1963 Dutch Grand Prix

The 1963 Dutch Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Zandvoort on June 23, 1963. It was race 3 of 10 in both the 1963 World Championship of Drivers and the 1963 International Cup for Formula One Manufacturers. The 80-lap race was won by Lotus driver Jim Clark – by a margin of more than a full lap – after he started from pole position. Dan Gurney finished second for the Brabham team and Ferrari driver John Surtees came in third.

1963 Dutch Grand Prix
Zandvoort original layout
Zandvoort original layout
Race details
Date June 23, 1963
Official name XI Grote Prijs van Nederland
Location Circuit Park Zandvoort
Zandvoort, Netherlands
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.193 km (2.605 mi)
Distance 80 laps, 335.440 km (208.433 mi)
Weather Sunny
Pole position
Driver Lotus-Climax
Time 1:31.6
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax
Time 1:33.7 on lap 56
Podium
First Lotus-Climax
Second Brabham-Climax
Third Ferrari
Lap leaders
Dutch newsreel on the 1963 Dutch Grand Prix
Jim Clark won the race driving a Lotus 25

ClassificationEdit

QualifyingEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 6   Jim Clark Lotus-Climax 1:31.6
2 12   Graham Hill BRM 1:32.2 +0.6
3 20   Bruce McLaren Cooper-Climax 1:32.3 +0.7
4 16   Jack Brabham Brabham-Climax 1:32.4 +0.8
5 2   John Surtees Ferrari 1:33.0 +1.4
6 14   Richie Ginther BRM 1:33.3 +1.7
7 30   Innes Ireland BRP-BRM 1:33.3 +1.7
8 28   Jo Bonnier Cooper-Climax 1:34.1 +2.5
9 22   Tony Maggs Cooper-Climax 1:34.3 +2.7
10 8   Trevor Taylor Lotus-Climax 1:35.2 +3.6
11 4   Ludovico Scarfiotti Ferrari 1:35.6 +4.0
12 10   Chris Amon Lola-Climax 1:35.9 +4.3
13 24   Phil Hill ATS 1:36.0 +4.4
14 18   Dan Gurney Brabham-Climax 1:36.2 +4.6
15 26   Giancarlo Baghetti ATS 1:37.8 +6.2
16 34   Gerhard Mitter Porsche 1:38.8 +7.2
17 36   Jo Siffert Lotus-BRM 1:39.0 +7.4
18 42   Jim Hall Lotus-BRM 1:39.0 +7.4
19 32   Carel Godin de Beaufort Porsche 1:39.3 +7.7
Source:[1]

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 6   Jim Clark Lotus-Climax 80 2:08:13.7 1 9
2 18   Dan Gurney Brabham-Climax 79 + 1 lap 14 6
3 2   John Surtees Ferrari 79 + 1 lap 5 4
4 30   Innes Ireland BRP-BRM 79 + 1 lap 7 3
5 14   Richie Ginther BRM 79 + 1 lap 6 2
6 4   Ludovico Scarfiotti Ferrari 78 + 2 laps 11 1
7 36   Jo Siffert Lotus-BRM 77 + 3 laps 17
8 42   Jim Hall Lotus-BRM 77 + 3 laps 18
9 32   Carel Godin de Beaufort Porsche 75 + 5 laps 19
10 8   Trevor Taylor Lotus-Climax 66 + 14 laps 10
11 28   Jo Bonnier Cooper-Climax 56 + 24 laps 8
Ret 12   Graham Hill BRM 69 Overheating 2
Ret 16   Jack Brabham Brabham-Climax 68 Accident 4
Ret 10   Chris Amon Lola-Climax 29 Water pump 12
Ret 26   Giancarlo Baghetti ATS 17 Ignition 15
Ret 24   Phil Hill ATS 15 Suspension 13
Ret 22   Tony Maggs Cooper-Climax 14 Overheating 9
Ret 20   Bruce McLaren Cooper-Climax 7 Gearbox 3
Ret 34   Gerhard Mitter Porsche 2 Clutch 16
WD 38   Tony Settember Scirocco-BRM
WD 40   Ian Burgess Scirocco-BRM
Source:[2]

Championship standings after the raceEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1963 Dutch GP Qualification". www.chicanef1.com. Retrieved 12 August 2020.
  2. ^ "1963 Dutch Grand Prix". formula1.com. Archived from the original on 26 August 2014. Retrieved 20 September 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Netherlands 1963 - Championship • STATS F1". www.statsf1.com. Retrieved 15 March 2019.


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