1968 Isle of Man TT

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FIM Championship races[edit]

Ultra-Lightweight TT 50cc final standings[edit]

10 June 1968 – 3 Laps (113.00 Miles) Mountain Course.

Place Rider Number Machine Speed Time Points
1 Australia Barry Smith 1 Derbi 72.90 mph 1:33.10.4 8
2 United Kingdom Chris M. Walpole 9 Honda 67.26 mph 1:40.59.6 6
3 United Kingdom Les Griffiths 14 Honda 66.12 mph 1:42.36.0 4
4 United Kingdom David Lock 12 Honda 65.66 mph 1:43.27.8 3
5 United Kingdom Jim Pink 29 Honda 64.14 mph 1:45.54.2 2
6 United Kingdom R.M. Udall 7 Honda 67.70 mph 1:40.03.8 1
DNF Spain Angel Nieto 9 Derbi

Lightweight TT 125cc final standings[edit]

14 June 1968 – 3 Laps (113.00 Miles) Mountain Course.

Place Rider Number Machine Speed Time Points
1 United Kingdom Phil Read 2 Yamaha 99.12 mph 1:08.31.4 8
2 United Kingdom Bill Ivy 9 Yamaha 97.78 mph 1:09.27.8 6
3 Australia Kel Carruthers 12 Suzuki 86.69 mph 1:18.21.2 4
4 United Kingdom Tommy Robb 11 Bultaco 85.80 mph 1:19.10.4 3
5 Rhodesia Gordon Keith 7 Brown Special 84.88 mph 1:20.06.4 2
6 United Kingdom Steve Murray 16 Honda 83.19 mph 1:21.09.4 1

Lightweight TT 250cc final standings[edit]

10 June 1968 – 6 Laps (226.38 Miles) Mountain Course.

Place Rider Number Machine Speed Time Points
1 United Kingdom Bill Ivy 21 Yamaha 99.58 mph 2:16.24.8 8
2 Italy Renzo Pasolini 5 Benelli 98.00 mph 2:18.36.8 6
3 East Germany Heinz Rosner 12 MZ 95.04 mph 2:22.56.4 4
4 United Kingdom Malcolm Uphill 1 Suzuki 93.86 mph 2:24.44.4 3
5 United Kingdom Rod Gould 32 Yamaha 93.61 mph 2:25.07.0 2
6 United Kingdom Bill Smith 3 Yamaha 92.26 mph 2:27.14.8 1

Junior TT 350cc final standings[edit]

12 June 1968 – 6 Laps (236.38 Miles) Mountain Course.

Place Rider Number Machine Speed Time Points
1 Italy Giacomo Agostini 6 MV Agusta 104.78 mph 2:09.38.6 8
2 Italy Renzo Pasolini 17 Benelli 102.65 mph 2:12.19.6 6
3 United Kingdom Bill Smith 7 Honda 95.02 mph 2:22.58.6 4
4 United Kingdom Derek Woodman 15 Aermacchi 93.46 mph 2:25.21.4 3
5 United Kingdom John Cooper 16 Seeley 93.35 mph 2:25.32.0 2
6 Australia Jack Findlay 1 Aermacchi 93.04 mph 2:26.00.0 1

Sidecar TT 500cc final standings[edit]

8 June 1968 – 3 Laps (113.2 Miles) Mountain Course.

Place Rider Number Machine Speed Time Points
1 West Germany Siegfried Schauzu/H. Schneider 7 BMW 91.09 mph 1:14.34.2 8
2 West Germany Johann Attenburger/J. Schillinger 2 BMW 89.47 mph 1:15.55.2 6
3 West Germany Hans Luthringhauser/G. Hughes 5 BMW 87.60 mph 1:17.32.6 4
4 West Germany Helmut Fath/W. Kalauch 4 BMW 87.28 mph 1:17.49.0 3
5 United Kingdom John Brandon/C. Holland 23 BMW 82.43 mph 1:22.24.4 2
6 United Kingdom Maurice Tombs/T. Tombs 14 BMW 82.20 mph 1:22.30.8 1

Senior TT 500cc final standings[edit]

14 June 1968 – 6 Laps (236.38 Miles) Mountain Course.

Place Rider Number Machine Speed Time Points
1 Italy Giacomo Agostini 7 MV Agusta 103.63 mph 2:13.39.4 8
2 United Kingdom Brian Ball 30 Seeley-Matchless 95.97 mph 2:22.08.4 6
3 United Kingdom Barry Randle 39 Petty Norton 95.57 mph 2:22.26.8 4
4 United Kingdom Bill Smith 14 Matchless 95.02 mph 2:22.58.0 3
5 United Kingdom Bernie Lund Matchless 94.96 mph 2:22.34.2 2
6 Australia Kel Carruthers 3 Norton 94.23 mph 2:23.06.4 1

Non-championship races[edit]

Sidecar 750cc TT final standings[edit]

8 June 1968 – 3 Laps (113.00 Miles) Mountain Course.

Rank Rider Team Speed Time
1 United Kingdom Terry Vinicombe/J. Flaxman BSA 85.85 mph 1.19.07.4
2 United Kingdom Norman Hanks/Rose Arnold BSA 83.71 mph 1.21.44.0
3 United Kingdom Peter Brown/D. Bean BSA 83.03 mph 1.21.48.0
4 United Kingdom Mick Horsepole/G. Horspole Triumph 79.53 mph 1.25.24.0
5 United Kingdom John B. Crick/D. Senior Triumph 78.96 mph 1.21.01.2
6 United Kingdom Ken Graham/G. Sewell Triumph 78.45 mph 1.26.35.4
7 United Kingdom Ernie H. Leece/John Molyneux LMS 78.35 mph 1.26.41.6
8 United Kingdom Derek Plummer/Malcolm Brett Triumph 76.98 mph 1.28.13.8
9 United Kingdom Terry Windle/R. Hinchcliffe Triumph 76.49 mph 1.28.48.8
10 United Kingdom Dave Saville/E. Fletcher Sabre 76.26 mph 1.29.04.0

Production TT 750 cc final standings[edit]

12 June 1968 – 3 Laps (113.00 Miles) Mountain Course.

Rank Rider Team Speed Time
1 United Kingdom Ray Pickrell Dunstall Norton Dominator 98.13 mph 1.09.13.2
2 United Kingdom Billie Nelson Norton 94.62 mph 1.11.47.2
3 United Kingdom Tony Smith BSA 93.82 mph 1.12.23.8
4 United Kingdom Graham Bailey Triumph 89.66 mph 1.13.12.6
5 United Kingdom Malcom Uphill Triumph 80.08 mph 1.17.07.0
6 United Kingdom Tony Godfrey Norton 85.92 mph 1.19.03.2

Production TT 500 cc final standings[edit]

12 June 1968 – 3 Laps (113.00 Miles) Mountain Course.

Rank Rider Team Speed Time
1 United Kingdom Ray Knight Triumph 90.09 mph 1.15.23.6
2 United Kingdom John Blanchard Velocette 88.58 mph 1.16.41.2
3 United Kingdom David Nixon Triumph 88.52 mph 1.16.44.4
4 United Kingdom Neil Kelly Velocette 86.47 mph 1.18.33.0
5 United Kingdom Graham Robinson Honda 85.54 mph 1.19.24.2
6 United Kingdom George Barnacle Norton 84.23 mph 1.20.36.8
7 United Kingdom Hugh Evans BSA 84.47 mph 1.23.08.6
8 United Kingdom Chas Mortimer Ducati 77.96 mph 1.27.07.6
9 United Kingdom T. Walker Triumph 75.26 mph 1.30.15.0

Production TT 250 cc final standings[edit]

12 June 1968 – 3 Laps (113.00 Miles) Mountain Course.

Rank Rider Team Speed Time
1 United Kingdom Tervor Burgess Ossa 87.21 mph 1.17.53.4
2 United Kingdom George E. Leigh Bultaco 85.23 mph 1.19.41.8
3 United Kingdom Barry Smith Suzuki 85.17 mph 1.19.45.0
4 United Kingdom Brian Richards Bultaco 83.61 mph 1.21.14.0
5 Rhodesia Gordon Keith Suzuki 83.26 mph 1.21.35.2
6 United Kingdom Tommy Robb Suzuki 83.03 mph 1.21.48.0
7 Australia Kel Carruthers Suzuki 82.10 mph 1.23.43.8
8 United Kingdom Mike Rogers Ducati 80.31 mph 1.24.38.8
9 United Kingdom Adrian T Cooper Suzuki 79.40 mph 1.25.32.6
10 United Kingdom Ernie Johnson Suzuki 79.38 mph 1.25.33.6

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