1967 Italian Grand Prix

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Italy  1967 Italian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 9 of 11 in the 1967 Formula One season
Autodromo Nazionale Monza layout
Autodromo Nazionale Monza layout
Date September 10, 1967
Official name XXXII Gran Premio d'Italia
Location Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Monza, Italy
Course Permanent road course
5.75 km (3.573 mi)
Distance 68 laps, 391.006 km (242.960 mi)
Weather Warm, dry
Pole position
Driver United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Ford
Time 1:28.5
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Ford
Time 1:28.5 on lap 26
Podium
First United Kingdom John Surtees Honda
Second Australia Jack Brabham Brabham-Repco
Third United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Ford

The 1967 Italian Grand Prix was a Formula One race held at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza on September 10, 1967. It was won by British driver John Surtees driving a Honda RA300. This race was considered one of Jim Clark's greatest performances in Formula One. He led the race until lap 12 when he picked up a puncture and lost an entire lap. He then spent the next 48 laps recovering through the field, amazingly taking the lead on lap 60, and pulled away. But on the final lap, a faulty fuel pump had restricted him to third place. Jack Brabham and Surtees passed the Scotsman and finished first and second, with Surtees ahead by less than a car length at the line. This was the second victory for the Honda F1 team, and the last for the factory team until Jenson Button won the 2006 Hungarian Grand Prix.

Classification[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 14 United Kingdom John Surtees Honda 68 1:43:45.0 9 9
2 16 Australia Jack Brabham Brabham-Repco 68 + 0.2 2 6
3 20 United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Ford 68 + 23.1 1 4
4 30 Austria Jochen Rindt Cooper-Maserati 68 + 56.6 11 3
5 36 United Kingdom Mike Spence BRM 67 + 1 Lap 12 2
6 32 Belgium Jacky Ickx Cooper-Maserati 66 + 2 Laps 15 1
7 2 New Zealand Chris Amon Ferrari 64 + 4 Laps 4  
Ret 22 United Kingdom Graham Hill Lotus-Ford 58 Engine 8  
Ret 6 Switzerland Jo Siffert Cooper-Maserati 50 Accident 13  
Ret 24 Italy Giancarlo Baghetti Lotus-Ford 50 Engine 17  
Ret 4 New Zealand Bruce McLaren McLaren-BRM 46 Engine 3  
Ret 26 Sweden Jo Bonnier Cooper-Maserati 46 Overheating 14  
Ret 34 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart BRM 45 Engine 7  
Ret 18 New Zealand Denny Hulme Brabham-Repco 30 Overheating 6  
Ret 12 France Guy Ligier Brabham-Repco 26 Engine 18  
Ret 38 United Kingdom Chris Irwin BRM 16 Injection 16  
Ret 10 Italy Ludovico Scarfiotti Eagle-Weslake 5 Engine 10  
Ret 8 United States Dan Gurney Eagle-Weslake 4 Engine 5  

Notes[edit]

This was John Surtees's sixth and final Formula One victory.

Championship standings after the race[edit]

  • Notes: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

References[edit]

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