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1968 Dutch GP
1949 French GP

1968 French GP

1968 Border 100
1968 British GP
1969 French GP
 LIV  Grand Prix de France


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

Details
DateSunday 7 July 1968
Start time14:00
EventFrench GP
CircuitRouen
Event FormatRace of 60 laps
Race13 of 25
Championship race167
Circuit
Laps60
Circuit Perimeter6542 m
Race Distance6542 × 60 = 392.520 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherWet
Participants
Entries18
Qualifiers18
Finishers11
Championship Debutants
Jo Schlesser (Driver),
Vic Elford (Driver),
Honda RA302 (Car Model),
   Honda Racing (France) (Entrant),
French GP (Event)
MilestonesGoodyear - 10th Fastest Lap (Tyre Manufacturer)
Jacky Ickx - 1st Win (Driver)
Jochen Rindt - 1st Pole Position (Driver)
McLaren - 25th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Pedro Rodriguez - 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
DeathsJo Schlesser
Records Broken 1. Most RetirementsCooper (210),
2. Highest 4th Place Finish Ratio Vic Elford (100.00%),
3. Most 6th Place Qualifications Bruce McLaren (9),
4. Most 18th Place QualificationsLotus (19)
Records Extended 1. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (169),
2. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresCooper (132),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (253),
4. Most Race WinsFerrari (43),
5. Most Races LedFerrari (112),
6. Most Laps LedFerrari (2772),
7. Most Race EntriesCooper, Ferrari (516),
8. Most Race Entries Jack Brabham (101),
9. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (47),
10. Most 5th Place QualificationsFerrari (51),
11. Most 15th Place QualificationsCooper (40)

Championships
1  Graham Hill 24 
2  Jackie Stewart 16 
  Jacky Ickx 16 
up
4  Denny Hulme 12 
5  Pedro Rodriguez 10 
down
6  Bruce McLaren 9 
down
  Jim Clark 9 
down
8  Jean-Pierre Beltoise 9 
down
9  Richard Attwood 6 
  John Surtees 6 
up
11  Ludovico Scarfiotti 6 
down
12  Lucien Bianchi 5 
down
13  Jochen Rindt 4 
down
  Brian Redman 4 
down
15  Chris Amon 4 
down
16  Vic Elford 3 
up
17  Jackie Oliver 2 
down
  Silvio Moser 2 
down
19  Piers Courage 1 
down
1 Lotus / Ford 29 
2 McLaren / Ford 19 
3 Ferrari / Ferrari 19 
up
4 Matra / Ford 19 
5 BRM / BRM 17 
down
6 Cooper / BRM 12 
7 Honda / Honda 6 
up
 Matra / Matra 6 
9 Brabham / Repco 6 
down
10 McLaren / BRM 2 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 26Car 2Car 20
EntrantScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACBrabham Racing OrganisationOwen Racing Organisation
Driver Jacky Ickx Jochen Rindt Pedro Rodriguez
CarFerrari 312Brabham BT26BRM P133
EngineFerrari 3.0 V12Repco 3.0 V8BRM 3.0 V12
Time2:25'40.91'56.12'11.5
Speed161.662 km/h202.853 km/h179.097 km/h


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