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Event: United States Road Racing Championship Mid-OhioDate: 29.8.1965
Track: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course (United States), 3.862 kmsOrganiser: unknown

USRRC Mid-Ohio

Weather:unknown
Start time:14:30
Grid:3-2-3, PP left
Distance:200 miles
Attendance:20000
Entered:52
Practiced:unknown
Started:32
Finished:19
Classified:19
Classes:StartClass
Sports +2000135
Sports 2000118
Grand Touring +200053
Grand Touring 200033
Race notes:
Race for Sports and G.T. Cars, FIA Appendix C, SCCA Modified and FIA Appendix J (Group 3)
Pre-race sessions:
2 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 135 minutes on 28/8
1 qualifying session held for a total of 150 minutes on 28/8
45 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:65Chaparral 2A ChevroletHap Sharp
Sports 2000:23Lotus 23PDoug Revson
Grand Touring +2000:19Shelby Cobra 289Dan Gerber
Grand Touring 2000:18Abarth-SimcaRay Cuomo
Pole Positions:
Overall:66Chaparral 2A ChevroletJim Hall1:37.200
Sports 2000:16Lotus 23 PorscheGeorge Follmer1:42.800
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:McLaren (6), Lotus (6), Elva (4), Shelby (3), Chaparral (2)
Top engines by numbers:Ford (9), Chevrolet (5), Porsche (4), Climax (3), Oldsmobile (3)
Top car types by numbers:McLaren Elva Mark I (6), Lotus 23 (5), Elva Mk VII (4)
Driver nationalities:USA (30), CDN (2)
Team nationalities:USA (29), CDN (2)
Engine positions:mid-engined (74%), front-engined (26%)
Oldest known drivers:Ed Hugus (42), Chuck Dietrich (41), Bob Johnson (38)
Youngest known drivers:Skip Scott (24), Lothar Motschenbacher (27), Gerry Bruihl (28)

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - USRRC Mid-Ohio 1965Entry List - USRRC Mid-Ohio 1965Schedule of Events - USRRC Mid-Ohio 1965Track Map - USRRC Mid-Ohio 1965
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