Open main menu

The 1963 British Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at the Silverstone Circuit in Northamptonshire, England on 20 July 1963. It was race 5 of 10 in both the 1963 World Championship of Drivers and the 1963 International Cup for Formula One Manufacturers. It was also the eighteenth British Grand Prix, and the first to be held at Silverstone since 1960. The race was won by Jim Clark for the second year in succession driving a Lotus 25.

1963 British Grand Prix
Silverstone 1952.jpg
Race details
Date 20 July 1963
Official name XVI RAC British Grand Prix
Location Silverstone Circuit
England
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.711 km (2.927 mi)
Distance 82 laps, 386.261 km (240.011 mi)
Weather Warm, dry and sunny
Pole position
Driver Lotus-Climax
Time 1:34.4
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom John Surtees Ferrari
Time 1:36.0 on lap 3
Podium
First Lotus-Climax
Second Ferrari
Third BRM

ClassificationEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 4   Jim Clark Lotus-Climax 82 2:14:09.6 1 9
2 10   John Surtees Ferrari 82 + 25.8 5 6
3 1   Graham Hill BRM 82 + 37.6 3 4
4 2   Richie Ginther BRM 81 + 1 lap 9 3
5 3   Lorenzo Bandini BRM 81 + 1 lap 8 2
6 12   Jim Hall Lotus-BRM 80 + 2 laps 13 1
7 19   Chris Amon Lola-Climax 80 + 2 laps 14
8 20   Mike Hailwood Lotus-Climax 78 + 4 laps 17
9 7   Tony Maggs Cooper-Climax 78 + 4 laps 7
10 23   Carel Godin de Beaufort Porsche 76 + 6 laps 21
11 21   Masten Gregory Lotus-BRM 75 + 7 laps 22
12 22   Bob Anderson Lola-Climax 75 + 7 laps 16
13 24   John Campbell-Jones Lola-Climax 74 + 8 laps 23
Ret 25   Jo Siffert Lotus-BRM 66 Gearbox 15
Ret 14   Jo Bonnier Cooper-Climax 65 Oil Pressure 12
Ret 9   Dan Gurney Brabham-Climax 59 Engine 2
Ret 26   Ian Raby Gilby-BRM 59 Gearbox 19
Ret 16   Ian Burgess Scirocco-BRM 36 Ignition 20
Ret 8   Jack Brabham Brabham-Climax 27 Engine 4
Ret 11   Innes Ireland BRP-BRM 26 Ignition 11
Ret 5   Trevor Taylor Lotus-Climax 23 Fuel Pump 10
Ret 15   Tony Settember Scirocco-BRM 20 Ignition 18
Ret 6   Bruce McLaren Cooper-Climax 6 Engine 6
DNP 27   Nasif Estéfano De Tomaso
WD 17   Giancarlo Baghetti ATS Car not ready
WD 18   Phil Hill ATS Car not ready
Source:[1]

Championship standings after the raceEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1963 British Grand Prix". formula1.com. Archived from the original on 5 October 2013. Retrieved 20 September 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Britain 1963 - Championship • STATS F1". www.statsf1.com. Retrieved 13 March 2019.


Previous race:
1963 French Grand Prix
FIA Formula One World Championship
1963 season
Next race:
1963 German Grand Prix
Previous race:
1962 British Grand Prix
British Grand Prix Next race:
1964 British Grand Prix