1964 Trophées d'Auvergne

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The fifth Trophée d’Auvergne, was the fourth round of the 1964 FFSA Trophées de France. This was held on the Circuit de Charade, in the Auvergne mountains, near the town of Clermont-Ferrand, on 19 July.[1] This Formula Two race podium was a sign of things to come: Denny Hulme, Jackie Stewart and Jochen Rindt showed their skill before the track hosted the 1965 French Grand Prix.[2][3]

Report[edit]

Entry[edit]

A total of 30 F2 cars were entered for the event, however of which 22 took part in qualifying.[1]

Qualifying[edit]

Denny Hulme took pole position for Brabham Racing Developments team, in their Brabham-Cosworth BT10, averaging a speed of 81.532 mph, around the five mile course.[1]

Race[edit]

The race was held over 32 laps of the Circuit de Charade. Denny Hulme took the winner spoils for works Brabham team, driving their Brabham-Cosworth BT10. Hulme won in a time of 1hr 59:11.9mins., averaging a speed of 80.618 mph. Around 6.6 seconds behind was the second place car, driven by Jackie Stewart, for the Ron Harris - Team Lotus outfit in their Cosworth powered Lotus 32. The podium was completed by the second Brabham of Jochen Rindt.[4]

Classification[edit]

Race Result[edit]

Pos. No. Driver Entrant Car - Engine Time, Laps Reason Out
1st 7 New Zealand Denny Hulme Brabham Racing Developments Brabham-Cosworth BT10 1hr 59:11.9
2nd 18 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Ron Harris - Team Lotus Lotus-Cosworth 32 1hr 59:18.5
3rd 5 Austria Jochen Rindt Ford Motor Co (Austria) Brabham-Cosworth BT10 2hr 00:57.5
4th 4 South Africa Tony Maggs Midland Racing Partnership Lola-Cosworth T54 2hr 00:57.9
5th 19 United Kingdom Peter Procter Ron Harris - Team Lotus Lotus-Cosworth 32 2hr 01:47.2
6th 1 United Kingdom Alan Rees Roy Winkelamnn Racing Brabham-Cosworth BT10 2hr 02:47.2
7th 16 France José Rosinski Société des Automobiles Alpine Alpine-Renault A270 31
8th 8 United Kingdom Mike Beckwith Normand Racing Team Cooper-Cosworth T71 31
9th 9 France Jacques Maglia Jacques Maglia Brabham-Cosworth BT10 31
10th 17 France Jean Vinatier Société des Automobiles Alpine Alpine-Renault A270 30
11th 24 Belgium Teddy Pilette Merlyn Racing Merlyn-Cosworth Mk 7 30
12th 3 United Kingdom Bill Bradley Midland Racing Partnership Lola-Cosworth T54 30
13th 6 Australia John Ampt Team Alexis Alexis-Cosworth Mk 5 30
14th 21 Switzerland Jean-Claude Rudaz Société Automobiles René Bonnet René Bonnet-Cosworth 1 29
15th 22 France Roland Charriére Société Automobiles René Bonnet René Bonnet-Cosworth 1 26
16th 11 United Kingdom Warwick Banks Normand Racing Team Cooper-Cosworth T71 25
DNF 2 United Kingdom Richard Attwood Midland Racing Partnership Lola-Cosworth T54 22 Accident
DNF 25 Austria Herbert Nosek Racing Team Austria Cooper-Lotus T65 19
DNF 23 France Robert Bouharde Société Automobiles René Bonnet René Bonnet-Cosworth 1 16
DNF 14 France Jo Schlesser Equipe Ford France SA Brabham-Cosworth BT6 8
DNF 12 Australia Frank Garner John Willment Automobiles Brabham-Cosworth BT10 0 Gearbox
DNS 8 United Kingdom Rodney Bloor Sports Motors (Manchester) Lotus-Cosworth32 Accident
Source:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "GP d'Auvergne". Formula 2. Retrieved 2014-02-04. 
  2. ^ "Google Earth Hacks - Charade Circuit Racetrack". Gearthhacks.com. Retrieved 2014-02-04. 
  3. ^ http://www.wheels ofitaly.com/wiki/index.php/Charade_Circuit
  4. ^ "GP d'Auvergne". Formula 2. Retrieved 2014-02-04. 
  5. ^ Tristan Wood, "Drive It! The Complete Book of Formula 2 Motor Racing" (Foulis/Haynes, ASIN B009UWU1BW, 1984)