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1968 False Bay 100
1968 German GP
1967 Italian GP

1968 Italian GP

1968 Canadian GP
1969 Italian GP
 XXXIX  Gran Premio d'Italia


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

Details
DateSunday 8 September 1968
Start time14:00
EventItalian GP
CircuitMonza
Event FormatRace of 68 laps
Race20 of 25
Championship race170
Circuit
Laps68
Circuit Perimeter5750 m
Race Distance5750 × 68 = 391.000 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherHot, Dry
Participants
Entries24
Qualifiers22
Finishers6
Championship Debutants
Bobby Unser (Driver),
Derek Bell (Driver),
Mario Andretti (Driver),
   BRM P138 (Car Model),
BRM P261 Special (Car Model)
MilestonesCar 5 - 75th Race Entry (Car Number)
Gold Leaf Team Lotus - 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Graham Hill - 100th Race Entry (Driver)
Honda Racing - 1st Pole Position (Entrant)
Honda - 1st Pole Position (Car Manufacturer)
Honda - 1st Pole Position (Engine Manufacturer)
Jackie Oliver - 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
Jacky Ickx - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Matra International - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Pedro Rodriguez - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Rob Walker/Jack Durlacher Racing - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Records Broken 1. Most Race EntriesFerrari (523),
2. Most 19th Place Qualifications in a SeasonJo Bonnier (3)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsCooper (215),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (257),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (172),
4. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (59),
5. Most 6th Place FinishesJo Bonnier (8),
6. Most Race EntriesJack Brabham (104),
7. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (49),
8. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (47),
9. Most 5th Place QualificationsGraham Hill (12),
10. Most 8th Place QualificationsFerrari (29)

Championships
1 Graham Hill 30 
same
2 Jacky Ickx 27 
up
3 Jackie Stewart 26 
down
4 Denny Hulme 24 
same
5 Pedro Rodriguez 11 
same
6 Jean-Pierre Beltoise 11 
up
7 Chris Amon 10 
down
8 Bruce McLaren 9 
same
 Jim Clark 9 
down
10 Jo Siffert 9 
same
11 John Surtees 8 
same
12 Jochen Rindt 8 
same
13 Richard Attwood 6 
same
14 Ludovico Scarfiotti 6 
same
15 Johnny Servoz-Gavin 6 
up
16 Lucien Bianchi 5 
down
17 Brian Redman 4 
down
18 Piers Courage 4 
up
19 Vic Elford 3 
down
20 Jackie Oliver 2 
down
 Silvio Moser 2 
down
22 Jack Brabham 2 
down
23 Jo Bonnier 1 
down
1 Lotus / Ford 44 
same
2 Matra / Ford 35 
same
3 Ferrari / Ferrari 32 
same
4 McLaren / Ford 31 
same
5 BRM / BRM 21 
same
6 Cooper / BRM 12 
same
7 Brabham / Repco 10 
same
8 Matra / Matra 8 
up
 Honda / Honda 8 
same
10 McLaren / BRM 3 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 1Car 14Car 19
EntrantBruce McLaren Motor RacingHonda RacingGold Leaf Team Lotus
DriverDenny HulmeJohn SurteesJackie Oliver
CarMcLaren M7AHonda RA301Lotus 49B
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Honda 3.0 V12Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:40'14.81'26.071'26.5
Speed234.023 km/h240.502 km/h239.306 km/h


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