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The 1966 Formula One Season was the 17th season of Formula One. The Drivers' Champion was Jack Brabham, whose team, Brabham, won the Constructors' Championship.


Teams and DriversEdit

Formula One Entry ListEdit

Constructor Chassis Tyre Driver Rounds
Team Engine
McLaren-Ford
McLaren-Serenissima
M2B F New Zealand Bruce McLaren 1-2, 4-5, 8-9
United Kingdom Bruce McLaren Motor Racing Ford 406 V8 3.0
Serenissima M166 V8 3.0
Lotus-BRM
Lotus-Climax
33
43
F United Kingdom Jim Clark All
United Kingdom Team Lotus BRM P56 V8 2.0
BRM P75 H16 3.0
Climax FWMV V8 2.0
United Kingdom Peter Arundell 2-9
Mexico Pedro Rodríguez 3, 8-9
Italy Geki 7
Lotus-BRM
Ferrari
25
246
F United Kingdom Mike Spence All
United Kingdom Reg Parnell Racing BRM P56 V8 2.0
BRM P60 V8 2.0
Ferrari 228 V6 2.4
Italy Giancarlo Baghetti 7
Brabham-Climax
Brabham-Repco
BT19
BT20
BT22
G Australia Jack Brabham All
United Kingdom Brabham Racing Organisation Climax FPF L4 2.75
Repco 620 V8 3.0
New Zealand Denny Hulme All
Cooper-Maserati T81 D Austria Jochen Rindt All
United Kingdom Cooper Car Company Maserati 9/F1 V12 3.0 United States Richie Ginther 1-2
United Kingdom John Surtees 3-9
New Zealand Chris Amon 3
Mexico Moisés Solana 9
BRM P261
P83
D United Kingdom Graham Hill All
United Kingdom Owen Racing Organisation BRM P60 V8 2.0
BRM P75 H16 3.0
United Kingdom Jackie Stewart All
Brabham-BRM
Cooper-Maserati
BT11
T81
D Switzerland Jo Siffert 1-5, 7-9
United Kingdom R.R.C. Walker Racing Team BRM P60 V8 2.0
Maserati 9/F1 V12 3.0
Brabham-Climax BT11 F United Kingdom Bob Anderson 1, 3-7
United Kingdom DW Racing Enterprises Climax FPF L4 2.75
Ferrari 246
312
F Italy Lorenzo Bandini 1-3, 5-8
Italy Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC Ferrari 228 V6 2.4
Ferrari 218 V12 3.0
United Kingdom John Surtees 1-2
United Kingdom Mike Parkes 3, 5-7
Italy Ludovico Scarfiotti 6-7
Brabham-Climax
Cooper-Maserati
BT7
BT22
T81
F Sweden Jo Bonnier All
Sweden Joakim Bonnier Racing Team Climax FWMV V8 2.0
Climax FPF L4 2.75
Maserati 9/F1 V12 3.0
BRM P261 G United States Bob Bondurant 1-2, 4, 6-7
United States Team Chamaco-Collect BRM P60 V8 2.0 United Kingdom Vic Wilson 2
Cooper-Maserati T81 D France Guy Ligier 1-6
France Privateer Maserati 9/F1 V12 3.0
Eagle-Climax
Eagle-Weslake
Mk1 G United States Dan Gurney 2-9
United States Anglo American Racers Climax FPF L4 2.75
Weslake 58 V12 3.0
United States Phil Hill 7
United States Bob Bondurant 8-9
Brabham-BRM BT11 G United Kingdom John Taylor 3-6
United Kingdom David Bridges BRM P60 V8 2.0
Shannon-Climax SH1 D United Kingdom Trevor Taylor 4
United Kingdom Shannon Racing Cars Climax FPE V8 3.0
Cooper-Ferrari T73 D United Kingdom Chris Lawrence 4, 6
United Kingdom J.A. Pearce Engineering Ferrari 168/62 V12 3.0
Honda RA273 G United States Richie Ginther 7-9
Japan Honda R&D Company Honda RA273E V12 3.0 United States Ronnie Bucknum 8-9
Brabham-BRM BT11 D New Zealand Chris Amon 7
United Kingdom Chris Amon Racing BRM P60 V8 2.0
BRM P261 D United Kingdom Innes Ireland 8-9
United Kingdom Bernard White Racing BRM P60 V8 2.0

Formula Two Entry ListEdit

Constructor Chassis Tyre Driver Rounds
Team Engine
Brabham-Ford Cosworth BT18 D West Germany Kurt Ahrens 6
West Germany Caltex Racing Team Ford Cosworth SCA L4 1.0
Matra-BRM
Matra-Ford Cosworth
MS5 D West Germany Hubert Hahne 6
United Kingdom Tyrrell Racing Organisation BRM P80 L4 1.0
Ford Cosworth SCA L4 1.0
Belgium Jacky Ickx 6
Brabham-Ford Cosworth BT18 D West Germany Hans Herrmann 6
United States Roy Winkelmann Racing Ford Cosworth SCA L4 1.0 United Kingdom Alan Rees 6
Lotus-Ford Cosworth 44 D West Germany Gerhard Mitter 6
United Kingdom Team Lotus Ford Cosworth SCA L4 1.0 Mexico Pedro Rodríguez 6
United Kingdom Piers Courage 6
Matra-Ford Cosworth MS5 D France Jo Schlesser 6
France Matra Sports Ford Cosworth SCA L4 1.0 France Jean-Pierre Beltoise 6
Brabham-Ford Cosworth BT16 D Switzerland Silvio Moser 6
Switzerland Silvio Moser Ford Cosworth SCA L4 1.0

CalendarEdit

Calendar ChangesEdit

Results, Standings and StatisticsEdit

ResultsEdit

Rnd Grand Prix Pole position Fastest lap Winning Driver Winning Constructor Report
1 Monaco Monaco Grand Prix United Kingdom Jim Clark Italy Lorenzo Bandini United Kingdom Jackie Stewart United Kingdom BRM Report
2 Belgium Belgian Grand Prix United Kingdom John Surtees United Kingdom John Surtees United Kingdom John Surtees Italy Ferrari Report
3 France French Grand Prix Italy Lorenzo Bandini Italy Lorenzo Bandini Australia Jack Brabham United Kingdom Brabham-Repco Report
4 United Kingdom British Grand Prix Australia Jack Brabham Australia Jack Brabham Australia Jack Brabham United Kingdom Brabham-Repco Report
5 Netherlands Dutch Grand Prix Australia Jack Brabham Australia Jack Brabham Australia Jack Brabham United Kingdom Brabham-Repco Report
6 Germany German Grand Prix United Kingdom Jim Clark United Kingdom John Surtees Australia Jack Brabham United Kingdom Brabham-Repco Report
7 Italy Italian Grand Prix United Kingdom Mike Parkes Italy Ludovico Scarfiotti Italy Ludovico Scarfiotti Italy Ferrari Report
8 United States United States Grand Prix Australia Jack Brabham United Kingdom John Surtees United Kingdom Jim Clark United Kingdom Lotus-BRM Report
9 Mexico Mexican Grand Prix United Kingdom John Surtees United States Richie Ginther United Kingdom John Surtees United Kingdom Cooper-Maserati Report

Standings and StatisticsEdit

DriversEdit

Pos. Driver MON
Monaco
BEL
Belgium
FRA
France
GBR
United Kingdom
NED
Netherlands
GER
West Germany
ITA
Italy
USA
United States
MEX
Mexico
Pts.
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 Ret 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 12 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
United Kingdom Chris Irwin 7 0
United States Ronnie Bucknum Ret 8 0
New Zealand Chris Amon 8 DNQ 0
France Guy Ligier NC NC NC 10 9 DNS 0
Italy Geki 9 0
United Kingdom Chris Lawrence 11 Ret 0
Italy Giancarlo Baghetti NC 0
Mexico Pedro Rodríguez Ret Ret[1] Ret Ret 0
United Kingdom Innes Ireland Ret Ret 0
United Kingdom Trevor Taylor Ret 0
Mexico Moisés Solana Ret 0
United States Phil Hill DNQ 0
F2 drivers ineligible for points
France Jean-Pierre Beltoise 8
West Germany Hubert Hahne 9
France Jo Schlesser 10
West Germany Hans Herrmann 11
United Kingdom Piers Courage Ret
United Kingdom Alan Rees Ret
West Germany Kurt Ahrens, Jr. Ret
Belgium Jacky Ickx Ret
Switzerland Silvio Moser DNS
West Germany Gerhard Mitter DNS
Pos. Driver MON
Monaco
BEL
Belgium
FRA
France
GBR
United Kingdom
NED
Netherlands
GER
West Germany
ITA
Italy
USA
United States
MEX
Mexico
Pts.

ConstructorsEdit

Pos. Manufacturer MON
Monaco
BEL
Belgium
FRA
France
GBR
United Kingdom
NED
Netherlands
GER
West Germany
ITA
Italy
USA
United States
MEX
Mexico
Pts.
1 United Kingdom Brabham-Repco Ret (4) 1 1 1 1 (3) Ret 2 42 (49)
2 Italy Ferrari 2 1 2 6 (6) 1 Ret 31 (32)
3 United Kingdom Cooper-Maserati Ret 2 4 (5) 7 2 (4) 2 1 30 (35)
4 United Kingdom BRM 1 Ret Ret 3 2 4 7 Ret Ret 22
5 United Kingdom Lotus-BRM Ret Ret Ret Ret 5 12 5 1 7 13
6 United Kingdom Lotus-Climax Ret Ret Ret 4 3 Ret 9 6 Ret 8
7 United States Eagle-Climax NC 5 Ret Ret 7 DNQ DSQ 5 4
8 Japan Honda Ret NC 4 3
9 United Kingdom McLaren-Ford Ret 5 Ret 2
10 United Kingdom Brabham-Climax Ret Ret 7 7 Ret Ret 6 1
11 United Kingdom Brabham-BRM Ret 6 8 8 Ret DNQ 1
12 United Kingdom McLaren-Serenissima DNS 6 DNS 1
United Kingdom Cooper-Ferrari 11 Ret 0
United States Eagle-Weslake Ret Ret Ret 0
United Kingdom Shannon-Climax Ret 0
Pos. Manufacturer MON
Monaco
BEL
Belgium
FRA
France
GBR
United Kingdom
NED
Netherlands
GER
West Germany
ITA
Italy
USA
United States
MEX
Mexico
Pts.

Non-Championship ResultsEdit

Race Name Circuit Date Winning driver Winning constructor Report
South Africa South African Grand Prix Prince George January 1 United Kingdom Mike Spence United Kingdom Lotus-Climax Report
Italy Gran Premio di Siracusa Syracuse April 1 United Kingdom John Surtees Italy Ferrari Report
United Kingdom BRDC International Trophy Silverstone May 14 Australia Jack Brabham United Kingdom Brabham-Repco Report
United Kingdom International Gold Cup Oulton Park September 17 Australia Jack Brabham United Kingdom Brabham-Repco Report

NotesEdit

  1. Rodríguez competed in F1 and F2 cars during the season.

See AlsoEdit

V T E Formula One Seasons
1950 • 1951 • 1952 • 1953 • 1954 • 1955 • 1956 • 1957 • 1958 • 1959 • 1960 • 1961 • 1962 • 1963 • 1964 • 1965 • 1966 • 1967 • 1968 • 1969 • 1970 • 1971 • 1972 • 1973 • 1974 • 1975 • 1976 • 1977 • 1978 • 1979 • 1980 • 1981 • 1982 • 1983 • 1984 • 1985 • 1986 • 1987 • 1988 • 1989 • 1990 • 1991 • 1992 • 1993 • 1994 • 1995 • 1996 • 1997 • 1998 • 1999 • 2000 • 2001 • 2002 • 2003 • 2004 • 2005 • 2006 • 2007 • 2008 • 2009 • 2010 • 2011 • 2012 • 2013 • 2014 • 2015 • 2016 • 2017 • 2018 • 2019


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