1964 Rand Grand Prix

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South Africa  1964 Rand Grand Prix
Race details
Non-Championship race in the 1964 Formula One season
Date 12 December 1964
Official name VII Rand Grand Prix
Location Kyalami, Johannesburg
Course Permanent racing facility
4.096 km (2.545 mi)
Distance 25 x 2 laps, 204.8 km (127.25 mi)
Pole position
Driver United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Lotus-Climax
Time 1:35.0
Fastest lap
Drivers United Kingdom Mike Spence (Heat 1)
United Kingdom Jackie Stewart (Heat 2)
Lotus-Climax
Lotus-Climax
Time 1:38.6 (Heat 1) / 1:36.0 (Heat 2)
Podium
First United Kingdom Graham Hill Brabham-BRM
Second Australia Paul Hawkins Brabham-Ford
Third United Kingdom Bob Anderson Brabham-Climax

The 7th Rand Grand Prix was a motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 12 December 1964 at Kyalami, South Africa. The race was run over two heats, each of 25 laps of the circuit, and was won overall by British driver Graham Hill in a Brabham BT11.

This race was the Formula One debut for future triple world champion Jackie Stewart, who secured pole position for the first heat. His car failed on the grid, and Hill won with Mike Spence in second. Stewart took the second heat, but Hill came second to claim the overall victory. Brabham cars filled the first three places, each with different makes of engine.

Results[edit]

Pos Driver Entrant Constructor Time/Retired Grid Heat 1 / 2
1 United Kingdom Graham Hill John Willment Automobiles Brabham-BRM 1.22:48.7 24 1st / 2nd
2 Australia Paul Hawkins John Willment Automobiles Brabham-Ford + 52.9 s 4 3rd / 4th
3 United Kingdom Bob Anderson DW Racing Enterprises Brabham-Climax + 1:25.0 s 5 4th / 3rd
4 Rhodesia Sam Tingle Sam Tingle LDS-Alfa Romeo + 3:31.1 s 14 7th / 5th
5 South Africa Brausch Niemann Ted Lanfear Lotus-Ford + 3:55.8 s 10 9th / 6th
6 South Africa Doug Serrurier Otelle Nucci LDS-Climax 49 laps 11 8th / 7th
7 Rhodesia Clive Puzey Clive Puzey Motors Lotus-Climax 49 laps 15 10th / 9th
8 Rhodesia John Love John Love Cooper-Climax 46 laps 7 5th / 12th
9 South Africa Bob Hay Bob Hay Lotus-Ford 46 laps 19 13th / 11th
10 South Africa Neville Lederle Scuderia Scribante Lotus-Climax 45 laps 13 15th / 8th
11 South Africa David Hume Team Valencia Heron-Alfa Romeo 45 laps 16 11th / 13th
12 South Africa Alex Blignaut Team Valencia LDS-Alfa Romeo 44 laps 21 12th / 14th
13 South Africa Steve Mellet Stan Mellet LDS-Alfa Romeo 40 laps 25 16th / 15th
14 South Africa Rauten Hartmann Rauten Hartmann Netuar-Peugeot 37 laps / Engine 20 14th / Ret
15 South Africa Peter de Klerk Otelle Nucci Alfa Romeo Special 27 laps / Accident 8 6th / Ret
16 United Kingdom Mike Spence Team Lotus Lotus-Climax 26 laps / Rose joint 2 2nd / Ret
17 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Team Lotus Lotus-Climax 25 laps / Accident 1 Ret / 1st
18 United Kingdom David Prophet David Prophet Racing Brabham-Ford 23 laps / Water in petrol 9 Ret / 10th
19 Rhodesia Ray Reed Rays Engineering RE-Alfa Romeo 23 laps / Engine 17 Ret / DNS
Ret South Africa Trevor Blokdyk Hoffman Racing Cooper-Alfa Romeo Gearbox / Engine 6 Ret / Ret
Ret South Africa David Clapham Lawson Organisation Cooper-Maserati Engine 18 Ret / DNS
Ret South Africa Ernie Pieterse Ernie Pieterse Lotus-Climax Accident 12 Ret / DNS
DNS South Africa Tony Maggs Reg Parnell (Racing) Lotus-BRM Camshaft in practice (3) - / -
DNS South Africa Dave Charlton Ecurie Tomahawk Lotus-Ford Fire in practice (22) - / -
DNS South Africa Jackie Pretorius Jackie Pretorius LDS-Alfa Romeo Withdrawn after practice (23) - / -
DNP South Africa Lionel Wilmot Lionel Wilmot LDS-Alfa Romeo Oil leak - - / -

References[edit]

  • "The Grand Prix Who's Who", Steve Small, 1995.
  • "The Formula One Record Book", John Thompson, 1974.
  • Race results at www.silhouet.com [1]


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