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1968 Rand Spring Trophy
1968 Canadian GP
1967 United States GP

1968 United States GP

1968 Mexican GP
1969 United States GP
 XI  United States Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSunday 6 October 1968
Start time14:00
EventUnited States GP
CircuitWatkins Glen
Event FormatRace of 108 laps
Race23 of 25
Championship race172
Circuit
Laps108
Circuit Perimeter3701 m
Race Distance3701 × 108 = 399.708 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherOvercast, Dry
Participants
Entries21
Qualifiers21
Finishers6
Championship DebutantsNone
MilestonesCar 1 - 75th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 21 - 50th Race Entry (Car Number)
BRM - 500th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Dunlop - 75th Fastest Lap (Tyre Manufacturer)
Dunlop - 75th Win (Tyre Manufacturer)
Elf - 25th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Gold Leaf Team Lotus - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Mario Andretti - 1st Pole Position (Driver)
Matra - 10th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Repco - 75th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresGraham Hill (46),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresGraham Hill (46),
3. Most 3rd Place QualificationsGraham Hill (12),
4. Most 14th Place Qualifications in a SeasonPiers Courage (4)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsCooper (218),
2. Most RetirementsJo Bonnier (50),
3. Most 2nd Place FinishesGraham Hill (14),
4. Most Race EntriesFerrari (527),
5. Most Race EntriesJack Brabham (106),
6. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (48),
7. Most 10th Place QualificationsBruce McLaren (11)

Championships
1 Graham Hill 39 
same
2 Jackie Stewart 36 
up
3 Denny Hulme 33 
down
4 Jacky Ickx 27 
same
5 Bruce McLaren 16 
same
6 Pedro Rodriguez 15 
same
7 John Surtees 12 
up
8 Jean-Pierre Beltoise 11 
down
9 Jo Siffert 11 
up
10 Chris Amon 10 
down
11 Jim Clark 9 
down
12 Jochen Rindt 8 
same
13 Richard Attwood 6 
same
14 Ludovico Scarfiotti 6 
same
15 Johnny Servoz-Gavin 6 
same
16 Lucien Bianchi 5 
same
17 Vic Elford 5 
same
18 Brian Redman 4 
same
19 Piers Courage 4 
same
20 Dan Gurney 3 
up
21 Jackie Oliver 2 
down
 Silvio Moser 2 
down
23 Jack Brabham 2 
down
24 Jo Bonnier 1 
down
1 Lotus / Ford 53 
same
2 Matra / Ford 45 
up
3 McLaren / Ford 43 
down
4 Ferrari / Ferrari 32 
same
5 BRM / BRM 25 
same
6 Cooper / BRM 14 
same
7 Honda / Honda 12 
up
8 Brabham / Repco 10 
down
9 Matra / Matra 8 
down
10 McLaren / BRM 3 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 15Car 12Car 15
EntrantMatra InternationalGold Leaf Team LotusMatra International
DriverJackie StewartMario AndrettiJackie Stewart
CarMatra MS10Lotus 49BMatra MS10
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:59'20.291'04.201'05.22
Speed200.962 km/h207.533 km/h204.287 km/h


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