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The 17th BRDC International Trophy was a motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 15 May 1965 at the Silverstone Circuit, England. The race was run over 52 laps of the Silverstone Grand Prix circuit, and was won by British driver Jackie Stewart in a BRM P261.

1965 BRDC International Trophy
Non-championship race in the 1965 Formula One season
Race details
Date 15 May 1965
Official name XVII BRDC International Trophy
Location Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.711 km (2.927 mi)
Distance 52 laps, 244.972 km (152.204 mi)
Pole position
Driver BRM
Time 1:31.4
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom John Surtees Ferrari
Time 1:33.0
First BRM
Second Ferrari
Third Lotus-Climax


Pos Driver Entrant Constructor Time/Retired Grid
1   Jackie Stewart Owen Racing Organisation BRM 1.21:47.0 2
2   John Surtees SEFAC Ferrari Ferrari + 3.0 s 3
3   Mike Spence Team Lotus Lotus-Climax + 56.4 s 5
4   Pedro Rodriguez Team Lotus Lotus-Climax + 1:33.6 s 13
5   Jo Bonnier Rob Walker Racing Team Brabham-Climax 51 laps 8
6   Bruce McLaren Cooper Car Company Cooper-Climax 51 laps 9
7   Lorenzo Bandini SEFAC Ferrari Ferrari 51 laps 4
8   Richard Attwood Reg Parnell (Racing) Lotus-BRM 51 laps 12
9   Mike Hailwood Reg Parnell (Racing) Lotus-BRM 51 laps 15
10   Paul Hawkins DW Racing Enterprises Lotus-Climax 51 laps 16
11   John Taylor Gerard Racing Cooper-Climax 50 laps 17
12   Ian Raby Ian Raby (Racing) Brabham-BRM 50 laps 18
13   Roberto Bussinello Scuderia Centro Sud BRM 49 laps 20
14   Bob Anderson DW Racing Enterprises Brabham-Climax 44 laps 14
Ret   Jack Brabham Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham-Climax Gearbox 6
Ret   Frank Gardner John Willment Automobiles Brabham-BRM Clutch 10
Ret   Jochen Rindt Cooper Car Company Cooper-Climax Con-rod 11
Ret   Graham Hill Owen Racing Organisation BRM Camshaft 1
Ret   John Rhodes Gerard Racing Cooper-Ford Battery 21
Ret   Denny Hulme Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham-Climax Oil leak 7
Ret   Chris Amon Scuderia Centro Sud BRM Engine 19
WD   Rodney Bloor Sports Motors (Manchester) Brabham-Ford -


  • "The Grand Prix Who's Who", Steve Small, 1995.
  • "The Formula One Record Book", John Thompson, 1974.

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