1965 Tasman Series

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1965 Tasman Series
Champion
United Kingdom Jim Clark
Previous: 1964 Next: 1966

The 1965 Tasman Series was the second Tasman Series season. It began on 9 January 1965 and ended on 1 March after seven races.

Results and standings[edit]

Races[edit]

Round Name Circuit Date Winning driver Winning car Winning team Report
New
Zealand
1 New Zealand New Zealand Grand Prix Pukekohe 9 January United Kingdom Graham Hill Brabham BT11A Scuderia Veloce Report
2 New Zealand Levin International Levin 16 January United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus 32B Team Lotus Report
3 New Zealand Lady Wigram Trophy Wigram 23 January United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus 32B Team Lotus Report
4 New Zealand Teretonga International Teretonga 30 January United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus 32B Team Lotus Report
Australia 5 Australia Warwick Farm International Warwick Farm 14 February United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus 32B Team Lotus Report
6 Australia Sandown International Sandown 21 February Australia Jack Brabham Brabham BT11A Ecurie Vitesse Report
7 Australia Australian Grand Prix Longford 1 March New Zealand Bruce McLaren Cooper T79 Bruce McLaren Racing Report

Standings[edit]

One score could be dropped from the New Zealand races, however the dropped race could not be the New Zealand Grand Prix. Dropped scores indicated in brackets.

Position 1 2 3 4 5 6
Points 9 6 4 3 2 1
Pos Driver PUK LEV WIG TER WAR SAN LON Pts
1 United Kingdom Jim Clark Ret 1 1 (1) 1 2 5 35 (44)
2 New Zealand Bruce McLaren Ret (5) 2 2 Ret 4 1 24 (26)
3 Australia Jack Brabham 2 1 2 21
4 Australia Frank Gardner 2 2 4 Ret Ret Ret 15
5 United States Phil Hill DNS 4 Ret 3 Ret 3 3 15
6 New Zealand Jim Palmer 3 3 3 (5) 6 5 7 15 (17)
7 United Kingdom Graham Hill 1 5 Ret 4 14
8 New Zealand Kerry Grant 9 12 5 4 Ret Ret Ret 5
9 Australia Bib Stillwell 4 6 6 5
10 Australia Frank Matich 3 Ret Ret 4
11 New Zealand John Riley 4 9 Ret 9 3
12 New Zealand Rex Flowers 5 Ret Ret Ret 3
13 New Zealand Roly Levis 13 6 6 (6) 7 7 9 2 (3)
14 Australia Leo Geoghegan 6 8 1
15 New Zealand Andy Buchanan 7 7 7 Ret 0
16 New Zealand Bruce Abernethy Ret DNS Ret 7 0
17 New Zealand Bill Thomasen 10 Ret 8 8 0
18 New Zealand Red Dawson 8 10 Ret 10 0
19 New Zealand Graeme Lawrence 8 Ret 11 0
20 Australia Glyn Scott 12 8 0
21 Australia Wally Mitchell 8 0
22 New Zealand Ken Sager 9 Ret 0
= Australia Rocky Tresise 9 Ret 0
= Australia Keith Rilstone 9 0
25 New Zealand Peter Gillum 10 Ret 0
= Australia Greg Cusack 10 0
= Australia Jack Hobden 10 0
28 New Zealand Ken Smith 12 11 0
29 New Zealand Dene Hollier 11 13 0
30 Australia David Walker 11 0
= Australia Mel McEwin 11 0
32 New Zealand Bill Stone 14 0
Australia Lex Davison Ret Ret DNS 0
Australia Arnold Glass Ret 0
Australia Barry Collerson Ret 0
Australia Geoff McClelland Ret 0
Australia John McDonald Ret Ret 0
Australia Lyn Archer Ret 0
Australia Bob Jane Ret 0
New Zealand Bryan Thomas DNS 0
Pos Driver PUK LEV WIG TER WAR SAN LON Pts
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate
Excluded (EX)

Key

Abbreviation Circuit
LEV Levin
LON Longford
PUK Pukekohe
SAN Sandown
TER Teretonga
WAR Warwick Farm
WIG Wigram