 1977

Tom Pryce at the 1977 South African Grand Prix before his fatal accident


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