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The 1966 Dutch Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Zandvoort on July 24, 1966. It was race 5 of 9 in both the 1966 World Championship of Drivers and the 1966 International Cup for Formula One Manufacturers. The race was the 16th Dutch Grand Prix since it was first held in 1948. It was held over 90 laps of the four kilometre circuit for a race distance of 382 kilometres.

Netherlands  1966 Dutch Grand Prix
Race details
Circuit Park Zandvoort-1948.svg
Date July 24, 1966
Official name XVI Grote Prijs van Nederland
Location Circuit Zandvoort, Zandvoort, Netherlands
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.252 km (2.642 mi)
Distance 90 laps, 382.68 km (237.78 mi)
Weather Sunny, Mild, Dry
Pole position
Driver Brabham-Repco
Time 1:28.1
Fastest lap
Driver New Zealand Denny Hulme Brabham-Repco
Time 1:30.6
Podium
First Brabham-Repco
Second BRM
Third Lotus-Climax

The race was the third in succession to be won by Australian driver, 1959 and 1960 world champion, Jack Brabham in his Brabham BT19. Brabham lapped the field on his way to his second Dutch Grand Prix victory to add to his win in 1960. British driver, 1962 world champion Graham Hill finished second in his BRM P261, himself a lap ahead of the rest of the field. Reigning world champion Jim Clark took his first podium finish of the year in his Lotus 33.

Brabham's win expanded his points lead to 16 points over Hill, with Hill's BRM teammate Jackie Stewart two points further away.

ClassificationEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 16   Jack Brabham Brabham-Repco 90 2:20:32.5 1 9
2 12   Graham Hill BRM 89 + 1 lap 7 6
3 6   Jim Clark Lotus-Climax 88 + 2 laps 3 4
4 14   Jackie Stewart BRM 88 + 2 laps 8 3
5 32   Mike Spence Lotus-BRM 87 + 3 laps 12 2
6 2   Lorenzo Bandini Ferrari 87 + 3 laps 9 1
7 30   Jo Bonnier Cooper-Maserati 84 + 6 laps 13
8 38   John Taylor Brabham-BRM 84 + 6 laps 17
9 36   Guy Ligier Cooper-Maserati 84 + 6 laps 16
Ret 28   Jo Siffert Cooper-Maserati 79 Engine 11
Ret 34   Bob Anderson Brabham-Climax 73 Suspension 14
Ret 24   John Surtees Cooper-Maserati 44 Electrical 10
Ret 18   Denny Hulme Brabham-Repco 37 Ignition 2
Ret 8   Peter Arundell Lotus-BRM 28 Ignition 15
Ret 10   Dan Gurney Eagle-Climax 26 Oil Leak 4
Ret 4   Mike Parkes Ferrari 10 Accident 5
Ret 26   Jochen Rindt Cooper-Maserati 2 Accident 6
DNS 20   Bruce McLaren McLaren-Serenissima Engine
Source:[1]

Championship standings after the raceEdit

  • Notes: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1966 Dutch Grand Prix". formula1.com. Archived from the original on 5 October 2013. Retrieved 26 September 2015. 


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