1964 Belgian Grand Prix

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Belgium  1964 Belgian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 3 of 10 in the 1964 Formula One season
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Date June 14, 1964
Official name XXIV Grote Prijs van Belgie
Location Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps
Spa, Belgium
Course Permanent racing facility
14.100 km (8.761 mi)
Distance 32 laps, 451.200 km (280.363 mi)
Pole position
Driver United States Dan Gurney Brabham-Climax
Time 3:50.9
Fastest lap
Driver United States Dan Gurney Brabham-Climax
Time 3:49.2 on lap 27
Podium
First United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax
Second New Zealand Bruce McLaren Cooper-Climax
Third Australia Jack Brabham Brabham-Climax

The 1964 Belgian Grand Prix was a Formula One race held at Spa-Francorchamps on 14 June 1964. It was the third race of the 1964 Formula One season.

Jim Clark gained a surprise victory, due to Dan Gurney running out of fuel while leading most of the race, Graham Hill retiring while leading on the last two laps, and had also just managed to hold off Bruce McLaren at the flag. This was also Clark's third consecutive victory in Belgium.


Classification[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 23 United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax 32 2:06:40.5 6 9
2 20 New Zealand Bruce McLaren Cooper-Climax 32 + 3.4 7 6
3 14 Australia Jack Brabham Brabham-Climax 32 + 48.1 3 4
4 2 United States Richie Ginther BRM 32 + 1:58.6 8 3
5 1 United Kingdom Graham Hill BRM 31 Fuel Pump 2 2
6 15 United States Dan Gurney Brabham-Climax 31 Out of Fuel 1 1
7 4 United Kingdom Trevor Taylor BRP-BRM 31 + 1 lap 12
8 6 Italy Giancarlo Baghetti BRM 31 + 1 lap 17
9 24 United Kingdom Peter Arundell Lotus-Climax 28 Overheating 4
10 3 United Kingdom Innes Ireland BRP-BRM 28 + 4 laps 16
DSQ 29 United States Peter Revson Lotus-Climax 28 Disqualified 10
Ret 17 Switzerland Jo Siffert Brabham-Climax 14 Engine 13
Ret 21 United States Phil Hill Cooper-Climax 13 Engine 15
Ret 11 Italy Lorenzo Bandini Ferrari 12 Engine 9
Ret 28 Belgium André Pilette Scirocco-Climax 11 Engine 20
Ret 16 Sweden Jo Bonnier Brabham-Climax 8 Unwell 14
Ret 10 United Kingdom John Surtees Ferrari 4 Engine 5
Ret 27 New Zealand Chris Amon Lotus-BRM 3 Engine 11

Notes[edit]

  • Peter Revson was disqualified because he received a push start after his engine cut out.[1]
  • Final F1 Grand Prix start for André Pilette

Championship standings after the race[edit]

  • Notes: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Grand Prix Results: Belgian GP, 1964". Grandprix.com. Retrieved 2012-06-08. 


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