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1966 Rand Spring Trophy
1966 United States GP
1965 Mexican GP

1966 Mexican GP

1966 Rhodesian GP
1967 South African GP
1967 Mexican GP
 V  Gran Premio de Mexico


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 23 October 1966
Start time14:00
EventMexican GP
CircuitMexico City
Event FormatRace of 65 laps
Race25 of 26
Championship race150
Circuit
Laps65
Circuit Perimeter5000 m
Race Distance5000 × 65 = 325.000 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild
Participants
Entries19
Qualifiers19
Finishers8
Championship DebutantsNone
MilestonesCar 7 - 10th Pole Position (Car Number)
Anglo American Racers - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Eagle - 10th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Honda R&D Co - 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Honda - 1st Fastest Lap (Car Manufacturer)
Honda - 1st Fastest Lap (Engine Manufacturer)
Jochen Rindt - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Maserati - 10th Win (Engine Manufacturer)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresCooper (113),
2. Most 11th Place QualificationsCooper (27),
3. Most 12th Place QualificationsCooper (28),
4. Most 12th Place QualificationsJo Bonnier (10),
5. Most 15th Place QualificationsCooper (32),
6. Most 17th Place QualificationsLotus (21)

Championships
1 Jack Brabham 42 
same
2 John Surtees 28 
up
3 Jochen Rindt 22 
down
4 Denny Hulme 18 
up
5 Graham Hill 17 
down
6 Jim Clark 16 
down
7 Jackie Stewart 14 
down
8 Mike Parkes 12 
same
9 Lorenzo Bandini 12 
same
10 Ludovico Scarfiotti 9 
same
11 Richie Ginther 5 
up
12 Mike Spence 4 
down
 Dan Gurney 4 
up
14 Bob Bondurant 3 
down
 Jo Siffert 3 
down
16 Bruce McLaren 3 
down
17 Jo Bonnier 1 
up
 Peter Arundell 1 
same
 Bob Anderson 1 
same
 John Taylor 1 
same
1 Brabham / Repco 42 
same
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 31 
same
3 Cooper / Maserati 30 
same
4 BRM / BRM 22 
same
5 Lotus / BRM 13 
same
6 Lotus / Climax 8 
same
7 Eagle / Climax 4 
same
8 Honda / Honda 3 
up
9 McLaren / Ford 2 
down
10 Brabham / Climax 1 
down
 Brabham / BRM 1 
down
 McLaren / Serenissima 1 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 7Car 7Car 12
EntrantCooper Car CoCooper Car CoHonda R&D Co
DriverJohn SurteesJohn SurteesRichie Ginther
CarCooper T81Cooper T81Honda RA273
EngineMaserati 3.0 V12Maserati 3.0 V12Honda 3.0 V12
Time2:06'35.341'53.181'53.75
Speed154.042 km/h159.039 km/h158.242 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led