1966 New Zealand Grand Prix

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New Zealand  1966 New Zealand Grand Prix
Race details
Race 1 of 8 in 1966 Tasman Series
NZL Pukekohe.gif
Date 8 January 1966
Location Pukekohe Park Raceway, Pukekohe, New Zealand
Course Permanent racing facility
2.82 km (1.76 mi)
Distance 40 laps, 113 km (70 mi)
Weather Sunny
Pole position
Driver United Kingdom Graham Hill BRM
Time 1'25.2
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Graham Hill BRM
Time 1'25.7
Podium
First United Kingdom Graham Hill BRM
Second United Kingdom Jackie Stewart BRM
Third New Zealand Jim Palmer Lotus-Climax

The 1966 New Zealand Grand Prix was a race held at the Pukekohe Park Raceway on 8 January 1966. The race had 19 starters.

It was the 13th New Zealand Grand Prix, and doubled as the opening round of the 1966 Tasman Series. Graham Hill won his second consecutive NZGP.

Classification[edit]

Results as follows:[1][2]

Pos No. Driver Team Car Laps Time Points
1 2 United Kingdom Graham Hill Owen Racing Organisation BRM P261 / BRM 1.9 40 1h 02m 56.5s 9
2 6 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Owen Racing Organisation BRM P261 / BRM 1.9 40 1h 02m 58.0s 6
3 41 New Zealand Jim Palmer George Palmer Lotus 32B / Climax FPF 2.5 38 4
4 3 New Zealand Dennis Marwood Ecurie Rothmans Cooper T66 / Climax FPF 2.5 38 3
5 7 Australia Leo Geoghegan Team Total Lotus 32 / Ford 1.5 37 2
6 15 New Zealand Ken Sager J.H. Sager Brabham BT9 / Ford 1.5 37 1
7 5 New Zealand Red Dawson Red Dawson Brabham BT7a / Climax FPF 2.5 37
8 12 New Zealand Roly Levis Roly Levis Brabham BT6 / Ford 1.5 37
9 9 New Zealand Dene Hollier Dene Hollier Lotus 20B / Ford 1.5 37
10 29 New Zealand Neil Whittaker Lesco Racing Brabham BT4 / Climax FPF 2.5 37
11 20 New Zealand Ray Thackwell Team Tiki Brabham BT2 / Ford 1.5 36
12 12 Australia Ken Smith Ken Smith Lotus 22 / Ford 1.5 36
Ret 17 New Zealand John Riley John Riley Lotus 18/21 / Climax FPF 2.5 21
Ret 24 New Zealand Bill Stone Bill Stone Cooper T52 / Ford 1.5 7
Ret 14 New Zealand Graeme Lawrence Lawrence Motors Brabham BT6 / Ford 1.5 7
Ret 1 United Kingdom Jim Clark Team Lotus Lotus 39 / Climax FPF 2.5 6
Ret 4 Australia Frank Gardner Alec Mildren Racing Brabham BT11A / Climax FPF 2.5 0
Ret 8 New Zealand Andy Buchanan Wilson Motors Brabham BT7a / Climax FPF 2.5 0
Ret 11 Australia Spencer Martin Scuderia Veloce Brabham BT11a / Climax FPF 2.5 0
DNS 31 New Zealand Bill Caldwell W. Caldwell Brabham BT6 / Ford 1.5

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anderson, Donn. "XIII New Zealand Grand Prix". tasman-series.com. Archived from the original on 2009-05-28. Retrieved 2009-05-27. 
  2. ^ Sergent, Bruce. "1966 Round 1 Pukekohe". Kia Ora. Archived from the original on 2009-05-28. Retrieved 2009-05-27. 
Preceded by
1965 South Pacific Trophy
Tasman Series
1966
Succeeded by
1966 Levin International
Preceded by
1965 New Zealand Grand Prix
New Zealand Grand Prix
1966
Succeeded by
1967 New Zealand Grand Prix