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1964 Rand GP
1964 Mexican GP
1963 South African GP

1965 South African GP

1965 Cape South Easter Trophy
1965 Monaco GP
1966 South African GP
 XI  South African Grand Prix


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

Details
DateFriday 1 January 1965
Start time14:00
EventSouth African GP
CircuitEast London
Event FormatRace of 85 laps
Race1 of 16
Championship race132
Circuit
Laps85
Circuit Perimeter3920 m
Race Distance3920 × 85 = 333.200 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherOvercast, Dry
Participants
Entries28
Qualifiers20
Finishers15
Championship Debutants
Clive Puzey (Driver),
Dave Charlton (Driver),
Jackie Pretorius (Driver),
Jackie Stewart (Driver),
Paul Hawkins (Driver),
Cooper T59 (Car Model),
   Lotus 20 (Car Model),
Clive Puzey (Entrant),
Ecurie Tomahawk (Entrant),
Jackie Pretorius (Entrant),
Scuderia Scribante (Entrant),
Trevor Blokdyk (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 20 - 100th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 25 - 25th Race Entry (Car Number)
Brabham Racing Organisation - 50th Race Entry (Entrant)
Ford - 10th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Jo Siffert - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Lorenzo Bandini - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Lotus - 20th Fastest Lap (Car Manufacturer)
Team Lotus - 20th Pole Position (Entrant)
Records Broken 1. Highest 10th Place Finish RatioDe Klerk (50.00%),
2. Most Failures to Pre-QualifyLotus (2),
3. Most Failures to Pre-QualifyClive Puzey, Dave Charlton, Jackie Pretorius (1),
4. Most Failures to Pre-Qualify in a SeasonLotus (2),
5. Most Failures to Pre-Qualify in a SeasonClive Puzey, Dave Charlton, Jackie Pretorius (1)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresCooper (93),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (224),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (154),
4. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresBruce McLaren (32),
5. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (65),
6. Highest 2nd Place Finish RatioFerrari (14.38%),
7. Most Race EntriesFerrari (452),
8. Most Failures to QualifyLotus (29),
9. Most 2nd Place QualificationsFerrari (42),
10. Most 5th Place QualificationsGraham Hill (9),
11. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (38)

Championships
1 Jim Clark 9
2 John Surtees 6
3 Graham Hill 4
4 Mike Spence 3
5 Bruce McLaren 2
6 Jackie Stewart 1
1 Lotus / Climax 9
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 6
3 BRM / BRM 4
4 Cooper / Climax 2

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 5Car 5Car 5
EntrantTeam LotusTeam LotusTeam Lotus
DriverJim ClarkJim ClarkJim Clark
CarLotus 33Lotus 33Lotus 33
EngineClimax 1.5 V8Climax 1.5 V8Climax 1.5 V8
Time2:06'46.01'27.21'27.6
Speed157.707 km/h161.835 km/h161.096 km/h


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