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1966 International Gold Cup
1966 Italian GP
1965 United States GP

1966 United States GP

1966 Rand Spring Trophy
1966 Mexican GP
1967 United States GP
 IX  United States Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSunday 2 October 1966
Start time14:00
EventUnited States GP
CircuitWatkins Glen
Event FormatRace of 108 laps
Race23 of 26
Championship race149
Circuit
Laps108
Circuit Perimeter3701 m
Race Distance3701 × 108 = 399.708 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherFresh, Dry
Participants
Entries19
Qualifiers19
Finishers6
Championship DebutantsBernard White Racing (Entrant)
MilestonesCooper Car Co - 10th Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Honda R&D Co - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Honda - 20th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Honda - 20th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Jim Clark - 20th Win (Driver)
Lotus - 25th Win (Car Manufacturer)
Mike Spence - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Ronnie Bucknum - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most RetirementsJo Bonnier (41),
2. Most 5th Place FinishesBruce McLaren (9),
3. Highest Disqualification RatioEagle (11.11%),
4. Highest 5th Place Finish RatioMcLaren (20.00%),
5. Most 4th Place QualificationsJohn Surtees (12)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresCooper (111),
2. Most Races LedFerrari (108),
3. Most Laps LedFerrari (2669),
4. Most Laps LedJim Clark (1547),
5. Most Race EntriesFerrari (489),
6. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (45),
7. Most 5th Place QualificationsGraham Hill (11),
8. Most 9th Place QualificationsCooper (28),
9. Most 15th Place QualificationsCooper (31)

Championships
1 Jack Brabham 39 
same
2 Jochen Rindt 22 
same
3 John Surtees 19 
up
4 Graham Hill 17 
down
5 Jim Clark 16 
up
6 Jackie Stewart 14 
down
7 Denny Hulme 14 
down
8 Mike Parkes 12 
down
9 Lorenzo Bandini 12 
down
10 Ludovico Scarfiotti 9 
down
11 Mike Spence 4 
same
12 Bob Bondurant 3 
same
 Jo Siffert 3 
up
14 Bruce McLaren 3 
up
15 Richie Ginther 2 
down
 Dan Gurney 2 
down
17 Peter Arundell 1 
up
 Bob Anderson 1 
down
 John Taylor 1 
down
1 Brabham / Repco 40 
same
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 31 
same
3 Cooper / Maserati 24 
up
4 BRM / BRM 22 
down
5 Lotus / BRM 13 
up
6 Lotus / Climax 8 
down
7 McLaren / Ford 2 
up
 Eagle / Climax 2 
same
9 Brabham / BRM 1 
down
 Brabham / Climax 1 
down
 McLaren / Serenissima 1 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 1Car 5Car 7
EntrantTeam LotusBrabham Racing OrganisationCooper Car Co
DriverJim ClarkJack BrabhamJohn Surtees
CarLotus 43Brabham BT20Cooper T81
EngineBRM 3.0 H16Repco 3.0 V8Maserati 3.0 V12
Time2:09'40.111'08.421'09.67
Speed184.952 km/h194.733 km/h191.239 km/h


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