1966 USAC Championship Car season
The 1966 USAC Championship Car season consisted of 16 races, beginning in Avondale, Arizona on March 20 and concluding at the same location on November 20. There was also one non-championship event at Fuji Speedway in Japan. The USAC National Champion was Mario Andretti, and the Indianapolis 500 winner was Graham Hill. At Indianapolis, Chuck Rodee was killed while qualifying for the 1966 Indianapolis 500.
|1966 USAC Championship Car season|
|USAC National Championship Trail|
|Start date||March 20|
|End date||November 20|
|National champion||Mario Andretti|
|Indianapolis 500 winner||Graham Hill|
Schedule and resultsEdit
- ^A No pole is awarded for the Pikes Peak Hill Climb, in this schedule on the pole is the driver who started first. No lap led was awarded for the Pikes Peak Hill Climb, however, a lap was awarded to the drivers that completed the climb.
Final points standingsEdit
Note: Jerry Grant, Dan Gurney, Jim Clark, Jackie Stewart, Graham Hill, Peter Revson and Cale Yarborough not eligible for points.
- Åberg, Andreas. "USAC National Championship 1966". Driver Database. Archived from the original on 2010-12-31. Retrieved 2010-12-31.
- "1966 USAC National Championship Trail". ChampCarStats.com. Archived from the original on 2010-12-31. Retrieved 2010-12-31.
- http://media.indycar.com/pdf/2011/IICS_2011_Historical_Record_Book_INT6.pdf (p. 256-259)