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1964 Formula One season

sports season

The 1964 Formula One season crowned as champion John Surtees.

Season reviewEdit

1964 Drivers Championship final standingsEdit

Pos. Driver MON
 
NED
 
BEL
 
FRA
 
GBR
 
GER
 
AUT
 
ITA
 
USA
 
MEX
 
Pts.
1   John Surtees Ret 2 Ret Ret 3 1 Ret 1 2 2 40
2   Graham Hill 1 4 5 2 2 2 Ret Ret 1 11 39 (41)
3   Jim Clark 4 1 1 Ret 1 Ret Ret 15 7 5 32
4   Lorenzo Bandini 10 Ret Ret 9 5 3 1 3 Ret 3 23
5   Richie Ginther 2 11 4 5 8 7 2 4 4 8 23
6   Dan Gurney Ret Ret 6 1 13 10 Ret 10 Ret 1 19
7   Bruce McLaren Ret 7 2 6 Ret Ret Ret 2 Ret 7 13
8   Jack Brabham Ret Ret 3 3 4 12 9 14 Ret 15 11
9   Peter Arundell 3 3 9 4 11
10   Jo Siffert 8 13 Ret Ret 11 4 Ret 7 3 17 7
11   Bob Anderson 7 6 DNS 12 7 Ret 3 11 5
12   Mike Spence 9 8 Ret 6 Ret 4 4
13   Tony Maggs Ret DNS Ret 6 4 4
14   Innes Ireland 10 Ret 10 5 5 Ret 12 4
15   Jo Bonnier 5 9 Ret Ret Ret 6 12 Ret 18 3
16   Chris Amon DNQ 5 Ret 10 Ret 11 Ret Ret 14 2
17   Maurice Trintignant Ret 11 DNQ 5 Ret 2
18   Walt Hansgen 5 2
19   Phil Hill 9 8 Ret 7 6 Ret Ret Ret 9 1
20   Trevor Taylor Ret 7 Ret Ret Ret DNQ 6 19 1
21   Mike Hailwood 6 12 8 Ret Ret 8 Ret 8 16 1
22   Pedro Rodriguez 6 1
23   Giancarlo Baghetti 10 8 12 Ret 7 8 0
24   Gerhard Mitter 9 0
25   Ludovico Scarfiotti 9 0
26   Moises Solana 10 0
27   Peter Revson DNQ DSQ DNS Ret 14 13 0
28   Ronnie Bucknum 13 Ret Ret 0
29   Hap Sharp NC 13 0
30   John Taylor 14 0
  Carel Godin de Beaufort Ret DNS 0
  André Pilette Ret DNQ 0
  Ian Raby Ret DNQ 0
  Frank Gardner Ret 0
  Edgar Barth Ret 0
  Jochen Rindt Ret 0
  Mario de Araujo Cabral Ret 0
  Bernard Collomb DNQ 0
  John Love DNQ 0
  Geki DNQ 0
Pos. Driver MON
 
NED
 
BEL
 
FRA
 
GBR
 
GER
 
AUT
 
ITA
 
USA
 
MEX
 
Pts.
Key
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Race cancelled (C)
Light blue Practiced only (PO)
Friday test driver (TD)
(starting in 2003)
Blank Did not practice (DNP)
Excluded (EX)
Did not arrive (DNA)
Withdrew entry before the event (WD)
  • Only best 6 results counted toward the championship. Hill scored 41 points during the year, but only 39 points were counted toward the championship. Surtees scored 40 points, all of which counted toward the championship. Thus, Surtees became the World Champion, although he did not score most points over the course of the year.