1969 French Grand Prix

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Race details
Race 5 of 11 in the 1969 Formula One season
The Charade Circuit (1958-1988)
The Charade Circuit (1958-1988)
Date July 6, 1969
Official name LV Grand Prix de France
Location Charade Circuit, Clermont-Ferrand, Auvergne, France
Course Permanent racing facility
8.055 km (5.005 mi)
Distance 38 laps, 306.090 km (190.196 mi)
Weather Sunny, mild, dry
Pole position
Driver United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Matra-Ford
Time 3:00.6
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Matra-Ford
Time 3:02.7 on lap 27
Podium
First United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Matra-Ford
Second France Jean-Pierre Beltoise Matra-Ford
Third Belgium Jacky Ickx Brabham-Ford

The 1969 French Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at the Charade Circuit on July 6, 1969. It was the fifth round of the 1969 Formula One season.

Classification[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 2 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Matra-Ford 38 1:56:47.4 1 9
2 7 France Jean-Pierre Beltoise Matra-Ford 38 + 57.1 5 6
3 11 Belgium Jacky Ickx Brabham-Ford 38 + 57.3 4 4
4 5 New Zealand Bruce McLaren McLaren-Ford 37 + 1 Lap 7 3
5 10 United Kingdom Vic Elford McLaren-Ford 37 + 1 Lap 10 2
6 1 United Kingdom Graham Hill Lotus-Ford 37 + 1 Lap 8 1
7 12 Switzerland Silvio Moser Brabham-Ford 36 + 2 Laps 13  
8 4 New Zealand Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford 35 + 3 Laps 2  
9 3 Switzerland Jo Siffert Lotus-Ford 34 + 4 Laps 9  
Ret 6 New Zealand Chris Amon Ferrari 30 Engine 6  
Ret 15 Austria Jochen Rindt Lotus-Ford 22 Physical 3  
Ret 9 United Kingdom Piers Courage Brabham-Ford 21 Chassis 11  
Ret 14 United Kingdom John Miles Lotus-Ford 1 Fuel Pump 12  


Championship standings after the race[edit]

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

References[edit]


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