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Entry ListEdit

The full entry list for the 1963 Rand Grand Prix is outlined below:

No. Driver Entrant Constructor Chassis Engine Model Tyre
1 United Kingdom Jim Clark United Kingdom Team Lotus Lotus 25 Climax FWMV V8 1.5 D
2 United Kingdom Trevor Taylor United Kingdom Team Lotus Lotus 25 Climax FWMV V8 1.5 D
3 United Kingdom John Surtees Italy Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC Ferrari 156 Aero Ferrari 178 V6 1.5 D
4 Italy Lorenzo Bandini Italy Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC Ferrari 156 Ferrari 178 V6 1.5 D
6 South Africa Paddy Driver South Africa Selby Auto Spares Lotus 24 BRM P56 V8 1.5 D
7 South Africa Ernie Pieterse South Africa Privateer Lotus 21 Climax FPF L4 1.5 D
8 Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland John Love Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Privateer Cooper T55 Climax FPF L4 1.5 D
9 South Africa Trevor Blokdyk South Africa Scuderia Lupini Cooper T51 Maserati 6-1500 L4 1.5 D
10 South Africa Gene Bosman South Africa Privateer LDS Mk1 Alfa Romeo Giulietta L4 1.5 D
11 South Africa Doug Serrurier South Africa Otelle Nucci LDS Mk1 Alfa Romeo Giulietta L4 1.5 D
12 South Africa Peter de Klerk South Africa Otelle Nucci Alfa Romeo Special Alfa Romeo Giulietta L4 1.5 D
13 South Africa Clive Trundell South Africa Privateer Cooper T52 Climax FPF L4 1.5 D
14 Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Sam Tingle Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Privateer LDS Mk1 Alfa Romeo Giulietta L4 1.5 D
15 Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Clive Puzey Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Privateer Lotus 18/21 Climax FPF L4 1.5 D
16 South Africa Bruce Huntley South Africa Privateer Cooper T59 Alfa Romeo Giulietta L4 1.5 D
17 United Kingdom David Prophet United Kingdom Privateer Brabham BT6 Ford 109E L4 1.5 D
18 South Africa Brausch Niemann South Africa Privateer Lotus 22 Ford 109E L4 1.5 D
19 South Africa Alex Blignaut South Africa Team Valencia Cooper T53 Climax FPF L4 1.5 D
20 South Africa David Clapham South Africa Scuderia Los Amigos LDS Mk1 Climax FPF L4 1.5 D
21 South Africa Dave Charlton South Africa Ecurie Tomahawk Lotus 20 Ford 109E L4 1.5 D
22 South Africa Rauten Hartmann South Africa Privateer Netuar Mk1 Peugeot L6 1.5 D
23 South Africa George van Straaten South Africa Privateer LDS Mk1 Ford 109E L4 1.5 D
24 South Africa Bob Hay South Africa Privateer Lotus 18 Climax FPF L4 1.5 D
25 South Africa Jack Holme South Africa Privateer Lotus 18 Climax FPF L4 1.5 D
27 South Africa Clive Underwood South Africa Privateer Cooper T52 Alfa Romeo Giulietta L4 1.5 D

Practice OverviewEdit

QualifyingEdit

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Qualifying ResultsEdit

The full qualifying results for the 1963 Rand Grand Prix are outlined below:

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 3 United Kingdom John Surtees Ferrari 1:34.1
2 2 United Kingdom Trevor Taylor Lotus-Climax 1:36.0 +1.9s
3 4 Italy Lorenzo Bandini Ferrari 1:36.2 +2.1s
4 1 United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax 1:36.9 +2.8s
5 12 South Africa Peter de Klerk Alfa Romeo 1:37.3 +3.2s
6 8 Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland John Love Cooper-Climax 1:37.9 +3.8s
7 7 South Africa Ernie Pieterse Lotus-Climax 1:38.7 +4.6s
8 18 South Africa Brausch Niemann Lotus-Ford 1:39.3 +5.2s
9 11 South Africa Doug Serrurier LDS-Alfa Romeo 1:39.7 +5.6s
10 6 South Africa Paddy Driver Lotus-BRM 1:40.1 +6.0s
11 9 South Africa Trevor Blokdyk Cooper-Maserati 1:40.4 +6.3s
12 17 United Kingdom David Prophet Brabham-Ford 1:41.4 +7.3s
13 13 South Africa Clive Trundell Cooper-Climax 1:42.6 +8.5s
14 10 South Africa Gene Bosman LDS-Alfa Romeo 1:42.7 +8.6s
15 20 South Africa David Clapham LDS-Climax 1:43.2 +9.1s
16 23 South Africa George van Straaten LDS-Ford 1:45.0 +10.9s
17 25 South Africa Jack Holme Lotus-Climax 1:45.2 +11.1s
18 21 South Africa Dave Charlton Lotus-Ford 1:46.5 +12.4s
19 19 South Africa Alex Blignaut Cooper-Climax 1:46.8 +12.7s
20 22 South Africa Rauten Hartmann Netuar-Peugeot 1:47.7 +13.6s
DNQ* 14 Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Sam Tingle LDS-Alfa Romeo No time
DNQ* 15 Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Clive Puzey Lotus-Climax No time
WD 16 South Africa Bruce Huntley Cooper-Alfa Romeo Withdrawn
WD 24 South Africa Bob Hay Lotus-Climax Withdrawn
WD 27 South Africa Clive Underwood Cooper-Alfa Romeo Withdrawn
  • * Tingle and Puzey had failed to qualify, but they are allowed to start at the back of the grid.

GridEdit

Pos Pos Pos
Driver Driver Driver
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1 ______________
John Surtees 2 ______________
Trevor Taylor 3
Lorenzo Bandini
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4 ______________
Jim Clark 5
Peter de Klerk
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6 ______________
John Love 7 ______________
Ernie Pieterse 8
Brausch Niemann
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9 ______________
Doug Serrurier 10
Paddy Driver
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11 ______________
Trevor Blokdyk 12 ______________
David Prophet 13
Clive Trundell
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14 ______________
Gene Bosman 15
David Clapham
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16 ______________
George van Straaten 17 ______________
Jack Holme 18
Dave Charlton
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19 ______________
Alex Blignaut 20
Rauten Hartmann
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21 ______________
Sam Tingle 22 ______________
Clive Puzey 23

Heat OneEdit

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Heat One ResultsEdit

The full first heat results for the 1963 Rand Grand Prix are outlined below:

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid
1 3 United Kingdom John Surtees Ferrari 25 40:13.2 1
2 4 Italy Lorenzo Bandini Ferrari 25 +11.7s 3
3 12 South Africa Peter de Klerk Alfa Romeo 25 +56.7s 5
4 8 Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland John Love Cooper-Climax 25 +1:00.6 6
5 11 South Africa Doug Serrurier LDS-Alfa Romeo 25 +1:38.9 9
6 9 South Africa Trevor Blokdyk Cooper-Maserati 25 +1:48.6 11
7 7 South Africa Ernie Pieterse Lotus-Climax 25 7
8 14 Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Sam Tingle LDS-Alfa Romeo 25 21
9 17 United Kingdom David Prophet Brabham-Ford 25 12
10* 18 South Africa Brausch Niemann Lotus-Ford 24 Wheel 8
11 6 South Africa Paddy Driver Lotus-BRM 24 +1 lap 10
12 10 South Africa Gene Bosman LDS-Alfa Romeo 24 +1 lap 14
13 21 South Africa Dave Charlton Lotus-Ford 24 +1 lap 18
14 19 South Africa Alex Blignaut Cooper-Climax 24 +1 lap 19
15 22 South Africa Rauten Hartmann Netuar-Peugeot 24 +1 lap 20
16 25 South Africa Jack Holme Lotus-Climax 24 +1 lap 17
17 2 United Kingdom Trevor Taylor Lotus-Climax 21 +4 laps 2
18 13 South Africa Clive Trundell Cooper-Climax 21 +4 laps 13
19 1 United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax 18 +7 laps 4
20 20 South Africa David Clapham LDS-Climax 17 +8 laps 15
Ret 15 Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Clive Puzey Lotus-Climax 10 Gear selector 22
Ret 23 South Africa George van Straaten LDS-Ford 10 Engine 16
  • * Niemann was classified despite retiring as he had complete 90% of the race distance.
  • Puzey could not take the start of the second heat.

Grid Before Heat TwoEdit

Pos Pos Pos
Driver Driver Driver
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1 ______________
John Surtees 2 ______________
Lorenzo Bandini 3
Peter de Klerk
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4 ______________
John Love 5
Doug Serrurier
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6 ______________
Trevor Blokdyk 7 ______________
Ernie Pieterse 8
Sam Tingle
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9 ______________
David Prophet 10
Brausch Niemann
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11 ______________
Paddy Driver 12 ______________
Gene Bosman 13
Dave Charlton
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14 ______________
Alex Blignaut 15
Rauten Hartmann
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16 ______________
Jack Holme 17 ______________
Trevor Taylor 18
Clive Trundell
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19 ______________
Jim Clark 20
David Clapham
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21 ______________
George van Straaten 22 ______________
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