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  • Ask Steven
  • The winning formula
  • June 22, 2012: Our resident expert - Steven Lynch - is back to answer more readers' questions, including who the most successful designer is and which race was the shortest in the sport's history

  • Belgian Grand Prix
  • Gurney capitalises to take victory
  • June 18, 1967: Dan Gurney won the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps, the fourth different winner in as many races, leaving the drivers' championship wide open.

  • Italian Grand Prix
  • Scarfiotti wins as Brabham is crowned champion
  • September 4, 1966: A crowd of 60,000 was left in raptures as Ludovico Scarfiotti driving a Ferrari won the Italian Grand Prix, in Monza - the first Italian to win there since 1952 - but it was Jack Brabham who secured his third drivers' championship, in spite of retiring with engine trouble.

  • Dutch Grand Prix
  • Brabham makes it a hat-trick at Zandvoort
  • July 24, 1966: Jack Brabham completed his third successive win in the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort, and in so doing took a complete stranglehold on the world championship.

  • British Grand Prix
  • Brabham heads his first one-two
  • July 16, 1966: Jack Brabham proved his win at Reims was no fluke when he followed with victory in the British Grand Prix at Brands Hatch, a result which opened up a sizeable lead for him in the drivers' championship.

  • French Grand Prix
  • Brabham makes history with Reims win
  • July 3, 1966: Jack Brabham won the French Grand Prix in Reims, in the heart of champagne country, his victory in his own V8 Brabham-Repco was the first world championship win by a driver in a car he had designed himself.

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