1964 New Zealand Grand Prix

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New Zealand  1964 New Zealand Grand Prix
Race details
Race 2 of 8 in 1964 Tasman Series
Pukekohe Park Raceway (1963-1966).png
Date 11 January 1964
Location Pukekohe Park Raceway, Pukekohe, New Zealand
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 2.82 km (1.76 mi)
Distance 50 laps, 141 km (88 mi)
Weather Sunny
Pole position
Driver Brabham-Climax
Fastest lap
Driver Australia Frank Matich Brabham-Climax
Time 1'26.2
Podium
First Cooper-Climax
Second Brabham-Climax
Third Cooper-Climax

The 1964 New Zealand Grand Prix was a race held at Pukekohe Park Raceway on 11 January 1964. The race had 16 starters.

It was the eleventh New Zealand Grand Prix and doubled as round two of the 1964 Tasman Series. Bruce McLaren broke through to finally win his home grand prix in this the first official Tasman Series. This win paved the way for McLaren's overall victory in the first Tasman Series.

Classification[edit]

Results as follows:[1][2]

Pos No. Driver Team Car Laps Time Points
1 47 New Zealand Bruce McLaren Bruce McLaren Motor Racing Cooper T70 / Climax FPF 2.5 50 14m 20.7s 9
2 5 New Zealand Denny Hulme Brabham Racing Brabham BT4 / Climax FPF 2.5 50 1h 14m 25.1s 6
3 48 United States Timmy Mayer Bruce McLaren Motor Racing Cooper T70 / Climax FPF 2.5 50 1h 14m 36.4s 4
4 8 Australia John Youl John Youl Cooper T55 / Climax FPF 2.5 50 1h 15m 21.6s 3
5 41 New Zealand Jim Palmer Frank Garrett Cooper T53 / Climax FPF 2.5 49 2
6 11 New Zealand Tony Shelly Shelly Motors Ltd. Lotus 18/21 / Climax FPF 2.5 48 1
7 12 New Zealand Andy Buchanan Wilson Motors Ltd. Brabham BT6 / Ford 1.6 46
8 6 New Zealand David Young David Young Cooper T59 / Ford 1.5 46
9 22 New Zealand Roly Levis R.A. Levis Lotus 22 / Ford 1.6 45
10 23 New Zealand Dene Hollier Dene Hollier Ltd. Cooper T52 / Ford 1.5 43
11 7 New Zealand Ken Sagar J.H. Sagar Lotus 20 / Ford 1.5 43
12 25 New Zealand Rex Flowers Flowers Transport Lotus 20B / Ford 1.5 43
Ret 4 Australia Jack Brabham Brabham Racing Brabham BT7A / Climax FPF 2.5 29
Ret 2 Australia Frank Matich Team Total Brabham BT7A / Climax FPF 2.5 27
Ret Australia Arnold Glass Capitol Motors Lotus 27 / Ford 1.5 26
Ret 3 New Zealand Chris Amon Reg Parnell Racing Lola Mk4 / Climax FPF 2.5 12
Ret 16 New Zealand Jim Boyd Jack Malcolm Valour VP1 / Ford 1.1 11
DNS 9 New Zealand Bill Thomasen Corsair Racing Team Cooper T51 / Climax FPF 2.0
DNQ 15 New Zealand Ken Smith M.J. Smith Lola Mk.2 / Ford 1.5

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anderson, Don. "XI New Zealand Grand Prix". tasman-series.com. Archived from the original on 27 May 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-23. 
  2. ^ Sergent, Bruce. "1964 Round 2 Pukekohe". Kia Ora. Archived from the original on 27 May 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-23. 
Preceded by
1964 Levin International
Tasman Series
1964
Succeeded by
1964 Lady Wigram Trophy
Preceded by
1963 New Zealand Grand Prix
New Zealand Grand Prix
1964
Succeeded by
1965 New Zealand Grand Prix