XXXIII Grand Prix d´Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans 1965
Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France

 

Date: June 19-20, hot & sunny Track Length (m): 13 461
Attendance:   Pole Position: Phil Hill, Ford GT Mk II, 3:33.00 = 227.509 km/h
Entries:   Fastest Lap: Phil Hill, Ford GT Mk II, 3:37.50 = 222.803 km/h
Practiced: 52 Distance (km): 4677.110
Starters: 51 Average Speed (km/h): 194.88
Classified: 14   World Sportscar Championship

 

Pos Clas-
sific.
# Team / Entrant
Car - Engine / Tuner
Drivers, Nationality Chassis Engine
Vol
(cc)
Engine
Type
Tyres Group Laps
Km
Time (of ret)
Reason Out
1 1 21 North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari 250 LM
Masten Gregory, USA
Jochen Rindt, AUT
Ed Hugus, USA*
5893 3285 V12 GY GTP
4000
348
4677.11
*Hugus driving
was never
registered
officially
2 2 26 Pierre Dumay, FRA
Ferrari 250 LM
Pierre Dumay, FRA
Gustave 'Taf' Gosselin, BEL
DNS Guy Ligier, FRA
  3285 V12 D GTP
4000
343
4602.60
#59 at test
3 3 24 Ecurie Francorchamps, BEL
Ferrari 275 GTB
Willy Mairesse, BEL
"Jean Beurlys" (Jean Blaton), BEL
  3286 V12 D GT
4000
340
4562.05
 
4 4 32 Porsche System Engineering, BRD
Porsche 904/6
Herbert Linge, BRD
Peter Nöcker, BRD
DNS Colin Davis, GB
DNS Günther Klass, BRD
  1967 F6 D GTP
2000
336
4507.50
 
5 5 36 Porsche System Engineering, BRD
Porsche 904/4 GTS
Gerhard 'Gerd' Koch, BRD
Anton 'Toni' Fischhaber, BRD
  1968 F4 D GT
2000
325
4366.66
 
6 6 27 Scuderia Filipinetti, SUI
Ferrari 250 LM
Dieter Spoerry, SUI
Armand Boller, SUI
DNS Jean Sage, FRA
  3285 V12 GY GTP
4000
324
4354.16
#28 at test
7 7 18 North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari 365 P1/P2
Pedro Rodriguez, MEX
Nino Vaccarella, ITA
0826 4385 V12 D GTP
5000
320
4300.19
 
8 8 11 A.C. Cars Ltd, GBR
AC Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupé - Ford
Jack Sears, GBR
Richard 'Dick' Thompson, USA
DNS Jerry Grant, USA
2299 4727 V8 GY GT
5000
304
4076.12
 
9 9 3 Iso Prototipi Bizzarini, ITA
Iso Grifo A3C - Chevrolet
Régis Fraissinet, FRA
Baron Jean De Mortemart, FRA
BO222 5354 V8 D GTP
+5000
303
4063.57
 
10 10 31 Owen Racing Organisation, GBR
Rover - BRM Turbine
Graham Hill, GBR
Jackie Stewart, GBR
  1992* 2 shft
turb.
D GTP
2000
284
3815.36
*Evaluated
displacement
#35 at test
11 11 39 British Motor Corporation, GBR
MG B Hardtop
Paddy Hopkirk, IRL
Andrew Hedges, GBR
  1801 L4 D GT
2000
283
3794.75
 
12 12 49 Donald Healey Motor Co, GBR
Austin-Healey Sebring Sprite
Paul Hawkins, AUS
John Rhodes, GBR
DNS Timo Mäkinen, FIN
  1293 L4 D GTP
1300
278
3726.43
 
13 13 60 Standard Triumph Ltd, GBR
Triumph Spitfire
Jean-Jacques Thuner, SUI
Simo Lampinen, FIN
DNS Claude Dubois, BEL
  1147 L4 D GT
1150
274
3673.77
 
14 14 54 Standard Triumph Ltd, GBR
Triumph Spitfire
Claude Dubois, BEL
Jean-Francois Piot, FRA
  1147 L4 D GT
1150
263
3525.67
 
                       
15 DNF 20 SEFAC Ferrari SpA, ITA
Ferrari 330 P2
Mike Parkes, GBR
Jean Guichet, FRA
DNS Lorenzo Bandini, ITA
DNS Ludovico Scarfiotti, ITA
0828 3978 V12 D GTP
4000
315
23h
Battery, gearbox
#22 at test
16 DNF 48 Donald Healey Motor Co, GBR
Austin-Healey Sebring Sprite
Rauno Aaltonen, FIN
Clive Baker, GBR
  1293 L4 D GTP
1300
256
22h
Gearbox
17 DNF 19 SEFAC Ferrari SpA, ITA
Ferrari 330 P2
John Surtees, GBR
Ludovico Scarfiotti, ITA
DNS Mike Parkes, GBR
DNS Lorenzo Bandini, ITA
DNS Nino Vaccarella, ITA
0836 3978 V12 D GTP
4000
225
18h
Gearbox, clutch
18 DNF 37 Auguste Veuillet, FRA
Porsche 904/4 GTS
Robert Buchet, FRA
Ben Pon, NED
  1968 F4 D GT
2000
224
17
Oil leak
19 DNF 22 SEFAC Ferrari SpA, ITA
Ferrari 275 P2
Lorenzo Bandini, ITA
Giampiero Biscaldi, ITA
DNS Jean Guichet, FRA
DNS Nino Vaccarella, ITA
DNS Mike Parkes, GBR
DNS Giancarlo Baghetti, ITA
0832 3289 V12 D GTP
4000
221
17h
Valves
#20 at test
20 DNF 44 Equipe Grand Ducale Luxembourgeoise, LUX
Alfa Romeo Giulia TZ/2
Nicolas Koob, LUX
Alain Finkelstein, FRA
DNS Peter Hauser
  1570 L4 D GT
1600
218
19h
Engine
#64 at test
21 DNF 41 Autodelta SpA, ITA
Alfa Romeo Giulia TZ/2
Roberto Bussinello, ITA
Jean Rolland, FRA
DNS Teodoro Zeccoli, ITA
  1570 L4 D GT
1600
217
18h
Engine bearings
22 DNF 9 Shelby American Inc., USA
AC Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe - Ford
Dan Gurney, USA
Jerry Grant, USA
DNS Ronnie Bucknum, USA
DNS Ken Miles, GBR/USA
DNS Innes Ireland, GBR
DNS Herbert Müller, SUI
DNS Bob Bondurant, USA
2286 4727 V8 GY GT
5000
204
15h
Oil pressure
#2 at test
23 DNF 35 Porsche System Engineering, BRD
Porsche 904/6
Günther Klass, BRD
Dieter Glemser, BRD
DNS Ben Pon, NED
  1991 F6 D GTP
2000
202
16h
Camshaft
24 DNF 47 Sté Automobiles Alpine, FRA
Alpine M65 - Renault R8 Gordini
Roger Delageneste, FRA
Jean Vinatier, FRA
DNS Henri Grandsire, FRA
DNS Pierre Monneret, FRA
DNS Jean-Pierre Hanrioud, FRA
DNS Roger Masson, FRA
DNS Mauro Bianchi, BEL
  1296 L4 D GTP
1300
196
16h
Ignition
25 DNF 55 Sté Automobiles Alpine, FRA
Alpine A110 (M64) - Renault R8 Gordini
Jacques Cheinisse, FRA
Jean-Pierre Hanrioud, FRA
DNS Bernard Boyer, FRA
DNS Jean Vinatier, FRA
DNS Mauro Bianchi, BEL
  1108 L4 D GT
1150
196
21h
Clutch
#70 at test
26 DNF 61 Sté Automobiles Alpine, FRA
Alpine A110 (M63B) - Renault R8 Gordini
Robert Bouharde, FRA
Pierre Monneret, FRA
  1002 L4 D GTP
1150
187
16h
Ignition
27 DNF 10 Shelby American Inc., USA
AC Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupé - Ford
Bob Johnson, USA
Tom Payne, USA
DNS Chris Amon, NZL
DNS Jochen Neerpasch, BRD
DNS Phil Hill, USA
DNS Richie Ginther, USA
2287 4727 V8 GY GT
5000
158
12h
Head gasket
#1 at test
28 DNF 51 Sté Automobiles Alpine, FRA
Alpine M64 - Renault R8 Gordini
Roger Masson, FRA
Guy Verrier, FRA
DNS Henry Morrogh, IRL
DNS Jacques Cheinisse, FRA
DNS Robert Bouharde, FRA
DNS Jean Vinatier, FRA
DNS Jean-Pierre Hanrioud, FRA
DNS Philippe Vidal, FRA
  1150 L4 D GTP
1150
148
15h
Clutch
29 DNF 25 Ecurie Francorchamps, BEL
Ferrari 250 LM
Gerard Langlois van Ophem, BEL
"Eldé" (Leon Dernier), BEL
DNS Pierre Dumay, BEL
DNS Lucien Bianchi, BEL
DNS Willy Mairesse, BEL
  3285 V12 D GTP
4000
146
15h
Clutch
#18 at test
30 DNF 38 "Franc", FRA
Porsche 904/4 GTS
"Franc" (Jacques Dewez), FRA
Jean Kerguen, FRA
  1968 F4 D GT
2000
130
10h
Out of fuel
31 DNF 59 Scuderia Filipinetti, SUI
AC Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe - Ford
Peter Sutcliffe, GBR
Peter Harper, GBR
DNS Jo Schlesser, FRA
DNS Allen Grant, USA
  4727 V8 GY GT
5000
126
10h
Head gasket
32 DNF 50 Sté Automobiles Alpine, FRA
Alpine M64 - Renault R8 Gordini
Philippe Vidal, FRA
Peter Revson, USA
DNS Guy Verrier, FRA
DNS Jean-Pierre Hanrioud, FRA
DNS Mauro Bianchi, BEL
DNS Roger Masson, FRA
  1150 L4 D GTP
1150
116
10h
Engine
#40 at test
33 DNF 12 Ford France SA, FRA
AC Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupé - Ford
Jo Schlesser, FRA
Allen Grant, USA
DNS Richard 'Dick' Thompson, USA
DNS Jack Sears, GBR
DNS André Simon, FRA
2601 4727 V8 GY GT
5000
111
10h
Clutch
34 DNF 17 Maranello Concessionaires Ltd, GBR
Ferrari 365 P2
David Piper, GBR
Jo Bonnier, SWE
DNS Graham Hill, GBR
0826 4390 V12 D GTP
5000
101
9h
Ignition
#19 at test
35 DNF 23 Maranello Concessionaires Ltd, GBR
Ferrari 250 LM
Lucien Bianchi, BEL
Mike Salmon, GBR
  3285 V12 D GTP
4000
99
8h
Gearbox
36 DNF 2 Shelby American Inc., USA
Ford Mk II
Phil Hill, USA
Chris Amon, NZL
DNS Richie Ginther, USA
DNS A.J. Foyt, USA
DNS Jochen Neerpasch, BRD
GT/107 6982 V8 GY GTP
+5000
89
7h
Clutch
37 DNF 14 Ford Advanced Vehicles / Alan Mann, GBR
Ford GT40
Sir John Whitmore, GBR
Innes Ireland, GBR
DNS Richard Attwood, GBR
1006 4727 V8 D GTP
5000
72
6h
Head gasket
38 DNF 52 Standard Triumph Ltd, GBR
Triumph Spitfire
David Hobbs, GBR
Rob Slotemaker, NED
DNS Jean-Francois Piot, FRA
  1147 L4 D GT
1150
71
7h
Accident
39 DNF 1 Shelby American Inc., USA
Ford Mk II
Ken Miles, GBR/USA
Bruce McLaren, NZL
DNS Bob Grossmann, USA
DNS Dan Gurney, USA
GT/106 6982 V8 GY GTP
+5000
45
4h
Gearbox
40 DNF 46 Sté Automobiles Alpine, FRA
Alpine M65 - Renault R8 Gordini
Mauro Bianchi, BEL
Henri Grandsire, FRA
DNS Jean Vinatier, FRA
DNS Roger Delageneste, FRA
DNS Roger Masson, FRA
DNS Jean-Pierre Hanrioud, FRA
  1296 L4 D GTP
1300
32
3h
Gearbox
#50 at test
41 DNF 6 Scuderia Filipinetti / Shelby American Inc., SUIUSA
Ford GT40
Herbert Müller, SUI
Ronnie Bucknum, USA
DNS Innes Ireland, GBR
1005 5300 V8 GY GTP
+5000
29
3h
Head gasket
42 DNF 7 R.R.C. Walker Racing Team / Shelby American Inc., GBR/USA
Ford GT40
Bob Bondurant, USA
Umberto Maglioli, ITA
DNS Chris Amon, NZL
1004 4727 V8 GY GTP
5000
29
3h
Head gasket
43 DNF 30 Anglian Racing Developments, GBR
Elva GT 160 - BMW
Richard Wrottesley, GBR
Tony Lanfranchi, GBR
DNS Trevor Taylor, GBR
  1991 L4 GY GTP
2000
29
4h
Clutch, valves
#31 at test
44 DNF 42 Autodelta SpA, ITA
Alfa Romeo Giulia TZ/2
"Geki" (Giacomo Russo), ITA
Carlo Zuccoli, ITA (DND)
DNS Jean Rolland, FRA
DNS Bernard Consten, FRA
  1570 L4 D GT
1600
22
2h
Oil pipe
45 DNF 33 Porsche System Engineering, BRD
Porsche 904/8
Colin Davis, GBR
Gerhard Mitter, BRD
  1985 F8 D GTP
2000
20
4h
Clutch
46 DNF 62 Christian Poirot, FRA
Porsche 904/4 GTS
Rolf Stommelen, BRD
Christian Poirot, FRA (DND)
  1966 F4 D GT
2000
13
2h
Gearbox
#71 at test
47 DNF 15 Ford France SA, FRA
Ford GT40 Roadster
Maurice Trintignant, FRA
Guy Ligier, FRA (DND)
DNS Jo Schlesser, FRA
DNS André Simon, FRA
109 4727 V8 GY GTP
5000
11
2h
Gearbox
#4 at test
48 DNF 53 Standard Triumph Ltd, GBR
Triumph Spitfire
Peter Bolton, GBR
William 'Bill' Bradley, GBR (DND)
  1147 L4 D GT
1150
6
1h
Engine
49 DNF 8 J.H. (Johnny) Simone, FRA
Maserati Tipo 65
Jo Siffert, SUI
Jochen Neerpasch, BRD (DND)
DNS Jean-Claude Vidilles, FRA
DNS Umberto Maglioli, ITA
65001 5044 V8 D GTP
+5000
3
1h
Accident damage
50 DNF 40 SEFAC Dino SpA (SEFAC Ferrari SpA), ITA
Dino 166P (Ferrari Dino)
Giancarlo Baghetti, ITA
Mario Casoni, ITA (DND)
DNS Giampiero Biscaldi, ITA
  1593 V6 D GTP
1600
2
1h
Engine
51 DNF 43 Autodelta SpA, ITA
Alfa Romeo Giula TZ/2
Teodoro Zeccoli, ITA
José Rosinski, FRA (DND)
DNS Andrea de Adamich, ITA
DNS Roberto Bussinello, ITA
DNS "Geki" (Giacomo Russo), ITA
DNS Bruno Deserti, ITA
DNS Ernesto 'Tino' Brambilla, ITA
  1570 L4 D GT
1600
1
2h
Accident
                       
52 DNQ 56 Abarth France SA, FRA
Fiat Abarth 1000 SP
Claude Ballot-Léna, FRA
Frank Ruata, FRA
DNS Marcel Martin, FRA
    L4 D GTP
1150
   
                       
53 DNS 34 Porsche System Engineering, BRD
Porsche 904/8
Dieter Glemser, BRD
Günther Klass, BRD
Peter Nöcker, BRD
Gerhard Koch, BRD
  1985 F8 D GTP
2000
   
54 DNS 45 Sté d'Etudes et Constr. Automobiles C.D., FRA
C.D. - Alfa Romeo
Alain Bertaut, FRA
André Guilhaudin, FRA
  1570 L4   GTP
1600
   
55 DNS 66 Scuderia Filipinetti, SUI
Porsche 904/4 GTS
Jacques Calderari, SUI
Dieter Spoerry, SUI
  1968 F4   GT
2000
  Reserve entry
56 DNS 69 Claude Laurent, FRA
Lotus Elan (Mk 26R)
Claude Laurent, FRA
Pierre Gelé, FRA
  1588 L4   GT
1600
  Reserve entry
57 DNS - Ecurie Francorchamps, BEL
Ferrari 250 LM
-
-
  3285 V12   GTP
4000
  Reserve entry
                       
58 DNA 4 Iso Prototipi Bizzarini, ITA
Iso Grifo A3C - Chevrolet
Pierre Noblet, FRA
Edgar 'Ficho' Berney, SUI
  5364 V8   GTP
+5000
   
59 DNA 5 Iso Prototipi Bizzarini, ITA
Iso Grifo A3C - Chevrolet
Silvio Moser, SUI
Mario Araujo Cabral, POR
Mario Casoni, ITA
  5364 V8   GTP
+5000
   
60 DNA 16 John Willment Automobiles, GBR
AC Shelby Cobra Willment Coupé - Ford
Frank Gardner, AUS
Alan Rees, GBR
  4727 V8   GTP
5000
   
61 DNA - Camoradi Racing Team, USA
Maserati Tipo 151/3
Lloyd 'Lucky' Casner, USA
-
    V8   GTP   Fatal accident in practice
62 DNA 15 Scuderia Filipinetti, SUI
Ferrari 365 P2
Herbert Müller, SUI
Tommy Spychinger, SUI
  4385 V12   GTP
5000
   
63 DNA 18 Ecurie Francorchamps, BEL
Ferrari 330 P2
"Jean Beurlys" (Jean Blaton), BEL
Gerard Langlois van Ophem, BEL
  3978 V12   GTP
4000
   
64 DNA 32 Scuderia Sant'Ambroeus, ITA
Ferrari 275 GTB
Giancarlo Sala, ITA
-
  3286 V12   GT
4000
   
65 DNA 33 Scuderia Sant'Ambroeus, ITA
Ferrari 275 GTB
Giampiero Biscaldi, ITA
-
  3286 V12   GT
4000
   
66 DNA 35 R.R.C. Walker Racing Team, GBR
Serenissima - ATS
Juan-Manuel Bordeu, ARG
Jo Siffert, SUI
  3000 V8   GTP
3000
  #29 at test
67 DNA 36 RRC Walker Racing Team, GBR
Serenissima - ATS
-
-
  3000 V8   GTP
3000
   
68 DNA 51 Arthur W. Swanson, USA
Abarth-Simca 2000 GT
Arthur W. Swanson, USA
Robert Ennis, GBR
  2000     GT
2000
   
69 DNA 8 Ford Advanced Vehicles, GBR
AC Shelby Cobra - Ford
-
-
  7000 V8   GT
5000
   
70 DNA 25 SEFAC Ferrari SpA, ITA
Ferrari 330 LM
-
-
  3978 V12   GTP
4000
   
71 DNA 26 SEFAC Ferrari SpA, ITA
Ferrari 330 LM
-
-
  3978 V12   GTP
4000
   
72 DNA 56 SEFAC Dino SpA (SEFAC Ferrari SpA), ITA
Dino 166 P (Ferrari Dino)
Giampiero Biscaldi, ITA
-
  1593 V6   GTP
1600
   
73 DNA 57 North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari 275 GTB
-
-
  3286 V12   GT
4000
   
74 DNA - North American Racing Team, USA
Ferrari
-
-
  3996 V12   GTP
4000
   
75 DNA - Scuderia Sant'Ambroeus, ITA
Ferrari 250 LM
-
-
  3286 V12   GTP
4000
   
76 DNA - -
Ford GT40
Richard Attwood, GBR
-
  4727 V8   GTP
5000
   
                       
77 NAC 13 John Sparrow, GBR
AC Shelby Cobra - Ford
John Sparrow, GBR
Harry Digby, GBR
  4727 V8   GT
5000
   
78 NAC 19 David Piper, GBR
Ferrari 330 P2
David Piper, GBR
Tony Maggs, RSA
Jo Siffert, SUI
  3978 V12   GTP
4000
   
79 NAC 30 Ecurie Franco-Brittanic, FRA
Ferrari 275 GTB
Robert Blouin, BEL
Prince Michel de Boutbon y Parma, FRA
"Bouchon", FRA
  3286 V12   GT
4000
   
80 NAC 37 Saramotors
Serenissima - ATS
-
-
  3000 V8   GTP
3000
   
81 NAC 38 Saramotors
Serenissima - ATS
-
-
  3000 V8   GTP
3000
   
82 NAC 39 Sylvain Garant, FRA
Ferrari 250 GTO
Marcel Dupeyrat, FRA
Sylvain Garant, FRA
  2953 V12   GT
3000
   
83 NAC 53 Derrick P. Andree
MG B
Herbert Fernando
Alec Poole, GBR
Peter Silva
  1800 L4   GT
2000
   
84 NAC 54 Alejandro de Tomaso, ARG/ITA
De Tomaso Vallelunga - Ford Cortina GT
-
-
  1598 L4   GTP
1600
   
85 NAC 60 Alain Finkelstein, FRA
Alfa Romeo Giulia TZ
Alain Finkelstein, FRA
Paul Condrillier, FRA
Claude Arbez, FRA
  1570 L4   GT
1600
   
86 NAC 66 Roland J. Lutz, USA
Abarth-Simca 1300 Bialbero
Roland J. Lutz, USA
Richard O'Steen, USA
  1300 L4   GT
1300
   
87 NAC 69 Paul Emery, GBR
Emery - Hillman Imp
Chris Lambert, GBR
-
  1300 L4   GTP
1300
   
88 NAC 70 Paul Emery, GBR
Emery - Hillman Imp
Paul Emery, GBR
-
  1300 L4   GTP
1300
   
89 NAC 71 Team Elite, GBR
Lotus Elite
Clive Hunt, GBR
John Wagstaff, GBR
  1300 L4   GT
1300
   
90 NAC 78 Bernard Tramont, FRA
Alpine A110 - Renault R8 Gordini
-
-
  1150 L4   GT
1150
   
91 NAC 80 René Bonnet Belgium, BEL
Matra Djet - Renault R8 Gordini
Robert Crevits, BEL
Gustave 'Taf' Gosselin, BEL
  1150 L4   GT
1150
   
92 NAC 81 René Bonnet Belgium, BEL
Matra Djet - Renault R8 Gordini
Xavier Boulanger, BEL
Teddy Pilette, BEL
Jean-Claude Franck, BEL
Orie Bienvault, BEL
  1150 L4   GT
1150
   

 

Class Winners:

Index of Performance Herbert Linge / Peter Nöcker Porsche 904
Index of Thermal Efficiency Gerhard Koch / Toni Fischhaber Porsche 904 GTS
Prototype 5001 - unlimited Regis Fraissinet / Jean de Mortemart Iso Grifo
Prototype 4001 - 5000cc Pedro Rodriguez / Nino Vaccarella Ferrari 365 P2
Prototype 3001 - 4000cc Masten Gregory / Jochen Rindt Ferrari 275 LM
Prototype 1601 - 2000cc Herbert Linge / Peter Nöcker Porsche 904
Prototype 1151 - 1300cc Paul Hawkins / John Rhodes Austin-Healey Sprite
GT 4001 - 5000cc Jack Sears / Richard Thompson AC Shelby Cobra
GT 3001 - 4000cc Willy Mairesse / "Beurlys" Ferrari 275 GTB
GT 1601 - 2000cc Gerhard Koch / Toni Fischaber Porsche 904 GTS
GT 1001 - 1151cc Jean-Jacques Thuner / Simo Lampinen Triumph Spitfire

 

DNF Did Not Finish
DQ Disqualified
NC Not Classified
DNS Did Not Start
DNQ Did Not Qualified
DNA Did Not Arrive
REE Reserve Entry
NAC Not Accepted

 

Tyres: GY=GoodYear, D=Dunlop

 

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