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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 México


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 Finishes Jo Bonnier (10),
2. Most Retirements in a Season Jochen Rindt (10),
3. Most 17th Place Qualifications in a Season Vic Elford (4)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsCooper (219),
2. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Graham Hill (47),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Graham Hill (47),
4. Most 8th Place FinishesCooper (28),
5. Most Race EntriesFerrari (529),
6. Most Race Entries Jack Brabham (107),
7. Most 2nd Place QualificationsFerrari (50),
8. Most 3rd Place Qualifications Graham Hill (13),
9. Most 9th Place Qualifications Bruce McLaren (12)

Championships
1  Graham Hill 48 
2  Jackie Stewart 36 
3  Denny Hulme 33 
4  Jacky Ickx 27 
5  Bruce McLaren 22 
6  Pedro Rodriguez 18 
7  John Surtees 12 
8  Jo Siffert 12 
up
9  Jean-Pierre Beltoise 11 
down
10  Chris Amon 10 
11  Jim Clark 9 
12  Jochen Rindt 8 
13  Richard Attwood 6 
14  Ludovico Scarfiotti 6 
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 
2 McLaren / Ford 49 
up
3 Matra / Ford 45 
down
4 Ferrari / Ferrari 32 
5 BRM / BRM 28 
6 Honda / Honda 14 
up
7 Cooper / BRM 14 
down
8 Brabham / Repco 10 
9 Matra / Matra 8 
10 McLaren / BRM 3 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 10Car 16Car 16
EntrantGold Leaf Team LotusRob Walker/Jack Durlacher RacingRob Walker/Jack Durlacher Racing
Driver Graham Hill Jo Siffert Jo 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