The 18th BRDC International Trophy was a non-championship Formula One race held at Silverstone on May 14, 1966.

Background[edit | edit source]


Entry List[edit | edit source]

The full entry list for the 1966 BRDC International Trophy is outlined below:

No. Driver Entrant Constructor Chassis Engine Model Tyre
1 United Kingdom Peter Arundell United Kingdom Team Lotus Lotus 43 BRM P75 H16 3.0 F
2 Australia Jack Brabham United Kingdom Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham BT19 Repco 620 V8 3.0 G
3 New Zealand Denny Hulme United Kingdom Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham BT11 Climax FPF L4 2.75 G
4 Italy Lorenzo Bandini Italy Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC Ferrari 312 Ferrari 218 V12 3.0 F
4 United Kingdom John Surtees Italy Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC Ferrari 312 Ferrari 218 V12 3.0 F
5 United States Richie Ginther United Kingdom Cooper Car Company Cooper T81 Maserati 9/F1 V12 3.0 D
5 United Kingdom Roy Salvadori United Kingdom Cooper Car Company Cooper T81 Maserati 9/F1 V12 3.0 D
6 Austria Jochen Rindt United Kingdom Cooper Car Company Cooper T81 Maserati 9/F1 V12 3.0 D
7 Switzerland Jo Siffert United Kingdom RRC Walker Racing Team Cooper T80 Maserati 9/F1 V12 3.0 D
8 Sweden Jo Bonnier Sweden Joakim Bonnier Racing Team Cooper T81 Maserati 9/F1 V12 3.0 F
9 France Guy Ligier France Guy Ligier Cooper T81 Maserati 9/F1 V12 3.0 D
10 United Kingdom Bob Anderson United Kingdom DW Racing Enterprises Brabham BT11 Climax FPF L4 2.75 F
11 Australia Paul Hawkins United Kingdom Reg Parnell Racing Lotus 25 Climax FPF L4 2.75 F
12 United Kingdom Mike Spence United Kingdom Reg Parnell Racing Lotus 33 BRM P56 V8 2.0 F
14 United Kingdom John Taylor United Kingdom David Bridges Brabham BT11 BRM P60 V8 2.0 G
15 United Kingdom John Markey United Kingdom Ted Martin Lotus 25 Climax FPE V8 3.0 ?
15 United Kingdom Trevor Taylor United Kingdom Ted Martin Lotus 25 Climax FPE V8 3.0 ?
16 United States Bob Bondurant United States Team Chamaco-Collect BRM P261 BRM P60 V8 2.0 G
16 United Kingdom Vic Wilson United States Team Chamaco-Collect BRM P261 BRM P60 V8 2.0 G
17 United Kingdom John Lewis United Kingdom Ted Martin Lotus 24 Martin V8 3.0 ?
18 United Kingdom Innes Ireland United Kingdom Bernard White Racing BRM P261 BRM P60 V8 2.0 G

Practice Overview[edit | edit source]

Qualifying[edit | edit source]

Report[edit | edit source]

Qualifying Results[edit | edit source]

The full qualifying results for the 1966 BRDC International Trophy are outlined below:

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 2 Australia Jack Brabham Brabham-Repco 1:29.8
2 4 United Kingdom John Surtees Ferrari 1:30.0 +0.2s
3 6 Austria Jochen Rindt Cooper-Maserati 1:30.8 +1.0s
4 12 United Kingdom Mike Spence Lotus-BRM 1:31.2 +1.4s
5 3 New Zealand Denny Hulme Brabham-Climax 1:31.8 +2.0s
6 8 Sweden Jo Bonnier Cooper-Maserati 1:32.4 +2.6s
7* 7 Switzerland Jo Siffert Cooper-Maserati 1:32.4 +2.6s
8 5 United States Richie Ginther Brabham-Climax 1:33.6 +3.8s
9 10 United Kingdom Bob Anderson Brabham-Climax 1:34.4 +4.6s
10 14 United Kingdom John Taylor Brabham-BRM 1:36.6 +6.8s
11 16 United Kingdom Vic Wilson BRM 1:37.6 +7.8s
12 9 France Guy Ligier Cooper-Maserati 1:38.2 +8.4s
13 11 Australia Paul Hawkins Lotus-Climax 1:40.4 +10.6s
WD 1 United Kingdom Peter Arundell Lotus-BRM Withdrawn
WD 15 United Kingdom Trevor Taylor Lotus-Climax Withdrawn
WD 17 United Kingdom John Lewis Lotus-Martin Withdrawn
WD 18 United Kingdom Innes Ireland BRM Withdrawn
WD 4 Italy Lorenzo Bandini Ferrari Driven by Surtees
WD 5 United Kingdom Roy Salvadori Cooper-Maserati Reserve entry
WD 15 United Kingdom John Markey Lotus-Climax Reserve entry
WD 16 United States Bob Bondurant BRM Driven by Wilson
  • *Siffert was given a six-place grid penalty.

Grid[edit | edit source]

Pos Pos Pos Pos
Driver Driver Driver Driver
______________
______________ 1
______________ 2 Jack Brabham
______________ 3 John Surtees
4 Jochen Rindt
Mike Spence
______________
______________ 5
______________ 6 Denny Hulme
7 Jo Bonnier
Richie Ginther
______________
______________ 8
______________ 9 Bob Anderson
______________ 10 John Taylor
11 Vic Wilson
Guy Ligier
______________
______________ 12
______________ 13 Paul Hawkins
14 Jo Siffert
______________
______________ 15
______________ 16
______________ 17
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Race[edit | edit source]

Report[edit | edit source]

Results[edit | edit source]

The full results for the 1966 BRDC International Trophy are outlined below:

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid
1 2 Australia Jack Brabham Brabham-Repco 35 52:57.6 1
2 4 United Kingdom John Surtees Ferrari 35 +7.4 2
3 8 Sweden Jo Bonnier Cooper-Maserati 35 +1:24.6 6
4 3 New Zealand Denny Hulme Brabham-Climax 35 +1:31.2 5
5 8 Sweden Jo Bonnier Cooper-Maserati 34 +1 lap 6
6 14 United Kingdom John Taylor Brabham-BRM 33 +2 laps 9
7 10 United Kingdom Bob Anderson Brabham-Climax 32 +3 laps 8
8 11 Australia Paul Hawkins Lotus-Climax 31 +4 laps 12
Ret 16 United Kingdom Vic Wilson BRM 24 Fuel leak 10
Ret 7 Switzerland Jo Siffert Cooper-Maserati 11 Clutch 13
Ret 5 United States Richie Ginther Brabham-Climax 5 Overheating 7
Ret 12 United Kingdom Mike Spence Lotus-BRM 2 Engine 4
DNS 9 France Guy Ligier Cooper-Maserati
WD 1 United Kingdom Peter Arundell Lotus-BRM
WD 15 United Kingdom Trevor Taylor Lotus-Climax
WD 17 United Kingdom John Lewis Lotus-Martin
WD 18 United Kingdom Innes Ireland BRM
WD 4 Italy Lorenzo Bandini Ferrari
WD 5 United Kingdom Roy Salvadori Cooper-Maserati
WD 15 United Kingdom John Markey Lotus-Climax
WD 16 United States Bob Bondurant BRM

Milestones[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

V T E 1966 Formula One Season
Constructors Brabham • BRM • Cooper • Ferrari • Honda • Lotus • Matra • McLaren • Shannon
Engines BRM • Climax • Ferrari • Ford • Ford Cosworth • Honda • Maserati • Repco • Serenissima • Weslake
Drivers Ahrens • Amon • Anderson • Arundell • Baghetti • Bandini • Beltoise • Bondurant • Bonnier • Brabham • Bucknum • Courage • Clark • "Geki" • Ginther • Gurney • Hahne • Herrmann • G. Hill • P. Hill • Hulme • Ireland • Ickx • Irwin • Lawrence • Ligier • McLaren • Mitter • Moser • Parkes • Rees • Rindt • Rodríguez • Scarfiotti • Schlesser • Siffert • Solana • Spence • Stewart • Surtees • J. Taylor • T. Taylor • Wilson
Cars Brabham BT7 • Brabham BT11 • Brabham BT16 • Brabham BT18 • Brabham BT19 • Brabham BT20 • Brabham BT22 • BRM P83 • BRM P261 • Cooper T73 • Cooper T81 • Eagle Mk1 • Ferrari 246 • Ferrari 312 • Honda RA273 • Lotus 25 • Lotus 33 • Lotus 43 • Lotus 44 • Matra MS5 • McLaren M2B • Shannon SH1
Tyres Dunlop • Firestone • Goodyear
Races Monaco • Belgium • France • Britain • Netherlands • Germany • Italy • United States • Mexico
Non-championship Races South Africa • Syracuse • International Trophy • Gold Cup
See also 1965 Formula One Season • 1967 Formula One Season • Category
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