1966 Australian Grand Prix

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Australia  1966 Australian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 6 of 8 in 1966 Tasman Series
Lakesidemap.JPG
Date 22 February 1966
Location Lakeside Raceway, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Course Permanent racing facility
2.4 km (1.5 mi)
Distance 66 laps, 158.4 km (99 mi)
Weather Sunny
Pole position
Driver United Kingdom Jackie Stewart BRM
Time 0'55.5
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Jackie Stewart
United Kingdom Graham Hill
BRM
BRM
Time 0'55.9
Podium
First United Kingdom Graham Hill BRM
Second Australia Frank Gardner Brabham-Climax
Third United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax

The 1966 Australian Grand Prix was a race held at the Lakeside International Raceway on 22 February 1966. The race had 15 starters.

It was the 31st Australian Grand Prix and doubled as round six of the 1966 Tasman Series. Graham Hill won his only AGP.

Classification[edit]

Results as follows:[1][2]

Pos No. Driver Team Car Laps Time
1 2 United Kingdom Graham Hill Owen Racing Org. BRM P261 / BRM V8 1.9 66 1h 02m 38.0s
2 4 Australia Frank Gardner Alec Mildren Racing Brabham BT11A / Climax FPF 66 1h 02m 55.0s
3 1 United Kingdom Jim Clark Team Lotus Lotus 39 / Climax FPF 66 1h 02m 57.0s
4 17 New Zealand Jim Palmer George Palmer Lotus 32B / Climax FPF 64
5 14 Australia Kevin Bartlett Alec Mildren Racing Brabham BT2 / Ford 1.5 63
6 20 Australia Glynn Scott Glynn Scott Motors Lotus 27 / Ford 1.5 63
7 New Zealand Andy Buchanan Wilson Motors Brabham BT7A / Climax FPF 63
8 76 Australia John Harvey R.C. Phillips Brabham BT14 / Ford 1.5 62
9 8 Australia Spencer Martin Scuderia Veloce Brabham BT11A / Climax FPF 47 Fuel Pump
10 21 Australia Leo Geoghegan Total Team Lotus 32 / Ford 1.5 39 Bent Wishbone
Ret 7 Australia Greg Cusack Castrol Team Brabham BT10 / Ford 1.5 30 Accident
Ret 3 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Owen Racing Org. BRM P261 / BRM V8 1.9 28 Gearbox
Ret Australia Mel McEwin Mel McEwin Elfin Mono / Ford 1.5 26 Fuel Pump
Ret Australia John McDonald Bill Patterson Motors Cooper T70/79 / Climax FPF 23 Water Pump
Ret New Zealand Dennis Marwood Ecurie Rothmans Cooper T66 / Climax FPF 7 Oil Pressure
DNQ Australia Paul Bolton Town & Country Garage Brabham BT6 / Ford 1.5
DNQ Australia Les Howard Howard & Sons Racing Lotus 27 / Ford 1.5
DNQ Australia Bob Jane Bob Jane Autoland Elfin Mono / Ford 1.5
DNQ New Zealand Roly Levis Roly Levis Brabham BT6 / Ford 1.5
DNQ Australia Max Stewart Max Stewart Motors Rennmax BN1 / Ford 1.5
DNQ Australia Peter Williamson Jim McGuire Elfin FJ / Hillman 1.0

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Des White. "XXXI Australian Grand Prix V Lakeside International". tasman-series.com. Retrieved 9 October 2008. 
  2. ^ White, Des (1986). "1966". In Howard, Graham. The Official 50-race history of the Australian Grand Prix. Gordon, NSW: R & T Publishing. pp. 310–319. ISBN 0-9588464-0-5. 
Preceded by
1966 Warwick Farm International
Tasman Series
1966
Succeeded by
1966 Sandown International
Preceded by
1965 Australian Grand Prix
Australian Grand Prix
1966
Succeeded by
1967 Australian Grand Prix

Coordinates: 27°13′40″S 152°57′54″E / 27.2279°S 152.9650°E / -27.2279; 152.9650