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1965 Formula One season

1965 FIA Formula One
World Championship season
Drivers' Champion: Jim Clark
International Cup Champion: Lotus-Climax
Previous: 1964 Next: 1966

The 1965 Formula One season, which was the 16th season of FIA Formula One racing, featured the 16th World Championship of Drivers and the 8th International Cup for F1 Manufacturers.[1] The two titles were contested concurrently over a ten round series which commenced on 1 January and ended on 24 October. The season also included a number of non championship races for Formula One cars.

Season summary

Jim Clark's second championship included six wins interrupted only by non-starting at Monaco whilst he was away winning the Indianapolis 500. Jackie Stewart finished third in the championship in his debut season and Richie Ginther won his only, and Honda's first, grand prix in the final race of the 1.5 litre formula.

Season review

Rnd Race Circuit Date Pole position Fastest lap Winning driver Constructor Tyre Report
1 23x15px South African Grand Prix Prince George 1 January 23x15px Jim Clark 23x15px Jim Clark 23x15px Jim Clark 23x15px Lotus-Climax D Report
2 23x15px Monaco Grand Prix Monaco 30 May 23x15px Graham Hill 23x15px Graham Hill 23x15px Graham Hill 23x15px BRM D Report
3 23x15px Belgian Grand Prix Spa-Francorchamps 13 June 23x15px Graham Hill 23x15px Jim Clark 23x15px Jim Clark 23x15px Lotus-Climax D Report
4 23x15px French Grand Prix Charade 27 June 23x15px Jim Clark 23x15px Jim Clark 23x15px Jim Clark 23x15px Lotus-Climax D Report
5 23x15px British Grand Prix Silverstone 10 July 23x15px Jim Clark 23x15px Graham Hill 23x15px Jim Clark 23x15px Lotus-Climax D Report
6 23x15px Dutch Grand Prix Zandvoort 18 July 23x15px Graham Hill 23x15px Jim Clark 23x15px Jim Clark 23x15px Lotus-Climax D Report
7 23x15px German Grand Prix Nürburgring 1 August 23x15px Jim Clark 23x15px Jim Clark 23x15px Jim Clark 23x15px Lotus-Climax D Report
8 23x15px Italian Grand Prix Monza 12 September 23x15px Jim Clark 23x15px Jim Clark 23x15px Jackie Stewart 23x15px BRM D Report
9 23x15px United States Grand Prix Watkins Glen 3 October 23x15px Graham Hill 23x15px Graham Hill 23x15px Graham Hill 23x15px BRM D Report
10 23x15px Mexican Grand Prix Magdalena Mixhuca 24 October 23x15px Jim Clark 23x15px Dan Gurney 23x15px Richie Ginther Template:Country data JPN Honda G Report

The Austrian Grand Prix at the Zeltweg Airfield, originally supposed to be run between the German and Italian Grands Prix, was cancelled after safety complaints made by the teams and drivers about the roughness of the track.[2]

Teams and drivers

The following teams and drivers competed in the 1965 FIA World Championship.

File:Jim Clark 1965.jpg
Briton Jim Clark won his 2nd and final driver's championship
Entrant Constructor Chassis Engine Tyre Driver Rounds
23x15px Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
23x15px North American Racing Team
Ferrari 158
1512
Ferrari 205B 1.5 V8
Ferrari 207 1.5 F12
D 23x15px John Surtees 1–8
23x15px Lorenzo Bandini All
23x15px Nino Vaccarella 8
23x15px Pedro Rodríguez 9–10
23x15px Bob Bondurant 9
23x15px Ludovico Scarfiotti 10
23x15px Owen Racing Organisation BRM P261 BRM P60 1.5 V8 D 23x15px Graham Hill All
23x15px Jackie Stewart All
23x15px Team Lotus Lotus-Climax 33
25
Climax FWMV 1.5 V8 D 23x15px Jim Clark 1, 3–10
23x15px Mike Spence 1, 3–10
23x15px Gerhard Mitter 7
23x15px Geki 8
23x15px Moisés Solana 9–10
23x15px Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham-Climax BT7
BT11
Climax FWMV 1.5 V8 G 23x15px Jack Brabham 1–3, 5, 7, 9–10
23x15px Dan Gurney 1, 3–10
23x15px Denny Hulme 2, 4–8
23x15px Giancarlo Baghetti 8
23x15px Cooper Car Company Cooper-Climax T77
T73
Climax FWMV 1.5 V8 D 23x15px Bruce McLaren All
23x15px Jochen Rindt All
23x15px R.R.C. Walker Racing Team Brabham-Climax BT7 Climax FWMV 1.5 V8 D 23x15px Jo Bonnier All
Brabham-BRM BT11 BRM P56 1.5 V8 23x16px Jo Siffert All
23x15px DW Racing Enterprises Brabham-Climax BT11 Climax FWMV 1.5 V8 D 23x15px Bob Anderson 1–7
Lotus-Climax 33 23x15px Paul Hawkins 2, 7
23x15px Reg Parnell Racing Lotus-BRM 25
33
BRM P56 1.5 V8 D 23x15px Tony Maggs 1
23x15px Richard Attwood 2–3, 5–10
23x15px Mike Hailwood 2
23x15px Innes Ireland 3–6, 8–10
23x15px Chris Amon 4, 7
23x15px Bob Bondurant 10
23x15px John Willment Automobiles Brabham-BRM BT11 BRM P56 1.5 V8 D 23x15px Frank Gardner 1–3, 5–8
Brabham-Ford BT10 Ford 109E 1.5 L4 23x15px Paul Hawkins 1
23x15px John Love Cooper-Climax T55 Climax FWMV 1.5 V8 D 23x15px John Love 1
23x15px David Prophet Brabham-Ford BT10 Ford 109E 1.5 L4 D 23x15px David Prophet 1
23x15px Otello Nucci Alfa Romeo Special Alfa Romeo Giulietta 1.5 L4 D 23x15px Peter de Klerk 1
LDS-Climax Mk 2 Climax FWMV 1.5 V8 23x15px Doug Serrurier 1
23x15px Lawson Organisation Lotus-Climax 21 Climax FWMV 1.5 V8 D 23x15px Ernie Pieterse 1
23x15px Scuderia Scribante Lotus-Climax 21 Climax FWMV 1.5 V8 D 23x15px Neville Lederle 1
23x15px Clive Puzey Lotus-Climax 18/21 Climax FPF 1.5 L4 D 23x15px Clive Puzey 1
23x15px Sam Tingle LDS-Alfa Romeo Mk 1 Alfa Romeo Giulietta 1.5 L4 D 23x15px Sam Tingle 1
23x15px Ted Lanfear Lotus-Ford 22 Ford 109E 1.5 L4 D 23x15px Brausch Niemann 1
23x15px Trevor Blokdyk Cooper-Ford T59 Ford 109E 1.5 L4 D 23x15px Trevor Blokdyk 1
23x15px Jackie Pretorius LDS-Alfa Romeo Mk 1 Alfa Romeo Giulietta 1.5 L4 D 23x15px Jackie Pretorius 1
23x15px Brian Raubenheimer Lotus-Ford 20 Ford 109E 1.5 L4 D 23x15px Brian Raubenheimer 1
23x15px Ecurie Tomahawk Lotus-Ford 20 Ford 109E 1.5 L4 D 23x15px Dave Charlton 1
Template:Country data JPN Honda R & D Company Honda RA272 Honda RA272E 1.5 V12 G 23x15px Ronnie Bucknum 2–4, 8–10
23x15px Richie Ginther 2–6, 8–10
23x15px Scuderia Centro Sud BRM P57 BRM P56 1.5 V8 D 23x15px Lucien Bianchi 3
23x15px Masten Gregory 3, 5, 7–8
23x15px Roberto Bussinello 7–8
23x15px Giorgio Bassi 8
23x15px Bob Gerard Racing Cooper-Climax T60 Climax FWMV 1.5 V8 D 23x15px John Rhodes 5
Cooper-Ford T73 Ford 109E 1.5 L4 23x15px Alan Rollinson 5
23x15px Ian Raby Racing Brabham-BRM BT3 BRM P56 1.5 V8 D 23x15px Ian Raby 5, 7
23x15px Chris Amon 5
23x15px Brian Gubby Lotus-Climax 24 Climax FWMV 1.5 V8 D 23x15px Brian Gubby 5

1965 Drivers Championship final standings

Points towards the 1965 World Championship of Drivers were awarded on a 9–6–4–3–2–1 basis to the top six finishers at each round. Only the best six round results could be retained.

Pos. Driver RSA
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MON
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BEL
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FRA
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GBR
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NED
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GER
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ITA
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USA
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MEX
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Pts.[3]
1 23x15px Jim Clark 1 1 1 1 1 1 10 Ret Ret 54
2 23x15px Graham Hill 3 1 (5) (5) 2 (4) 2 2 1 Ret 40 (47)
3 23x15px Jackie Stewart (6) 3 2 2 5 2 Ret 1 Ret Ret 33 (34)
4 23x15px Dan Gurney Ret 10 Ret 6 3 3 3 2 2 25
5 23x15px John Surtees 2 4 Ret 3 3 7 Ret Ret 17
6 23x15px Lorenzo Bandini 15 2 9 8 Ret 9 6 4 4 8 13
7 23x15px Richie Ginther Ret 6 Ret Ret 6 14 7 1 11
8 23x15px Mike Spence 4 7 7 4 8 Ret 11 Ret 3 10
9 23x15px Bruce McLaren 5 5 3 Ret 10 Ret Ret 5 Ret Ret 10
10 23x15px Jack Brabham 8 Ret 4 DNS 5 3 Ret 9
11 23x15px Denny Hulme 8 4 Ret 5 Ret Ret 5
12 23x16px Jo Siffert 7 6 8 6 9 13 Ret Ret 11 4 5
13 23x15px Jochen Rindt Ret DNQ 11 Ret 14 Ret 4 8 6 Ret 4
14 23x15px Pedro Rodríguez 5 7 2
15 23x15px Ronnie Bucknum Ret Ret Ret Ret 13 5 2
16 23x15px Richard Attwood Ret 14 13 12 Ret 6 10 6 2
23x15px Jo Bonnier Ret 7 Ret Ret 7 Ret 7 7 8 Ret 0
23x15px Frank Gardner 12 Ret Ret 8 11 Ret Ret 0
23x15px Masten Gregory Ret 12 8 Ret 0
23x15px Bob Anderson NC 9 DNS 9 Ret Ret DNS 0
23x15px Innes Ireland 13 Ret Ret 10 9 Ret 0
23x15px Paul Hawkins 9 10 Ret 0
23x15px Bob Bondurant 9 Ret 0
23x15px Peter de Klerk 10 0
23x15px Tony Maggs 11 0
23x15px Ian Raby 11 DNQ 0
23x15px Moisés Solana 12 Ret 0
23x15px Lucien Bianchi 12 0
23x15px Nino Vaccarella 12 0
23x15px Sam Tingle 13 0
23x15px Roberto Bussinello DNQ 13 0
23x15px David Prophet 14 0
23x15px Chris Amon Ret DNS Ret 0
23x15px John Love Ret 0
23x15px Mike Hailwood Ret 0
23x15px John Rhodes Ret 0
23x15px Gerhard Mitter Ret 0
23x15px Giancarlo Baghetti Ret 0
23x15px Geki Ret 0
23x15px Giorgio Bassi Ret 0
23x15px Trevor Blokdyk DNQ 0
23x15px Doug Serrurier DNQ 0
23x15px Neville Lederle DNQ 0
23x15px Brausch Niemann DNQ 0
23x15px Ernie Pieterse DNQ 0
23x15px Alan Rollinson DNQ 0
23x15px Brian Gubby DNQ 0
23x15px Jackie Pretorius DNPQ 0
23x15px Clive Puzey DNPQ 0
23x15px Dave Charlton DNPQ 0
Pos. Driver RSA
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MON
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BEL
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FRA
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GBR
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NED
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GER
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ITA
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USA
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MEX
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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)
(from 2003 onwards)
Blank Did not practice (DNP)
Excluded (EX)
Did not arrive (DNA)

1965 Constructors Championship final standings

Points were awarded on a 9–6–4–3–2–1 basis at each round with only the best six round results retained. Only the best placed car from each manufacturer at each round was eligible to score points.

Pos. Manufacturer RSA
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MON
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BEL
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FRA
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GBR
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NED
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GER
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ITA
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USA
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MEX
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Pts.[3]
1 23x15px Lotus-Climax 1 10 1 1 1 1 1 10 12 (3) 54 (58)
2 23x15px BRM (3) 1 2 2 2 (2) (2) 1 1 Ret 45 (61)
3 23x15px Brabham-Climax 8 7 4 (4) (6) 3 3 3 2 2 27 (31)
4 23x15px Ferrari 2 2 9 3 3 7 (6) 4 4 7 26 (27)
5 23x15px Cooper-Climax 5 5 3 Ret 10 Ret 4 5 6 Ret 14
6 Template:Country data JPN Honda Ret 6 Ret Ret 6 14 7 1 11
7 23x15px Brabham-BRM 7 6 8 6 8 11 Ret Ret 11 4 5
8 23x15px Lotus-BRM 11 Ret 13 Ret 13 10 Ret 6 10 6 2
23x15px Brabham-Ford 9 0
23x15px Alfa Romeo 10 0
23x15px LDS-Alfa Romeo 13 0
23x15px Cooper-Ford DNQ DNQ 0
23x15px LDS-Climax DNQ 0
23x15px Lotus-Ford DNQ 0
Pos. Manufacturer RSA
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MON
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BEL
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FRA
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GBR
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NED
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GER
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ITA
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USA
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MEX
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Pts.
  • Bold results counted to championship totals.

Non-Championship race results

Other Formula One races were also held in 1965, which did not count towards the World Championship. The last of them, the 1965 Rand Grand Prix, was the first Formula One race for cars with 3-litre engines.

Race Name Circuit Date Winning driver Constructor Report
23x15px II Cape South Easter Trophy Killarney 9 January 23x15px Paul Hawkins 23x15px Brabham-Climax Report
23x15px I Race of Champions Brands Hatch 13 March 23x15px Mike Spence 23x15px Lotus-Climax Report
23x15px XIV Syracuse Grand Prix Syracuse 4 April 23x15px Jim Clark 23x15px Lotus-Climax Report
23x15px I Sunday Mirror Trophy Goodwood 19 April 23x15px Jim Clark 23x15px Lotus-Climax Report
23x15px XVII BRDC International Trophy Silverstone 15 May 23x15px Jackie Stewart 23x15px BRM Report
23x15px IV Mediterranean Grand Prix Pergusa 15 August 23x16px Jo Siffert 23x15px Brabham-BRM Report
23x15px VIII Rand Grand Prix Kyalami 4 December 23x15px Jack Brabham 23x15px Brabham-Climax Report

Notes and references

  1. ^ FIA Yearbook, 1974, grey section, pages 118–121
  2. ^ forums.autosport.com/topic/63822-grand-prix-cancelled/
  3. ^ a b Only the best 6 results counted towards the Championship. Numbers without parentheses are Championship points; numbers in parentheses are total points scored.

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