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The 16th Syracuse Grand Prix was a motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 21 May 1967 at Syracuse Circuit, Sicily. The race was run over 56 laps of the circuit, and finished in an extremely unusual dead heat between British driver Mike Parkes and his team-mate Ludovico Scarfiotti in their Ferrari 312s.

1967 Syracuse Grand Prix
Non-championship race in the 1967 Formula One season
Race details
Date 21 May 1967
Official name XVI Gran Premio di Siracusa
Location Syracuse Circuit, Syracuse, Sicily
Course Temporary road circuit
Course length 5.598 km (3.478 mi)
Distance 56 laps, 313.475 km (194.784 mi)
Pole position
Driver Ferrari
Time 1:41.6
Fastest lap
Driver Italy Ludovico Scarfiotti Ferrari
Time 1:41.0
Podium
First Ferrari
Ferrari
Second
  • - (Dead heat)
-
Third Cooper-Maserati

The event attracted a very small entry, and this was the last Syracuse Grand Prix to be held as a Formula One event.

ResultsEdit

Pos Driver Entrant Constructor Time/Retired Grid
1   Mike Parkes SEFAC Ferrari Ferrari 1.40:58.4 1
  Ludovico Scarfiotti SEFAC Ferrari Ferrari + 0.0 s 2
3   Jo Siffert Rob Walker Racing Team Cooper-Maserati 54 laps 3
4   Chris Irwin Reg Parnell (Racing) Lotus-BRM 53 laps 7
5   Jo Bonnier Ecurie Bonnier Cooper-Maserati 53 laps 5
Ret   Mike Spence Reg Parnell (Racing) BRM Oil pressure 4
Ret   Silvio Moser Fritz Baumann Cooper-ATS Clutch 6
DNS   Jo Schlesser Ford (France) Matra-Cosworth Accident in practice (8)
WD   Guy Ligier Guy Ligier Cooper-Maserati -
WD   Bob Anderson DW Racing Enterprises Brabham-Climax -
WD   David Hobbs Bernard White Racing BRM -
WD   André Wicky André Wicky Porsche Special -

ReferencesEdit

  • "The Grand Prix Who's Who", Steve Small, 1995.
  • Race results at www.silhouet.com [1]
  • Race results at www.f1-images.de [2]


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