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1965 Italian GP
1964 United States GP

1965 United States GP

1965 Mexican GP
1966 United States GP
 VIII  United States Grand Prix


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 3 October 1965
Start time14:00
EventUnited States GP
CircuitWatkins Glen
Event FormatRace of 110 laps
Race15 of 16
Championship race140
Circuit
Laps110
Circuit Perimeter3701 m
Race Distance3701 × 110 = 407.110 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherOvercast, Showers
Participants
Entries18
Qualifiers18
Finishers13
Championship DebutantsBob Bondurant (Driver)
MilestonesCar 15 - 50th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 9 - 50th Race Entry (Car Number)
BRM - 10th Fastest Lap (Engine Manufacturer)
Graham Hill - 10th Win (Driver)
Innes Ireland - 50th Race Entry (Driver)
Jack Brabham - 75th Race Entry (Driver)
Jochen Rindt - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (99),
2. Most 9th Place Qualifications Bruce McLaren (10),
3. Most 9th Place Qualifications in a Season Bruce McLaren (4),
4. Most 10th Place Qualifications in a SeasonBrabham (6)
Records Extended 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (232),
2. Most 4th Place FinishesFerrari (38),
3. Most 5th Place FinishesFerrari (26),
4. Most 10th Place FinishesLotus (18),
5. Most Laps Led Jim Clark (1445),
6. Most Race EntriesFerrari (470),
7. Most 5th Place QualificationsFerrari (45),
8. Most 9th Place QualificationsCooper (25)

Championships
1  Jim Clark 54 
2  Graham Hill 40 
3  Jackie Stewart 33 
4  Dan Gurney 19 
up
5  John Surtees 17 
down
6  Lorenzo Bandini 13 
7  Bruce McLaren 10 
8  Jack Brabham 9 
up
9  Mike Spence 6 
down
10  Denny Hulme 5 
down
11  Jochen Rindt 4 
12  Pedro Rodriguez 2 
up
13  Jo Siffert 2 
down
  Richie Ginther 2 
down
15  Richard Attwood 1 
down
1 Lotus / Climax 54 
2 BRM / BRM 45 
3 Ferrari / Ferrari 26 
4 Brabham / Climax 24 
5 Cooper / Climax 14 
6 Honda / Honda 2 
 Brabham / BRM 2 
8 Lotus / BRM 1 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 3Car 3Car 3
EntrantOwen Racing OrganisationOwen Racing OrganisationOwen Racing Organisation
Driver Graham Hill Graham Hill Graham Hill
CarBRM P261BRM P261BRM P261
EngineBRM 1.5 V8BRM 1.5 V8BRM 1.5 V8
Time2:20'36.11'11.251'11.9
Speed173.729 km/h186.998 km/h185.307 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led