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Event: 12 Hours of SebringDate: 27.3.1965
Track: Sebring (United States), 8.369 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Sebring 12 Hours

Weather:hot, 90 min. deluge
Start time:10:00
Grid:Le Mans start
Distance:12 hours
Attendance:60000
Entered:74
Practiced:71
Qualified:67
Started:66
Finished:40
Classified:43
Classes:PractStartClass
Sports-Racing +2000 [SC]995
Prototype GT +4000 [PT 14-15]443
Prototype GT 4000 [PT 11-13]665
Prototype GT 2000 [PT 7-10]875
Grand Touring +5000 [GT 15]321
Grand Touring 5000 [GT 14]875
Grand Touring 4000 [GT 13]221
Grand Touring 3000 [GT 12]221
Grand Touring 2500 [GT 11]111
Grand Touring 2000 [GT 10]11106
Grand Touring 1600 [GT 9]776
Grand Touring 1300 [GT 7-8]994
Pre-race sessions:
3 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 480 minutes on 24-26/3
1 qualifying session held for a total of 180 minutes on 25/3
Winners:
Overall:3Chaparral 2A ChevroletHall / Sharp
Prototype GT +4000 [PT 14-15]:11Ford GT40Miles / McLaren
Prototype GT 4000 [PT 11-13]:31Ferrari 250 LMPiper / Maggs
Prototype GT 2000 [PT 7-10]:38Porsche 904/8Mitter / Linge
Grand Touring +5000 [GT 15]:5Chevrolet Corvette Sting RayRobertson / Boo
Grand Touring 5000 [GT 14]:15Shelby Cobra Daytona CoupeBondurant / Schlesser
Grand Touring 3000 [GT 12]:34Austin-Healey 3000Hawkins / Banks
Grand Touring 2000 [GT 10]:40Porsche 904 GTSUnderwood / Klass
Grand Touring 1600 [GT 9]:58Alfa Romeo Giulia TZRolland / Consten
Grand Touring 1300 [GT 7-8]:68MG MidgetHedges / Mac
Fastest Laps:
Overall:3Chaparral 2A ChevroletJim Hall (USA)2:59.300168.025 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:3Chaparral 2A ChevroletJim Hall (USA)2:57.600169.633 km/h
Prototype GT +4000 [PT 14-15]:11Ford GT40Miles / McLaren3:07.800
Prototype GT 4000 [PT 11-13]:26Ferrari 330 PBob Grossman (USA)
Prototype GT 2000 [PT 7-10]:38Porsche 904/8Gerhard Mitter (D)
Grand Touring +5000 [GT 15]:6Chevrolet Corvette Sting RayDon Yenko (USA)
Grand Touring 5000 [GT 14]:16Shelby Cobra Daytona CoupeSpencer / Adams / Hill3:14.000
Grand Touring 4000 [GT 13]:28Jaguar E-typeRichard Robson (USA)
Grand Touring 3000 [GT 12]:35Ferrari 250 GTOSkip Scott (USA)
Grand Touring 2500 [GT 11]:37Triumph TR4M. Barry Martin (CDN)
Grand Touring 2000 [GT 10]:40Porsche 904 GTSLake Underwood (USA)
Grand Touring 1600 [GT 9]:56Alfa Romeo Giulia TZBussinello / de Adamich3:31.000
Grand Touring 1300 [GT 7-8]:63Abarth-Simca 1300 BialberoRichard Holquist (USA)
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Ferrari (9), Porsche (9), Shelby (7), Chevrolet (4), Alfa Romeo (4), MG (4), Triumph (4)
Top engines by numbers:Ford (14), Ferrari (9), Porsche (9), Chevrolet (8), BMC (7)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 904 (8), Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe (4), Alfa Romeo Giulia TZ (4)
Driver nationalities:USA (98), GB (10), I (7), CDN (6), D (3), F (3), SF (2), CH (2), B (2)
Team nationalities:USA (44), GB (11), I (6), D (3)
Most used colours:blue (23%), red (23%), white (20%), silver (13%), green (5%)
Engine positions:front-engined (53%), mid-engined (38%), rear-engined (9%)
Average engine size:3000 cc
Oldest known drivers:Briggs Cunningham (58), Art Riley (50), John Fitch (48)
Youngest known drivers:Bruno Deserti (23), Clive Baker (23), Andrea de Adamich (24)

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