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1968 Season
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1968 Border 100
1968 French GP
1967 British GP

1968 British GP

1968 Rand Winter Trophy
1968 German GP
1969 British GP
 XXI  RAC British Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSunday 21 July 1968
Start time14:00
EventBritish GP
CircuitBrands Hatch
Event FormatRace of 80 laps
Race15 of 25
Championship race168
Circuit
Laps80
Circuit Perimeter4265 m
Race Distance4265 × 80 = 341.200 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherHot, Dry
Participants
Entries20
Qualifiers20
Finishers8
Championship DebutantsRobin Widdows (Driver)
MilestonesCar 7 - 75th Race Entry (Car Number)
Bruce McLaren Motor Racing - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
Firestone - 25th Fastest Lap (Tyre Manufacturer)
Firestone - 25th Win (Tyre Manufacturer)
Ford - 10th Win (Engine Manufacturer)
Ford - 75th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Gold Leaf Team Lotus - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Jean-Pierre Beltoise - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Jo Siffert - 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
Jo Siffert - 1st Win (Driver)
Matra Sports - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Rob Walker/Jack Durlacher Racing - 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Rob Walker/Jack Durlacher Racing - 1st Win (Entrant)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsCooper (212),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (255),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (171),
4. Most RetirementsJo Bonnier (48),
5. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (70),
6. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (58),
7. Highest 2nd Place Finish RatioFerrari (13.51%),
8. Most 11th Fastest LapsBRM (12),
9. Most 17th Fastest LapsCooper (13),
10. Most Race EntriesCooper, Ferrari (518),
11. Most Race EntriesJack Brabham (102),
12. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (48),
13. Most 10th Place QualificationsBruce McLaren (10)

Championships
1 Graham Hill 24 
same
2 Jacky Ickx 20 
same
3 Jackie Stewart 17 
down
4 Denny Hulme 15 
same
5 Pedro Rodriguez 10 
same
6 Chris Amon 10 
up
7 Jim Clark 9 
down
 Bruce McLaren 9 
down
9 Jean-Pierre Beltoise 9 
down
10 Jo Siffert 9 
up
11 John Surtees 8 
down
12 Richard Attwood 6 
down
13 Ludovico Scarfiotti 6 
down
14 Lucien Bianchi 5 
down
15 Brian Redman 4 
down
 Jochen Rindt 4 
down
17 Vic Elford 3 
down
18 Jackie Oliver 2 
down
 Silvio Moser 2 
down
20 Piers Courage 1 
down
1 Lotus / Ford 38 
same
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 25 
up
3 McLaren / Ford 22 
down
4 Matra / Ford 20 
same
5 BRM / BRM 17 
same
6 Cooper / BRM 12 
same
7 Honda / Honda 8 
same
8 Matra / Matra 6 
down
9 Brabham / Repco 6 
same
10 McLaren / BRM 2 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 22Car 8Car 22
EntrantRob Walker/Jack Durlacher RacingGold Leaf Team LotusRob Walker/Jack Durlacher Racing
DriverJo SiffertGraham HillJo Siffert
CarLotus 49BLotus 49BLotus 49B
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time2:01'20.31'28.91'29.7
Speed168.718 km/h172.711 km/h171.171 km/h


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