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The 1964 Belgian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Spa-Francorchamps on 14 June 1964. It was race 3 of 10 in both the 1964 World Championship of Drivers and the 1964 International Cup for Formula One Manufacturers.

1964 Belgian Grand Prix
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Race details
Date 14 June 1964 (1964-06-14)
Official name XXIV Grote Prijs van Belgie
Location Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps
Spa, Belgium
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 14.100 km (8.761 mi)
Distance 32 laps, 451.200 km (280.363 mi)
Weather Dry
Pole position
Driver Brabham-Climax
Time 3:50.9
Fastest lap
Driver United States Dan Gurney Brabham-Climax
Time 3:49.2 on lap 27
Podium
First Lotus-Climax
Second Cooper-Climax
Third Brabham-Climax

Jim Clark gained a surprise victory, due to Dan Gurney running out of fuel while leading most of the race, Graham Hill retiring while leading on the last two laps, and had also just managed to hold off Bruce McLaren at the flag. This was also Clark's third consecutive victory in Belgium.


ClassificationEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 23   Jim Clark Lotus-Climax 32 2:06:40.5 6 9
2 20   Bruce McLaren Cooper-Climax 32 + 3.4 7 6
3 14   Jack Brabham Brabham-Climax 32 + 48.1 3 4
4 2   Richie Ginther BRM 32 + 1:58.6 8 3
5 1   Graham Hill BRM 31 Fuel Pump 2 2
6 15   Dan Gurney Brabham-Climax 31 Out of Fuel 1 1
7 4   Trevor Taylor BRP-BRM 31 + 1 lap 12
8 6   Giancarlo Baghetti BRM 31 + 1 lap 17
9 24   Peter Arundell Lotus-Climax 28 Overheating 4
10 3   Innes Ireland BRP-BRM 28 + 4 laps 16
DSQ 29   Peter Revson Lotus-BRM 28 Disqualified 10
Ret 17   Jo Siffert Brabham-BRM 14 Engine 13
Ret 21   Phil Hill Cooper-Climax 13 Engine 15
Ret 11   Lorenzo Bandini Ferrari 12 Engine 9
Ret 28   André Pilette Scirocco-Climax 11 Engine 20
Ret 16   Jo Bonnier Brabham-BRM 8 Unwell 14
Ret 10   John Surtees Ferrari 3 Engine 5
Ret 27   Chris Amon Lotus-BRM 3 Engine 11
DNS 7   Tony Maggs BRM Engine (18)
DNS 18   Bob Anderson Brabham-Climax Ignition (19)
Source:[1]

NotesEdit

  • Peter Revson was disqualified because he received a push start after his engine cut out.[2]

Championship standings after the raceEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1964 Belgian Grand Prix". formula1.com. Archived from the original on 12 November 2014. Retrieved 20 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Grand Prix Results: Belgian GP, 1964". Grandprix.com. Retrieved 2012-06-08.
  3. ^ a b "Belgium 1964 - Championship • STATS F1". www.statsf1.com. Retrieved 12 March 2019.

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