1963 Solitude Grand Prix

The 13th Solitude Grand Prix was a non-Championship motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 28 July 1963 at the Solitudering, near Stuttgart. The race was run over 25 laps of the circuit, and was won by Jack Brabham in a Brabham BT3.[1]

1963 Solitude Grand Prix
Non-championship race in the 1963 Formula One season
Race details
Date 28 July 1963
Official name XIII Großer Preis der Solitude
Location Solitudering, near Stuttgart
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 11.4086 km (7.089 mi)
Distance 25 laps, 285.216 km (177.225 mi)
Pole position
Driver Lotus-Climax
Time 3:50.2
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax
Time 3:49.1
First Brabham-Climax
Second Lotus-Climax


Pos Driver Entrant Constructor Time/Retired Grid
1   Jack Brabham Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham-Climax 2
2   Peter Arundell Team Lotus Lotus-Climax + 24.7 s 4
3   Innes Ireland British Racing Partnership BRP-BRM + 2:30.5 s 6
4   Lorenzo Bandini Scuderia Centro Sud BRM + 3:39.1 s 10
5   Gerhard Mitter Ecurie Maarsbergen Porsche 24 laps 11
6   Jim Hall British Racing Partnership Lotus-BRM 24 laps 9
7   Carel Godin de Beaufort Ecurie Maarsbergen Porsche 24 laps 13
8   Bob Anderson DW Racing Enterprises Lola-Climax 24 laps 12
9   Jo Bonnier Rob Walker Racing Team Cooper-Climax 23 laps 3
10   Mário de Cabral Scuderia Centro Sud Cooper-Maserati 23 laps 18
11   Bernard Collomb Bernard Collomb Lotus-Climax 22 laps 21
12   André Pilette Tim Parnell Lotus-Climax 21 laps 22
NC   Ian Raby Ian Raby (Racing) Gilby-BRM 20 laps 17
NC   Philip Robinson Tim Parnell Lotus-Climax 20 laps 19
NC   Mike Hailwood Reg Parnell (Racing) Lola-Climax 18 laps 14
NC   Günther Seiffert Rhine-Ruhr Racing Team Lotus-BRM 18 laps 20
NC   Jim Clark Team Lotus Lotus-Climax 17 laps 1
Ret   Jo Siffert Siffert Racing Team Lotus-BRM Valve 7
Ret   Ernst Maring Kurt Kuhnke BKL Lotus-Borgward Engine 25
Ret   Tony Settember Scirocco-Powell (Racing Cars) Scirocco-BRM Valve 15
Ret   Ian Burgess Scirocco-Powell (Racing Cars) Scirocco-BRM Ignition 27
Ret   Phil Hill Ecurie Filipinetti Lotus-BRM Fuel pipe 16
Ret   Chris Amon Reg Parnell (Racing) Lola-Climax Engine 8
Ret   Trevor Taylor Team Lotus Lotus-Climax Crownwheel & pinion 5
Ret   Tim Parnell Tim Parnell Lotus-BRM Engine 23
Ret   Ron Carter Tim Parnell Lotus-Climax Engine 26
Ret   Kurt Kuhnke Kurt Kuhnke BKL Lotus-Borgward Engine 24
WD   Carlo Mario Abate Scuderia Centro Sud Cooper-Maserati -
WD   Jo Schlesser Jo Schlesser Brabham-Ford -


  1. ^ Jenkinson, Denis Sargent (September 1963). "Solitude Grand Prix". Motor Sport (Vol. XXXIX, No.9). Teesdale Publishing Company Ltd. p. 25. Retrieved 20 February 2015.
  • "The Formula One Record Book", John Thompson, 1974.

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