1964 French Grand Prix

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Race details
Race 4 of 10 in the 1964 Formula One season
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Date June 28, 1964
Official name L Grand Prix de l'A.C.F.
Location Rouen-Les-Essarts, Rouen, France
Course Permanent racing facility
6.53 km (4.06 mi)
Distance 57 laps, 372 km (231 mi)
Pole position
Driver United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax
Time 2:09.6
Fastest lap
Driver Australia Jack Brabham Brabham-Climax
Time 2:11.4 on lap 44[1]
Podium
First United States Dan Gurney Brabham-Climax
Second United Kingdom Graham Hill BRM
Third Australia Jack Brabham Brabham-Climax

The 1964 French Grand Prix (formally the L Grand Prix de l'A.C.F.) was a Formula One motor race held on June 28, 1964 at the Rouen-Les-Essarts circuit, Rouen, France. It was the 4th race of the 1964 Formula One season.[2] The race, contested over 57 laps, was won by Dan Gurney for the Brabham team after starting from second position. Graham Hill, who started the Grand Prix from sixth position, finished second in a BRM car, with Jack Brabham third in the other Brabham.[1]

Classification[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Time
1 2 United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax 2:09.6
2 22 United States Dan Gurney Brabham-Climax 2:10.1
3 24 United Kingdom John Surtees Ferrari 2:11.1
4 4 United Kingdom Peter Arundell Lotus-Climax 2:11.6
5 20 Australia Jack Brabham Brabham-Climax 2:11.8
6 8 United Kingdom Graham Hill BRM 2:12.1
7 12 New Zealand Bruce McLaren Cooper-Climax 2:12.4
8 26 Italy Lorenzo Bandini Ferrari 2:12.8
9 10 United States Richie Ginther BRM 2:13.9
10 14 United States Phil Hill Cooper-Climax 2:14.5
11 16 United Kingdom Innes Ireland BRP-BRM 2:14.8
12 18 United Kingdom Trevor Taylor BRP-BRM 2:14.9
13 36 United Kingdom Mike Hailwood Lotus-BRM 2:16.2
14 34 New Zealand Chris Amon Lotus-BRM 2:16.4
15 32 United States Bob Anderson Brabham-Climax 2:16.9
16 28 France Maurice Trintignant BRM 2:21.5
17 30 Switzerland Jo Siffert Brabham-BRM 2:23.6

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 22 United States Dan Gurney Brabham-Climax 57 2:07:49.1 2 9
2 8 United Kingdom Graham Hill BRM 57 + 24.1 6 6
3 20 Australia Jack Brabham Brabham-Climax 57 + 24.9 5 4
4 4 United Kingdom Peter Arundell Lotus-Climax 57 + 1:10.6 4 3
5 10 United States Richie Ginther BRM 57 + 2:12.1 9 2
6 12 New Zealand Bruce McLaren Cooper-Climax 56 + 1 lap 7 1
7 14 United States Phil Hill Cooper-Climax 56 + 1 lap 10
8 36 United Kingdom Mike Hailwood Lotus-BRM 56 + 1 lap 13
9 26 Italy Lorenzo Bandini Ferrari 55 + 2 laps 8
10 34 New Zealand Chris Amon Lotus-BRM 53 + 4 laps 14
11 28 France Maurice Trintignant BRM 52 + 5 laps 16
12 32 United Kingdom Bob Anderson Brabham-Climax 50 + 7 laps 15
Ret 16 United Kingdom Innes Ireland BRP-BRM 32 Accident 11
Ret 2 United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax 31 Engine 1
Ret 24 United Kingdom John Surtees Ferrari 6 Engine 3
Ret 18 United Kingdom Trevor Taylor BRP-BRM 6 Accident 12
Ret 30 Switzerland Jo Siffert Brabham-BRM 4 Clutch 17

Championship standings after the race[edit]

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

References[edit]

Classifications from -

  1. ^ a b Grant, Gregor (1964-07-03). "Dan's day at Rouen". Autosport 29 (1): p.20–23. 
  2. ^ "1964 FIA Formula One World Championship". The Official Formula 1 Website. Formula One Administration Ltd. Archived from the original on 7 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-27. 


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