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The 1964 German Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Nürburgring on 2 August 1964. It was race 6 of 10 in both the 1964 World Championship of Drivers and the 1964 International Cup for Formula One Manufacturers. The 15-lap race was won by Ferrari driver John Surtees after he started from pole position. Graham Hill finished second for the BRM team and Surtees's teammate Lorenzo Bandini came in third. The race was marred by the death of Dutch gentleman racer Carel Godin de Beaufort during practice.

1964 German Grand Prix
Circuit Nürburgring-1927-Nordschleife.svg
Race details
Date 2 August 1964 (1964-08-02)
Official name XXVI Grosser Preis von Deutschland
Location Nürburgring
Nürburg, West Germany
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 22.810 km (14.173 mi)
Distance 15 laps, 342.150 km (212.602 mi)
Weather Dry
Pole position
Driver Ferrari
Time 8:38.4
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom John Surtees Ferrari
Time 8:39.0 on lap 11
Podium
First Ferrari
Second BRM
Third Ferrari

Contents

ClassificationEdit

QualifyingEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Time
1 7   John Surtees Ferrari 8:38.4
2 1   Jim Clark Lotus-Climax 8:38.8
3 5   Dan Gurney Brabham-Climax 8:39.3
4 8   Lorenzo Bandini Ferrari 8:42.6
5 3   Graham Hill BRM 8:43.8
6 6   Jack Brabham Brabham-Climax 8:46.6
7 9   Bruce McLaren Cooper-Climax 8:47.1
8 10   Phil Hill Cooper-Climax 8:52.7
9 14   Chris Amon Lotus-BRM 8:54.0
10 19   Jo Siffert Brabham-BRM 8:56.9
11 4   Richie Ginther BRM 8:57.9
12 11   Jo Bonnier Brabham-BRM 9:01.3
13 15   Mike Hailwood Lotus-BRM 9:01.9
14 22   Maurice Trintignant BRM 9:06.8
15 16   Bob Anderson Brabham-Climax 9:07.5
16 26   Tony Maggs BRM 9:09.6
17 2   Mike Spence Lotus-Climax 9:09.9
18 27   Peter Revson Lotus-BRM 9:13.0
19 23   Gerhard Mitter Lotus-Climax 9:14.1
20 12   Edgar Barth Cooper-Climax 9:14.2
21 18   Giancarlo Baghetti BRM 9:14.6
22 20   Ronnie Bucknum Honda 9:34.3
DNQ 29   Carel Godin de Beaufort Porsche 9:37.9 (Fatal accident in practice)[1]
DNQ 28   André Pilette Scirocco-Climax 10:29.4
 
Jim Clark in the pits

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 7   John Surtees Ferrari 15 2:12:04.8 1 9
2 3   Graham Hill BRM 15 + 1:15.6 5 6
3 8   Lorenzo Bandini Ferrari 15 + 4:52.8 4 4
4 19   Jo Siffert Brabham-BRM 15 + 5:23.1 10 3
5 22   Maurice Trintignant BRM 14 Battery 14 2
6 26   Tony Maggs BRM 14 + 1 lap 16 1
7 4   Richie Ginther BRM 14 + 1 lap 11
8 2   Mike Spence Lotus-Climax 14 + 1 lap 17
9 23   Gerhard Mitter Lotus-Climax 14 + 1 lap 19
10 5   Dan Gurney Brabham-Climax 14 + 1 lap 3
11 14   Chris Amon Lotus-BRM 12 Suspension 9
12 6   Jack Brabham Brabham-Climax 11 Transmission 6
13 20   Ronnie Bucknum Honda 11 Accident 22
14 27   Peter Revson Lotus-BRM 10 Accident 18
Ret 1   Jim Clark Lotus-Climax 7 Engine/Valve 2
Ret 9   Bruce McLaren Cooper-Climax 4 Engine/Valve 7
Ret 16   Bob Anderson Brabham-Climax 4 Suspension 15
Ret 12   Edgar Barth Cooper-Climax 3 Clutch 20
Ret 18   Giancarlo Baghetti BRM 2 Throttle 21
Ret 10   Phil Hill Cooper-Climax 1 Engine 8
Ret 15   Mike Hailwood Lotus-BRM 0 Engine 13
Ret 11   Jo Bonnier Brabham-BRM 0 Ignition 12
DNQ 29   Carel Godin de Beaufort Porsche Fatal accident during qualifying
DNQ 28   André Pilette Scirocco-Climax
Source:[2]

NotesEdit

  • This was the first race in F1 for Honda.
  • This was the last points finish for Maurice Trintignant in his 14-year Formula 1 career.
  • The embankment at the Karrussell had been eliminated and replaced with grass and a wheel-wide tarmac strip at the bottom of the concrete banking.

Championship standings after the raceEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ He went off at the sweeping Bergwerk corner at the northernmost part of the track, went into the trees and suffered severe injuries to his head. Died on the next day at a neurological center in Cologne.
  2. ^ "1964 German Grand Prix". formula1.com. Archived from the original on 12 November 2014. Retrieved 20 September 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Germany 1964 - Championship • STATS F1". www.statsf1.com. Retrieved 18 March 2019.

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