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1967 Tasman Series

1967 Tasman Series
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The 1967 Tasman Series was a motor racing competition open to racing cars complying with the Tasman Formula.[1] It was contested over six races in New Zealand and Australia between 7 January and 6 March 1967.[2] The series, which was the fourth annual Tasman Series, was won by Jim Clark driving a Lotus 33.[2]

Races

File:Lotus 33 Silverstone 02.jpg
Jim Clark won the 1967 Tasman Series driving a Lotus 33, similar to the example shown above

The series was contested over six races with two additional races at Levin and Teretonga not counting for points.[3]

Round Name Circuit Date Winning driver Car Entrant Report
New
Zealand
1 23x15px New Zealand Grand Prix Pukekohe 7 January 23x15px Jackie Stewart BRM P261 Owen Racing Organisation Report
23x15px Levin International Levin 14 January 23x15px Jim Clark Lotus 33 Coventry Climax Team Lotus (Overseas) Ltd Report
2 23x15px Lady Wigram Trophy Wigram 21 January 23x15px Jim Clark Lotus 33 Coventry Climax Team Lotus (Overseas) Ltd Report
23x15px Teretonga International Teretonga 28 January 23x15px Jim Clark Lotus 33 Coventry Climax Team Lotus (Overseas) Ltd Report
Australia 3 23x15px Craven Filter Lakeside International 99 [4] Lakeside 12 February 23x15px Jim Clark Lotus 33 Coventry Climax Team Lotus (Overseas) Ltd Report
4 23x15px Australian Grand Prix Warwick Farm 19 February 23x15px Jackie Stewart BRM P261 Owen Racing Organisation Report
5 23x15px Sandown International Sandown 26 February 23x15px Jim Clark Lotus 33 Coventry Climax Team Lotus (Overseas) Ltd Report
6 23x15px South Pacific Trophy Longford 6 March 23x15px Jack Brabham Repco Brabham BT23A Ecurie Vitesse Report

Points system

Points were awarded at each race as shown in the following table:

Position [5] 1 2 3 4 5 6
Points [5] 9 6 4 3 2 1


All points scored were counted.[3]

Series standings

Pos Driver [3] [6] Car [2] [7] Entrant [2] Puk Wig Lak War San Lon Pts [3]
1 23x15px Jim Clark Lotus 33 Coventry Climax Team Lotus (Overseas) Ltd [8] 2 1 1 2 1 2 45
2 23x15px Jackie Stewart BRM P261 Owen Racing Organisation [8] 1 Ret Ret 1 Ret Ret 18
= 23x15px Jack Brabham Repco Brabham BT22
Repco Brabham BT23A
Ecurie Vitesse [8] Ret 13 2 4 NC 1 18
= 23x15px Frank Gardner Repco Brabham BT16 Coventry Climax Alec Mildren Racing Pty Ltd [8] DNS 4 3 3 3 4 18
5 23x15px Richard Attwood BRM P261 Owen Racing Organisation 3 2 10
6 23x15px Kevin Bartlett Repco Brabham BT11A Coventry Climax Alec Mildren Racing Pty Ltd [8] Ret 5 5 6 5 5 9
7 23x15px Leo Geoghegan Lotus 39 Coventry Climax Geoghegan Racing Division [8] Ret 5 2 DNS 8
8 23x15px Denny Hulme Repco Brabham BT7A Coventry Climax
Repco Brabham BT22
L Stanton
Ecurie Vitesse [8]
Ret 3 4 Ret Ret Ret 7
= 23x15px Chris Irwin BRM P261 Owen Racing Organisation [8] Ret 4 3 7
10 23x15px Jim Palmer Repco Brabham BT22 Coventry Climax Jim Palmer Motor Racing 4 Ret 3
= 23x15px John Harvey Repco Brabham BT14 Ford RC Phillips Sports Car World Pty Ltd [8] 6 Ret 6 6 3
12 23x15px Graeme Lawrence Repco Brabham BT14 Ford Lawrence Motors 5 12 2
13 23x15px Dene Hollier Lotus 27 Ford Dene Hollier Ltd 6 Ret 1
= 23x15px Roly Levis Repco Brabham BT14 Ford Levis Racing Team 9 6 1
β€” 23x15px Jim Boyd Repco Brabham BT4 Coventry Climax SH Jensen 7 7 0
β€” 23x15px Bill Stone Repco Brabham BT6 Ford Levis Racing Team 8 8 0
β€” 23x15px Ken Sager Repco Brabham BT16 Ford JH Sager 10 0
β€” 23x15px Laurence Brownlie Repco Brabham BT6 Ford 11 DNS 0
β€” 23x15px John Weston Repco Brabham BT2 Ford 12 11 0
β€” 23x15px Don MacDonald Repco Brabham BT10 Ford 13 Ret 0
β€” 23x15px Grahame Harvey Repco Brabham BT6 Ford Ret 10 0
β€” 23x15px Ken Smith Lotus 22 Ford Ret 0
β€” 23x15px Pat McLoughlin Cooper T53 Coventry Climax Ret 0
β€” 23x15px Dennis Marwood Cooper T66 Coventry Climax Ecurie Rothmans Ret Ret 0
β€” 23x15px Bill Thomasen DNS 0
β€” 23x15px Red Dawson Repco Brabham BT7A Coventry Climax DNS 9 0
β€” 23x15px Kerry Grant Repco Brabham BT11A Coventry Climax Grant & Liddle DNS 0
β€” 23x15px Peter Yock Repco Brabham BT6 Ford DNQ 0
β€” 23x15px Paul Bolton Repco Brabham BT7A Coventry Climax L Stanton [8] DNQ Ret DNS 0
β€” 23x15px Glyn Scott Lotus 22 Ford Glyn Scott Motors [8] 7 7 8 0
β€” 23x15px Mel McEwin Elfin Mono Ford M McEwin [8] 8 Ret Ret 0
β€” 23x15px Piers Courage BRM P261 Owen Racing Organisation Ret 0
β€” 23x15px Spencer Martin Repco Brabham BT11A Coventry Climax Bob Jane Racing Team [8] Ret Ret Ret Ret 0
β€” 23x15px Greg Cusack Lotus 32B Coventry Climax Castrol Team [8] Ret 0
β€” 23x15px Ian Cook Elfin Mono MkIIB Ford I Cook [9] Ret Ret 7 0
β€” 23x15px Mike Champion Repco Brabham BT2 Ford Competition Cars Australia [8] 8 0
β€” 23x15px Graham Hill Lotus 48 Ford Cosworth FVA Team Lotus (Overseas) Ltd [8] Ret 0
β€” 23x15px Peter Macrow Cheetah Mk3 Ford RP Creed [9] NC 0
β€” 23x15px Jack Hunnam Elfin Mono MkIID Ford Jack Hunnam Motors [8] Ret 0
Pos Driver Car Entrant Puk Wig Lak War San Lon Pts
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate (DNP)
Excluded (EX)

References

  1. ^ Official Programme, Tasman Championship - International Meeting, Sandown, Sunday, February 26, page 29
  2. ^ a b c d Tasman Cup 1967, www.oldracingcars.com Retrieved on 24 March 2015
  3. ^ a b c d Tasman Series 1967, www.sergent.com.au Retrieved on 24 March 2015
  4. ^ Official Programme, Craven Filter Lakeside International 99 , February 12, 1967, front cover
  5. ^ a b Official Programme, Tasman Championship - International Meeting, Sandown, Sunday, February 26, page 14
  6. ^ Names of drivers who did not score points in the series have been obtained from race results pages linked from Tasman Cup 1967, www.oldracingcars.com
  7. ^ As all Brabham cars listed in the official programmes for the Warwick Farm and Sandown races were entered as Repco Brabhams, the latter term has been used throughout this article
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q Official Programme, 32nd Australian Grand Prix, Warwick Farm, Sunday, February 19, 1967, page 37
  9. ^ a b Official Programme, Tasman Championship - International Meeting, Sandown, Sunday, February 26, page 51

Further reading

  • 1967, The Official 50-race history of the Australian Grand Prix, 1986, pages 320 to 326
  • In The Mirrors, Australian Motor Racing Annual 1967, pages 6 to 13 & 57 to 62
  • Jim Shepherd, A History of Australian Motor Racing, 1980, pages 40 to 41

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