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Grand Prix de l'ACF (French Grand Prix)

Reims, 3 Jul 1966

ResultsLapsTime/Speed
1 Jack Brabham Brabham BT19 [F1-1-65] - Repco 620 V8
#12 Brabham Racing Organisation
48 1h 48m 31.3s
2 Michael Parkes Ferrari 312/66 [012] - V12
#22 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
48 1h 48m 40.8s
3 Denis Hulme Brabham BT20 [F1-2-66] - Repco 620 V8
#14 Brabham Racing Organisation
46 1h 48m 40.8s
4 Jochen Rindt Cooper T81 [F1-3-66] - Maserati Tipo 9 V12
#6 Cooper Car Company
46 1h 49m 26.5s
5 Dan Gurney (F1) 2.7-litre Eagle 'T1F' [101] - Climax FPF 4
#26 Anglo-American Racers
45 1h 49m 35.0s
6 John Taylor (F1) 2-litre Brabham BT11 [F1-4-64] - BRM P60 V8
#44 David Bridges
45 1h 49m 46.2s
7 Bob Anderson (F1) 2.7-litre Brabham BT11 [F1-5-64] - Climax FPF 4
#36 DW Racing Enterprises
44 1h 49m 29.2s
8 Chris Amon Cooper T81 [F1-7-66] - Maserati Tipo 9 V12
#8 Cooper Car Company
44 1h 50m 51.1s
NC Guy Ligier Cooper T81 [F1-4-66] - Maserati Tipo 9 V12
#42 Guy Ligier
42 Not classified
NC Lorenzo Bandini Ferrari 312/66 [010] - V12
#20 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
37 Not classified
NC Jo Bonnier (F1) 2.7-litre Brabham BT22 [F1-1-64] - Climax FPF 4
#30 Anglo-Suisse Racing Team
32 Not classified
R Pedro Rodriguez (F1) 2-litre Lotus 33 [R11] - Climax FWMV V8
#2 Team Lotus
40 Oil leak
R Graham Hill (F1) 2-litre BRM P261 [2616] - P60 V8
#16 Owen Racing Organisation
13 Engine
R Jo Siffert Cooper T81 [F1-2-66] - Maserati Tipo 9 V12
#38 Rob Walker Racing Team
10 Fuel feed
R Mike Spence (F1) 2-litre Lotus 33 [R13] - BRM P60 V8
#32 Reg Parnell Racing
8 Clutch
R John Surtees Cooper T81 [F1-6-66] - Maserati Tipo 9 V12
#10 Cooper Car Company
5 Fuel feed
R Peter Arundell Lotus 43 [1] - BRM P75 H16
#4 Team Lotus
3 Gearbox
DNS Jim Clark (F1) 2-litre Lotus 33 [R11] - Climax FWMV V8
#2 Team Lotus
Did not start
(Alternative driver)
T Graham Hill BRM P83 [8302] - P75 H16
#T1 Owen Racing Organisation
(Only used in practice)
T Graham Hill BRM P83 [8301] - P75 H16
#T2 Owen Racing Organisation
(Only used in practice)
T Peter Arundell (F1) 2-litre Lotus 33 [R11] - Climax FWMV V8
#2 Team Lotus
(Only used in practice)
T Denis Hulme Brabham BT19 [F1-1-65] - Repco 620 V8
#12 Brabham Racing Organisation
(Only used in practice)
T Jack Brabham Brabham BT20 [F1-2-66] - Repco 620 V8
#14 Brabham Racing Organisation
(Only used in practice)
T Jo Bonnier Cooper T77 [F1-1-65] - ATS GT/carb V8
#30 Anglo-Suisse Racing Team
(Only used in practice)
T Denis Hulme (F1) 2.7-litre Brabham BT22 [F1-1-64] - Climax FPF 4
#14? Brabham Racing Organisation
(Only used in practice)
DNA Bruce McLaren McLaren M2B [2] - Serenissima M166 V8
#28 Bruce McLaren Motor Racing
Did not arrive
DNA Paul Hawkins (F1) 2.7-litre Lotus 25 [R3] - Climax FPF 4
#34 Reg Parnell Racing
Did not arrive
DNA Bob Bondurant (F1) 2-litre BRM P261 [2615] - P60 V8
#40 Team Chamaco Collect
Did not arrive

All cars are 3-litre F1 unless noted.

Qualifying
1 Lorenzo Bandini (F1) 3-litre Ferrari 312/66 [010] - Ferrari V12 2m 07.8s
2 John Surtees (F1) 3-litre Cooper T81 [F1-6-66] - Maserati Tipo 9 V12 2m 08.4s
3 Michael Parkes (F1) 3-litre Ferrari 312/66 [012] - Ferrari V12 2m 09.1s
4 Jack Brabham (F1) 3-litre Brabham BT19 [F1-1-65] - Repco 620 V8 2m 10.2s
5 Jochen Rindt (F1) 3-litre Cooper T81 [F1-3-66] - Maserati Tipo 9 V12 2m 10.9s
6 Jo Siffert (F1) 3-litre Cooper T81 [F1-2-66] - Maserati Tipo 9 V12 2m 12.2s
7 Chris Amon (F1) 3-litre Cooper T81 [F1-7-66] - Maserati Tipo 9 V12 2m 12.4s
8 Graham Hill (F1) 2-litre BRM P261 [2616] - BRM P60 V8 2m 12.8s
9 Denis Hulme (F1) 3-litre Brabham BT20 [F1-2-66] - Repco 620 V8 2m 13.3s
10 Mike Spence (F1) 2-litre Lotus 33 [R13] - BRM P60 V8 2m 14.2s
11 Guy Ligier (F1) 3-litre Cooper T81 [F1-4-66] - Maserati Tipo 9 V12 2m 15.4s
12 Jim Clark * (F1) 2-litre Lotus 33 [R11] - Climax FWMV V8 2m 15.6s
13 Bob Anderson (F1) 2.7-litre Brabham BT11 [F1-5-64] - Climax FPF 4 2m 15.6s
14 Pedro Rodriguez (F1) 2-litre Lotus 33 [R11] - Climax FWMV V8 2m 16.5s
15 Dan Gurney (F1) 2.7-litre Eagle 'T1F' [101] - Climax FPF 4 2m 17.9s
16 John Taylor (F1) 2-litre Brabham BT11 [F1-4-64] - BRM P60 V8 2m 19.2s
17 Peter Arundell (F1) 3-litre Lotus 43 [1] - BRM P75 H16 2m 19.6s
18 Jo Bonnier (F1) 2.7-litre Brabham BT22 [F1-1-64] - Climax FPF 4 2m 23.5s
- Jo Bonnier(T) (F1) 3-litre Cooper T77 [F1-1-65] - ATS GT/carb V8 2m 27.0s
 
* Did not start

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' original results.

3-litre Formula 1 World Championship events 1966-1985

These 1966 to 1985 results were initially compiled by Allen Brown, but these were in the very basic form required to track individual car histories. Since then further details, such as laps completed, qualifying times and so on, have been added from Rob Ryder's extensive database.

All comments, clarifications, corrections and additions are most welcome. Please email Allen at allen@oldracingcars.com if you can help with our research.

Individual sources for this event

Autosport 8 Jul 1966 pp64-67. Motor Sport August 1966 pp697-699. Motoring News 7 Jul 1966 p1,10-12.