1966 USA Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Watkins Glen circuit. Full information

1966 USA Grand Prix poster

1966 USA Grand Prix poster

1966 USA Grand Prix

1966 USA Grand Prix is 149th Formula 1 Grand Prix. Passed at the Watkins Glen circuit. Jack Brabham won the pole position, Jim Clark won this race. This was his 20th victory. Jochen Rindt and John Surtees also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 108 laps (400 km).

Previous Grand Prix: 1966 Italy Grand Prix
Next Grand Prix: 1966 Mexico Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1966 USA Grand Prix

25th victory for the Lotus team
20th victory for the Jim Clark
26th podium for the Jim Clark
3rd podium for the Jochen Rindt
18th podium for the John Surtees

Jim Clark - Winner of the 1966 USA Grand Prix

Jim Clark - Winner of the 1966 USA Grand Prix

1966 USA Grand Prix

1966 USA Grand Prix

Lotus 43 - 1966 USA Grand Prix winner

Lotus 43 - 1966 USA Grand Prix winner

1966 USA Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Jim Clark 9.00  2h 09m 40.1s  ( 184.952 km/h ) 108 Team Lotus
2 Jochen Rindt 6.00   107 Cooper Car Company
3 John Surtees 4.00   107 Cooper Car Company
4 Jo Siffert 3.00   105 RRC Walker Racing Team
5 Bruce Mclaren 2.00   105 Bruce McLaren Motor Racing
6 Peter Arundell 1.00   101 Team Lotus
ab Innes Ireland 0  Alternator 96 Bernard White Racing
nc Richie Ginther 0   81 Honda R&D Company
ab Mike Spence 0  Ignition 74 Reg Parnell Racing
ab Ronnie Bucknum 0  Transmission 58 Honda R&D Company
nc Jo Bonnier 0   57 Joakim Bonnier Racing Team
ab Jack Brabham 0  Engine 55 Brabham Racing Organisation
ab Jackie Stewart 0  Engine 53 Owen Racing Organisation
ab Graham Hill 0  Transmission 52 Owen Racing Organisation
ab Lorenzo Bandini 0  Engine 34 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Denny Hulme 0  Oil pressure 18 Brabham Racing Organisation
ab Pedro Rodriguez 0  Starter ring 13 Team Lotus
ab Dan Gurney 0  Clutch 13 Anglo American Racers
dsq Bob Bondurant 0  Push start 5 Anglo American Racers
f Moises Solana 0  Car unavailable   Cooper Car Company

List of all cars for the 1966 USA Grand Prix on the Watkins Glen circuit

BRM P261

BRM P60 V8 1.9

Brabham BT20

Repco 620 V8 3.0

Cooper T81

Maserati 9/F1 V12 3.0

Eagle T1F

Climax FPF L4 2.8

Lotus 33

BRM P60 V8 1.9

Honda RA273

Honda RA273E V12 3.0

McLaren M2B

Ford 406 V8 3.0

Lotus 43

BRM P75 H16 3.0

BRM P83

BRM P75 H16 3.0

Ferrari 312

Ferrari 218 V12 3.0

Lotus 25

BRM P56 V8 2.0

Eagle T1G

Weslake 58 V12 3.0

Lotus 33

Climax FWMV V8 2.0