8th Aintree 200 was a
motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 27 April 1963 at
race was run over 50 laps of the circuit, and was won by British
driver Graham Hill
in a BRM P57
This race saw one of the last instances of car changing in Formula
One, as it was already illegal in World Championship races.
's Lotus 25
was left on the
starting line with a flat battery and joined the race a lap down,
but after 16 laps, he swapped cars with his team-mate Trevor Taylor
who was in fifth place at the
time. Clark moved up to finish third, while Taylor was left in
seventh place. Clark set the fastest lap of the race in Taylor's
qualified in second place
but failed to start after suffering a broken piston in
- Wolfgang Seidel entered two cars
under the Autosport Team Wolfgang Seidel banner, but these
were withdrawn before the event.
- "The Grand Prix Who's Who", Steve Small, 1995.
- "The Formula One Record Book", John Thompson, 1974.