1969 British Grand Prix

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Race details
Race 6 of 11 in the 1969 Formula One season
The Silverstone Circuit (1952-1974)
The Silverstone Circuit (1952-1974)
Date 20 July 1969
Official name XXII RAC British Grand Prix
Location Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire and Buckinghamshire, England
Course Permanent racing facility
4.711 km (2.927 mi)
Distance 84 laps, 395.724 km (245.891 mi)
Weather Overcast, dry
Pole position
Driver Austria Jochen Rindt Lotus-Ford
Time 1:20.8
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Matra-Ford
Time 1:21.3 on lap 57
Podium
First United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Matra-Ford
Second Belgium Jacky Ickx Brabham-Ford
Third New Zealand Bruce McLaren McLaren-Ford

The 1969 British Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at the Silverstone Circuit on 19 July 1969. It was the sixth round of the 1969 Formula One season. Jackie Stewart was victorious, as he lapped the entire field and took his fifth win in six races.

Classification[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 3 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Matra-Ford 84 1:55:55.6 2 9
2 7 Belgium Jacky Ickx Brabham-Ford 83 + 1 Lap 4 6
3 6 New Zealand Bruce McLaren McLaren-Ford 83 + 1 Lap 7 4
4 2 Austria Jochen Rindt Lotus-Ford 83 + 1 Lap 1 3
5 16 United Kingdom Piers Courage Brabham-Ford 83 + 1 Lap 10 2
6 19 United Kingdom Vic Elford McLaren-Ford 82 + 2 Laps 11 1
7 1 United Kingdom Graham Hill Lotus-Ford 82 + 2 Laps 12  
8 10 Switzerland Jo Siffert Lotus-Ford 81 + 3 Laps 9  
9 4 France Jean-Pierre Beltoise Matra-Ford 78 + 6 Laps 17  
10 9 United Kingdom John Miles Lotus-Ford 75 + 9 Laps 14  
Ret 12 Mexico Pedro Rodríguez Ferrari 61 Engine 8  
Ret 11 New Zealand Chris Amon Ferrari 45 Gearbox 5  
Ret 5 New Zealand Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford 27 Ignition 3  
Ret 15 United Kingdom Jackie Oliver BRM 19 Transmission 13  
Ret 18 Sweden Jo Bonnier Lotus-Ford 6 Engine 16  
Ret 20 United Kingdom Derek Bell McLaren-Ford 5 Suspension 15  
Ret 14 United Kingdom John Surtees BRM 1 Suspension 6  


Championship standings after the race[edit]

  • Note: 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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