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Programme Cover - Japan Grand Prix 1966
Event: 3rd Japan Grand Prix Car Race Meeting FujiDate: 3.5.1966
Track: Fuji International Speedway (J), unknown lengthDistance: 60 lapsAttendance: unknown

Japan Grand Prix

Non championship race
Start time: 14:35; Grid: 4-3-4, PP left; Weather: dry

Entered: 20

Practiced: 16

Started: 16

Classified: 9

GP-III - Sports +2000 (GP-III) : P:3, ST:3, CL:2

GP-II - Sports 2000 (GP-II) : P:9, ST:9, CL:4

GP-I - Sports 700-1300 (GP-I) : P:4, ST:4, CL:3

Entry List
Entry list is not available.
Photos by courtesy of: Hidetoshi Kotoku (13)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 03/07/2022 Last photo update on this page: 03/07/2022
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33 - Daihatsu P-3 - Daihatsu Motor Co.Daihatsu P-3 - N/AGP-I
Daihatsu Motor Co. (J)Closed bodywork
-
Driven by: Hiroyuki Kukidome (J)Result: did not finish
Grid: 7th (3:02.160)
Colours: lighter (+dark)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 03/07/2022Photo by courtesy of: Hidetoshi Kotoku
66 - Porsche 906 #120 - Shintaro TakiPorsche 906 #120 - Porsche Typ 901/20; no:906 121 F6 2v SOHC 1991 cc N/AGP-II
Shintaro Taki (J)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Shintaro Taki (J)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 12th (3:19.600)
Colours: light
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 03/07/2022Photo by courtesy of: Hidetoshi Kotoku
99 - Prince R380 - Prince Motorist Club SportsPrince R380 - Prince GR8 L6 1996 cc N/AGP-II
Prince Motorist Club Sports (J)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tatsu Yokoyama (J)Result: 4th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 4th (2:56.010)
Colours: yellow? (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 03/07/2022Photo by courtesy of: Hidetoshi Kotoku
1111 - Prince R380 - Prince Motorist Club SportsPrince R380 - Prince GR8 L6 1996 cc N/AGP-II
Prince Motorist Club Sports (J)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Yoshikazu Sunako (J)Result: winner - (166.333 kph) - margin: 3 laps
Grid: 3rd (2:52.710)
Colours: red (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 03/07/2022Photo by courtesy of: Hidetoshi Kotoku
1212 - Datsun Fairlady SP311 - Genichiro TaharaDatsun Fairlady 1600 SP311 - Datsun R16 L4 2v OHV 1595 cc N/AGP-II
Genichiro Tahara (J)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Moto Kitano (J)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 1st (2:37.700)
Colours: darker
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 03/07/2022Photo by courtesy of: Hidetoshi Kotoku
1717 - Toyota 2000 GT 311S - Toyota Motor Sports ClubToyota 2000 GT 311S - Toyota N/AGP-II
Toyota Motor Sports Club (J)Closed bodywork
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Driven by: Mitsuo Tamura (J)
listed, never drove:
Sachio Fukuzawa (J)
Result: did not finish (Overheating)
Grid: 2nd (2:52.430)
Colours: lighter
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 03/07/2022Photo by courtesy of: Hidetoshi Kotoku
1919 - Jaguar XK-E - Ginji YasudaJaguar E-type # - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC N/AGP-III
Ginji Yasuda (J)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ginji Yasuda (J)Result: 5th 1st in GP-III (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 11th (3:16.690)
Colours: dark (+light)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 03/07/2022Photo by courtesy of: Hidetoshi Kotoku
2121 - Shelby Cobra Daytona Coup√© - Tadashi SakaiShelby Cobra Daytona Coupe - Ford V8/90° 2v OHV N/AGP-III
Tadashi Sakai (J)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Tadashi Sakai (J)
listed, never drove:
Don Nichols (USA)
Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 16th (3:37.530)
Colours: dark (+light)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 03/07/2022Photo by courtesy of: Hidetoshi Kotoku
No photos available:
1The car is not available on a photoLotus Elite - N/AGP-I
Bob Hathaway (GB)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Hathaway (GB)Result: 9th (10 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 9th (3:10.670)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
2The car is not available on a photoAbarth-Simca 1300 - N/AGP-I
Tatsuro Kanahara (J)-
Rear-engined
Driven by: Kiyoto Sato (J)
listed, never drove:
Hironori Matsushima (J)
Result: 8th (8 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 14th (3:23.840)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
5The car is not available on a photoDaihatsu P-3 - N/AGP-I
Daihatsu Motor Co. (J)-
-
Driven by: Takao Yoshida (J)Result: 7th 1st in GP-I (8 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 8th (3:02.370)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
7The car is not available on a photoDatsun Fairlady 1600 SP311 - Datsun R16 L4 2v OHV 1595 cc N/AGP-II
Yoshio Yamaguchi (J)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Yoshio Yamaguchi (J)Result: not classified (18 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 15th (3:28.320)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
8The car is not available on a photoPrince R380 - Prince GR8 L6 1996 cc N/AGP-II
Prince Motorist Club Sports (J)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tetsu Ikuzawa (J)Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 5th (2:56.710)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
10The car is not available on a photoPrince R380 - Prince GR8 L6 1996 cc N/AGP-II
Prince Motorist Club Sports (J)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hideo Oishi (J)Result: 2nd (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 6th (2:58.470)
Colours: grey? (+white)
Tyres: unknown
15The car is not available on a photoToyota 2000 GT 311S - Toyota N/AGP-II
Toyota Motor Sports Club (J)-
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Driven by: Shihomi Hosoya (J)Result: 3rd (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 10th (3:11.830)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
20The car is not available on a photoJaguar E-type - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC N/AGP-III
Seiichiro Yokoyama (J)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Seiichiro Yokoyama (J)Result: 6th (6 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 13th (3:21.330)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
If you have a picture of any car that is missing in the gallery or you might have a better photo, please, do not hesitate to get in touch with us.
Entered cars that did not arrive:
14The car did not arriveDatsun Fairlady 1600 SP311 - Datsun R16 L4 2v OHV 1595 cc N/AGP-II
Genichiro Tahara (J)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Motoharu Kurosawa (J)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
16The car did not arriveToyota RTX - Toyota N/AGP-II
Toyota Motor Sports Club (J)-
-
Drivers listed: Mitsuo Tamura (J)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
18The car did not arriveLotus Elan - N/AGP-II
Keizo Yabuki (J)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Keizo Yabuki (J)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
22The car did not arriveShelby Cobra - Ford 427 V8/90° 2v OHV N/AGP-III
Keitaro Miho (J)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Keitaro Miho (J)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
More photos from this race:
Photos by: Hidetoshi Kotoku (3)
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