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1968 Rand Winter Trophy
1968 British GP
1967 German GP

1968 German GP

1968 International Gold Cup
1968 Italian GP
1969 German GP
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Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 4 August 1968
Start time14:00
EventGerman GP
CircuitNürburgring
Event FormatRace of 14 laps
Race17 of 25
Championship race169
Circuit
Laps14
Circuit Perimeter22835 m
Race Distance22835 × 14 = 319.690 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherHazy, Wet
Participants
Entries21
Qualifiers21
Finishers14
Championship Debutants
Kurt Ahrens (Driver),
Gulf (Lubricant Manufacturer),
   Lola T102 (Car Model),
Caltex Racing Team (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 6 - 10th Win (Car Number)
Ford - 10th Fastest Lap (Engine Manufacturer)
Jackie Stewart - 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
Jacky Ickx - 1st Pole Position (Driver)
John Surtees - 75th Race Entry (Driver)
Matra - 20th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Piers Courage - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresJack Brabham (45)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsCooper (214),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (256),
3. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresJack Brabham (45),
4. Most 2nd Place FinishesGraham Hill (13),
5. Most 4th Place FinishesFerrari (42),
6. Most Race EntriesCooper, Ferrari (520),
7. Most Race EntriesJack Brabham (103),
8. Most PolesFerrari (48),
9. Most 2nd Place QualificationsFerrari (48),
10. Most 19th Place QualificationsCooper (20)

Championships
1 Graham Hill 30 
same
2 Jackie Stewart 26 
up
3 Jacky Ickx 23 
down
4 Denny Hulme 15 
same
5 Pedro Rodriguez 11 
same
6 Chris Amon 10 
same
7 Jim Clark 9 
same
8 Bruce McLaren 9 
down
9 Jean-Pierre Beltoise 9 
same
10 Jo Siffert 9 
same
11 John Surtees 8 
same
12 Jochen Rindt 8 
up
13 Richard Attwood 6 
down
14 Ludovico Scarfiotti 6 
down
15 Lucien Bianchi 5 
down
16 Brian Redman 4 
down
17 Vic Elford 3 
same
18 Silvio Moser 2 
same
19 Jackie Oliver 2 
down
20 Jack Brabham 2 
up
21 Piers Courage 1 
down
1 Lotus / Ford 44 
same
2 Matra / Ford 29 
up
3 Ferrari / Ferrari 28 
down
4 McLaren / Ford 22 
down
5 BRM / BRM 18 
same
6 Cooper / BRM 12 
same
7 Brabham / Repco 10 
up
8 Honda / Honda 8 
down
9 Matra / Matra 6 
down
10 McLaren / BRM 2 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 6Car 9Car 6
EntrantMatra InternationalScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACMatra International
DriverJackie StewartJacky IckxJackie Stewart
CarMatra MS10Ferrari 312Matra MS10
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ferrari 3.0 V12Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time2:19'03.29'04.09'36.0
Speed137.943 km/h151.114 km/h142.719 km/h


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