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The 9th Aintree 200 was a motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 18 April 1964 at Aintree Circuit, England. The race was run over 67 laps of the circuit, and was won by Australian driver Jack Brabham in a Brabham BT7.

1964 Aintree 200
Non-championship race in the 1964 Formula One season
Race details
Date 18 April 1964
Official name IX Aintree 200
Location Aintree Circuit, Merseyside
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.828 km (3 mi)
Distance 67 laps, 323.476 km (201 mi)
Pole position
Driver BRM
Time 1:53.8
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax
Time 1:52.2
Podium
First Brabham
Second BRM
Third Lotus-Climax

During most of the race, Brabham duelled for the lead with Lotus driver Jim Clark, but the Australian won easily after Clark was obstructed by André Pilette and crashed on lap 47.

There was also a class for Formula Two cars in this race, which was won by Mike Spence after the two cars in front of him retired on the last lap; Brian Hart suffering a driveshaft failure and Alan Rees running out of fuel.

ResultsEdit

Note: a blue background indicates a Formula Two entrant.

Pos Driver Entrant Constructor Time/Retired Grid
1   Jack Brabham Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham-Climax 2.09:02.6 2
2   Graham Hill Owen Racing Organisation BRM + 34.0 1
3   Peter Arundell Team Lotus Lotus-Climax + 1:31.0 3
4   Jo Bonnier Rob Walker Racing Team Cooper-Climax 66 laps 8
5   John Taylor Gerard Racing Cooper-Ford 65 laps 12
6   Mike Spence Ron Harris / Team Lotus Lotus-Cosworth 64 laps 18
7   Tony Maggs Midland Racing Partnership Lola-Cosworth 64 laps 20
8   Richard Attwood Midland Racing Partnership Lola-Cosworth 64 laps 16
9   Giancarlo Baghetti Scuderia Centro Sud BRM 63 laps 14
10   Denny Hulme Brabham Racing Developments Brabham-Cosworth 63 laps 11
11   André Pilette Equipe Scirocco Belge Scirocco-Climax 61 laps 25
12   Brian Hart Cosworth Engineering Lotus-Cosworth Halfshaft 15
13   Alan Rees Roy Winkelmann Racing Brabham-Cosworth Out of fuel 19
14   John Fenning Ron Harris / Team Lotus Lotus-Ford 60 laps 23
15   Ian Raby Ian Raby (Racing) Brabham-BRM 55 laps 22
Ret   Jim Clark Team Lotus Lotus-Climax Accident 4
Ret   Innes Ireland British Racing Partnership BRP-BRM Rear wishbone 7
Ret   Tony Hegbourne Normand Ltd. Cooper-Cosworth Engine 17
Ret   Dan Gurney Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham-Climax Transmission 21
Ret   Mike Hailwood Reg Parnell Racing Lotus-BRM Engine 13
Ret   David Hobbs Merlyn Racing Merlyn-Cosworth Overheating 24
Ret   Trevor Taylor British Racing Partnership BRP-BRM Piston rings 9
Ret   Bruce McLaren Cooper Car Company Cooper-Climax Overheating 5
Ret   Phil Hill Cooper Car Company Cooper-Climax Gearbox 10
Ret   Chris Amon Reg Parnell Racing Lotus-BRM Fuel feed 27
DNS   Richie Ginther Owen Racing Organisation BRM Practice accident (6)
DNS   Mário Cabral Mario Cabral Cooper-Climax Gearbox (26)
WD   John Surtees SEFAC Ferrari Ferrari -
WD   Peter Revson Revson Racing (America) Lotus-BRM Car not ready -
WD   Bob Anderson DW Racing Enterprises Brabham-Climax Car not delivered -
WD   Jo Siffert Siffert Racing Team Lotus-BRM Driver injured -
WD   Mike Beckwith Normand Ltd. Cooper-Cosworth Gearbox -

ReferencesEdit

  • "The Grand Prix Who's Who", Steve Small, 1995.
  • "The Formula One Record Book", John Thompson, 1974.
  • Results at silhouet.com [1]


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