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1965 Belgian Grand Prix

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Date  13 June 1965
Course length  14.12 km (8.774 mi)
Course  Grand Prix Circuit
1965 Belgian Grand Prix
Official name  XXV GROTE PRIJS VAN BELGIE
Location  Spa-Francorchamps, Francorchamps, Belgium
Distance  32 laps, 451.180 km (280.350 mi)

The 1965 Belgian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Spa-Francorchamps on 13 June 1965. The race was won by British driver Jim Clark who led every lap of the race driving a Lotus 33. It was one of the Scot's most dominant wins. In the rain, he pulled away and with a third of the race to go, the Lotus driver was leading his fellow Scotsman Jackie Stewart by 1 minute and 20 seconds. However, for the last six laps Clark eased off dramatically and when the chequered flag was waved his lead was down to just under 45 seconds.

Championship standings after the race

  • Notes: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.
  • References

    1965 Belgian Grand Prix Wikipedia


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