Formula 1 1966 German Grand Prix results

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1966-08-07
6
Nürburgring
Jack Brabham
Jim Clark

The 1966 German Grand Prix was won by Jack Brabham of Brabham-Repco.
Despite being on pole position in Germany, Jim Clark could not convert this into a win.
Clark was forced to retire in lap 11 due to: Accident.

The race in Germany was round 6 of 9 of the 1966 season.

 

1966 German Grand Prix

The 1966 German Grand Prix was a mixed Formula One and Formula Two motor race held at the Nürburgring Nordschleife on 7 August 1966. It was race 6 of 9 in both the 1966 World Championship of Drivers and the 1966 International Cup for Formula One Manufacturers. It was the 28th German Grand Prix and the 22nd to be held at the Nordschleife. It was held over 15 laps of the 22 kilometre circuit for a race distance 342 kilometres.

The race was won by 1959 and 1960 World Champion Jack Brabham driving his Brabham BT19, his fourth win in succession. Brabham won by 43 seconds over the Cooper T81 driven by 1964 World Champion John Surtees. Surtees' Austrian team mate Jochen Rindt finished third. The first Formula Two driver to finish was French driver Jean-Pierre Beltoise in eighth driving a Matra Sports entered Matra MS5.

The race also saw the death of British driver John Taylor after a collision with Jacky Ickx.

Brabham had collected 39 points, more than double his nearest rival, BRM driver Graham Hill.


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