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The 3rd Mediterranean Grand Prix was a motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 16 August 1964 at the Autodromo di Pergusa, Sicily. The race was run over 60 laps of the circuit, and was won by Swiss driver Jo Siffert in a Brabham BT11.

1964 Mediterranean Grand Prix
Non-championship race in the 1964 Formula One season
Race details
Date 16 August 1964
Official name III Gran Premio del Mediterraneo
Location Autodromo di Pergusa, Sicily
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.803 km (2.985 mi)
Distance 60 laps, 288.172 km (179.1 mi)
Pole position
Driver Brabham-BRM
Time 1:17.1
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Mike Spence Lotus-Climax
Time 1:16.0
Podium
First Brabham-BRM
Second Lotus-Climax
Third BRP-BRM

British driver Mike Hailwood was involved in an accident during the race, in which his Lotus 25 ended up in Pergusa Lake.[1]

ResultsEdit

Pos Driver Entrant Constructor Time/Retired Grid
1   Jo Siffert Siffert Racing Team Brabham-BRM 1.17:59.3 1
2   Jim Clark Team Lotus Lotus-Climax + 0.1 3
3   Innes Ireland British Racing Partnership BRP-BRM + 2.1 4
4   Chris Amon Reg Parnell Racing Lotus-BRM 59 laps 6
5   Mike Spence Team Lotus Lotus-Climax 58 laps 5
6   Peter Revson Revson Racing (America) Lotus-BRM 58 laps 9
7   John Taylor Gerard Racing Cooper-Climax 57 laps 11
8   André Pilette Equipe Scirocco Belge Scirocco-Climax 54 laps 14
9   Jackie Epstein Epstein-Eyre Racing Team BRM 50 laps 15
Ret   Frank Gardner John Willment Automobiles Brabham-Ford Piston 13
Ret   Trevor Taylor British Racing Partnership BRP-BRM Radius arm 2
Ret   Paul Hawkins John Willment Automobiles Lola-Cosworth Gearbox 12
Ret   Luigi Malanca Luigi Malanca Lotus-Ford Oil pressure 16
Ret   Mike Hailwood Reg Parnell Racing Lotus-BRM Accident 7
DNS   Brian Gubby Brian Gubby Lotus-Climax Practice accident (8)
DNS   Jean-Claude Rudaz Fabre Urbain Cooper-Climax Engine in practice (10)
WD   Bob Anderson DW Racing Enterprises Brabham-Climax -
WD   Giacomo Russo Scuderia Sorocaima Lotus No car -
WD   Ian Raby Ian Raby (Racing) Brabham-BRM -

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Formula One Record Book", John Thompson, 1974.


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