The 1965 Formula One season
, which was the 16th
season of FIA Formula
racing, featured the 16th World Championship of Drivers and
the 8th International Cup for F1 Manufacturers. The two titles were
contested concurrently over a ten round series which commenced on
and ended on October 24
. The season also included a number of
non championship races for Formula One cars.
Jim Clark's second championship included six wins
interrupted only by non-starting at Monaco whilst he was away
winning the Indianapolis
finished third in the championship in his debut season
and Richie Ginther
won his only, and
Honda's first, grand prix in the final race of the 1.5 litre
1965 Constructors Championship final standings
Points towards the 1965 International Cup for F1 Manufacturers were
awarded on a 9-6-4-3-2-1 basis to the top six finishers at each
round. Only the best placed car of each manufacturer was eligible
to score points and only the best six round results could be
1965 Drivers Championship final standings
Points towards the 1965 World Championship of Drivers were awarded
on a 9-6-4-3-2-1 basis to the top six finishers at each round. Only
the best six round results could be retained.
Non-Championship race results
Other Formula One races were also held in 1965, which did not count
towards the World Championship. The last of them, the 1965 Rand Grand Prix
, was the first
Formula One race for cars with 3-litre engines.
Notes & references
- FIA Yearbook, 1974, grey section, pages 118-121
- Only the best 6 results counted towards the Championship.
Numbers without parentheses are Championship points; numbers in
parentheses are total points scored.