1965 Mediterranean Grand Prix

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Italy  1965 Mediterranean Grand Prix
Race details
Non-Championship race in the 1965 Formula One season
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 mi)
Distance 60 laps, 288.172 km (179.1 mi)
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

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]


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