1965 France Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Clermont-Ferrand circuit. Full information

1965 France Grand Prix poster

1965 France Grand Prix poster

1965 France Grand Prix

1965 France Grand Prix is 135th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Clermont-Ferrand circuit. Jim Clark won the pole position and this race. This was his 16th victory. Jackie Stewart and John Surtees also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 40 laps (322 km).

Previous race: 1965 Belgium Grand Prix
Next race: 1965 Britain Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1965 France Grand Prix

21st victory for the Lotus team
16th victory for the Jim Clark
21st podium for the Jim Clark
3rd podium for the Jackie Stewart
14th podium for the John Surtees

1965 France Grand Prix

1965 France Grand Prix

Lotus 25 - 1965 France Grand Prix winner

Lotus 25 - 1965 France Grand Prix winner

1965 France Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Jim Clark 9.00  2h 14m 38.4s  ( 143.583 km/h ) 40 Team Lotus
2 Jackie Stewart 6.00  2h 15m 04.7s  ( +26.3s ) 40 Owen Racing Organisation
3 John Surtees 4.00  2h 17m 11.9s  ( +2m 33.5s ) 40 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
4 Denny Hulme 3.00  2h 17m 31.5s  ( +2m 53.1s ) 40 Brabham Racing Organisation
5 Graham Hill 2.00   39 Owen Racing Organisation
6 Jo Siffert 1.00   39 RRC Walker Racing Team
7 Mike Spence 0   39 Team Lotus
8 Lorenzo Bandini 0  Accident 36 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
9 Bob Anderson 0  Electrics 34 DW Racing Entreprises
ab Bruce Mclaren 0  Suspension 23 Cooper Car Company
ab Jo Bonnier 0  Alternator 21 RRC Walker Racing Team
ab Chris Amon 0  Fuel injection 20 Reg Parnell Racing
ab Innes Ireland 0  Gearbox 18 Reg Parnell Racing
ab Dan Gurney 0  Engine 16 Brabham Racing Organisation
ab Richie Ginther 0  Ignition 9 Honda R&D Company
ab Ronnie Bucknum 0  Ignition 4 Honda R&D Company
ab Jochen Rindt 0  Accident 3 Cooper Car Company
f Jo Schlesser 0  Not present   Scuderia Centro Sud

List of all cars for the 1965 France Grand Prix on the Clermont-Ferrand circuit

Lotus 25

Climax FWMV V8 1.5

Ferrari 1512

Ferrari 207 F12 1.5

Brabham BT11

BRM P56 V8 1.5

Brabham BT7

Climax FWMV V8 1.5

Cooper T77

Climax FWMV V8 1.5

Lotus 25

BRM P56 V8 1.5

Brabham BT11

Climax FWMV V8 1.5

Lotus 33

Climax FWMV V8 1.5

Honda RA272

Honda RA272E V12 1.5

BRM P57

BRM P56 V8 1.5

Ferrari 158

Ferrari 205B V8 1.5

BRM P261

BRM P60 V8 1.5