1967 Mexican Grand Prix

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Mexico  1967 Mexican Grand Prix
Race details
Race 11 of 11 in the 1967 Formula One season
Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez 1963.svg
Date October 22, 1967
Official name VI Gran Premio de Mexico
Location Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, Mexico City, Mexico
Course Permanent racing facility
5.000 km (3.107 mi)
Distance 65 laps, 325.000 km (201.96 mi)
Pole position
Driver United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Ford
Time 1:47.56
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Ford
Time 1:48.13
Podium
First United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Ford
Second Australia Jack Brabham Brabham-Repco
Third New Zealand Denny Hulme Brabham-Repco

The 1967 Mexican Grand Prix was a Formula One held at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez on October 22, 1967. It was the eleventh and final race of the 1967 Formula One season. It was won by over a minute by Jim Clark, driving for Lotus-Ford, despite not being able to use his clutch during almost the entire race. New Zealander Denny Hulme clinched his only Championship by coming home third, bringing in all the necessary points to edge out team mate and three-time World Champion Jack Brabham.

Classification[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 5 United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Ford 65 1:59:28.70 1 9
2 1 Australia Jack Brabham Brabham-Repco 65 +1:25.36 5 6
3 2 New Zealand Denny Hulme Brabham-Repco 64 +1 lap 6 4
4 3 United Kingdom John Surtees Honda 64 +1 lap 7 3
5 8 United Kingdom Mike Spence BRM 63 +2 laps 11 2
6 21 Mexico Pedro Rodríguez Cooper-Maserati 63 +2 laps 13 1
7 22 France Jean-Pierre Beltoise Matra-Ford 63 +2 laps 14
8 12 United Kingdom Jonathan Williams Ferrari 63 +2 laps 16
9 9 New Zealand Chris Amon Ferrari 62 Out of Fuel 2
10 16 Sweden Jo Bonnier Cooper-Maserati 61 +4 laps 17
11 19 France Guy Ligier Brabham-Repco 61 +4 laps 19
12 15 Switzerland Jo Siffert Cooper-Maserati 59 Overheating 10
Ret 14 New Zealand Bruce McLaren McLaren-BRM 45 Oil Pressure 8
Ret 17 United Kingdom Chris Irwin BRM 33 Oil Leak 15
Ret 7 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart BRM 24 Engine 12
Ret 6 United Kingdom Graham Hill Lotus-Ford 18 Half Shaft 4
Ret 18 Mexico Moisés Solana Lotus-BRM 12 Suspension 9
Ret 11 United States Dan Gurney Eagle-Climax 4 Radiator 3
Ret 10 United States Mike Fisher Lotus-BRM 0 Fuel System 10

Notes[edit]

  • For the first time in 8 years, two team-mates went into the last race with a chance of winning the title.
    • Denny Hulme (47pts) needed just 4th place to win the title.
    • Jack Brabham (42pts) needed 1st place, with Hulme 5th or lower.

Championship standings after the race[edit]

  • Notes: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings. Only the best 5 results from the first 6 rounds and the best 4 results from the last 5 rounds counted towards the Championship. Numbers without parentheses are Championship points; numbers in parentheses are total points scored.

References[edit]


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