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  • Mexican Grand Prix
  • Ginther finishes on a high
  • October 24, 1965: With little at stake in the final race of the season, Richie Ginther secured a historic victory for Honda, the first triumph for the Japanese car maker on the international grand prix circuit.

  • United States Grand Prix
  • Hill completes Watkins Glen hat-trick
  • October 3, 1965: Graham Hill, always a great favourite with the crowds at Watkins Glen, duly won his third successive US Grand Prix at the Upper New York State track.

  • Italian Grand Prix
  • Stewart wins his maiden grand prix
  • September 12, 1965: Jim Clark's luck ran out at Monza and he was unable to continue his five-race winning streak, leaving rising star Jackie Stewart to take his first grand prix victory in only his eighth start.

  • German Grand Prix
  • Dominant Clark wraps up second title
  • August 1, 1965: Jim Clark won the world championship in magnificent style with a flag-to-flag victory in the German Grand Prix at the Nürburgring.

  • Dutch Grand Prix
  • Five in a row for the unstoppable Clark
  • July 18, 1965: Jim Clark drove relentlessly onwards to the world championship title with victory at the Dutch Grand Prix, his fifth successive win of the season.

  • British Grand Prix
  • Brilliant Clark holds off Hill
  • July 10, 1965: Jim Clark continued his dominance of the season by winning the British Grand Prix at Silverstone for the fourth consecutive time, his fourth championship win in a row.

  • French Grand Prix
  • Clark wins in two-year-old reserve Lotus
  • June 27, 1965: The French Grand Prix moved to a new venue in 1965, but this proved no problem for Jim Clark who won the race with ease, once again leading from start to finish.

  • Belgian Grand Prix
  • 'Nearly blind' Clark triumphs at Spa
  • June 13, 1965: On a dark and stormy day, Jim Clark became the first man to win the Belgian Grand Prix four times in a row. Returning fresh from his win in the Indianapolis 500, Clark led from start to finish, driving supremely in the wet conditions.

  • Monaco Grand Prix
  • Hill triumphs in Clark absence
  • May 30, 1965: Graham Hill made history by winning the Monaco Grand Prix for the third successive year, and in doing so swept into the lead in the world championship

  • South African Grand Prix
  • Clark responds with dominant win
  • January 1, 1965: Just five weeks after Jim Clark had the 1964 world championship dramatically snatched from his grasp on the last lap of the final race, he struck back with a convincing win in the South African Grand Prix on New Year's Day 1965.

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