JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Britain's Nigel Mansell led...

March 02, 1992

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Britain's Nigel Mansell led all the way and Italian teammate Riccardo Patrese finished second as the new Williams-Renault cars dominated the first race on the 1992 circuit.

Mansell, who had won the previous Formula One event in South Africa in 1985, opened a huge lead in the early stages of the race and never was challenged.

He covered 72 laps on the 2.64-mile Kyalami race track in 1 hour, 36 minutes, 45.320 seconds.

Mansell's archrival, world champion Ayrton Senna of Brazil, was third in a McLaren-Honda, and Michael Schumacher of Germany was fourth in a Benetton-Ford.

1. Nigel Mansell, Williams-Renault, 72 laps, 1 hour, 36 minutes, 45.320 seconds, 118.215 mph. 2. Riccardo Patrese, Williams-Renault, 72, 24.360 seconds behind. 3. Ayrton Senna, McLaren-Honda, 72, 34.675 seconds behind. 4. Michael Schumacher, Benetton-Ford, 72, 47.863 seconds behind. 5. Gerhard Berger, McLaren-Honda, 72, 1 minute, 13.634 seconds behind. 6. Johnny Herbert, Lotus-Ford, 72, 1 lap behind. 7. Erik Comas, Ligier-Renault, 72, 1 lap behind. 8. Aguri Suzuki, Footwork Mugen-Honda, 72, 2 laps behind. 9. Mika Hakkinen, Lotus-Ford, 72, 2 laps behind. 10. Michele Alboreto, Footwork Mugen-Honda, 72, 2 laps behind.

11. Mauricio Gugelmin, Jordan-Yamaha, 72, 2 laps behind. 12. Ukyo Katayama, Venturi-Lamborghini, 72, 4 laps behind. 13. Eric van de Poele, Brabham-Judd, 72, 4 laps behind. 14. Olivier Grouillard, Tyrrell-Ilmor, 62 laps completed, car breakdown. 15. Thierry Boutsen, Ligier-Renault, 60 laps completed, car breakdown. 16. Pierluigi Martini, Dallaa-Ferrari, 56 laps completed, car breakdown. 17. Gianni Morbidelli, Minardi-Lamborghini, 55 laps completed, car breakdown. 18. J.J. Lehto, Dallara-Ferrari, 46 laps completed, car breakdown. 19. Christian Fittipaldi, Minardi-Lamborghini, 43 laps completed, car breakdown. 20. Andrea de Cesaris, Tyrrell-Ilmor, 41 laps completed, car breakdown.

21. Jean Alesi, Ferrari, 40 laps completed, car breakdown. 22. Ivan Capelli, Ferrari, 28 laps completed, car breakdown. 23. Gabriele Tarquini, Fondmetal-Ford, 23 laps completed, car breakdown. 24. Karl Wendlinger, March-Ilmor, 13 laps completed, car breakdown. 25. Bertrand Gachot, Venturi-Lamborghini, eight laps completed, car breakdown. 26. Martin Brundle, Benetton-Ford, 1 lap completed, car breakdown.

South African Grand Prix

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