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Event: Speed Week Surfers ParadiseDate: 21.8.1966
Track: Surfers Paradise International Motor Circuit (Australia), 3.219 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Surfers Paradise 12 Hours

Non championship race
Weather:unknown
Start time:10:00
Grid:Le Mans start
Distance:12 hours
Attendance:9000
Entered:42
Practiced:unknown
Started:39
Finished:unknown
Classes:
Sports Racing +2000
Sports Racing 2000
Improved Production +2000
Improved Production 2000
Series Production +2000
Series Production 2000
Pre-race sessions:
2 practice sessions held for a total of 510 minutes on 19-20/8
Winners:
Overall:3Ferrari 250 LMStewart / Buchanan
Sports Racing 2000:9Alfa Romeo Giulia TZ2Bartlett / Chivas
Improved Production +2000:18AC CobraThorpe / Sulman
Improved Production 2000:22Volvo P1800McKay / Brown
Series Production +2000:35Jaguar E-typeThompson / Scott
Series Production 2000:37Lotus Elan S2Quinn / Mander
Pole Positions:
Overall:4Ferrari 250 LMJackie Epstein (GB)1:20.200
Sports Racing 2000:8Porsche 906 SpyderAlan Hamilton (AUS)1:20.800
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Austin-Healey (5), Ferrari (3), Morris (3), Lotus (3), Ford (2), Porsche (2), Volvo (2), Datsun (2), MG (2), Honda (2)
Top engines by numbers:BMC (9), Ferrari (3), Ford (3), Porsche (2), Volvo (2), Datsun (2), Honda (2)
Top car types by numbers:Austin-Healey Sprite (4), Ferrari 250 LM (2), Morris Mini Cooper (2), Lotus Elan (2), Honda S600 (2)
Engine positions:front-engined (70%), mid-engined (25%), rear-engined (5%)
Average engine size:2034 cc
Oldest known drivers:David Piper (36), Jackie Epstein (31), Paul Hawkins (29)
Youngest known drivers:Richard Attwood (26), Jackie Stewart (27), Paul Hawkins (29)

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
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