1964 German Grand Prix

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West Germany  1964 German Grand Prix
Race details
Race 6 of 10 in the 1964 Formula One season
Circuit Nürburgring-1927-Nordschleife.svg
Date August 2, 1964
Official name XXVI Grosser Preis von Deutschland
Location Nürburgring
Nürburg, West Germany
Course Permanent racing facility
22.810 km (14.173 mi)
Distance 15 laps, 342.150 km (212.602 mi)
Pole position
Driver United Kingdom John Surtees Ferrari
Time 8:38.4
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom John Surtees Ferrari
Time 8:39.0 on lap 11
Podium
First United Kingdom John Surtees Ferrari
Second United Kingdom Graham Hill BRM
Third Italy Lorenzo Bandini Ferrari

The 1964 German Grand Prix was a Formula One race held at Nürburgring on 2 August 1964. It was the sixth race of the 1964 Formula One season.

Classification[edit]

Jim Clark in the pits
Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 7 United Kingdom John Surtees Ferrari 15 2:12:04.8 1 9
2 3 United Kingdom Graham Hill BRM 15 + 1:15.6 5 6
3 8 Italy Lorenzo Bandini Ferrari 15 + 4:52.8 4 4
4 19 Switzerland Jo Siffert Brabham-BRM 15 + 5:23.1 10 3
5 22 France Maurice Trintignant BRM 14 Battery 14 2
6 26 South Africa Tony Maggs BRM 14 + 1 lap 16 1
7 4 United States Richie Ginther BRM 14 + 1 lap 11
8 2 United Kingdom Mike Spence Lotus-Climax 14 + 1 lap 17
9 23 West Germany Gerhard Mitter Lotus-Climax 14 + 1 lap 19
10 5 United States Dan Gurney Brabham-Climax 14 + 1 lap 3
11 14 New Zealand Chris Amon Lotus-BRM 12 Suspension 9
12 6 Australia Jack Brabham Brabham-Climax 11 Differential 6
13 20 United States Ronnie Bucknum Honda 11 Accident 22
14 27 United States Peter Revson Lotus-BRM 10 Accident 18
Ret 1 United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax 7 Engine 2
Ret 9 New Zealand Bruce McLaren Cooper-Climax 4 Engine 7
Ret 16 United Kingdom Bob Anderson Brabham-Climax 4 Suspension 15
Ret 12 West Germany Edgar Barth Cooper-Climax 3 Clutch 20
Ret 18 Italy Giancarlo Baghetti BRM 2 Throttle 21
Ret 10 United States Phil Hill Cooper-Climax 1 Engine 8
Ret 11 Sweden Jo Bonnier Brabham-BRM 0 Electrical 12
Ret 15 United Kingdom Mike Hailwood Lotus-BRM 0 Engine 13
DNS 29 Netherlands Carel Godin de Beaufort Porsche Fatal accident
DNQ 28 Belgium André Pilette Scirocco-Climax

Notes[edit]

  • Fatal accident of Carel Godin de Beaufort (Porsche 718) in practice. He went off at the sweeping Bergwerk corner at the northernmost part of the track, went into the trees and suffered severe injuries to his head. He died 3 days later at a neurological center in Cologne.
  • This was the first race in F1 for Honda.
  • This was the last points finish for Maurice Trintignant in his 14-year Formula 1 career.


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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1964 British Grand Prix
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