1964 British Grand Prix

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United Kingdom  1964 British Grand Prix
Race details
Race 5 of 10 in the 1964 Formula One season
Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit 1960-1975.png
Date 11 July 1964
Official name XVII RAC British Grand Prix
Location Brands Hatch
Kent, England
Course Permanent racing facility
4.265 km (2.651 mi)
Distance 80 laps, 341.200 km (212.057 mi)
Weather Warm, dry
Pole position
Driver United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax
Time 1:38.1
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax
Time 1:38.8 on lap 73
Podium
First United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax
Second United Kingdom Graham Hill BRM
Third United Kingdom John Surtees Ferrari

The 1964 British Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Brands Hatch on 11 July 1964. The event was also designated as the European Grand Prix. It was the first of twelve Formula One races to be held at the southern England circuit, it would alternate with Silverstone up until 1987. The race was won by Jim Clark driving a Lotus 25.

Classification[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Time
1 1 United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax 1:38.1
2 3 United Kingdom Graham Hill BRM 1:38.3
3 6 United States Dan Gurney Brabham-Climax 1:38.4
4 5 Australia Jack Brabham Brabham-Climax 1:38.5
5 7 United Kingdom John Surtees Ferrari 1:38.7
6 9 New Zealand Bruce McLaren Cooper-Climax 1:39.6
7 12 United Kingdom Bob Anderson Brabham-Climax 1:39.8
8 8 Italy Lorenzo Bandini Ferrari 1:40.2
9 16 Sweden Jo Bonnier Brabham-BRM 1:40.2
10 11 United Kingdom Innes Ireland BRP-BRM 1:40.8
11 15 New Zealand Chris Amon Lotus-BRM 1:41.2
12 14 United Kingdom Mike Hailwood Lotus-BRM 1:41.4
13 2 United Kingdom Mike Spence Lotus-Climax 1:41.4
14 4 United States Richie Ginther BRM 1:41.6
15 21 United Kingdom Richard Attwood BRM 1:42.2
16 10 United States Phil Hill Cooper-Climax 1:42.6
17 20 Switzerland Jo Siffert Brabham-BRM 1:42.8
18 23 United Kingdom Ian Raby Brabham-BRM 1:42.8
19 12 United Kingdom Trevor Taylor Lotus-BRM 1:42.8
20 26 Australia Frank Gardner Brabham-Ford 1:43.0
21 22 United Kingdom John Taylor Cooper-Ford 1:43.2
22 18 Italy Giancarlo Baghetti BRM 1:43.4
23 24 United States Peter Revson Lotus-BRM 1:43.4
24 17 South Africa Tony Maggs BRM 1:45.0
DNQ 25 France Maurice Trintignant BRM 1:54.4

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1 United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax 80 2:15:07.0 1 9
2 3 United Kingdom Graham Hill BRM 80 + 2.8 2 6
3 7 United Kingdom John Surtees Ferrari 80 + 1:20.6 5 4
4 5 Australia Jack Brabham Brabham-Climax 79 + 1 lap 4 3
5 8 Italy Lorenzo Bandini Ferrari 78 + 2 laps 8 2
6 10 United States Phil Hill Cooper-Climax 78 + 2 laps 15 1
7 19 United Kingdom Bob Anderson Brabham-Climax 78 + 2 laps 7
8 4 United States Richie Ginther BRM 77 + 3 laps 14
9 2 United Kingdom Mike Spence Lotus-Climax 77 + 3 laps 13
10 11 United Kingdom Innes Ireland BRP-BRM 77 + 3 laps 10
11 20 Switzerland Jo Siffert Brabham-BRM 76 + 4 laps 16
12 18 Italy Giancarlo Baghetti BRM 76 + 4 laps 21
13 6 United States Dan Gurney Brabham-Climax 75 + 5 laps 3
14 22 United Kingdom John Taylor Cooper-Ford 56 + 24 laps 20
Ret 16 Sweden Jo Bonnier Brabham-BRM 46 Brakes 9
Ret 24 United States Peter Revson Lotus-BRM 43 Differential 22
Ret 23 United Kingdom Ian Raby Brabham-BRM 37 Rear axle 17
Ret 17 South Africa Tony Maggs BRM 37 Gearbox 23
Ret 12 United Kingdom Trevor Taylor Lotus-BRM 23 Unwell 18
Ret 14 United Kingdom Mike Hailwood Lotus-BRM 16 Oil Pipe 12
Ret 15 New Zealand Chris Amon Lotus-BRM 9 clutch 11
Ret 9 New Zealand Bruce McLaren Cooper-Climax 7 Gearbox 6
Ret 26 Australia Frank Gardner Brabham-Ford 0 Accident 19
DNS 21 United Kingdom Richard Attwood BRM Withdrawn
DNQ 25 France Maurice Trintignant BRM

Championship standings after the race[edit]

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

References[edit]

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