1966 Trophées de France season

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1966 Trophées de France season
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The 1966 Trophées de France season was the 3rd season of the Trophées de France. The season was totally dominated by Brabham. Despite winning the World Championship for Drivers, Jack Brabham found time to win four of the six races to win this title as well. This was done, driving his for own team, Brabham Racing Organisation, piloting either a Brabham BT18, or a BT21. The others two races were won by Denny Hulme, also for racing for the Brabham Racing Organisation team. For the record, the Brabham marque also took third in the drivers standing with Roy Winkelmann Racing’s, Alan Rees.

Brabham-Honda BT18 as used during the 1966 season, pictured at the 2005 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Trophées de France[edit]

Champion: Australia Jack Brabham

Runner Up: New Zealand Denny Hulme

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Results[edit]

Date Round Circuit Winning driver Winning team Winning car
17/04 Rd. 1 France Pau Australia Jack Brabham Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham-Honda BT18
03/07 Rd. 2 France Reims Australia Jack Brabham Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham-Honda BT18
10/07 Rd. 3 France Rouen-Les-Essarts New Zealand Denny Hulme Brabham Racing Development Brabham-Honda BT18
11/09 Rd. 4 France Montlhéry Australia Jack Brabham Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham-Honda BT21
18/09 Rd. 5 France Le Mans-Bugatti New Zealand Denny Hulme Brabham Racing Development Brabham-Honda BT18
25/09 Rd. 6 France Albi Australia Jack Brabham Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham-Honda BT21
Source:[2]

Table[edit]

Place Driver Entrant Car Total
1 Australia Jack Brabham Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham-Honda BT18
Brabham-Honda BT21
Brabham-Cosworth BT21
36
2 New Zealand Denny Hulme Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham-Honda BT18
Brabham-Cosworth BT18
28
3 United Kingdom Alan Rees Roy Winkelmann Racing Brabham-Cosworth BT18 14
4 France Jean-Pierre Beltoise Matra Sports Matra-BRM MS5
Matra-Cosworth MS5
10
5 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Tyrrell Racing Organisation Matra-BRM MS5
Matra-Cosworth MS5
8
6= United Kingdom Jim Clark Ron Harris – Team Lotus Lotus-Cosworth 35
Lotus-Cosworth 44
6
France Jo Schlesser Matra Sports Matra-BRM MS5
Matra-Cosworth MS5
8 France Eric Offenstadt Eric Offenstadt
Ron Harris – Team Lotus
Lola-BRM MS5
Lotus-Cosworth 44
6
9= United Kingdom Graham Hill John Coombs Brabham-BRM BT61
Matra-Cosworth MS5
5
Belgium Jacky Ickx Tyrrell Racing Organisation Matra-BRM MS5
11= Mexico Pedro Rodríguez Ron Harris – Team Lotus
Matra Sport
Lotus-Cosworth 44
Matra-BRM MS5
4
United Kingdom Chris Irwin Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham-Honda BT18
13 United Kingdom Richard Attwood Midland Racing Partnership Lola-Cosworth T61 4
14= Germany Kurt Ahrens, Jr. Caltex Racing Team Brabham-Cosworth BT18 3
United Kingdom Mike Spence Ron Harris – Team Lotus Lotus-Cosworth 44
16 Australia Frank Gardner Midland Racing Partnership Lola-Cosworth T60
Lola-Cosworth T61
2
Source:[3][1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Formula 2 1966 - Championship Tables". Formula2.net. 2000-11-01. Retrieved 2014-01-23. 
  2. ^ "Formula 2 1966 Index". Formula2.net. Retrieved 2014-01-23. 
  3. ^ <http://www.driverdb.com/standings/1022-1966/