1969 New Zealand Grand Prix

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New Zealand  1969 New Zealand Grand Prix
Race details
Race 1 of 7 in 1969 Tasman Series
NZL Pukekohe.gif
Date 4 January 1969
Location Pukekohe Park Raceway, Pukekohe, New Zealand
Course Permanent racing facility
2.82 km (1.76 mi)
Distance 58 laps, 164 km (102 mi)
Weather Sunny
Pole position
Driver New Zealand Chris Amon Ferrari
Time 58.2
Fastest lap
Driver Austria Jochen Rindt Lotus-Cosworth
Time 58.9
Podium
First New Zealand Chris Amon Ferrari
Second Austria Jochen Rindt Lotus-Cosworth
Third United Kingdom Piers Courage Brabham-Cosworth

The 1969 New Zealand Grand Prix was a race held at the Pukekohe Park Raceway on 4 January 1969. The race had 20 starters.

It was the 16th New Zealand Grand Prix, and doubled as the opening round of the 1969 Tasman Series. Chris Amon won his second NZGP, leading home Austrian star Jochen Rindt.

Classification[edit]

Results as follows:[1][2]

Pos No. Driver Team Car Laps Time Points
1 1 New Zealand Chris Amon SEFAC Ferrari Ferrari 246T / Ferrari V6 2.4 58 57m 55.4s 9
2 4 Austria Jochen Rindt Team Lotus Lotus 49B / Cosworth DFW V8 2.5 58 58m 15.5s 6
3 8 United Kingdom Piers Courage Frank Williams Racing Brabham BT24 / Cosworth DFW V8 2.5 58 58m 46.2s 4
4 2 United Kingdom Derek Bell SEFAC Ferrari Ferrari 246T / Ferrari V6 2.4 57 3
5 9 Australia Leo Geoghegan Geoghegan Racing Lotus 39 / Repco V8 2.5 56 2
6 14 New Zealand Graeme Lawrence McLaren M4A / Cosworth FVA 1.6 54 1
7 12 New Zealand Roly Levis Team Lexington Brabham BT23C / Cosworth FVA 1.6 53
8 5 New Zealand Red Dawson Brabham BT7a / Climax FPF 2.5 52
9 18 New Zealand David Oxton Team Lexington Brabham BT16 / Ford 1.5 52
10 26 New Zealand Frank Radisich Henderson Central Motors Lotus 22 / Cosworth FVA 1.6 51
11 20 New Zealand Laurence Brownlie Team Lexington Brabham BT23C / Cosworth FVA 1.6 51
12 43 New Zealand Bert Hawthorne Team Lexington Brabham BT21 / Ford 1.5 50
 ?? 17 New Zealand Vince Anderson Brabham BT11A / Climax FPF 2.5
 ?? 10 New Zealand Allan McCully Brabham BT18 / Ford 1.5
Ret 36 New Zealand Graham McRae McRae 69 / Ford 1.5 34
Ret 19 New Zealand John Nicholson Brabham BT18 / Ford 1.5 26
Ret 6 Australia Frank Gardner Alec Mildren Racing Mildren Mono / Alfa Romeo V8 2.5 23
Ret 3 United Kingdom Graham Hill Team Lotus Lotus 49B / Cosworth DFW V8 2.5 13
Ret 15 New Zealand Dennis Marwood Rorstan Motor Racing Brabham BT22 / Climax FPF 2.5 3
DNS 7 New Zealand Peter Moloney Cooper T66 / Climax FPF 2.5
DNS 11 Australia Ken Smith Lotus 41 / Ford 1.5
DNS 16 Australia Peter Hughes Lotus 25/33 / Daimler SP250 V8
DNS 57 New Zealand Bryan Faloon Bryan Faloon Racing Brabham BT4 / Climax FPF 2.5
DNS 27 Australia Jos Mahon Lotus 27 / Ford 1.5
DNS 29 Australia Jack Oakley Brabham BT2 / Ford 1.5
DNS 41 New Zealand Jim Palmer Rorstan Mk.1 / Climax FPF 2.5
DNS 61 New Zealand Brian Pellow Brabham BT6 / Fiat 1.5
DNS 79 New Zealand Roy Lyme Brabham BT6 / Ford 1.5
Ret 93 New Zealand Jim Kennedy Brabham BT22 / Climax FPF 2.5

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sergent, Bruce. "1969 Round 1 Pukekohe". Kia Ora. Archived from the original on 2009-09-05. Retrieved 2009-08-17. 
  2. ^ "New Zealand Grand Prix, Pukekohe, 4 Jan 1969". oldracingcars.com. Retrieved 2009-08-31. 
Preceded by
1968 South Pacific Trophy
Tasman Series
1969
Succeeded by
1969 Levin International
Preceded by
1968 New Zealand Grand Prix
New Zealand Grand Prix
1969
Succeeded by
1970 New Zealand Grand Prix