1969 Italian Grand Prix

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Race details
Race 8 of 11 in the 1969 Formula One season
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Date September 7, 1969
Official name XL Gran Premio d'Italia
Location Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Monza, Italy
Course Permanent racing facility
5.750 km (3.573 mi)
Distance 68 laps, 391.000 km (242.956 mi)
Weather Sunny, Dry
Pole position
Driver Austria Jochen Rindt Lotus-Ford
Time 1:25.48
Fastest lap
Driver France Jean-Pierre Beltoise Matra-Ford
Time 1:25.2 on lap 64
Podium
First United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Matra-Ford
Second Austria Jochen Rindt Lotus-Ford
Third France Jean-Pierre Beltoise Matra-Ford

The 1969 Italian Grand Prix was a Formula One race held at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza on September 7, 1969. The race was notable in that less than a fifth of second separated the winner from the fourth-placed driver, and is generally reckoned to be the closest 1-2-3-4 in Formula One history. Jackie Stewart and Matra-Ford claimed the Drivers' and Constructors' championships in this race, with 3 races left to go.

Classification[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 20 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Matra-Ford 68 1:39:11.26 3 9
2 4 Austria Jochen Rindt Lotus-Ford 68 + 0.08 1 6
3 22 France Jean-Pierre Beltoise Matra-Ford 68 + 0.17 6 4
4 18 New Zealand Bruce McLaren McLaren-Ford 68 + 0.19 5 3
5 32 United Kingdom Piers Courage Brabham-Ford 68 + 33.44 4 2
6 10 Mexico Pedro Rodríguez Ferrari 66 + 2 Laps 12 1
7 16 New Zealand Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford 66 + 2 Laps 2  
8 30 Switzerland Jo Siffert Lotus-Ford 64 Engine 8  
9 2 United Kingdom Graham Hill Lotus-Ford 63 Halfshaft 9  
10 26 Belgium Jacky Ickx Brabham-Ford 61 Out of Fuel 15  
NC 14 United Kingdom John Surtees BRM 60 Not Classified 10  
Ret 12 United Kingdom Jackie Oliver BRM 48 Oil Pressure 11  
Ret 36 Switzerland Silvio Moser Brabham-Ford 9 Fuel Leak 13  
Ret 28 Australia Jack Brabham Brabham-Ford 6 Oil Leak 7  
Ret 6 United Kingdom John Miles Lotus-Ford 3 Engine 14  


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.

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