1966 Tasman Series

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1966 Tasman Series
Champion
United Kingdom Jackie Stewart
Previous: 1965 Next: 1967

The 1966 Tasman Series was the third Tasman Series season. It began on 8 January 1966 and ended on 7 March after eight races.

Results and standings[edit]

Races[edit]

Round Name Circuit Date Winning driver Winning car Winning team Report
New
Zealand
1 New Zealand New Zealand Grand Prix Pukekohe 8 January United Kingdom Graham Hill BRM P261 Owen Racing Organisation Report
2 New Zealand Levin International Levin 15 January United Kingdom Richard Attwood BRM P261 Owen Racing Organisation Report
3 New Zealand Lady Wigram Trophy Wigram 22 January United Kingdom Jackie Stewart BRM P261 Owen Racing Organisation Report
4 New Zealand Teretonga International Teretonga 29 January United Kingdom Jackie Stewart BRM P261 Owen Racing Organisation Report
Australia 5 Australia Warwick Farm International Warwick Farm 13 February United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus 39 Coventry Climax Team Lotus Report
6 Australia Australian Grand Prix Lakeside 20 February United Kingdom Graham Hill BRM P261 Owen Racing Organisation Report
7 Australia Sandown International Sandown 27 February United Kingdom Jackie Stewart BRM P261 Owen Racing Organisation Report
8 Australia South Pacific Trophy Longford 7 March United Kingdom Jackie Stewart BRM P261 Owen Racing Organisation Report

Standings[edit]

One score could be dropped from the New Zealand races, and one score could be dropped from the Australian races. Dropped scores indicated in brackets.

Position 1 2 3 4 5 6
Points 9 6 4 3 2 1
Pos Driver PUK LEV WIG TER WAR LAK SAN LON Pts
1 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart 2 Ret 1 1 4 Ret 1 1 45
2 United Kingdom Graham Hill 1 2 1 (3) 2 30 (34)
3 United Kingdom Jim Clark Ret 2 Ret Ret 1 3 2 7 25
4 New Zealand Jim Palmer 3 (5) 3 3 (6) 4 4 4 21 (24)
5 Australia Frank Gardner Ret Ret Ret 2 3 2 5 (6) 18 (19)
6 United Kingdom Richard Attwood 1 2 Ret 15
7 Australia Spencer Martin Ret 3 4 Ret 5 Ret Ret 5 11
8 New Zealand Dennis Marwood 4 7 6 4 10 Ret 7
9 New Zealand Roly Levis 8 4 7 5 Ret DNQ 5
10 Australia Jack Brabham Ret 3 4
11 New Zealand Andy Buchanan Ret 9 5 Ret DNS 7 2
12 Australia Leo Geoghegan 5 7 Ret Ret 2
13 Australia Kevin Bartlett Ret 5 8 2
14 New Zealand Ken Sager 6 8 Ret 6 2
15 New Zealand Red Dawson 7 6 Ret Ret 1
16 Australia Glyn Scott Ret 6 1
= Australia Les Howard DNS DNQ 6 1
18 New Zealand John Riley Ret DNQ Ret 7 0
= Australia Greg Cusack Ret Ret 7 0
20 New Zealand Dene Hollier 9 Ret 8 8 0
21 Australia John Harvey 8 8 Ret 0
22 New Zealand Peter Gillum 9 10 0
23 New Zealand Ray Thackwell 11 Ret Ret 9 0
24 Australia Bob Jane 9 0
25 New Zealand Ken Smith 12 10 0
26 New Zealand Neil Whittaker 10 DNQ 0
27 New Zealand Allan Rhodes Ret 11 0
28 New Zealand Tony Shaw 12 0
New Zealand Bill Stone Ret 0
New Zealand Graeme Lawrence Ret DNS Ret Ret 0
New Zealand Bill Caldwell DNS Ret Ret Ret 0
Australia Mel McEwin Ret Ret Ret 0
Australia Don O'Sullivan Ret Ret 0
Australia John McDonald Ret Ret Ret Ret 0
Australia Don Fraser Ret 0
New Zealand Brian Innes DNS 0
Australia Paul Bolton DNS 0
Australia Peter Williamson DNS 0
Pos Driver PUK LEV WIG TER WAR LAK SAN LON Pts
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Finished, in points
Blue Finished, no points
Not classified (NC)
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate
Excluded (EX)

Key[edit]

Abbreviation Circuit
LAK Lakeside
LEV Levin
LON Longford
PUK Pukekohe
SAN Sandown
TER Teretonga
WAR Warwick Farm
WIG Wigram