1964 Mediterranean Grand Prix

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Italy  1964 Mediterranean Grand Prix
Race details
Non-Championship race in the 1964 Formula One season
Date 16 August 1964
Official name III Gran Premio del Mediterraneo
Location Autodromo di Pergusa, Sicily
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.803 km (2.985 mi)
Distance 60 laps, 288.172 km (179.1 mi)
Pole position
Driver Brabham-BRM
Time 1:17.1
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Mike Spence Lotus-Climax
Time 1:16.0
First Brabham-BRM
Second Lotus-Climax

The 3rd Mediterranean Grand Prix was a motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 16 August 1964 at the Autodromo di Pergusa, Sicily. The race was run over 60 laps of the circuit, and was won by Swiss driver Jo Siffert in a Brabham BT11.

British driver Mike Hailwood was involved in an accident during the race, in which his Lotus 25 ended up in Pergusa Lake.[1]


Pos Driver Entrant Constructor Time/Retired Grid
1 Switzerland Jo Siffert Siffert Racing Team Brabham-BRM 1.17:59.3 1
2 United Kingdom Jim Clark Team Lotus Lotus-Climax + 0.1 3
3 United Kingdom Innes Ireland British Racing Partnership BRP-BRM + 2.1 4
4 New Zealand Chris Amon Reg Parnell Racing Lotus-BRM 59 laps 6
5 United Kingdom Mike Spence Team Lotus Lotus-Climax 58 laps 5
6 United States Peter Revson Revson Racing (America) Lotus-BRM 58 laps 9
7 United Kingdom John Taylor Gerard Racing Cooper-Climax 57 laps 11
8 Belgium André Pilette Equipe Scirocco Belge Scirocco-Climax 54 laps 14
9 United Kingdom Jackie Epstein Epstein-Eyre Racing Team BRM 50 laps 15
Ret Australia Frank Gardner John Willment Automobiles Brabham-Ford Piston 13
Ret United Kingdom Trevor Taylor British Racing Partnership BRP-BRM Radius arm 2
Ret Australia Paul Hawkins John Willment Automobiles Lola-Cosworth Gearbox 12
Ret Italy Luigi Malanca Luigi Malanca Lotus-Ford Oil pressure 16
Ret United Kingdom Mike Hailwood Reg Parnell Racing Lotus-BRM Accident 7
DNS United Kingdom Brian Gubby Brian Gubby Lotus-Climax Practice accident (8)
DNS Switzerland Jean-Claude Rudaz Fabre Urbain Cooper-Climax Engine in practice (10)
WD United Kingdom Bob Anderson DW Racing Enterprises Brabham-Climax -
WD Italy Giacomo Russo Scuderia Sorocaima Lotus No car -
WD United Kingdom Ian Raby Ian Raby (Racing) Brabham-BRM -


  1. ^ "The Formula One Record Book", John Thompson, 1974.

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