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The 1965 French Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at the Circuit de Charade, Clermont-Ferrand on 27 June 1965.[1] It was race 4 of 10 in both the 1965 World Championship of Drivers and the 1965 International Cup for Formula One Manufacturers.

1965 French Grand Prix
The Circuit de Charade (1958-1988)
The Circuit de Charade (1958-1988)
Race details
Date 27 June 1965
Official name 51e Grand Prix de l'ACF
Location Circuit de Charade
Clermont-Ferrand, Auvergne, France
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 8.055 km (5.005 mi)
Distance 40 laps, 322.2 km (200.2 mi)
Weather Sunny
Pole position
Driver Lotus-Climax
Time 3:18.3
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax
Time 3:18.9 on lap 34
Podium
First Lotus-Climax
Second BRM
Third Ferrari

The 40-lap race was won by Scotland's Jim Clark. Driving the Climax-engined Lotus 25, Clark took pole position, led every lap and set the fastest lap. It was his third win in four races, and his second Grand Slam of the season. Fellow Scottish driver Jackie Stewart finished second in a BRM, with Englishman John Surtees third in a Ferrari.

Contents

ClassificationEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 6   Jim Clark Lotus-Climax 40 2:14:38.4 1 9
2 12   Jackie Stewart BRM 40 + 26.3 2 6
3 2   John Surtees Ferrari 40 + 2:33.5 4 4
4 16   Denny Hulme Brabham-Climax 40 + 2:53.1 6 3
5 10   Graham Hill BRM 39 + 1 Lap 13 2
6 36   Jo Siffert Brabham-BRM 39 + 1 Lap 14 1
7 8   Mike Spence Lotus-Climax 39 + 1 Lap 10
8 4   Lorenzo Bandini Ferrari 36 Accident 3
9 30   Bob Anderson Brabham-Climax 34 Fuel System 15
Ret 18   Bruce McLaren Cooper-Climax 23 Suspension 9
Ret 34   Jo Bonnier Brabham-Climax 21 Alternator 11
Ret 24   Chris Amon Lotus-BRM 20 Fuel System 8
Ret 22   Innes Ireland Lotus-BRM 18 Gearbox 17
Ret 14   Dan Gurney Brabham-Climax 16 Engine 5
Ret 26   Richie Ginther Honda 9 Ignition 7
Ret 28   Ronnie Bucknum Honda 4 Ignition 16
Ret 20   Jochen Rindt Cooper-Climax 3 Accident 12
Source:[1]

Lap leadersEdit

Championship standings after the raceEdit

  • Notes: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "1965 French Grand Prix". formula1.com. Retrieved 3 April 2017.
  2. ^ a b "France 1965 - Championship • STATS F1". www.statsf1.com. Retrieved 15 March 2019.


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