1965 Mediterranean Grand Prix

The 4th Mediterranean Grand Prix was a motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 15 August 1965 at the Autodromo di Pergusa, Sicily. The race was run over 60 laps of the circuit, and was won for the second year in succession by Swiss driver Jo Siffert in a Brabham BT11.[1]

1965 Mediterranean Grand Prix
Non-championship race in the 1965 Formula One season
Race details
Date 15 August 1965
Official name IV Gran Premio del Mediterraneo
Location Autodromo di Pergusa, Sicily
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.803 km (2.985 miles)
Distance 60 laps, 288.172 km (179.1 miles)
Pole position
Driver Lotus-Climax
Time 1:15.8
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax
Time 1:15.8
First Brabham-BRM
Second Lotus-Climax
Third Brabham-BRM


Pos Driver Entrant Constructor Time/Retired Grid
1   Jo Siffert Rob Walker Racing Team Brabham-BRM 1.17:05.2 3
2   Jim Clark Team Lotus Lotus-Climax + 0.3 s 1
3   Frank Gardner John Willment Automobiles Brabham-BRM 59 laps 6
4   Denny Hulme Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham-Climax 59 laps 5
5   Innes Ireland Reg Parnell (Racing) Lotus-BRM 59 laps 10
6   Jack Brabham Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham-Climax 58 laps 8
Ret   Chris Amon Reg Parnell (Racing) Lotus-BRM Holed radiator 4
Ret   John Rhodes Gerard Racing Cooper-Climax Handling 12
Ret   Giampiero Biscaldi Scuderia Centro Sud BRM Oil pressure 15
Ret   Mike Spence Team Lotus Lotus-Climax Accident 2
Ret   Jo Bonnier Rob Walker Racing Team Brabham-Climax Oil pressure 7
Ret   Alan Rees Roy Winkelmann Racing Brabham-Ford Piston 9
Ret   Jochen Rindt Roy Winkelmann Racing Brabham-Ford Driveshaft joint 11
DSQ   Masten Gregory Scuderia Centro Sud BRM Changed drivers 13
Ret   Giancarlo Baghetti Scuderia Centro Sud BRM Holed radiator 14
DNQ   Piers Courage Gerard Racing Cooper-Ford -
DNQ   Colin Davis Scuderia Nord-Ouest Lotus-Climax -
WD   Bob Anderson DW Racing Enterprises Brabham-Climax Car damaged -
WD   Paul Hawkins DW Racing Enterprises Lotus-Climax -
WD   Brian Gubby Brian Gubby Lotus-Climax -
  • Masten Gregory was disqualified after a driver change with Giampiero Biscaldi.


  1. ^ "The Formula One Record Book", John Thompson, 1974.

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