1965 Belgian Grand Prix

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Race details
Race 3 of 10 in the 1965 Formula One season
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Date 13 June 1965
Official name XXV GROTE PRIJS VAN BELGIE
Location Spa-Francorchamps, Francorchamps, Belgium
Course Grand Prix Circuit
14.12 km (8.774 mi)
Distance 32 laps, 451.180 km (280.350 mi)
Weather Heavy rain
Pole position
Driver United Kingdom Graham Hill BRM
Time 3:45.4
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax
Time 4:12.9
Podium
First United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax
Second United Kingdom Jackie Stewart BRM
Third New Zealand Bruce McLaren Cooper-Climax

The 1965 Belgian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Spa-Francorchamps on 13 June 1965. The race was won by British driver Jim Clark who led every lap of the race driving a Lotus 33.

Classification[edit]

Pos No Nat Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 17 United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax 32 2:23:34.8 2 9
2 8 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart BRM 32 +44.8 secs 3 6
3 4 New Zealand Bruce McLaren Cooper-Climax 31 +1 Lap 9 4
4 14 Australia Jack Brabham Brabham-Climax 31 +1 Lap 10 3
5 7 United Kingdom Graham Hill BRM 31 +1 Lap 1 2
6 10 United States Richie Ginther Honda 31 +1 Lap 4 1
7 18 United Kingdom Mike Spence Lotus-Climax 31 +1 Lap 12
8 21 Switzerland Jo Siffert Brabham-BRM 31 +1 Lap 8
9 2 Italy Lorenzo Bandini Ferrari 30 +2 Laps 15
10 15 United States Dan Gurney Brabham-Climax 30 +2 Laps 5
11 5 Austria Jochen Rindt Cooper-Climax 29 +3 Laps 14
12 27 Belgium Lucien Bianchi BRM 29 +3 Laps 17
13 22 United Kingdom Innes Ireland Lotus-BRM 27 +5 Laps 16
14 23 United Kingdom Richard Attwood Lotus-BRM 26 Accident 13
Ret 29 United States Masten Gregory BRM 12 Fuel Pump 20
Ret 20 Sweden Jo Bonnier Brabham-Climax 9 Ignition 7
Ret 11 United States Ronnie Bucknum Honda 9 Gearbox 11
Ret 1 United Kingdom John Surtees Ferrari 5 Engine 6
Ret 26 Australia Frank Gardner Brabham-BRM 3 Ignition 19

Championship standings after the race[edit]

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


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