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1969 Season
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1969 Rand Spring Trophy
1969 Canadian GP
1968 United States GP

1969 United States GP

1969 Mexican GP
1970 United States GP
 XII  United States Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSunday 5 October 1969
Start time14:00
EventUnited States GP
CircuitWatkins Glen
Event FormatRace of 108 laps
Race24 of 25
Championship race183
Circuit
Laps108
Circuit Perimeter3701 m
Race Distance3701 × 108 = 399.708 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherHot, Dry
Participants
Entries18
Qualifiers18
Finishers6
Championship DebutantsGeorge Eaton (Driver)
MilestonesBruce McLaren - 100th Race Entry (Driver)
Ford - 25th Fastest Lap (Engine Manufacturer)
Ford - 25th Win (Engine Manufacturer)
Gold Leaf Team Lotus - 50th Race Entry (Entrant)
Jean-Pierre Beltoise - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Jo Siffert - 75th Race Entry (Driver)
Jochen Rindt - 1st Win (Driver)
Lotus - 50th Pole Position (Car Manufacturer)
North American Racing Team - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Records Broken 1. Most RetirementsLotus (220),
2. Most 5th Place FinishesFerrari (28),
3. Most Laps LedLotus (2923),
4. Most 6th Place QualificationsBruce McLaren (11),
5. Most 16th Place QualificationsLotus (31)
Records Extended 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (260),
2. Most 4th Place FinishesJack Brabham (13),
3. Most Race EntriesFerrari (539),
4. Most Race EntriesJack Brabham (114),
5. Most PolesLotus (50),
6. Most 11th Place QualificationsBRM (32)

Championships
1 Jackie Stewart 60 
same
2 Jacky Ickx 31 
same
3 Bruce McLaren 26 
same
4 Jochen Rindt 22 
up
5 Graham Hill 19 
down
6 Jean-Pierre Beltoise 19 
down
7 Piers Courage 16 
up
8 Jo Siffert 15 
down
9 Denny Hulme 11 
down
10 Jack Brabham 10 
same
11 John Surtees 6 
up
12 Chris Amon 4 
down
13 Richard Attwood 3 
down
14 Vic Elford 3 
down
15 Pedro Rodriguez 3 
same
16 Johnny Servoz-Gavin 1 
down
 Silvio Moser 1 
up
1 Matra / Ford 63 
same
2 Lotus / Ford 47 
up
3 Brabham / Ford 45 
down
4 McLaren / Ford 29 
same
5 Ferrari / Ferrari 7 
same
6 BRM / BRM 6 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 2Car 2Car 2
EntrantGold Leaf Team LotusGold Leaf Team LotusGold Leaf Team Lotus
DriverJochen RindtJochen RindtJochen Rindt
CarLotus 49BLotus 49BLotus 49B
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:57'56.841'03.621'04.34
Speed203.332 km/h209.425 km/h207.081 km/h


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