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Event: Fourth Annual Daytona ContinentalDate: 28.2.1965
Track: Daytona International Speedway (United States), 6.132 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Daytona 2000 Kilometres

Weather:cool, dry
Start time:unknown
Grid:2-2-2, PP left
Distance:2000 kilometres
Attendance:unknown
Entered:54
Practiced:49
Qualified:45
Started:43
Finished:23
Classified:21
Classes:PractStartClass
Sports-Racing751
Prototype GT882
Grand Touring +300013105
Grand Touring 3000221
Grand Touring 2500331
Grand Touring 2000765
Grand Touring 1600996
Race notes:
1st lap run on the 2.5 mile trioval
Pre-race sessions:
3 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 540 minutes on 25-26/2
2 qualifying sessions held for a total of 900 minutes on 26-27/2
Winners:
Overall:73Ford GT40Miles / Ruby
Sports-Racing:48Alfa Romeo Giulietta SVMathis / Levetto
Grand Touring +3000:13Shelby Cobra Daytona CoupeSchlesser / Keck / Johnson
Grand Touring 3000:23Ferrari 250 GTOHurt / Clarke / Hayes
Grand Touring 2500:34Triumph TR3Kelder / Dube
Grand Touring 2000:16Porsche 904 GTSKolb / Heftler
Grand Touring 1600:7Porsche 356 SC 90McClain / Perkins / Dieas
Fastest Laps:
Overall:88Ferrari 330 PWalt Hansgen (USA)2:01.800184.560 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:77Ferrari 330 P2John Surtees (GB)2:00.600183.032 km/h
Sports-Racing:44Lotus 19J FordGurney / Grant2:11.000
Grand Touring +3000:11Shelby Cobra Daytona CoupeLeslie / Grant2:07.000
Grand Touring 3000:23Ferrari 250 GTOHurt / Clarke / Hayes2:13.600
Grand Touring 2500:34Triumph TR3Kelder / Dube2:48.600
Grand Touring 2000:16Porsche 904 GTSKolb / Heftler2:15.400
Grand Touring 1600:17Lotus ElanParsons / Harden2:27.800
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (8), Shelby (6), Ford (4), Ferrari (4), Lotus (4)
Top engines by numbers:Ford (13), Porsche (8), Ferrari (4), BMC (4), Lotus (2), Triumph (2), Alfa Romeo (2), Chevrolet (2)
Top car types by numbers:Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe (4), Porsche 904 GTS (4), Lotus Elan (3)
Driver nationalities:USA (84), GB (5), MEX (2)
Team nationalities:USA (42)
Engine positions:front-engined (60%), mid-engined (32%), rear-engined (8%)
Average engine size:3115 cc
Average age of cars:2 year old (average year manufactured: 1963)
Oldest known drivers:Art Riley (50), Ken Miles (47), Walt Hansgen (46)
Youngest known drivers:Skip Scott (24), Peter Gregg (25), Pedro Rodriguez (25)

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - Daytona 2000 Kilometres 1965Entry List - Daytona 2000 Kilometres 1965Schedule of events is not available.Track map is not available.
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