1968 International Gold Cup

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United Kingdom  1968 International Gold Cup
Race details
Non-Championship race in the 1968 Formula One season
Date 17 August 1968
Official name XV Gold Cup
Location Oulton Park, Cheshire
Course Permanent racing facility
4.4434 km (2.761 mi)
Distance 40 laps, 177.736 km (108.4 mi)
Pole position
Driver United Kingdom Graham Hill Lotus-Cosworth
Time 1:29.2
Fastest lap
Drivers United Kingdom Jackie Stewart
New Zealand Chris Amon
Matra-Cosworth
Ferrari
Time 1:30.0
Podium
First United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Matra-Cosworth
Second New Zealand Chris Amon Ferrari
Third United Kingdom Jackie Oliver Lotus-Cosworth

The 15th Gold Cup was a motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 17 August 1968 at Oulton Park, England. The race was run over 40 laps of the circuit, and was won by British driver Jackie Stewart in a Matra MS10.

Results[edit]

Pos No. Driver Entrant Constructor Time/Retired Grid
1 5 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Matra International Matra-Cosworth 1.00.39.0 2
2 8 New Zealand Chris Amon Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari + 4.6 s 3
3 3 United Kingdom Jackie Oliver Team Lotus Lotus-Cosworth + 49.6 s 7
4 12 Mexico Pedro Rodríguez Reg Parnell (Racing) BRM 39 laps 6
5 14 United Kingdom Tony Lanfranchi Motor Racing Stable BRM 34 laps 12
6 15 United Kingdom David Hobbs Bernard White Racing BRM 34 laps 13
Ret 17 United Kingdom Derek Bell Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari 25 laps - engine 8
Ret 6 Australia Jack Brabham Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham-Repco 22 laps - oil leak 4
Ret 9 Belgium Jacky Ickx Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari 21 laps - ignition 5
Ret 7 Austria Jochen Rindt Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham-Repco 14 laps - oil leak 9
Ret 10 Sweden Jo Bonnier Ecurie Bonnier McLaren-BRM 10 laps - oil pressure 11
Ret 11 United Kingdom Piers Courage Reg Parnell (Racing) BRM 7 laps - front wishbone 10
Ret 2 United Kingdom Graham Hill Team Lotus Lotus-Cosworth 7 laps - transmission 1

References[edit]

  • Results at Silhouet.com [1]
  • Results at F1 Images.de [2]


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