It was race 10 of 10 in both the 1965 World Championship of Drivers and the 1965 International Cup for Formula One Manufacturers. The race was won by Richie Ginther, who took his first victory and the first for the Honda team, after leading for the entire race.
First held: 1962
Circuit length: 4.30km
Naturally aspirated engine
Discs, all-round, Goodyear tyres
Victory No 1
The start to winning ways
Aluminium block and head
Was known as a team player and strong development driver which made him very useful to Honda as they worked to improve performance.
A cheerful mechanic admires the Honda V12. July 1964.
Ginther take Honda's first Grand Prix victory, a victory which would also prove to be Ginther's only win in F1
Pin stripe is usually reserved for city workers. Dapper Honda mechanics ready a Honda v12. 1966.
Richie Ginther in his Honda scampers away from the rest of the field. Mexico 1965.
Cold mechanics. Testing.1966.
It’s a waiting game for mechanics. Their work is done now it’s down to the driver. 1966