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1968 United States GP
1967 Mexican GP

1968 Mexican GP

1968 Rhodesian GP
1969 South African GP
1969 Mexican GP
 VII  Gran Premio de Mexico


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

Details
DateSunday 3 November 1968
Start time14:00
EventMexican GP
CircuitMexico City
Event FormatRace of 65 laps
Race24 of 25
Championship race173
Circuit
Laps65
Circuit Perimeter5000 m
Race Distance5000 × 65 = 325.000 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries21
Qualifiers21
Finishers10
Championship DebutantsNone
MilestonesCar 15 - 75th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 16 - 10th Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Gold Leaf Team Lotus - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
Jackie Oliver - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Jo Siffert - 1st Pole Position (Driver)
Rob Walker/Jack Durlacher Racing - 1st Pole Position (Entrant)
Records Broken 1. Most 5th Place FinishesJo Bonnier (10),
2. Most Retirements in a SeasonJochen Rindt (10),
3. Most 17th Place Qualifications in a SeasonVic Elford (4)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsCooper (219),
2. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresGraham Hill (47),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresGraham Hill (47),
4. Most 8th Place FinishesCooper (28),
5. Most 2nd Fastest LapsGraham Hill (9),
6. Most Race EntriesFerrari (529),
7. Most Race EntriesJack Brabham (107),
8. Most 2nd Place QualificationsFerrari (50),
9. Most 3rd Place QualificationsGraham Hill (13),
10. Most 9th Place QualificationsBruce McLaren (12)

Championships
1 Graham Hill 48 
same
2 Jackie Stewart 36 
same
3 Denny Hulme 33 
same
4 Jacky Ickx 27 
same
5 Bruce McLaren 22 
same
6 Pedro Rodriguez 18 
same
7 John Surtees 12 
same
8 Jo Siffert 12 
up
9 Jean-Pierre Beltoise 11 
down
10 Chris Amon 10 
same
11 Jim Clark 9 
same
12 Jochen Rindt 8 
same
13 Richard Attwood 6 
same
14 Ludovico Scarfiotti 6 
same
15 Jackie Oliver 6 
up
16 Johnny Servoz-Gavin 6 
down
17 Lucien Bianchi 5 
down
18 Vic Elford 5 
down
19 Brian Redman 4 
down
20 Piers Courage 4 
down
21 Dan Gurney 3 
down
22 Jo Bonnier 3 
up
23 Silvio Moser 2 
down
24 Jack Brabham 2 
down
1 Lotus / Ford 62 
same
2 McLaren / Ford 49 
up
3 Matra / Ford 45 
down
4 Ferrari / Ferrari 32 
same
5 BRM / BRM 28 
same
6 Honda / Honda 14 
up
7 Cooper / BRM 14 
down
8 Brabham / Repco 10 
same
9 Matra / Matra 8 
same
10 McLaren / BRM 3 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 10Car 16Car 16
EntrantGold Leaf Team LotusRob Walker/Jack Durlacher RacingRob Walker/Jack Durlacher Racing
DriverGraham HillJo SiffertJo Siffert
CarLotus 49BLotus 49BLotus 49B
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:56'43.951'45.221'44.23
Speed167.049 km/h171.070 km/h172.695 km/h


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