1966 George Derrick Memorial Trial

The 1966 Derrick was held on August 15..

1966 VTC Round 4 – CCRMIT George Derrick Memorial Trial

The 1966 Derrick was again directed by Tom Cox who took the event into the goldfields forests around Maryborough and Dunnolly, areas that the event would continue to use for the next seven years.

The event was won narrowly by Harry Firth and Graham Hoinville in a Cortina, from Tony Roberts and Peter Haas in a Holden.


Results and entry list

1Harry FirthGraham HoinvilleCortina GT26
2Tony RobertsPeter HaasHolden X227
3Reg LunnGeoff ThomasHolden X231
4Ray ChristieMartin HartiganVW 160051
5Ian VaughanRoger VaughanCortina GT106
6Bob WatsonJim McAUliffeHolden X2


The event started around Lancefield and headed generally north west to Maryborough, then to the north around Dunnolly and Kingower, before heading back east and south to the finish near Kilmore.

Route Instructions (missing page 2)

Plot of route (incomplete)

Other event documents

None available.