1963 Lady Wigram Trophy

The 1963 Lady Wigram Trophy was a motor race held at the Wigram Airfield Circuit on 19 January 1963. It was the twelfth Lady Wigram Trophy to be held and was won by Bruce McLaren in the Cooper T62. McLaren became the first New Zealander since Ron Roycroft to win the Lady Wigram Trophy.

1963 Lady Wigram Grand Prix
12th Lady Wigram Trophy
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Race details
Date 19 January 1963
Location Wigram Airfield Circuit, Christchurch, New Zealand
Course Temporary racing facility
Course length 3.403 km (2.116 mi)
Distance 71 laps, 241.77 km (150.23 mi)
Weather Fine
Pole position
Driver Brabham BT4
Time Determined by heats
Fastest lap
Driver Australia Jack Brabham Brabham BT4
Time 1:18.4
Podium
First Cooper T62
Second Brabham BT4
Third Lola T4

ClassificationEdit

Pos No. Driver Car Laps Time Grid
1   Bruce McLaren Cooper T62 / Climax 2750cc 4cyl 71 1hr 36min 04.7sec 3
2   Jack Brabham Brabham BT4 / Climax 2750cc 4cyl 71 + 30.3 s 1
3   Tony Maggs Lola T4 / Climax 2750cc 4cyl 70 + 1 Lap 4
4   Angus Hyslop Cooper T53 / Climax 2495cc 4cyl 70 + 1 Lap 5
5   John Histed Lola Mk2 / Ford 1340cc 4cyl 64 + 7 Laps 13
6   Ian Green Cooper T45 / Climax 1964cc 4cyl 62 + 9 Laps 15
7   Ken Sager Lotus 20 / Ford 1475cc 4cyl 16
8   Rex Flowers Gemini Mk Illa FJ / Ford 1340cc 4cyl 11
9   Roly Levis Cooper T52 / Ford 1475cc 4cyl 17
Ret   John Surtees Lola T4 / Climax 2750cc 4cyl 33 Gearbox 2
Ret   Frank Turpie Lotus 20 / Ford 1475cc 4cyl 31 Retired 14
Ret   Chris Amon Cooper T53 / Climax 2495cc 4cyl 29 Gearbox 6
Ret   Innes Ireland Ferguson P99 / Climax 2495cc 4cyl Overheating 18
Ret   David Young Cooper T65 / Ford 1473cc 4cyl Retired 8
Ret   Bill Thomasen Cooper T51 / Climax 1964cc 4cyl Retired 12
Ret   Tony Shelly Lotus 18/21 / Climax 2750cc 4cyl 13 Gearbox 9
Ret   Jim Palmer Lotus 20B / Ford 1481cc 4cyl 0 Accident 7
Ret   Lionel Bulcraig Aston Martin DBR4-300 / Aston 2991cc 6cyl 0 Accident 10
Source:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "12th Lady Wigram Trophy". sergent.com.au. Retrieved 19 August 2016.
Sporting positions
Preceded by
1962 Lady Wigram Trophy
Lady Wigram Trophy
1963
Succeeded by
1964 Lady Wigram Trophy