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Event: United States Road Racing Championship Continental DivideDate: 15.8.1965
Track: Continental Divide Raceway (United States), 4.506 kmsOrganiser: Colorado Region SCCA

USRRC Continental Divide

Weather:unknown
Start time:unknown
Grid:unknown
Distance:70 laps
Attendance:unknown
Entered:34
Practiced:34
Qualified:34
Started:34
Finished:24
Classified:24
Classes:PractStartClass
Sports +200013136
Sports 200011119
Grand Touring +2000555
Grand Touring 2000554
Pre-race sessions:
2 practice sessions held on 14/8
2 qualifying sessions held on 14-15/8
Winners:
Overall:65Chaparral 2A ChevroletHap Sharp
Sports 2000:16Lotus 23 PorscheGeorge Follmer
Grand Touring +2000:33Shelby Cobra 289Bob Johnson
Grand Touring 2000:38Porsche 904 GTSScooter Patrick
Leaders:
laps 1-10:11Lola T70 ChevroletJerry Grant
laps 11-27:66Chaparral 2A ChevroletJim Hall
laps 28-70:65Chaparral 2A ChevroletHap Sharp
Pole Positions:
Overall:11Lola T70 ChevroletJerry Grant (USA)1:55.100140.946 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Lotus (6), Elva (6), Shelby (4), Porsche (3), Chaparral (2), Cooper (2), Chevrolet (2), Genie (2), McLaren (2)
Top engines by numbers:Ford (12), Porsche (7), Chevrolet (6), BMW (2), Climax (2), Alfa Romeo (2)
Top car types by numbers:Elva Mk VII (5), Shelby Cobra (4), Lotus 23 (3)
Driver nationalities:USA (33)
Engine positions:mid-engined (71%), front-engined (29%)
Oldest known drivers:Bob Johnson (38), Hap Sharp (37), Don Skogmo (35)
Youngest known drivers:Skip Scott (24), Lothar Motschenbacher (27), Gerry Bruihl (28)

Official Race Programme:

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