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1963 Season
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1963 Dutch GP
1962 ACF GP

1963 ACF GP

1963 British GP
1964 ACF GP
 XLIX  Grand Prix de l'ACF


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

Details
DateSunday 30 June 1963
Start time14:00
EventACF GP
CircuitReims
Event FormatRace of 53 laps
Race12 of 24
Championship race115
Circuit
Laps53
Circuit Perimeter8302 m
Race Distance8302 × 53 = 440.006 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherShowers
Participants
Entries21
Qualifiers21
Finishers13
Championship Debutants
Peter Arundell (Driver),    BRM P61 (Car Model)
MilestonesCar 30 - 75th Race Entry (Car Number)
Brabham - 10th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Climax - 25th Pole Position (Engine Manufacturer)
Climax - 25th Win (Engine Manufacturer)
Climax - 500th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
John Surtees - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Team Lotus - 100th Race Entry (Entrant)
Team Lotus - 10th Pole Position (Entrant)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresCooper (81),
2. Most 12th Place FinishesCooper (10),
3. Most Race EntriesFerrari (417),
4. Most Race Entries Maurice Trintignant (78),
5. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (33)

Championships
1  Jim Clark 27 
2  Graham Hill 13 
up
3  Dan Gurney 12 
4  Richie Ginther 11 
down
5  Bruce McLaren 10 
down
6  Tony Maggs 8 
up
7  John Surtees 7 
down
8  Innes Ireland 3 
down
  Jack Brabham 3 
up
10  Jo Bonnier 2 
down
11  Jo Siffert 1 
up
  Ludovico Scarfiotti 1 
down
  Trevor Taylor 1 
down
  Carel Godin de Beaufort 1 
down
1 Lotus / Climax 28 
2 BRM / BRM 18 
3 Cooper / Climax 16 
4 Brabham / Climax 13 
down
5 Ferrari / Ferrari 7 
6 BRP / BRM 3 
7 Lotus / BRM 1 
up
 Porsche / Porsche 1 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 18Car 18Car 18
EntrantTeam LotusTeam LotusTeam Lotus
Driver Jim Clark Jim Clark Jim Clark
CarLotus 25Lotus 25Lotus 25
EngineClimax 1.5 V8Climax 1.5 V8Climax 1.5 V8
Time2:10'54.32'20.22'21.6
Speed201.676 km/h213.175 km/h211.068 km/h


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