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The 1963 Italian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Monza on September 8, 1963. It was race 7 of 10 in both the 1963 World Championship of Drivers and the 1963 International Cup for Formula One Manufacturers. At this race, Scottish driver Jim Clark clinched the World Championship crown with three races to go, the first time anyone had done so.

1963 Italian Grand Prix
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Race details
Date September 8, 1963
Official name XXXIV Gran Premio d'Italia
Location Autodromo Nazionale Monza
Monza, Italy
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 5.750 km (3.573 mi)
Distance 86 laps, 494.500 km (307.268 mi)
Weather Warm, dry and sunny
Pole position
Driver Ferrari
Time 1:37.3
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax
Time 1:38.9 on lap 60
Podium
First Lotus-Climax
Second BRM
Third Cooper-Climax

This race was Scuderia Ferrari's 100th start in a World Championship event as a team.[1]

Contents

ClassificationEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 8   Jim Clark Lotus-Climax 86 2:24:19.6 3 9
2 10   Richie Ginther BRM 86 + 1:35.0 4 6
3 18   Bruce McLaren Cooper-Climax 85 + 1 lap 8 4
4 32   Innes Ireland BRP-BRM 84 Engine 10 3
5 22   Jack Brabham Brabham-Climax 84 + 2 laps 7 2
6 20   Tony Maggs Cooper-Climax 84 + 2 laps 13 1
7 58   Jo Bonnier Cooper-Climax 84 + 2 laps 11
8 30   Jim Hall Lotus-BRM 84 + 2 laps 17
9 66   Maurice Trintignant BRM 83 + 3 laps 20
10 40   Mike Hailwood Lola-Climax 82 + 4 laps 18
11 16   Phil Hill ATS 79 + 7 laps 14
12 48   Bob Anderson Lola-Climax 79 + 7 laps 19
13 6   Mike Spence Lotus-Climax 73 Oil Pressure 9
14 24   Dan Gurney Brabham-Climax 64 Fuel System 5
15 14   Giancarlo Baghetti ATS 63 + 23 laps 25
16 12   Graham Hill BRM 59 Clutch 2
Ret 54   Jo Siffert Lotus-BRM 40 Oil Pressure 16
Ret 2   Lorenzo Bandini Ferrari 37 Gearbox 6
Ret 42   Masten Gregory Lotus-BRM 26 Engine 12
Ret 4   John Surtees Ferrari 16 Engine 1
DNS 38   Chris Amon Lola-Climax Practice Accident
DNQ 64   Mario de Araujo Cabral Cooper-Climax
DNQ 50   Ian Raby Gilby-BRM
DNQ 34   Tony Settember Scirocco-BRM
DNQ 28   Carel Godin de Beaufort Porsche
DNQ 62   Ernesto Brambilla Cooper-Maserati
DNQ 46   André Pilette Lotus-Climax
DNQ 44   Roberto Lippi de Tomaso-Ferrari
WD 26   Gerhard Mitter Porsche
WD 36   Ian Burgess Scirocco-BRM
WD 52   Günther Seiffert Lotus-BRM
WD 56   Carlo Abate Porsche
WD 60   Gaetano Starrabba Lotus-Maserati
Source:[2]

NotesEdit

  • Jim Clark became the first driver to win the Drivers' World Championship with 3 races left to go. Lotus-Climax also won the Constructors' Championship.
  • This was the last ever Formula One race with a distance of more than 300 miles.

Championship standings after the raceEdit

  • Notes: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings. Only the best 6 results counted towards the Championship. Numbers without parentheses are Championship points; numbers in parentheses are total points scored.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Privateer Ferrari entry in 1950 French Grand Prix, which is often a source of incorrect count for their races as a team (as opposed to as a manufacturer) doesn't count towards the team's participations.
  2. ^ "1963 Italian Grand Prix". formula1.com. Archived from the original on 6 March 2014. Retrieved 20 September 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Italy 1963 - Championship • STATS F1". www.statsf1.com. Retrieved 1 March 2019.


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