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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 (500.000 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

1 282   Jimmy Clark Lotus Powered by Ford   (Team Lotus)Lotus / Ford200166621running1891000
2 598   Parnelli Jones Hurst   (J.C. Agajanian)Lotus / Ford20064661running0800
3 412   Mario Andretti Dean Van Lines   (Al Dean)Hawk / Ford20042551running0700
4 774   Al Miller Jerry Alderman Ford Sales   (Jerry Alderman)Lotus / Ford20026641running0600
51476   Gordon Johncock Weinberger Homes   (Weinberger & Wilseck)Watson / Offy20021981running0500
61581   Mickey Rupp G.C. Murphy   (Pete Salemi)Gerhardt / Offy19818971running0400
72283   Bobby Johns Lotus Powered by Ford   (Team Lotus)Lotus / Ford19716886running0300
8184   Don Branson Wynn's   (Bob Wilke)Watson / Ford19716376running0250
93245   Al Unser Sheraton / Thompson   (Ansted-Thompson Racing)Lola / Ford19614416running0200
102823   Eddie Johnson Harry Allen ChapmanWatson / Offy19514656running0150
11 97   Lloyd Ruby DuPont Golden 7   (David McManus)Halibrand / Ford18411846engine0100
121216   Len Sutton Bryant Heating & Cooling   (Rolla Vollstedt)Vollstedt / Ford17711586running050
132914   Johnny Boyd George Bryant & Staff   (George Bryant)BRP / Ford14011976gearbox0 
142153   Walt Hansgen MG / Liquid Suspension   (Kjell Qvale)Huffaker / Offy11710566fuel line0 
15 11   A.J. Foyt Sheraton / Thompson   (Ansted-Thompson Racing)Lotus / Ford11520517rear end11 
16245   Bud Tingelstad American Red Ball   (Lindsey Hopkins)Lola / Ford1159596crash0 
17 666   Billy Foster Autotron   (Jim Robbins)Vollstedt / Offy859936water manifold0 
181918   Arnie Knepper Konstant Hot   (Tassi Vatis)Kurtis / Offy8010326cylinder0 
19 89   Bobby Unser STP Gas Treatment   (Andy Granatelli)Ferguson / Novi699216oil connection0 
201352   Jim McElreath Zink-Urschel Trackburner   (John Zink)Moore / Offy668656rear end0 
211694   George Snider Fred GerhardtGerhardt / Offy648696rear end0 
222565   Ronnie Duman Travelon Trailer / H&H   (Ernest Ruiz)Gerhardt / Offy628786rear end0 
233141   Masten Gregory George Bryant & Staff   (George Bryant)BRP / Ford599076oil pressure0 
241054   Bob Veith MG / Liquid Suspension   (Kjell Qvale)Huffaker / Offy588266piston0 
252688   Chuck Stevenson Vita-Fresh Orange Juice   (Gordon Van Liew)Kuzma / Offy508306piston0 
26 317   Dan Gurney Yamaha   (Dan Gurney)Lotus / Ford429596timing gear0 
271748   Jerry Grant Bardahl / MG Liquid Suspension   (Kjell Qvale)Huffaker / Offy307786magneto0 
283019   Chuck Rodee Wally Weir's Mobil Oil   (Wally Weir)Halibrand / Offy288726rear end0 
292729   Joe Leonard All American Racers   (Dan Gurney)Halibrand / Ford277816oil leak0 
302325   Roger McCluskey All American Racers   (Dan Gurney)Halibrand / Ford188106clutch0 
311124   Johnny Rutherford Racing AssociatesHalibrand / Ford157596transmission0 
323347   Bill Cheesbourg WIFE Radio / Good Guy   (Harry Lane)Gerhardt / Offy147836engine0 
332359   Jim Hurtubise STP / Tombstone Life   (Paxton Products)Kurtis / Novi18626transmission0 

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
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:
# Of
  Jimmy Clark111
  A.J. Foyt221
  Jimmy Clark36563
  A.J. Foyt667510
  Jimmy Clark75200126