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1963 Rand GP
1963 Mexican GP
1962 South African GP

1963 South African GP

1964 Daily Mirror Trophy
1964 Monaco GP
1965 South African GP
 X  South African Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSaturday 28 December 1963
Start time14:00
EventSouth African GP
CircuitEast London
Event FormatRace of 85 laps
Race24 of 24
Championship race121
Circuit
Laps85
Circuit Perimeter3920 m
Race Distance3920 × 85 = 333.200 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherHot, Dry
Participants
Entries21
Qualifiers21
Finishers14
Championship Debutants
Brausch Niemann (Driver),
David Prophet (Driver),
Paddy Driver (Driver),
Peter de Klerk (Driver),
Sam Tingle (Driver),
Trevor Blokdyk (Driver),
De Klerk (Car Manufacturer),
Brabham BT6 (Car Model),
De Klerk Alfa Romeo Special (Car Model),
   LDS Mk1 (Car Model),
Lotus 22 (Car Model),
David Prophet (Entrant),
Lawson Organisation (Entrant),
Sam Tingle (Entrant),
Scuderia Lupini (Entrant),
Selby Auto Spares (Entrant),
Ted Lanfear (Entrant)
MilestonesBrabham Racing Organisation - 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Brabham - 1st Fastest Lap (Car Manufacturer)
Dan Gurney - 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
Jim Clark - 10th Win (Driver)
Trevor Taylor - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most 10th Place Finishes Carel Godin de Beaufort (5),
2. Most Consecutive Constructors' Championship Points Scores Jim Clark (9),
3. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores in a Season Jim Clark (9),
4. Most Race Wins in a Season Jim Clark (7),
5. Most 10th Place Finishes in a Season Carel Godin de Beaufort (3),
6. Most 10th Place Qualifications Tony Maggs (6),
7. Most 11th Place Qualifications Jo Bonnier (6),
8. Most Poles in a Season Jim Clark (7),
9. Most 10th Place Qualifications in a Season Tony Maggs (4),
10. Most 12th Place Qualifications in a SeasonLotus (5)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresCooper (87),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (211),
3. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Bruce McLaren (28),
4. Most 12th Place FinishesCooper (11),
5. Most Consecutive Drivers' Championship Points ScoresBRM (21),
6. Most 8th Place Finishes in a SeasonLotus (8),
7. Most Race EntriesFerrari (428),
8. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (34),
9. Most 5th Place QualificationsFerrari (39),
10. Most 19th Place QualificationsCooper (14),
11. Most 11th Place Qualifications in a Season Jo Bonnier (4)

Championships
1  Jim Clark 54 
2  Graham Hill 33 
3  Richie Ginther 29 
4  John Surtees 22 
5  Dan Gurney 19 
up
6  Bruce McLaren 17 
down
7  Jack Brabham 14 
down
8  Tony Maggs 9 
9  Innes Ireland 6 
10  Lorenzo Bandini 6 
up
11  Jo Bonnier 6 
down
12  Gerhard Mitter 3 
13  Jim Hall 3 
14  Carel Godin de Beaufort 2 
15  Ludovico Scarfiotti 1 
  Jo Siffert 1 
  Trevor Taylor 1 
1 Lotus / Climax 54 
2 BRM / BRM 36 
3 Brabham / Climax 28 
up
4 Ferrari / Ferrari 26 
down
5 Cooper / Climax 25 
6 BRP / BRM 6 
7 Porsche / Porsche 5 
8 Lotus / BRM 4 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 1Car 1Car 9
EntrantTeam LotusTeam LotusBrabham Racing Organisation
Driver Jim Clark Jim Clark Dan Gurney
CarLotus 25Lotus 25Brabham BT7
EngineClimax 1.5 V8Climax 1.5 V8Climax 1.5 V8
Time2:10'36.91'28.91'29.1
Speed153.061 km/h158.740 km/h158.384 km/h


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