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Event: 24 Heures du MansDate: 20.6.1965
Track: Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans (France), 13.461 kmsOrganiser: Automobile Club de l'Ouest

Le Mans 24 Hours

Weather:hot
Start time:19/6 16:00
Grid:Le Mans start
Distance:24 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:89
Practiced:52
Qualified:51
Started:51
Finished:14
Classified:14
Classes:PractStartClass
Prototype +5000661
Prototype 5000441
Prototype 4000883
Prototype 2000552
Prototype 1600110
Prototype 1300441
Prototype 1150430
Grand Touring 5000551
Grand Touring 4000111
Grand Touring 2000552
Grand Touring 160044
Grand Touring 1150552
Pre-race sessions:
2 qualifying sessions held for a total of 540 minutes on 16-17/6
Winners:
Overall:21Ferrari 250 LMRindt / Gregory / Hugus
Prototype +5000:3Iso Grifo A3C Chevroletde Mortemart / Fraissinet
Prototype 5000:18Ferrari 365 P2Rodriguez / Vaccarella
Prototype 2000:32Porsche 904/6Linge / Nöcker
Prototype 1300:49Austin-Healey Sebring SpriteHawkins / Rhodes
Grand Touring 5000:11Shelby Cobra Daytona CoupeSears / Thompson
Grand Touring 4000:24Ferrari 275 GTBMairesse / "Beurlys"
Grand Touring 2000:36Porsche 904 GTSKoch / Fischhaber
Grand Touring 1150:60Triumph SpitfireThuner / Lampinen
Fastest Laps:
Overall:2Ford Mk IIPhil Hill (USA)3:37.500222.803 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:2Ford Mk IIPhil Hill (USA)3:33.000227.510 km/h
Prototype 5000:18Ferrari 365 P2Rodriguez / Vaccarella3:41.000
Prototype 4000:19Ferrari 330 P2Surtees / Scarfiotti3:38.100
Prototype 2000:33Porsche 904/8Davis / Mitter3:59.400
Prototype 1600:40Ferrari Dino 166 PBaghetti / Casoni4:07.900
Prototype 1300:46Alpine M65 RenaultBianchi / Grandsire4:20.000
Prototype 1150:50Alpine M64 RenaultRevson / Vidal4:34.900
Grand Touring 5000:9Shelby Cobra Daytona CoupeGurney / Grant3:51.300
Grand Touring 4000:24Ferrari 275 GTBMairesse / "Beurlys"3:55.000
Grand Touring 2000:37Porsche 904 GTSPon / Buchet4:08.300
Grand Touring 1600:41Alfa Romeo Giulia TZ2Bussinello / Rolland4:16.000
Grand Touring 1150:60Triumph SpitfireThuner / Lampinen4:54.200
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Ferrari (12), Porsche (7), Ford (6), Alpine (6), Shelby (5)
Top engines by numbers:Ferrari (12), Ford (11), Porsche (7), Renault (6), Triumph (4), Alfa Romeo (4)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 904 (7), Ferrari 250 LM (5), Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe (5)
Driver nationalities:F (25), GB (21), USA (12), I (11), D (9), B (8), CH (5), SF (2), NL (2), NZ (2)
Team nationalities:GB (12), F (8), I (7), USA (6), D (4), CH (3), B (2)
Most used colours:red (31%), blue (24%), green (14%), silver (11%), white (9%), yellow (6%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (62%), front-engined (35%), rear-engined (3%)
Oldest known drivers:Maurice Trintignant (48), Ken Miles (47), Ed Hugus (42)
Youngest known drivers:Chris Amon (22), Rolf Stommelen (22), Simo Lampinen (22)

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