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1968 Season
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1968 Spanish GP
1967 Monaco GP

1968 Monaco GP

1968 Republic Day Trophy
1968 Belgian GP
1969 Monaco GP
 XXVI  Grand Prix Automobile de Monaco


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

Details
DateSunday 26 May 1968
Start time14:00
EventMonaco GP
CircuitMonte Carlo
Event FormatRace of 80 laps
Race8 of 25
Championship race164
Circuit
Laps80
Circuit Perimeter3145 m
Race Distance3145 × 80 = 251.600 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries18
Qualifiers16
Finishers5
Championship Debutants
Jackie Oliver (Driver),
Matra (Engine Manufacturer),
   Lotus 49B (Car Model),
Matra MS11 (Car Model)
MilestonesFirestone - 500th Race Entry (Tyre Manufacturer)
Gold Leaf Team Lotus - 1st Pole Position (Entrant)
Joakim Bonnier Racing Team - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Matra - 10th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Owen Racing Organisation - 10th Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Richard Attwood - 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
Weslake - 20th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most Race EntriesCooper (511)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresCooper (130),
2. Most Race EntriesJack Brabham (98),
3. Most 4th Place QualificationsJohn Surtees (13),
4. Most 14th Place QualificationsCooper (27),
5. Most 15th Place QualificationsCooper (39)

Championships
1 Graham Hill 24 
same
2 Denny Hulme 10 
up
3 Jim Clark 9 
down
4 Richard Attwood 6 
up
5 Ludovico Scarfiotti 6 
up
6 Lucien Bianchi 4 
up
 Brian Redman 4 
down
 Jochen Rindt 4 
down
9 Chris Amon 3 
down
10 Jean-Pierre Beltoise 3 
down
1 Lotus / Ford 27 
same
2 McLaren / Ford 8 
same
3 Cooper / BRM 8 
same
4 BRM / BRM 6 
up
5 Brabham / Repco 4 
down
6 Ferrari / Ferrari 3 
down
7 Matra / Ford 3 
down
8 McLaren / BRM 2 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 9Car 9Car 15
EntrantGold Leaf Team LotusGold Leaf Team LotusOwen Racing Organisation
DriverGraham HillGraham HillRichard Attwood
CarLotus 49BLotus 49BBRM P126
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8BRM 3.0 V12
Time2:00'32.31'28.21'28.1
Speed125.238 km/h128.367 km/h128.513 km/h


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