1963 South Africa Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the East London circuit. Full information

1963 South Africa Grand Prix poster

1963 South Africa Grand Prix poster

1963 South Africa Grand Prix

1963 South Africa Grand Prix is 121st Formula 1 race. Passed at the East London circuit. Jim Clark won the pole position and this race. This was his 10th victory. Dan Gurney and Graham Hill also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 85 laps (333 km).

Previous race: 1963 Mexico Grand Prix
Next race: 1964 Monaco Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1963 South Africa Grand Prix

15th victory for the Lotus team
10th victory for the Jim Clark
15th podium for the Jim Clark
10th podium for the Dan Gurney
12th podium for the Graham Hill

Jim Clark - Winner of the 1963 South Africa Grand Prix

Jim Clark - Winner of the 1963 South Africa Grand Prix

1963 South Africa Grand Prix

1963 South Africa Grand Prix

Lotus 25 - 1963 South Africa Grand Prix winner

Lotus 25 - 1963 South Africa Grand Prix winner

1963 South Africa Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Jim Clark 9.00  2h 10m 36.9s  ( 153.061 km/h ) 85 Team Lotus
2 Dan Gurney 6.00  2h 11m 43.7s  ( +1m 06.8s ) 85 Brabham Racing Organisation
3 Graham Hill 4.00   84 Owen Racing Organisation
4 Bruce Mclaren 3.00   84 Cooper Car Company
5 Lorenzo Bandini 2.00   84 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
6 Jo Bonnier 1.00   83 RRC Walker Racing Team
7 Tony Maggs 0   82 Cooper Car Company
8 Trevor Taylor 0   81 Team Lotus
9 John Love 0   80 Privé
10 Carel Godin De Beaufort 0   79 Ecurie Maarsbergen
11 Doug Serrurier 0   78 Otelle Nucci
12 Trevor Blokdyk 0   77 Scuderia Lupini
13 Jack Brabham 0  Accident 70 Brabham Racing Organisation
14 Brausch Niemann 0   66 Ted Lanfear
ab Peter De Klerk 0  Gearbox 53 Otelle Nucci
ab David Prophet 0  Oil pressure 49 Privé
ab John Surtees 0  Engine 43 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Richie Ginther 0  Transmission 43 Owen Racing Organisation
ab Ernie Pieterse 0  Engine 3 Privé
ab Sam Tingle 0  Transmission 2 Privé
np Paddy Driver 0  Accident   Selby Auto Spares
f Jim Hall 0  Not present   British Racing Partnership

List of all cars for the 1963 South Africa Grand Prix on the East London circuit

LDS Mk 1

Alfa Romeo Giulietta L4 1.5

Lotus 21

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Lotus 24

BRM P56 V8 1.5

Cooper T66

Climax FWMV V8 1.5

Lotus 22

Ford 109E L4 1.5

Cooper T51

Maserati 6-1500 L4 1.5

Porsche 718

Porsche 547/3 F4 1.5

BRM P57

BRM P56 V8 1.5

Brabham BT7

Climax FWMV V8 1.5

Brabham BT6

Ford 109E L4 1.5

Alfa Special Special

Alfa Romeo Giulietta L4 1.5

Cooper T55

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Lotus 25

Climax FWMV V8 1.5

Ferrari 156 Aero

Ferrari 178 V6 1.5