1966 Formula One season

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The 1966 Formula One season crowned as champion Jack Brabham.

Season review[change | edit source]

Rnd Race Date Location Winning driver Constructor Report
1 Monaco Monaco Grand Prix May 22 Monaco United Kingdom Jackie Stewart United Kingdom BRM Report
2 Belgium Belgian Grand Prix June 12 Spa-Francorchamps United Kingdom John Surtees Italy Ferrari Report
3 France French Grand Prix July 3 Reims-Gueux Australia Jack Brabham United Kingdom Brabham-Repco Report
4 United Kingdom British Grand Prix July 16 Brands Hatch Australia Jack Brabham United Kingdom Brabham-Repco Report
5 Netherlands Dutch Grand Prix July 24 Zandvoort Australia Jack Brabham United Kingdom Brabham-Repco Report
6 Germany German Grand Prix August 7 Nürburgring Australia Jack Brabham United Kingdom Brabham-Repco Report
7 Italy Italian Grand Prix September 4 Monza Italy Ludovico Scarfiotti Italy Ferrari Report
8 United States United States Grand Prix October 2 Watkins Glen United Kingdom Jim Clark United Kingdom Lotus-BRM Report
9 Mexico Mexican Grand Prix October 23 Hermanos Rodriguez United Kingdom John Surtees United Kingdom Cooper-Maserati Report

1966 Drivers Championship final standings[change | edit source]

Pos. Driver MON
Monaco
BEL
Belgium
FRA
France
GBR
United Kingdom
NED
Netherlands
GER
Germany
ITA
Italy
USA
United States
MEX
Mexico
Pts.[1]
1 Australia Jack Brabham Ret 4 1 1 1 1 Ret Ret 2 42 (45)
2 United Kingdom John Surtees Ret 1 Ret Ret Ret 2 Ret 3 1 28
3 Austria Jochen Rindt Ret 2 4 5 Ret 3 4 2 Ret 22 (24)
4 New Zealand Denny Hulme Ret Ret 3 2 Ret Ret 3 Ret 3 18
5 United Kingdom Graham Hill 3 Ret Ret 3 2 4 Ret Ret Ret 17
6 United Kingdom Jim Clark Ret Ret DNS 4 3 Ret Ret 1 Ret 16
7 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart 1 Ret Ret 4 5 Ret Ret Ret 14
8 United Kingdom Mike Parkes 2 Ret Ret 2 12
9 Italy Lorenzo Bandini 2 3 NC 6 6 Ret Ret 12
10 Italy Ludovico Scarfiotti Ret 1 9
11 United States Richie Ginther Ret 5 Ret NC 4 5
12 United States Dan Gurney NC 5 Ret Ret 7 Ret Ret 5 4
13 United Kingdom Mike Spence Ret Ret Ret Ret 5 Ret 5 Ret DNS 4
14 United States Bob Bondurant 4 Ret 9 Ret 7 DSQ Ret 3
15 Switzerland Jo Siffert Ret Ret Ret NC Ret Ret 4 Ret 3
16 New Zealand Bruce McLaren Ret DNS 6 DNS 5 Ret 3
17 United Kingdom Peter Arundell DNS Ret Ret Ret 8 8 6 7 1
18 Sweden Jo Bonnier NC Ret NC Ret 7 Ret Ret NC 6 1
19 United Kingdom Bob Anderson Ret 7 NC Ret Ret 6 1
20 United Kingdom John Taylor 6 8 8 Ret 1
21 United Kingdom Chris Irwin 7 0
22 United States Ronnie Bucknum Ret 8 0
23 New Zealand Chris Amon 8 DNQ 0
24 France Guy Ligier NC NC NC 10 9 DNS 0
25 Italy Geki 9 0
26 United Kingdom Chris Lawrence 11 Ret 0
Italy Giancarlo Baghetti NC 0
Mexico Pedro Rodríguez Ret Ret Ret 0
United Kingdom Innes Ireland Ret Ret 0
United Kingdom Trevor Taylor Ret 0
Mexico Moises Solana Ret 0
United States Phil Hill DNQ 0
Pos. Driver MON
Monaco
BEL
Belgium
FRA
France
GBR
United Kingdom
NED
Netherlands
GER
Germany
ITA
Italy
USA
United States
MEX
Mexico
Pts.
Key
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Race cancelled (C)
Light blue Practiced only (PO)
Friday test driver (TD)
(starting in 2003)
Blank Did not practice (DNP)
Excluded (EX)
Did not arrive (DNA)
Withdrew entry before the event (WD)
Place Driver Country Points[1] Wins Podiums Poles
1 Jack Brabham Australia Australia 42 (45) 4 5 3
2 John Surtees United Kingdom Britain 28 2 4 2
3 Jochen Rindt Austria Austria 22 (24) 3
4 Denny Hulme New Zealand New Zealand 18 4
5 Graham Hill United Kingdom Britain 17 3
6 Jim Clark United Kingdom Britain 16 1 2 2
7 Jackie Stewart United Kingdom Britain 14 1 1
8 Mike Parkes United Kingdom Britain 12 2 1
9 Lorenzo Bandini Italy Italy 12 2 1
10 Ludovico Scarfiotti Italy Italy 9 1 1
11 Richie Ginther United States USA 5
12 Dan Gurney United States USA 4
13 Mike Spence United Kingdom Britain 4
14 Bob Bondurant United States USA 3
15 Jo Siffert Switzerland Switzerland 3
16 Bruce McLaren New Zealand New Zealand 3
17 Peter Arundell United Kingdom Britain 1
18 Jo Bonnier Sweden Sweden 1
19 Bob Anderson United Kingdom Britain 1
20 John Taylor United States USA 1
21 Chris Irwin United Kingdom Britain
22 Ronnie Bucknum United States USA
23 Chris Amon New Zealand New Zealand
24 Guy Ligier France France
25 Geki Italy Italy
26 Chris Lawrence United Kingdom Britain
Giancarlo Baghetti Italy Italy
Pedro Rodríguez Mexico Mexico
Innes Ireland United Kingdom Britain
Trevor Taylor United Kingdom Britain
Moises Solana Mexico Mexico
Phil Hill United States USA

References[change | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Only the best 5 results counted towards the Championship. Numbers without parentheses are Championship points; numbers in parentheses are total points scored.