1964 Solitude Grand Prix

The 14th Solitude Grand Prix was a non-Championship motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 19 July 1964 at the Solitudering, near Stuttgart. The race was run over 20 laps of the circuit, and was won by Jim Clark in a Lotus 33, after a close battle with John Surtees in a Ferrari 158.

1964 Solitude Grand Prix
Non-championship race in the 1964 Formula One season
Race details
Date 19 July 1964
Official name XIV Großer Preis der Solitude
Location Solitudering, near Stuttgart
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 11.4086 km (7.089 mi)
Distance 20 laps, 228.173 km (141.78 mi)
Pole position
Driver Lotus-Climax
Time 3:49.6
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax
Time 3:58.7
First Lotus-Climax
Second Ferrari
Third Brabham-Climax

Seven drivers crashed out on the first lap due to heavy rain and standing water on the circuit.[1]


Pos Driver Entrant Constructor Time/Retired Grid
1   Jim Clark Team Lotus Lotus-Climax 1.33:02.2 1
2   John Surtees SEFAC Ferrari Ferrari + 10.4 2
3   Bob Anderson DW Racing Enterprises Brabham-Climax 19 laps 7
4   Peter Revson Revson Racing (America) Lotus-BRM 19 laps 15
5   Jo Bonnier Rob Walker Racing Team Brabham-BRM 19 laps 13
6   Trevor Taylor British Racing Partnership Lotus-BRM 18 laps 9
7   Jo Siffert Siffert Racing Team Brabham-BRM 18 laps 10
8   Carel Godin de Beaufort Ecurie Maarsbergen Porsche 18 laps 16
9   Mike Hailwood Reg Parnell Racing Lotus-BRM 16 laps 5
10   Ernst Maring Kurt Kuhnke BKL Lotus-Borgward 16 laps 18
Ret   Mike Spence Team Lotus Lotus-Climax Steering - accident 6
Ret   Innes Ireland British Racing Partnership BRP-BRM Accident 11
Ret   Graham Hill Owen Racing Organisation BRM Accident 3
Ret   Joachim Diel Kurt Kuhnke BKL Lotus-Borgward Accident 17
Ret   Gerhard Mitter Team Lotus Lotus-Climax Accident 14
Ret   Chris Amon Reg Parnell Racing Lotus-BRM Accident 12
Ret   Jack Brabham Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham-Climax Accident 8
Ret   Lorenzo Bandini SEFAC Ferrari Ferrari Accident 4
WD   Dan Gurney Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham-Climax -
WD   Richard Attwood Owen Racing Organisation BRM Driver racing elsewhere -


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

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