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Event: Grosser Preiss von ÖsterreichDate: 11.9.1966
Track: Flugplatz Zeltweg (Austria), 3.200 kmsOrganiser: ÖAMTC

Zeltweg 500 Kilometres

Weather:warm, dry
Start time:13:20
Grid:4-3-4, PP left
Distance:500 kilometres
Attendance:unknown
Entered:33
Practiced:25
Qualified:22
Started:22
Finished:15
Classified:13
Classes:PractStartClass
Sports +200011105
Sports 2000985
Sports 1300543
Pre-race sessions:
2 qualifying sessions held for a total of 300 minutes on 9-10/9
Winners:
Overall:14Porsche 906Mitter / Herrmann
Sports +2000:7Ford GT40Mike Salmon
Sports 1300:28Abarth 1300 OTJohannes Ortner
Fastest Laps:
Overall:12Porsche 906Jo Siffert (CH)1:10.360163.729 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:2Ford GT40Innes Ireland (GB)1:09.660165.375 km/h
Sports 2000:12Porsche 906Jo Siffert (CH)
Sports 1300:28Abarth 1300 OTJohannes Ortner (A)
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (7), Ford (5), Abarth (4), Ferrari (3), Shelby (2)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (7), Ford (7), Abarth (4), Ferrari (3)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 906 (7), Ford GT40 (5), Abarth 1300 OT (4)
Driver nationalities:GB (9), D (7), NL (2), S (2), A (2)
Most used colours:red (36%), white (30%), green (15%), blue (5%), turquoise (5%), silver (4%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (68%), rear-engined (18%), front-engined (14%)
Oldest known drivers:Jo Bonnier (36), Innes Ireland (36), David Piper (36)
Youngest known drivers:Jochen Rindt (24), Gijs van Lennep (24), Hans-Dieter Dechent (26)

Official Race Programme:

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