1969 Race of Champions

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United Kingdom  1969 Race of Champions
Race details
Non-Championship race in the 1969 Formula One season
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Date 16 March 1969
Official name IV Race of Champions
Location Brands Hatch
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.265 km (2.65 mi)
Distance 50 laps, 213.25 km (132.5 mi)
Pole position
Driver Lotus-Cosworth
Time 1:28.2
Fastest lap
Driver Austria Jochen Rindt Lotus-Cosworth
Time 1:26.8
Podium
First Matra-Cosworth
Second Lotus-Cosworth
Third McLaren-Cosworth

The 4th Race of Champions was a non-Championship motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 16 March 1969 at Brands Hatch circuit in Kent, UK. The race was run over 50 laps of the circuit, and was won by Jackie Stewart in a Matra MS80.

Results[edit]

Pos No. Driver Entrant Constructor Time/Retired Grid
1 7 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Matra International Matra-Cosworth 1.13:10.4 2
2 1 United Kingdom Graham Hill Team Lotus Ltd Lotus-Cosworth + 7.0 s 1
3 3 New Zealand Denny Hulme Bruce McLaren Motor Racing Ltd McLaren-Cosworth 50 laps 7
4 14 Switzerland Jo Siffert Rob Walker Racing Team Lotus-Cosworth 50 laps 3
5 11 United Kingdom Jackie Oliver Owen Racing Organisation BRM 48 laps 8
6 15 United States Pete Lovely Pete Lovely Volkswagen Inc. Lotus-Cosworth 46 laps 9
Ret 2 Austria Jochen Rindt Team Lotus Ltd Lotus-Cosworth 38 laps - oil pressure 4
Ret 12 Mexico Pedro Rodríguez Reg Parnell (Racing) BRM 32 laps - engine 11
Ret 6 Belgium Jacky Ickx Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham-Cosworth 23 laps - metering unit 10
Ret 5 Australia Jack Brabham Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham-Cosworth 19 laps - ignition 5
Ret 16 United Kingdom Piers Courage Frank Williams Racing Cars Brabham-Cosworth 18 laps - split tank 12
Ret 4 New Zealand Bruce McLaren Bruce McLaren Motor Racing Ltd McLaren-Cosworth 12 laps - ignition 6
DNS 18 United States Roy Pike Jack Smith Brabham-Climax Fuel pump (13)
DNS 10 United Kingdom John Surtees Owen Racing Organisation BRM Practice accident -

References[edit]

  • Results at Silhouet.com [1]
  • Results at F1 Images.de [2]


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