1965 South Africa Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the East London circuit. Full information

1965 South Africa Grand Prix

1965 South Africa Grand Prix is 132nd Formula 1 Grand Prix. Passed at the East London circuit. Jim Clark won the pole position and this race. This was his 14th victory. John Surtees and Graham Hill also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 85 laps (333 km).

Previous Grand Prix: 1964 Mexico Grand Prix
Next Grand Prix: 1965 Monaco Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1965 South Africa Grand Prix

19th victory for the Lotus team
14th victory for the Jim Clark
19th podium for the Jim Clark
13th podium for the John Surtees
18th podium for the Graham Hill

1965 South Africa Grand Prix

1965 South Africa Grand Prix

Lotus 33 - 1965 South Africa Grand Prix winner

Lotus 33 - 1965 South Africa Grand Prix winner

1965 South Africa Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Jim Clark 9.00  2h 06m 46.0s  ( 157.707 km/h ) 85 Team Lotus
2 John Surtees 6.00  2h 07m 15.0s  ( +29.0s ) 85 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
3 Graham Hill 4.00  2h 07m 17.8s  ( +31.8s ) 85 Owen Racing Organisation
4 Mike Spence 3.00  2h 07m 40.4s  ( +54.4s ) 85 Team Lotus
5 Bruce Mclaren 2.00   84 Cooper Car Company
6 Jackie Stewart 1.00   83 Owen Racing Organisation
7 Jo Siffert 0   83 RRC Walker Racing Team
8 Jack Brabham 0   81 Brabham Racing Organisation
9 Paul Hawkins 0   81 John Willment Automobiles
10 Peter De Klerk 0   79 Otelle Nucci
11 Tony Maggs 0   77 Reg Parnell Racing
12 Frank Gardner 0   75 John Willment Automobiles
13 Sam Tingle 0   73 Privé
14 David Prophet 0   71 Privé
15 Lorenzo Bandini 0  Electrics 66 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
nc Bob Anderson 0   50 DW Racing Entreprises
ab Jo Bonnier 0  Clutch 42 RRC Walker Racing Team
ab Jochen Rindt 0  Electrics 39 Cooper Car Company
ab John Love 0  Transmission 20 Privé
ab Dan Gurney 0  Ignition 11 Brabham Racing Organisation
nq Doug Serrurier 0     Otelle Nucci
nq Ernie Pieterse 0     Lawson Organisation
nq Neville Lederle 0     Scuderia Scribante
npq Clive Puzey 0     Privé
f Ray Reed 0  Not present   Ray's Engineering
nq Brausch Niemann 0     Ted Lanfear
nq Trevor Blokdyk 0     Privé
npq Jackie Pretorius 0     Privé
f Brian Raubenheimer 0  Not present   Privé
f David Clapham 0  Not present   Lawson Organisation
npq Dave Charlton 0     Privé
f Alex Blignaut 0  Not present   Privé
f Dick Attwood 0  Not present   Owen Racing Organisation

List of all cars for the 1965 South Africa Grand Prix on the East London circuit

Lotus 18/21

Climax FPF L4 1.5

BRM P61

BRM P56 V8 1.5

Realpha RE 1

Alfa Romeo Giulietta L4 1.5

Brabham BT11

Climax FWMV V8 1.5

Lotus 25

BRM P56 V8 1.5

Brabham BT10

Ford 109E L4 1.5

Cooper T51

Maserati 6-1500 L4 1.5

LDS Mk 1

Alfa Romeo Giulietta L4 1.5

Lotus 20

Ford 109E L4 1.5

Brabham BT7

Climax FWMV V8 1.5

Brabham BT11

BRM P56 V8 1.5

Cooper T77

Climax FWMV V8 1.5

Lotus 21

Climax FPF L4 1.5

LDS Mk 2

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Cooper T59

Ford 109E L4 1.5

BRM P261

BRM P60 V8 1.5

Cooper T73

Climax FWMV V8 1.5

Ferrari 1512

Ferrari 207 F12 1.5

Cooper T55

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Alfa Special Special

Alfa Romeo Giulietta L4 1.5

Lotus 22

Ford 109E L4 1.5

Lotus 33

Climax FWMV V8 1.5

Ferrari 158

Ferrari 205B V8 1.5