Legends Of The Sport
Formula 1 Print 1965 - The grid start of the 1965 British Grand Prix at Silverstone
The start of the British Grand Prix which had returned to Silverstone for the 1965 race on 10th July. Jim Clark (GBR) was fastest in qualifying in his Lotus-Climax 33, taking pole position, sharing the front row with the BRMs of Graham Hill (GBR) and Jackie Stewart (GBR), which were split by Ritchie Ginther's (USA) improving Honda.
The 1965 Formula One season, which was the 16th season of FIA Formula One 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 1 January and ended on 24 October. The season also included a number of non championship races for Formula One cars.
The Lotus 33 was a Formula One car designed by Colin Chapman and Len Terry and built by Team Lotus. A further development of the successful Lotus 25, in the hands of Jim Clark the Lotus 33 won 5 World Championship Grands Prix in 1965, assisting Clark to his second World Championship.