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Warwick Farm "100"

Warwick Farm, 13 Feb 1966

ResultsLapsTime/Speed
1 Jim Clark Lotus 39 [R12] - Climax FPF 4
#1 Team Lotus
45 1hr 11m 03.6s
2 Graham Hill (Tasman) 1.9-litre BRM P261 [2616] V8
#2 Owen Racing Organ.
45 1hr 11m 24.5s
3 Frank Gardner Brabham BT11A [IC-2-64] - Climax FPF 4
#4 Alex Mildren Racing P.L.
45 1hr 12m 02.8s
4 Jackie Stewart (Tasman) 1.9-litre BRM P261 [2614] V8
#3 Owen Racing Organ.
45 1hr 12m 18.4s
5 Spencer Martin Brabham BT11A [IC-4-64] - Climax FPF 4
#7 Scuderia Veloce
45 1hr 12m 23.1s
6 Jim Palmer Lotus 32B [32-FL-8] - Climax FPF 4
#11 J. Palmer
45 1hr 12m 28.0s
7 Leo Geoghegan (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Lotus 32 [32-FL-7] - Ford
#21 Total Team
44
8 John Harvey (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Brabham BT14 [FL-1-65(I)] - Ford twin cam
#16 R. Phillips Sports Car World
43
9 Bob Jane (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Elfin Mono Mk I [M6444] - Ford
#22 Autoland P.L.
43
10 Dennis Marwood Cooper T66 [F1-6-63] - Climax FPF 4
#10 Ecurie Rothman
43
11 Roly Levis (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Brabham BT6 [FJ-9-63] - Ford twin cam
#15 R. Levis (see note 1)
41
12 Peter Williamson (ANF2/1.1) 1-litre Elfin Junior [6418] - Imp
#24 J. McGuire
39
13 Les Howard (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Lotus 27 [27-JM-11] - Ford
#19 Howard & Sons Racing Team
39
R John McDonald Cooper T70 [FL-1-64] - Climax FPF 4
#9 Bill Patterson Motors (see note 2)
38 accident
R Glyn Scott (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Lotus 27 [27-JM-18] - Ford
#20 Glyn Scott Motors
28 steering
R Mel McEwin (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Elfin Mono Mk I [M6446] - Ford
#23 M. McEwin
24 engine
R Kevin Bartlett (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Brabham BT2 [FJ-12-62] - Ford
#17 Alex Mildren Racing P.L. (see note 3)
24 quill shaft
R Greg Cusack (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Brabham BT10 [IC-6-64] - Ford twin cam
#14 Castrol Team (see note 4)
16 gear selector
R Don O'Sullivan Cooper T53 [F1-5-61] - Climax FPF 4
#8 F.D. O'Sullivan
5 accident
DNS Andy Buchanen Brabham BT7A [IC-2-63] - Climax FPF 4
#6 Wilson Mtrs. Hunterville
Did not start
(engine)
DNS Paul Bolton (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Brabham BT6 [FJ-15-63] - Ford twin cam
#18 Town & Country Garage (see note 5)
Did not start
DNS Max Stewart (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Rennmax BN1 - Ford
#26 Max Stewart Motors
Did not start
T Frank Gardner (Tasman) Brabham BT11A [IC-3-64] - Maserati
#4 Alex Mildren Racing P.L.
(Only used in practice)

All cars are 2.5-litre Tasman unless noted.

Qualifying
1 Jim Clark (Tasman) 2.5-litre Lotus 39 [R12] - Climax FPF 4 1m 33.2s
2 Graham Hill (Tasman) 1.9-litre BRM P261 [2616] - BRM V8 1m 33.6s
3 Frank Gardner (Tasman) 2.5-litre Brabham BT11A [IC-2-64] - Climax FPF 4 1m 34.5s
4 Jackie Stewart (Tasman) 1.9-litre BRM P261 [2614] - BRM V8 1m 34.6s
5 Greg Cusack (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Brabham BT10 [IC-6-64] - Ford twin cam 1m 35.1s
6 Leo Geoghegan (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Lotus 32 [32-FL-7] - Ford 1m 35.2s
7 Jim Palmer (Tasman) 2.5-litre Lotus 32B [32-FL-8] - Climax FPF 4 1m 35.3s
8 Spencer Martin (Tasman) 2.5-litre Brabham BT11A [IC-4-64] - Climax FPF 4 1m 36.1s
9 Kevin Bartlett (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Brabham BT2 [FJ-12-62] - Ford 1m 36.1s
10 John McDonald (Tasman) 2.5-litre Cooper T70 [FL-1-64] - Climax FPF 4 1m 37.5s
11 Bob Jane (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Elfin Mono Mk I [M6444] - Ford 1m 38.2s
12 Dennis Marwood (Tasman) 2.5-litre Cooper T66 [F1-6-63] - Climax FPF 4 1m 38.4s
13 Glyn Scott (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Lotus 27 [27-JM-18] - Ford 1m 39.0s
14 Les Howard (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Lotus 27 [27-JM-11] - Ford 1m 39.6s
15 Andy Buchanen * (Tasman) 2.5-litre Brabham BT7A [IC-2-63] - Climax FPF 4 1m 40.7s
16 Mel McEwin (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Elfin Mono Mk I [M6446] - Ford 1m 40.7s
17 Roly Levis (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Brabham BT6 [FJ-9-63] - Ford twin cam 1m 40.7s
18 Don O'Sullivan (Tasman) 2.5-litre Cooper T53 [F1-5-61] - Climax FPF 4 1m 42.0s
19 Paul Bolton * (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Brabham BT6 [FJ-15-63] - Ford twin cam 1m 42.2s
20 Max Stewart * (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Rennmax BN1 - Ford 1m 43.2s
21 Peter Williamson (ANF2/1.1) 1-litre Elfin Junior [6418] - Imp 1m 50.0s
22 John Harvey (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Brabham BT14 [FL-1-65(I)] - Ford twin cam 1m 54.2s
 
* Did not start

Notes on the cars:

  1. Brabham BT6 [FJ-9-63] (Roly Levis): Brabham Racing Organisation for Denny Hulme in Formula Junior in 1963. To Alec Mildren Racing, fitted with a 1500cc Ford twin cam engine and raced in Australian national racing by Frank Gardner in 1964. To Roly Levis in November 1964 for New Zealand racing in 1965 and 1966. Entered by Levis for Bill Stone in 1966/67 then sold to Stone who raced it again in 1967/68. Sold to Gerald 'Jiggs' Alexander in September 1968 and raced in the 1968/69 and 1969/70 seasons, after which Alexander stripped the car with the intention of restoring it. However, it remained in this state until 1999 when it was sold to Ian McDonald (Australia) who restored the car and ran it in Australian historic racing from 2001 onwards. Sold to Ed Holly (Sydney, Australia) in July 2006 and raced in the Tasman Revival series from 2006/07 to 2012/13.
  2. Cooper T70 [FL-1-64] (John McDonald): New for Tim Mayer to drive as a Bruce McLaren Motor Racing entry in the 1964 Tasman Cup. Mayer finished second at Levin and Teretonga, and third at Pukekohe. For Warwick Farm, he swapped cars with team leader Bruce McLaren and McLarne took FL-1-64 to second place at Warwick Farm and at Longford, winning the Tasman Championship by six points from his great rival Jack Brabham, Retained for the 1965 Tasman Cup to be driven by Phil Hill but raced by McLaren at Pukekohe after he damged his new T79 in the Heat. Hill toook three podium finishes in this car. Sold to Bill Patterson and entered for John McDonald in Australian Gold Star events in 1965, in the 1966 Tasman series and in Gold Star again in 1966. Sold to Don O'Sullivan in 1967 and raced in event in Western Australia, primarily at Caversham, by O'Sullivan in 1967 and by Gordon Stephenson in 1968. Sold to Ken Jones in 1969, then Ken Barnard in 1970 and then Richard Berryman in 1974. Remained with Richard Berryman until 1985 when it passed to his son Adam Berryman (Melbourne, Australia). An extensive restoration began in 2001 which was finally completed in early 2010. Raced by Adam in the NZ Motor Racing Festival in January 2010, at Winton in August 2010, and at Phillip Island and the Australian Grand Prix historic demonstration in 2011. Now numbered FL/2/64.
  3. Brabham BT2 [FJ-12-62] (Kevin Bartlett): Sold via Brabham's Australian agent Alec Mildren Pty Ltd to David Walker, and raced by Walker in 1963, 1964 and early 1965. Raced by Ralph Sach in 1965 then a Mildren entry with a 1500cc Ford twin cam for Frank Gardner and Kevin Bartlett during the 1965/66 season. To Competition Cars (Aust) for Mike Champion in the 1966 and 1967 Gold Star seasons, then to Brian Page for 1968. Entered by Graham Collier for Jack Bono in 1969. Through Australian owners Chris Farrell 1971, James Crawford 1973, Greg Kinlin 1977 and Graham Healey 1984 to Bryan Miller 1984 who restored it to Alec Mildren late 1965 spec with Ford twin-cam and raced extensively. To Colin Haste (Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia) 1998 and raced extensively in Australian Formula Junior Association events.
  4. Brabham BT10 [IC-6-64] (Greg Cusack): Having driven a late-season Brabham BT6 for Scuderia Veloce in 1964, Greg Cusack bought a new Brabham BT10 which carried the non-standard plate 'IC-6-64' and fitted it with a 1500cc Ford twin cam engine for ANF1½ in 1965. The car probably came via Brabham's Australian agent Alec Mildren Pty Ltd. Cusack retained this for the first few months of 1966 and then sold it to Don Macdonald for racing in New Zealand in 1967 and 1968. It then went to Wayne Murdoch for the 1968/69 season and he returned with the car for the 1970 Internationals but it was then described as a BT18. It was later converted for Formula Ford. Unknown until acquired by Richard Armstrong (New Zealand) as a rolling chassis in 1977, who planned to turn it into ahillclimb car with a Lotus-Ford twin-cam engine, but other commitments put paid to those plans. The car has remained in storage with Richard ever since, and, in 2017, his intention was to restore it to NZ National Formula specification.
  5. Brabham BT6 [FJ-15-63] (Paul Bolton): Sold to Greg Cusack for Australian Formula Junior in 1963, probably via Brabham's new Australian agent Alec Mildren Pty Ltd. Fitted with a 1500cc Ford engine for Australian national racing in 1964 then sold to Kurt Keller near the end of the year. Next seen early 1966,raced by Paul Bolton. Reappeared again in mid-1967 now back in 1100cc form for ANF2 and raced by Henk Woelders. Sold to Jon Davison, son of the late Lex Davison, for 1969 and raced by him for two more seasons. According to John Blanden's 'Historic Racing Cars in Australia, it was sold in 1970 to Harry and Val Forde and retained by them until 1999 when it was sold to Peter Johnson (Sydney). Raced by Johnson in historic FJ racing in Australia. Sold in 2010 to Tony Simmons (Sydney) and taken to the UK in 2011 for HSCC events and the Goodwood Revival.

Sources

The identification of individual cars in these results is based on the material presented elsewhere in this site and may in some cases contradict the organisers' orginal results.

All comments, clarifications, corrections and additions are most welcome. Please email Allen if you can add anything.

Individual sources for this event

With extensive extra informaion and significant changes (outside the top ten) from the report in "Fabulous Farm" kindly provided by Ed Holly.