1964 French Grand Prix

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1964 French Grand Prix
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Race details
Date 28 June 1964 (1964-06-28)
Official name 50e Grand Prix de l'A.C.F.
Location Rouen-Les-Essarts, Rouen, France
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 6.542 km (4.066 mi)
Distance 57 laps, 372.894 km (231.755 mi)
Weather Dry
Pole position
Driver Lotus-Climax
Time 2:09.6
Fastest lap
Driver Australia Jack Brabham Brabham-Climax
Time 2:11.4 on lap 44[1]
Podium
First Brabham-Climax
Second BRM
Third Brabham-Climax

The 1964 French Grand Prix (formally the 50e Grand Prix de l'A.C.F.[2]) was a Formula One motor race held on 28 June 1964 at the Rouen-Les-Essarts circuit, Rouen, France. It was race 4 of 10 in both the 1964 World Championship of Drivers and the 1964 International Cup for Formula One Manufacturers.

The 57-lap race was won by Dan Gurney, driving a works Brabham-Climax, after starting from second position. Graham Hill finished second in a BRM, having started sixth, with Jack Brabham third in the other works Brabham-Climax.[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 Kingdom Bob Anderson Brabham-Climax 2:16.9
16 36 United States Peter Revson Lotus-BRM 2:18.5
17 28 France Maurice Trintignant BRM 2:21.5
18 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 Brakes/Accident 12
Ret 30 Switzerland Jo Siffert Brabham-BRM 4 Clutch 17
DNS 36 United States Peter Revson Lotus-BRM Car raced by Hailwood
Source:[3]

Championship standings after the race[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Grant, Gregor (3 July 1964). "Dan's day at Rouen". Autosport. Vol. 29 no. 1. pp. 20–23.
  2. ^ "Motor Racing Programme Covers: 1964". The Programme Covers Project. Retrieved 20 October 2017.
  3. ^ "1964 French Grand Prix". formula1.com. Archived from the original on 25 January 2008. Retrieved 20 September 2015.

External links[edit]


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