1965 12 Hours of Reims

The 12 Hours of Reims (official name: 12 Heures internationales de Reims) were a sports car endurance racing series held in 1965 at the circuit Reims (Gueux).


Race report

  • Championnat du Monde des Constructeurs - 1965: Grands Prix de France Reims - Trophée Fédération française des Sports Automobiles
  • July 4, 1965, Circuit Reims (France) - 8.302 km, World Sportscar Championship (round 13)
  • Classes Prototypes: +3000 cc (P+3.0), 1300 cc (P1.3)
  • Classes Grand Touring: +3000 cc (GT+3.0), 3000 cc (GT3.0), 2000 cc (GT2.0), 1300 cc (GT1.3)
  • Pole Position overall: Italy #3 Ferrari 365 P2, Mexico Pedro Rodriguez, 2:18.2 - 216.234 km/h
  • Fastest Lap overall: Italy #2 Ferrari 365 P2, United Kingdom John Surtees, 2:17.9 - 216.705 km/h


Results Overall

Pos No Drivers Team Constructor / Car Class Laps Distance km/h - mph av.
1 3 Mexico Pedro Rodriguez
France Jean Guichet
United States N.A.R.T. Italy Ferrari 365 P2 P+3.0 285 2366.070 km 197.170 km/h (122.520 mph)
2 2 United Kingdom John Surtees
United Kingdom Mike Parkes
United Kingdom Maranello Concessionaires Italy #3 Ferrari 365 P2 P+3.0 283 2349.466 km 195.79 km/h (121.66 mph)
3 9 Belgium Willy Mairesse
Belgium Jean Beurlys
Belgium Ecurie Francorchamps Italy Ferrari 250 LM GT+3.0 280 2324.560 km 193.710 km/h (120.370 mph)
4 8 United Kingdom David Piper
United Kingdom Richard Attwood
United Kingdom David Piper Racing Italy Ferrari 250 LM GT+3.0 274 2274.748 km 189.560 km/h (117.790 mph)
5 26 United States Bob Bondurant
France Jo Schlesser
United States Shelby International United States Shelby Cobra Daytona GT+3.0 270 2241.540 km 186.800 km/h (116.070 mph)
6 45 Australia Paul Hawkins
United Kingdom Mike De Udy
United Kingdom Don Moore Racing Germany Porsche 904 GTS GT2.0 262 2175.124 km 181.26 km/h (112.63 mph)
7 15 Belgium Lucien Bianchi
France Henri Grandsire
France Automobiles Alpine France Alpine M65 Renault P1.3 249 2067.198 km 172.270 km/h (107.040 mph)
8 16 France Jean Vinatier
France Roger de Lageneste
France Automobiles Alpine France Alpine M64 Renault P1.3 244 2025.688 km 168.811 km/h (104.890 mph)
9 27 United Kingdom Jack Sears
United Kingdom John Whitmore
United Kingdom Willment Racing Team Italy Ferrari 250 GTO GT+3.0 241 2000.782 km 166.732 km/h (103.600 mph)
10 47 France Claude Barbier
France Andre Potier
France Claude Barbier Germany Porsche 904 GTS GT2.0 232 1926.064 km 160.509 km/h (99.729 mph)
11 17 France Philippe Vidal
Belgium Mauro Bianchi
France Automobiles Alpine France Alpine M64 Renault P1.3 223 1851.346 km 154.280 km/h (95.861 mph)
12 18 France Guy Verrier
France Jacques Cheinisse
France Automobiles Alpine France Alpine M64 Renault P1.3 220 1826.440 km 152.209 km/h (94.570 mph)
13 60 France Robert Bouharde
France Pierre Monneret
France Automobiles Alpine France Alpine A110 GT1.3 217 1801.534 km 150.130 km/h (93.290 mph)
DNF 1 United Kingdom Graham Hill
Sweden Jo Bonnier
United Kingdom Maranello Concessionaires Italy Ferrari 330 P P+3.0 51 Gearbox
DNF 5 Belgium Pierre Noblet
Portugal Mário Cabral
Italy Bizzarrini Iso Grifo Italy Iso Grifo A3C Chevrolet P+3.0 Clutch
DNF 6 France Jean de Mortemart
France Régis Fraissinet
Italy Bizzarrini Iso Grifo Italy Iso Grifo A3C Chevrolet P+3.0 Head Gasket
DNF 10 France Pierre Dumay
Belgium Gustave Gosselin
United States Ford Racing United States Ford GT40 P+3.0 Gearbox
DNF 11 Belgium Gerard van Ophem
France  [fr]
Belgium Ecurie Francorchamps Italy Ferrari 250 LM P+3.0 Accident
DNF 25 Australia Frank Gardner
United Kingdom Innes Ireland
United States Ford Racing United States Ford GT40 GT+3.0 Engine
DNF 35 United Kingdom Peter Sutcliffe
United Kingdom William Bradley
United Kingdom Peter Sutcliffe Italy Ferrari 250 GTO GT3.0 Steering Box
DNF 36 United Kingdom Peter Clarke
United Kingdom Rollo Fielding
United Kingdom Peter Clarke Italy Ferrari 250 GTO GT3.0 Starter Motor
DNF 37 France Guy Ligier
United States Allen Grant
Belgium Ecurie Francorchamps Italy Ferrari 250 GTO GT3.0 Engine
DNS 7 United Kingdom Dick Protheroe
United Kingdom Mike Salmon
United Kingdom Dick Protheroe Italy Ferrari 250 GTO GT3.0 Did not start
(Paddock accident)

Winners by class

Class Drivers Team Constructor / Car Laps Distance km/h - mph av.
P+3.0 Mexico Pedro Rodriguez
France Jean Guichet
United States N.A.R.T. Italy Ferrari 365 P2 285 2366.070 km 197.170 km/h (122.520 mph)
P+1.3 Belgium Lucien Bianchi
France Henri Grandsire
France Automobiles Alpine France Alpine M65 Renault 249 2067.198 km 172.270 km/h (107.040 mph)
GT+3.0 United States Bob Bondurant
France Jo Schlesser
United States Shelby International United States Shelby Cobra Daytona 270 2241.540 km 186.800 km/h (116.070 mph)
GT3.0 United Kingdom Peter Sutcliffe
United Kingdom William Bradley
United Kingdom Peter Sutcliffe Italy Ferrari 250 GTO DNF (Steering Box)
GT2.0 Australia Paul Hawkins
United Kingdom Mike De Udy
United Kingdom Don Moore Racing Germany Porsche 904 GTS 262 2175.124 km 181.26 km/h (112.63 mph)
GT1.3 France Robert Bouharde
France Pierre Monneret
France Automobiles Alpine France Alpine A110 217 1801.534 km 150.130 km/h (93.290 mph)
Sources:[1] [2] [3]

References

  1. ^ "1965 12 Hours of Reims". racingsportscars.com. Retrieved June 24, 2014.
  2. ^ "1965 12 Hours of Reims - Results". racingsportscars.com. Retrieved June 24, 2014.
  3. ^ "1965 12 Hours of Reims". wsrp.cz. Archived from the original on 2014-07-14. Retrieved June 24, 2014.


Coordinates: 49°15′14.67″N 3°55′50.02″E / 49.2540750°N 3.9305611°E / 49.2540750; 3.9305611