1966 Tasman Series
|1966 Tasman Series|
The 1966 Tasman Series was a motor racing competition for racing cars complying with the Tasman Formula. It began on 8 January 1966 and ended on 7 March after eight races, four of which were staged in New Zealand and the remainder in Australia. The series, which was the third Tasman Series, was won by Jackie Stewart driving a BRM P261.
The series was contested over eight races.
|Round||Name||Circuit||Date||Winning driver||Winning car||Winning team||Report|
|1||New Zealand Grand Prix||Pukekohe||8 January||Graham Hill||BRM P261||Owen Racing Organisation||Report|
|2||Levin International||Levin||15 January||Richard Attwood||BRM P261||Owen Racing Organisation||Report|
|3||Lady Wigram Trophy||Wigram||22 January||Jackie Stewart||BRM P261||Owen Racing Organisation||Report|
|4||Teretonga International||Teretonga||29 January||Jackie Stewart||BRM P261||Owen Racing Organisation||Report|
|Australia||5||Warwick Farm International||Warwick Farm||13 February||Jim Clark||Lotus 39 Coventry Climax||Team Lotus||Report|
|6||Australian Grand Prix||Lakeside||20 February||Graham Hill||BRM P261||Owen Racing Organisation||Report|
|7||Sandown International||Sandown||27 February||Jackie Stewart||BRM P261||Owen Racing Organisation||Report|
|8||South Pacific Trophy||Longford||7 March||Jackie Stewart||BRM P261||Owen Racing Organisation||Report|
Points were awarded on the following basis at each race.
Each driver could retain points from three performances in the New Zealand races (including the New Zealand Grand Prix) and three performances in the Australian races (including the Australian Grand Prix).
- Official Programme, International Cup Meeting, Sandown, Sunday, 27 February 1966
- Summary Tasman Cup Championship 1966, Racing Car News, April 1966, pages 58 & 59
- Tasman Cup 1966, www.oldracingcars.com Retrieved 16 May 2016