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Event: Senior Service 200 International Race Meeting SilverstoneDate: 20.3.1965
Track: Silverstone (United Kingdom), unknown lengthOrganiser: BARC

Senior Service Silverstone

Weather:heavy rain
Start time:11:50
Grid:3-2-3
Distance:25 laps
Attendance:unknown
Entered:42
Practiced:34
Qualified:34
Started:33
Finished:13
Classified:13
Classes:PractStartClass
Sports +2000 cc11104
Sports 2000 cc882
Sports 1150 cc15157
Race notes:
Originally scheduled for 25 laps, shortened due to heavy rain to 18 laps (all cars flagged after 40 minutes regardless actual position).
Winners:
Overall:7Lotus 30 FordJim Clark
Sports 2000 cc:27Brabham BT8 ClimaxTommy Hitchcock
Sports 1150 cc:32Lola Mk.1 ClimaxJack Paterson
Fastest Laps:
Overall:1Lola T70 OldsmobileJohn Surtees (GB)2:01.000140.142 km/h
:7Lotus 30 FordJim Clark (GB)2:01.000140.142 km/h
Sports 2000 cc:26Brabham BT8 ClimaxDenny Hulme (NZ)2:09.000131.451 km/h
Sports 1150 cc:38Lotus 23 FordHarry Stiller (GB)2:18.400122.552 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:7Lotus 30 FordJim Clark1:44.200
Sports 2000 cc:27Brabham BT8 ClimaxTommy Hitchcock1:53.200
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Lotus (18), Lola (4), Elva (4), Brabham (2), McLaren (2)
Top engines by numbers:Ford (19), Climax (7), Oldsmobile (3), BMW (3)
Top car types by numbers:Lotus 23 (13), Lotus 30 (4), Elva Mk VII (3)
Driver nationalities:GB (29), NZ (2)
Team nationalities:GB (27)
Most used colours:blue (22%), green (18%), white (14%), red (14%), yellow (7%), maroon (5%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (93%), front-engined (7%)
Average engine size:2292 cc
Oldest known drivers:Roy Salvadori (43), Frank Gardner (35), Vic Wilson (34)
Youngest known drivers:Barrie Smith (21), Robin Widdows (23), David Hobbs (26)

Official Race Programme:

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