1964: JOHN SURTEES

Model produced by: IXO

Year: 1964
Driver: John Surtees (Great Britain)
Team: Scuderia Ferrari
Car: Ferrari 158
Results: 2 wins, 6 podiums, 2 poles, 2 fastest laps

1964 season saw Jim Clark (Lotus), Graham Hill (BRM) and John Surtees (Ferrari) as the main contenders. Clark won 3 races, Hill and Surtees won 2 each, and championship went down to the last race in Mexico. In decisive race Hill was delayed after collision with Bandini’s Ferrari and Clark retired at the very last lap with an oil leak. Ferrari signalled Bandini to let Surtees through into the second place, which gave him the title by one point from Hill. Ferrari also took the constructors title. Surtees became the only person the won World Championships on both, two and four wheels (he was 500cc motorcycle World Champion in 1956).

See the season review: part one and part two


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