Formula Vau was present at the opening race of the Österreichring, later called A1 Ring and today Red Bull Ring. The winner was none other than Dr. Helmut Marko, just ahead of Fritz Böhler.
Years before, this popular race series was already a fix component of the competitions at the airport racecourse in Zeltweg. The photo shows the winning smile of Michael Walleczek. The Formula Vau race was held as a preliminary race to the 1966 Formula 1 GP at the airport in Zeltweg.