1963 International Gold Cup

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United Kingdom  1963 International Gold Cup
Race details
Non-Championship race in the 1963 Formula One season
Date 21 September 1963
Official name X Gold Cup
Location Oulton Park, Cheshire
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.4434 km (2.761 mi)
Distance 73 laps, 324.25 km (201.48 mi)
Pole position
Driver Lotus-Climax
Time 1:39.0
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax
Time 1:39.2
First Lotus-Climax
Second BRM
Third BRM

The 10th Gold Cup was a motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 21 September 1963 at Oulton Park, England. The race was run over 73 laps of the circuit, and was won by British driver Jim Clark in a Lotus 25.

This race was the Formula One debut for American driver Peter Revson, and the one and only Formula One start for Mike Beckwith.


Pos Driver Entrant Constructor Time/Retired Grid
1 United Kingdom Jim Clark Team Lotus Lotus-Climax 2.02:58.6 1
2 United States Richie Ginther Owen Racing Organisation BRM + 22.6 s 3
3 United Kingdom Graham Hill Owen Racing Organisation BRM + 28.2 s 2
4 Australia Jack Brabham Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham-Climax + 52.0 s 11
5 South Africa Tony Maggs Cooper Car Company Cooper-Climax 72 laps 6
6 New Zealand Bruce McLaren Cooper Cooper-Climax 72 laps 7
7 United Kingdom Mike Hailwood Reg Parnell (Racing) Lola-Climax 70 laps 9
8 United Kingdom Ian Burgess Scirocco-Powell (Racing Cars) Scirocco-BRM 69 laps 18
9 United States Peter Revson Reg Parnell (Racing) Lotus-BRM 69 laps 15
10 Netherlands Carel Godin de Beaufort Ecurie Maarsbergen Porsche 67 laps 20
11 Switzerland Jo Siffert Siffert Racing Team Lotus-BRM Engine (66 laps) 12
12 Belgium André Pilette André Pilette Lotus-Climax 63 laps 21
13 United Kingdom Innes Ireland British Racing Partnership Lotus-BRM Oil pressure (56 laps) 5
14 France Bernard Collomb Bernard Collomb Lotus-Climax Oil pressure (46 laps) 19
Ret United Kingdom Ian Raby Ian Raby (Racing) Gilby-BRM Ignition 13
Ret United States Dan Gurney Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham-Climax Oil leak 16
Ret United Kingdom Mike Beckwith British Racing Partnership Lotus-BRM Accident 17
Ret United States Masten Gregory Tim Parnell Lotus-BRM Cam follower 14
Ret United Kingdom Trevor Taylor Team Lotus Lotus-Climax Crownwheel & pinion 4
Ret Sweden Jo Bonnier Rob Walker Racing Team Cooper-Climax Oil pressure 8
Ret United States Tony Settember Scirocco-Powell (Racing Cars) Scirocco-BRM Valve gear 22
Ret United Kingdom Bob Anderson DW Racing Enterprises Lola-Climax Gearbox 10
WD United Kingdom Peter Arundell Team Lotus Lotus-Climax Car not ready -


  • "The Grand Prix Who's Who", Steve Small, 1995.
  • "The Formula One Record Book", John Thompson, 1974.

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