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1963 International Gold Cup
1963 Italian GP
1962 United States GP

1963 United States GP

1963 Mexican GP
1964 United States GP
 VI  United States Grand Prix


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 6 October 1963
Start time14:00
EventUnited States GP
CircuitWatkins Glen
Event FormatRace of 110 laps
Race21 of 24
Championship race119
Circuit
Laps110
Circuit Perimeter3701 m
Race Distance3701 × 110 = 407.110 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherHot, Dry
Participants
Entries21
Qualifiers21
Finishers11
Championship Debutants
Pedro Rodriguez (Driver),
Peter Broeker (Driver),
Stebro (Car Manufacturer),
   Ford (Engine Manufacturer),
Stebro Mk IV (FJ) (Car Model),
Canadian Stebro Racing (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 1 - 10th Pole Position (Car Number)
Car 1 - 10th Win (Car Number)
Lotus - 250th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Porsche - 75th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most 4th Place FinishesJack Brabham (8),
2. Highest 7th Place Finish RatioStebro (100.00%),
3. Most 16th Place Qualifications in a SeasonJim Hall (4),
4. Most 20th Place Qualifications in a SeasonGiancarlo Baghetti (3)
Records Extended 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (210),
2. Most 8th Place FinishesCooper (22),
3. Most 11th Place FinishesCooper (15),
4. Most Consecutive Drivers' Championship Points ScoresBRM (19),
5. Most Races LedFerrari (92),
6. Most Laps LedFerrari (2354),
7. Most Race EntriesFerrari (424),
8. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (40),
9. Most 9th Place QualificationsFerrari (20),
10. Most 12th Place QualificationsCooper (22)

Championships
1 Jim Clark 51 
same
2 Richie Ginther 28 
same
3 Graham Hill 26 
up
4 John Surtees 22 
down
5 Bruce McLaren 14 
same
6 Dan Gurney 12 
same
7 Tony Maggs 9 
same
8 Jack Brabham 8 
up
9 Innes Ireland 6 
down
10 Lorenzo Bandini 4 
up
11 Gerhard Mitter 3 
down
12 Jo Bonnier 3 
down
 Jim Hall 3 
down
14 Carel Godin de Beaufort 2 
same
15 Ludovico Scarfiotti 1 
down
 Trevor Taylor 1 
down
 Jo Siffert 1 
down
1 Lotus / Climax 51 
same
2 BRM / BRM 36 
same
3 Ferrari / Ferrari 24 
same
4 Cooper / Climax 21 
same
5 Brabham / Climax 18 
same
6 BRP / BRM 6 
same
7 Porsche / Porsche 5 
same
8 Lotus / BRM 4 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 1Car 1Car 8
EntrantOwen Racing OrganisationOwen Racing OrganisationTeam Lotus
DriverGraham HillGraham HillJim Clark
CarBRM P57BRM P57Lotus 25
EngineBRM 1.5 V8BRM 1.5 V8Climax 1.5 V8
Time2:19'22.11'13.41'14.5
Speed175.267 km/h181.520 km/h178.840 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led