1968 Dutch Grand Prix

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Netherlands  1968 Dutch Grand Prix
Race details
Race 5 of 12 in the 1968 Formula One season
Zandvoort original layout
Zandvoort original layout
Date June 23, 1968
Official name XVI Grote Prijs van Nederland
Location Circuit Zandvoort, Zandvoort, Netherlands
Course Permanent racing facility
4.193 km (2.605 mi)
Distance 90 laps, 377.370 km (234.487 mi)
Weather Showers
Pole position
Driver New Zealand Chris Amon Ferrari
Time 1:23.54
Fastest lap
Driver France Jean-Pierre Beltoise Matra
Time 1:45.91 on lap 6
Podium
First United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Matra-Ford
Second France Jean-Pierre Beltoise Matra
Third Mexico Pedro Rodríguez BRM

The 1968 Dutch Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at the Zandvoort Circuit on June 23, 1968. It was the fifth round of the 1968 Formula One season.

Classification[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 9 New Zealand Chris Amon Ferrari 1:23.54
2 6 Austria Jochen Rindt Brabham-Repco 1:23.70 +0.16
3 3 United Kingdom Graham Hill Lotus-Ford 1:23.84 +0.30
4 5 Australia Jack Brabham Brabham-Repco 1:23.90 +0.36
5 8 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Matra-Ford 1:24.41 +0.87
6 10 Belgium Jacky Ickx Ferrari 1:24.42 +0.88
7 1 New Zealand Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford 1:24.45 +0.91
8 2 New Zealand Bruce McLaren McLaren-Ford 1:24.58 +1.04
9 7 United Kingdom John Surtees Honda 1:25.22 +1.68
10 4 United Kingdom Jackie Oliver Lotus-Ford 1:25.48 +1.94
11 15 Mexico Pedro Rodríguez BRM 1:25.51 +1.97
12 18 United States Dan Gurney Brabham-Repco 1:25.79 +2.25
13 21 Switzerland Jo Siffert Lotus-Ford 1:25.86 +2.32
14 20 United Kingdom Piers Courage BRM 1:26.07 +2.53
15 16 United Kingdom Richard Attwood BRM 1:26.72 +3.18
16 17 France Jean-Pierre Beltoise Matra 1:26.76 +3.22
17 22 Switzerland Silvio Moser Brabham-Repco 1:28.29 +4.75
18 14 Belgium Lucien Bianchi Cooper-BRM 1:28.31 +4.77
19 19 Sweden Jo Bonnier McLaren-BRM 1:28.43 +4.89

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 8 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Matra-Ford 90 2:46:11.2 5 9
2 17 France Jean-Pierre Beltoise Matra 90 + 1:33.93 16 6
3 15 Mexico Pedro Rodríguez BRM 89 + 1 Lap 11 4
4 10 Belgium Jacky Ickx Ferrari 88 + 2 Laps 6 3
5 22 Switzerland Silvio Moser Brabham-Repco 87 + 3 Laps 17 2
6 9 New Zealand Chris Amon Ferrari 85 + 5 Laps 1 1
7 16 United Kingdom Richard Attwood BRM 85 + 5 Laps 15  
8 19 Sweden Jo Bonnier McLaren-BRM 82 + 8 Laps 19  
9 3 United Kingdom Graham Hill Lotus-Ford 81 Accident 3  
NC 4 United Kingdom Jackie Oliver Lotus-Ford 80 Not Classified 10  
Ret 18 United States Dan Gurney Brabham-Repco 63 Throttle 12  
Ret 21 Switzerland Jo Siffert Lotus-Ford 55 Gearbox 13  
Ret 7 United Kingdom John Surtees Honda 50 Alternator 9  
Ret 20 United Kingdom Piers Courage BRM 50 Spun Off 14  
Ret 6 Austria Jochen Rindt Brabham-Repco 39 Ignition 2  
Ret 5 Australia Jack Brabham Brabham-Repco 22 Spun Off 4  
Ret 2 New Zealand Bruce McLaren McLaren-Ford 19 Accident 8  
Ret 1 New Zealand Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford 10 Ignition 7  
Ret 14 Belgium Lucien Bianchi Cooper-BRM 9 Accident 18  

Championship standings after the race[edit]

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

Notes[edit]

  • First win for a French racecar constructor in Formula One.
  • First points: Silvio Moser

References[edit]


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