1966
Daytona 24 Hours

24 Hours of Daytona
World Sportscar Championship, round 1
1966 February 5th-6th
Daytona International Speedway, 6,132 km

Pole Position : FORD MkII #98, K.Miles / L.Ruby, 1'57"800
Winner : FORD MkII #98, K.Miles / L.Ruby, 678 laps, at 173,093 km/h
Fastest lap : FORD MkII #97, D.Gurney, 1'57"700
 

RESULTS

Pos. # Car Drivers Entrant Laps Group Practice
6th 15 PORSCHE 906 Hans HERRMANN (D) / Herbert LINGE (D) Porsche System Engineering 55 laps behind 6th Protos,
winner P 2.0
18th, 2'07"600
7th 16 PORSCHE 904 GTS Gerhard MITTER (D) / Joe BUZZETTA (USA) Porsche System Engineering 66 laps behind Winner Sports,
winner S 2.0
24th, 2'13"400
8th 17 PORSCHE 904 GTS Günther KLASS (D) / Udo SCHÜTZ (D) Porsche System Engineering 68 laps behind 2nd Sports,
2nd S 2.0
26th, 2'15"200
10th 14 PORSCHE 904 GTS Peter GREGG (USA) / George DROLSOM (USA) Brumos Porsche Florida 89 laps behind 3rd Sports,
3rd S 2.0
28th, 2'16"000
11th 20 PORSCHE 904 GTS Sam POSEY (USA) / Jim HAYNES (USA) /
Harry THEODORACOPULOS (USA)
Sam Posey 101 laps behind 4th Sports,
4th S 2.0
22nd, 2'11"800
16th 18 PORSCHE 911 Jack RYAN (USA) / Lin COLEMAN (USA) / Bill BENCKER (USA) R.B.M. Motors 130 laps behind 2nd GT,
winner GT 2.0
39th, 2'31"800
DNF 19 PORSCHE 356B Super 90 Duncan FORLONG (USA) / Leland DIEAS (USA) /
David McCLAIN (USA) DND
Dave McClain 80 laps GT 1.6 42nd, 2'37"600
DNF 47 PORSCHE 904 GTS David LANE (USA) / Don SESSLAR (USA) David Lane 74 laps S 2.0 30th, 2'17"400

PICTURES

n° 14  -  10th  -  3rd Sports  -  3rd S 2.0
Brumos Porsche Florida
P. Gregg / G. Drolsom
n° 15  -  6th  -  Winner P 2.0
Porsche System Engineering
H. Herrmann / H. Linge
n° 16  -  7th  -  Winner Sports  -  Winner S 2.0
Porsche System Engineering
G. Mitter / J. Buzzetta
n° 17  -  8th  -  2nd Sports  -  2nd S 2.0
Porsche System Engineering
G. Klass / U. Schütz
n° 18  -  16th  -  2nd GT  -  Winner GT 2.0
R.B.M. Motors
J. Ryan / L. Coleman / B. Bencker
n° 19  -  DNF
Dave McClain
D. Forlong / L. Dieas / D. McClain
n° 20  -  11th
Sam Posey
S. Posey / J. Haynes / H. Theodoracopulos
n° 47  -  DNF
David Lane
D. Lane / D. Sesslar