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1965 Indianapolis 500


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 3 of 18
Monday, May 31, 1965 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:19:05
Average Speed: 150.686 mph
Pole Speed: 161.233 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 118.98 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1965 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1965 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
3 412   Mario Andretti Dean Van Lines   (Al Dean)Hawk / Ford20042,551running0700
132914   Johnny Boyd George Bryant & Staff   (George Bryant)BRP / Ford14011,976gearbox0 
8184   Don Branson Wynn's   (Bob Wilke)Watson / Ford19716,376running0250
323347   Bill Cheesbourg WIFE Radio / Good Guy   (Harry Lane)Gerhardt / Offy147,836engine0 
1 282   Jimmy Clark Lotus Powered by Ford   (Team Lotus)Lotus / Ford200166,621running1891000
222565   Ronnie Duman Travelon Trailer / H&H   (Ernest Ruiz)Gerhardt / Offy628,786rear end0 
17 666   Billy Foster Autotron   (Jim Robbins)Vollstedt / Offy859,936water manifold0 
15 11   A.J. Foyt Sheraton / Thompson   (Ansted-Thompson Racing)Lotus / Ford11520,517rear end11 
271748   Jerry Grant Bardahl / MG Liquid Suspension   (Kjell Qvale)Huffaker / Offy307,786magneto0 
233141   Masten Gregory George Bryant & Staff   (George Bryant)BRP / Ford599,076oil pressure0 
26 317   Dan Gurney Yamaha   (Dan Gurney)Lotus / Ford429,596timing gear0 
142153   Walt Hansgen MG / Liquid Suspension   (Kjell Qvale)Huffaker / Offy11710,566fuel line0 
332359   Jim Hurtubise STP / Tombstone Life   (Paxton Products)Kurtis / Novi18,626transmission0 
51476   Gordon Johncock Weinberger Homes   (Weinberger & Wilseck)Watson / Offy20021,981running0500
72283   Bobby Johns Lotus Powered by Ford   (Team Lotus)Lotus / Ford19716,886running0300
102823   Eddie Johnson Harry Allen ChapmanWatson / Offy19514,656running0150
2 598   Parnelli Jones Hurst   (J.C. Agajanian)Lotus / Ford20064,661running0800
181918   Arnie Knepper Konstant Hot   (Tassi Vatis)Kurtis / Offy8010,326cylinder0 
292729   Joe Leonard All American Racers   (Dan Gurney)Halibrand / Ford277,816oil leak0 
302325   Roger McCluskey All American Racers   (Dan Gurney)Halibrand / Ford188,106clutch0 
201352   Jim McElreath Zink-Urschel Trackburner   (John Zink)Moore / Offy668,656rear end0 
4 774   Al Miller Jerry Alderman Ford Sales   (Jerry Alderman)Lotus / Ford20026,641running0600
283019   Chuck Rodee Wally Weir's Mobil Oil   (Wally Weir)Halibrand / Offy288,726rear end0 
11 97   Lloyd Ruby DuPont Golden 7   (David McManus)Halibrand / Ford18411,846engine0100
61581   Mickey Rupp G.C. Murphy   (Pete Salemi)Gerhardt / Offy19818,971running0400
311124   Johnny Rutherford Racing AssociatesHalibrand / Ford157,596transmission0 
211694   George Snider Fred GerhardtGerhardt / Offy648,696rear end0 
252688   Chuck Stevenson Vita-Fresh Orange Juice   (Gordon Van Liew)Kuzma / Offy508,306piston0 
121216   Len Sutton Bryant Heating & Cooling   (Rolla Vollstedt)Vollstedt / Ford17711,586running050
16245   Bud Tingelstad American Red Ball   (Lindsey Hopkins)Lola / Ford1159,596crash0 
93245   Al Unser Sheraton / Thompson   (Ansted-Thompson Racing)Lola / Ford19614,416running0200
19 89   Bobby Unser STP Gas Treatment   (Andy Granatelli)Ferguson / Novi699,216oil connection0 
241054   Bob Veith MG / Liquid Suspension   (Kjell Qvale)Huffaker / Offy588,266piston0 

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Rodger Ward2Moog St. Louis
Bobby Unser6STP Oil Treatment
Norm Hall8Pope-Hall
Bob Harkey10Federal Engineering
Jud Larson15Wynn's
Greg Weld19Wally Weir's Mobil Oil
Bob Christie21Kemerly
Paul Russo21Kemerly
Mel Kenyon27Federal Engineering
Carl Williams33Dayton Steel Wheel
Paul Goldsmith36Jack Adams Aircraft
Dempsey Wilson44Vita Fresh Orange Juice
Jim Hurtubise56Tombstone Life
Al Unser63, 96Arciero Brothers, Harrison
Mike McGreevey65Travelon Trailer
Art Malone67G.C. Murphy
Bob Wente67G.C. Murphy
Bob Mathouser77, 87Dayton Steel Wheel, MT Challenger Wheel
Ebb Rose79Racing Associates
Bobby Grim86Racing Associates
Skip Hudson96Harrison
Ralph Liguori99Demler

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jimmy Clark111
  A.J. Foyt221
  Jimmy Clark36563
  A.J. Foyt667510
  Jimmy Clark75200126