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1968 Republic Day Trophy
1968 Monaco GP
1967 Belgian GP

1968 Belgian GP

1968 Natal Winter Trophy
1968 Dutch GP
1970 Belgian GP
 XXVIII  Grand Prix de Belgique


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 9 June 1968
Start time14:00
EventBelgian GP
CircuitSpa-Francorchamps
Event FormatRace of 28 laps
Race10 of 25
Championship race165
Circuit
Laps28
Circuit Perimeter14100 m
Race Distance14100 × 28 = 394.800 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherOvercast, Dry
Participants
Entries18
Qualifiers18
Finishers8
Championship DebutantsNone
MilestonesBruce McLaren Motor Racing - 1st Win (Entrant)
Honda Racing - 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Jack Brabham - 100th Race Entry (Driver)
John Surtees - 10th Fastest Lap (Driver)
McLaren - 1st Win (Car Manufacturer)
McLaren - 20th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Pedro Rodriguez - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most 10th Place QualificationsCooper (25)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresCooper (131),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (250),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (168),
4. Most RetirementsJo Bonnier (47),
5. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (57),
6. Most Races LedFerrari (111),
7. Most Laps LedFerrari (2713),
8. Most Race EntriesCooper (513),
9. Most Race EntriesJack Brabham (99),
10. Most PolesFerrari (46),
11. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (46),
12. Most 4th Place QualificationsJohn Surtees (14),
13. Most 12th Place QualificationsCooper (34)

Championships
1 Graham Hill 24 
same
2 Denny Hulme 10 
same
3 Jim Clark 9 
same
 Bruce McLaren 9 
up
5 Richard Attwood 6 
down
 Pedro Rodriguez 6 
up
7 Ludovico Scarfiotti 6 
down
8 Lucien Bianchi 5 
down
9 Brian Redman 4 
down
 Jacky Ickx 4 
up
 Jochen Rindt 4 
down
12 Chris Amon 3 
down
 Jackie Stewart 3 
down
14 Jean-Pierre Beltoise 3 
down
15 Jackie Oliver 2 
down
1 Lotus / Ford 29 
same
2 McLaren / Ford 17 
same
3 BRM / BRM 12 
up
4 Cooper / BRM 9 
down
5 Ferrari / Ferrari 7 
up
6 Matra / Ford 6 
up
7 Brabham / Repco 4 
down
8 McLaren / BRM 2 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 5Car 22Car 20
EntrantBruce McLaren Motor RacingScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACHonda Racing
DriverBruce McLarenChris AmonJohn Surtees
CarMcLaren M7AFerrari 312Honda RA301
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ferrari 3.0 V12Honda 3.0 V12
Time1:40'02.13'28.63'30.5
Speed236.797 km/h243.337 km/h241.140 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led