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1965 South African Grand Prix


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Formula One race number 1 of 10
Friday, January 1, 1965 at East London Circuit, East London, South Africa
85 laps on a 3.920 kilometer road course (333.200 kilometers)

Time of race: 2:06:46.0
Average speed: 157.695 kph
Pole time: 87.2 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 29.0 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 0

Glossary    1965 Formula One results   /   1965 standings

PosSt#DriverTeamChass./Eng.LapsStatusLedPts
1 15   Jimmy Clark Team LotusLotus 33 / Climax 1.5 V8852:06:46.0859
2 21   John Surtees Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 158 / Ferrari 1.5 V885+29.006
3 53   Graham Hill Owen Racing OrganisationBRM P261 / BRM 1.5 V885+31.804
4 46   Mike Spence Team LotusLotus 33 / Climax 1.5 V885+54.403
5 89   Bruce McLaren Cooper Car CompanyCooper T73 / Climax 1.5 V884+1 lap02
6114   Jackie Stewart Owen Racing OrganisationBRM P261 / BRM 1.5 V883+2 laps01
71412   Jo Siffert Rob Walker Racing TeamBrabham BT11 / BRM 1.5 V883+2 laps00
8 37   Jack Brabham Brabham Racing OrganisationBrabham BT11 / Climax 1.5 V881+4 laps00
91618   Paul Hawkins John Willment AutomobilesBrabham BT10 / Ford 4 1.5 L481+4 laps00
101720   Peter de Klerk Otelle NucciAlfa Romeo Special / Alfa Romeo 1.5 L479+6 laps00
111315   Tony Maggs Reg Parnell RacingLotus 25 / BRM 1.5 V877+8 laps00
121516   Frank Gardner John Willment AutomobilesBrabham BT11 / BRM 1.5 V875+10 laps00
132025   Sam Tingle Sam TingleLDS Mk1 / Alfa Romeo 1.5 L473+12 laps00
141919   David Prophet David ProphetBrabham BT10 / Ford 4 1.5 L471+14 laps00
ret 62   Lorenzo Bandini Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 1512 / Ferrari 1.5 B1266ignition00
161214   Bob Anderson DW Racing EnterprisesBrabham BT11 / Climax 1.5 V850+35 laps00
ret 711   Jo Bonnier Rob Walker Racing TeamBrabham BT7 / Climax 1.5 V842clutch00
ret1010   Jochen Rindt Cooper Car CompanyCooper T73 / Climax 1.5 V839electrical00
ret1817   John Love John LoveCooper T55 / Climax 1.5 L420halfshaft00
ret 98   Dan Gurney Brabham Racing OrganisationBrabham BT11 / Climax 1.5 V811ignition00

Fastest Lap: 161.096 kph by Jimmy Clark

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
21Trevor Blokdyk28Trevor Blokdyk
22Neville Lederle23Scuderia Scribante
23Doug Serrurier21Otelle Nucci
24Brausch Niemann27Ted Lanfear
25Ernie Pieterse22Lawson Organisation
26Clive Puzey24Clive Puzey Motors
27Jackie Pretorius29Jackie Pretorius
28Dave Charlton32Ecurie Tomahawk

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jimmy Clark18585