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The 13th Gold Cup was a motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 17 September 1966 at Oulton Park, England. The race was run over 40 laps of the circuit, and was won by Australian driver Jack Brabham in a Brabham BT19.

1966 International Gold Cup
Non-championship race in the 1966 Formula One season
Race details
Date 17 September 1966
Official name XIII Gold Cup
Location Oulton Park, Cheshire
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.4434 km (2.761 mi)
Distance 40 laps, 177.736 km (108.4 mi)
Pole position
Driver Brabham-Repco
Time 1:34.2
Fastest lap
Drivers Australia Jack Brabham Brabham-Repco
Fastest lap New Zealand Denny Hulme Brabham-Repco
Time 1:36.6
Podium
First Brabham-Repco
Second Brabham-Repco
Third Lotus-Climax

The race ended in a very close finish, with Denny Hulme crossing the line a fraction of a second behind Brabham. Hulme was driving a slightly newer Brabham model, the BT20.

This was John Campbell-Jones' last appearance in a Formula One race.[1]

ResultsEdit

Pos No. Driver Entrant Constructor Time/Retired Grid
1 3   Jack Brabham Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham-Repco 1.06:14.2 1
2 4   Denny Hulme Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham-Repco + 0.0 s 2
3 2   Jim Clark Team Lotus Lotus-Climax + 25.2 s 5
4 15   Innes Ireland Bernard White Racing BRM + 1:44.6 s 9
5 10   Chris Lawrence J.A. Pearce Engineering Cooper-Ferrari 38 laps 8
Ret 5   Bob Anderson DW Racing Enterprises Brabham-Climax Con-rod 6
Ret 11   Mike Spence Reg Parnell (Racing) Lotus-BRM Clutch 7
Ret 7   Graham Hill Owen Racing Organisation BRM Engine 4
Ret 8   Jackie Stewart Owen Racing Organisation BRM Overheating 3
DSQ 9   John Campbell-Jones John Willment Automobiles BRP-Climax Oil leak 10
DNS 2   Peter Arundell Team Lotus Lotus-Climax Car driven by Clark -
DNS 1   Jim Clark Team Lotus Lotus-BRM Engine -


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Grand Prix Who's Who", Steve Small, 1995, pp.101
  • Results at Silhouet.com [1]
  • Results at F1 Images.de [2]


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