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 race. 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 race: 1964 Mexico Grand Prix
Next race: 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 #5 - 1965 South Africa Grand Prix winner

1965 South Africa Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Jim Clark Lotus 33, #5 9.00  2h 06m 46.0s  ( 157.707 km/h ) 85 Team Lotus
2 John Surtees Ferrari 158, #1 6.00  2h 07m 15.0s  ( +29.0s ) 85 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
3 Graham Hill BRM P261, #3 4.00  2h 07m 17.8s  ( +31.8s ) 85 Owen Racing Organisation
4 Mike Spence Lotus 33, #6 3.00  2h 07m 40.4s  ( +54.4s ) 85 Team Lotus
5 Bruce Mclaren Cooper T77, #9 2.00   84 Cooper Car Company
6 Jackie Stewart BRM P261, #4 1.00   83 Owen Racing Organisation
7 Jo Siffert Brabham BT11, #12 0   83 RRC Walker Racing Team
8 Jack Brabham Brabham BT11, #7 0   81 Brabham Racing Organisation
9 Paul Hawkins Brabham BT10, #18 0   81 John Willment Automobiles
10 Peter De Klerk Alfa Special Special, #20 0   79 Otelle Nucci
11 Tony Maggs Lotus 25, #15 0   77 Reg Parnell Racing
12 Frank Gardner Brabham BT11, #16 0   75 John Willment Automobiles
13 Sam Tingle LDS Mk 1, #25 0   73 Privé
14 David Prophet Brabham BT10, #19 0   71 Privé
15 Lorenzo Bandini Ferrari 1512, #2 0  Electrics 66 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
nc Bob Anderson Brabham BT11, #14 0   50 DW Racing Entreprises
ab Jo Bonnier Brabham BT7, #11 0  Clutch 42 RRC Walker Racing Team
ab Jochen Rindt Cooper T73, #10 0  Electrics 39 Cooper Car Company
ab John Love Cooper T55, #17 0  Transmission 20 Privé
ab Dan Gurney Brabham BT11, #8 0  Ignition 11 Brabham Racing Organisation
nq Doug Serrurier LDS Mk 2, #21 0     Otelle Nucci
nq Ernie Pieterse Lotus 21, #22 0     Lawson Organisation
nq Neville Lederle Lotus 21, #23 0     Scuderia Scribante
npq Clive Puzey Lotus 18/21, #24 0     Privé
f Ray Reed Realpha RE 1, #26 0  Not present   Ray's Engineering
nq Brausch Niemann Lotus 22, #27 0     Ted Lanfear
nq Trevor Blokdyk Cooper T59, #28 0     Privé
npq Jackie Pretorius LDS Mk 1, #29 0     Privé
f Brian Raubenheimer Lotus 20, #30 0  Not present   Privé
f David Clapham Cooper T51, #31 0  Not present   Lawson Organisation
npq Dave Charlton Lotus 20, #32 0     Privé
f Alex Blignaut Cooper T55, #33 0  Not present   Privé
f Dick Attwood BRM P61, #34 0  Not present   Owen Racing Organisation

Qualifying Results for the 1965 South Africa Grand Prix on the East London circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Jim Clark Lotus 33, #5 1'27''2 Team Lotus
2 John Surtees Ferrari 158, #1 1'28''1 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
3 Jack Brabham Brabham BT11, #7 1'28''3 Brabham Racing Organisation
4 Mike Spence Lotus 33, #6 1'28''3 Team Lotus
5 Graham Hill BRM P261, #3 1'28''6 Owen Racing Organisation
6 Lorenzo Bandini Ferrari 1512, #2 1'29''3 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
7 Jo Bonnier Brabham BT7, #11 1'29''3 RRC Walker Racing Team
8 Bruce Mclaren Cooper T77, #9 1'29''4 Cooper Car Company
9 Dan Gurney Brabham BT11, #8 1'29''5 Brabham Racing Organisation
10 Jochen Rindt Cooper T73, #10 1'30''4 Cooper Car Company
11 Jackie Stewart BRM P261, #4 1'30''5 Owen Racing Organisation
12 Bob Anderson Brabham BT11, #14 1'31''0 DW Racing Entreprises
13 Tony Maggs Lotus 25, #15 1'31''3 Reg Parnell Racing
14 Jo Siffert Brabham BT11, #12 1'31''5 RRC Walker Racing Team
15 Frank Gardner Brabham BT11, #16 1'32''3 John Willment Automobiles
16 Paul Hawkins Brabham BT10, #18 1'33''1 John Willment Automobiles
17 Peter De Klerk Alfa Special Special, #20 1'33''3 Otelle Nucci
18 John Love Cooper T55, #17 1'33''8 Privé
19 David Prophet Brabham BT10, #19 1'33''9 Privé
20 Sam Tingle LDS Mk 1, #25 1'34''6 Privé
21 Trevor Blokdyk Cooper T59, #28 1'35''2 Privé
22 Neville Lederle Lotus 21, #23 1'35''2 Scuderia Scribante
23 Doug Serrurier LDS Mk 2, #21 1'35''7 Otelle Nucci
24 Brausch Niemann Lotus 22, #27 1'36''2 Ted Lanfear
25 Ernie Pieterse Lotus 21, #22 1'37''9 Lawson Organisation
26 Dave Charlton Lotus 20, #32 - Privé
27 Jackie Pretorius LDS Mk 1, #29 - Privé
28 Clive Puzey Lotus 18/21, #24 - Privé
0 Ray Reed Realpha RE 1, #26 0 Ray's Engineering
0 Brian Raubenheimer Lotus 20, #30 0 Privé
0 David Clapham Cooper T51, #31 0 Lawson Organisation
0 Alex Blignaut Cooper T55, #33 0 Privé
0 Dick Attwood BRM P61, #34 0 Owen Racing Organisation

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

Brabham BT11

BRM P56 V8 1.5

Lotus 20

Ford 109E L4 1.5

Brabham BT11

Climax FWMV V8 1.5

Realpha RE 1

Alfa Romeo Giulietta L4 1.5

Lotus 33

Climax FWMV V8 1.5

Alfa Special Special

Alfa Romeo Giulietta L4 1.5

Lotus 21

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Brabham BT10

Ford 109E L4 1.5

Lotus 25

BRM P56 V8 1.5

Ferrari 158

Ferrari 205B V8 1.5

Lotus 22

Ford 109E L4 1.5

BRM P261

BRM P60 V8 1.5

LDS Mk 2

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Cooper T51

Maserati 6-1500 L4 1.5

Lotus 18/21

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Ferrari 1512

Ferrari 207 F12 1.5

Cooper T73

Climax FWMV V8 1.5

Cooper T59

Ford 109E L4 1.5

Brabham BT7

Climax FWMV V8 1.5

LDS Mk 1

Alfa Romeo Giulietta L4 1.5

BRM P61

BRM P56 V8 1.5

Cooper T55

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Cooper T77

Climax FWMV V8 1.5