1964 Solitude Grand Prix

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West Germany  1964 Solitude Grand Prix
Race details
Non-Championship race in the 1964 Formula One season
Date 19 July 1964
Official name XIV Großer Preis der Solitude
Location Solitudering, near Stuttgart
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 11.4086 km (7.089 mi)
Distance 20 laps, 228.173 km (141.78 mi)
Pole position
Driver Lotus-Climax
Time 3:49.6
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax
Time 3:58.7
First Lotus-Climax
Second Ferrari
Third Brabham-Climax

The 14th Solitude Grand Prix was a non-Championship motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 19 July 1964 at the Solitudering, near Stuttgart. The race was run over 20 laps of the circuit, and was won by Jim Clark in a Lotus 33, after a close battle with John Surtees in a Ferrari 158.

Seven drivers crashed out on the first lap due to heavy rain and standing water on the circuit.[1]


Pos Driver Entrant Constructor Time/Retired Grid
1 United Kingdom Jim Clark Team Lotus Lotus-Climax 1.33:02.2 1
2 United Kingdom John Surtees SEFAC Ferrari Ferrari + 10.4 2
3 United Kingdom Bob Anderson DW Racing Enterprises Brabham-Climax 19 laps 7
4 United States Peter Revson Revson Racing (America) Lotus-BRM 19 laps 15
5 Sweden Jo Bonnier Rob Walker Racing Team Brabham-BRM 19 laps 13
6 United Kingdom Trevor Taylor British Racing Partnership Lotus-BRM 18 laps 9
7 Switzerland Jo Siffert Siffert Racing Team Brabham-BRM 18 laps 10
8 Netherlands Carel Godin de Beaufort Ecurie Maarsbergen Porsche 18 laps 16
9 United Kingdom Mike Hailwood Reg Parnell Racing Lotus-BRM 16 laps 5
10 West Germany Ernst Maring Kurt Kuhnke BKL Lotus-Borgward 16 laps 18
Ret United Kingdom Mike Spence Team Lotus Lotus-Climax Steering - accident 6
Ret United Kingdom Innes Ireland British Racing Partnership BRP-BRM Accident 11
Ret United Kingdom Graham Hill Owen Racing Organisation BRM Accident 3
Ret West Germany Joachim Diel Kurt Kuhnke BKL Lotus-Borgward Accident 17
Ret West Germany Gerhard Mitter Team Lotus Lotus-Climax Accident 14
Ret New Zealand Chris Amon Reg Parnell Racing Lotus-BRM Accident 12
Ret Australia Jack Brabham Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham-Climax Accident 8
Ret Italy Lorenzo Bandini SEFAC Ferrari Ferrari Accident 4
WD United States Dan Gurney Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham-Climax -
WD United Kingdom Richard Attwood Owen Racing Organisation BRM Driver racing elsewhere -


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

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