Formula 1 World Championship 1965 Round 01 South Africa

The 1965 South African Grand Prix was Round 1 of the 1965 Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at the Prince George Circuit in East London, South Africa on Sunday, 1 January 1965. Jim Clark started on pole position in the Lotus Climax and was the race winner.

1965 South African Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredTimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedPoints
15Jim ClarkGreat BritainLotus ClimaxDunlop852:06:46.0002:06:46.000--1:27.60080157.7009
21John SurteesGreat BritainFerrariDunlop85+29.0002:07:15.000+29.000+29.000157.1006
33Graham HillGreat BritainBRMDunlop85+31.8002:07:17.800+31.800+2.800157.0004
46Mike SpenceGreat BritainLotus ClimaxDunlop85+54.4002:07:40.400+54.400+22.600156.6003
59Bruce McLarenNew ZealandCooper Climax84+1 lap2:07:13.9001 lap1 lap155.3002
64Jackie StewartGreat BritainBRMDunlop83+2 laps2:07:15.6002 laps1 lap153.4001
712Jo SiffertSwitzerlandBrabham BRM83+2 laps2:07:37.6002 laps+22.000152.900
87Jack BrabhamAustraliaBrabham ClimaxDunlop81+4 laps2:07:26.8004 laps2 laps149.500
918Paul HawkinsAustraliaBrabham Ford81+4 laps2:07:36.3004 laps+9.500149.300
1020Peter de KlerkSouth AfricaAlfa Romeo79+6 laps2:07:32.1006 laps2 laps145.700
1115Tony MaggsSouth AfricaLotus BRM77+8 laps2:07:11.2008 laps2 laps142.400
1216Frank GardnerAustraliaBrabham BRM75+10 laps2:07:53.00010 laps2 laps137.900
1325Sam TingleZimbabweLDS Alfa Romeo73+12 laps2:07:22.50012 laps2 laps134.800
1419David ProphetGreat BritainBrabham Ford71+14 laps2:07:16.30014 laps2 laps131.200
152Lorenzo BandiniItalyFerrariDunlop66DNF19 laps5 laps
NC14Bob AndersonGreat BritainBrabham Climax50+35 laps2:07:35.90092.200
DNF11Jo BonnierSwedenBrabham Climax42DNF
DNF10Jochen RindtAustriaCooper Climax39DNF
DNF17John LoveZimbabweCooper Climax20DNF
DNF8Dan GurneyUnited StatesBrabham ClimaxGoodyear11DNF