Scoreboard: Who Won Oct. 15, 1965

» Britain's Graham Hill, 36: the U.S. Grand Prix, on a rain-slicked, 2.3-mile circuit that held his B.R.M. racer to a relatively slow 107.98 m.p.h. average; at Watkins Glen, N.Y. One of the early dropouts (only three of 18 cars lasted the full 110 laps) was World Champion Jimmy Clark, whose engine started acting up in the fifth lap, leaving the rest of the race to Hill, who, despite one scary 100-m.p.h. spinout on a curve, managed to set a 115.16 m.p.h. lap record on the way to his third straight victory at...

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