1968 Formula One season

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The 1968 Formula One season crowned as champion Graham Hill.

Season review[change | change source]

Rnd Race Date Location Winning driver Constructor Report
1 South Africa South African Grand Prix January 1 Kyalami United Kingdom Jim Clark United Kingdom Lotus-Ford Report
2 Spain Spanish Grand Prix May 12 Jarama United Kingdom Graham Hill United Kingdom Lotus-Ford Report
3 Monaco Monaco Grand Prix May 26 Monaco United Kingdom Graham Hill United Kingdom Lotus-Ford Report
4 Belgium Belgian Grand Prix June 9 Spa-Francorchamps New Zealand Bruce McLaren United Kingdom McLaren-Ford Report
5 Netherlands Dutch Grand Prix June 23 Zandvoort United Kingdom Jackie Stewart France Matra-Ford Report
6 France French Grand Prix July 7 Rouen-Les-Essarts Belgium Jacky Ickx Italy Ferrari Report
7 United Kingdom British Grand Prix July 20 Brands Hatch Switzerland Jo Siffert United Kingdom Lotus-Ford Report
8 Germany German Grand Prix August 4 Nürburgring United Kingdom Jackie Stewart France Matra-Ford Report
9 Italy Italian Grand Prix September 8 Monza New Zealand Denny Hulme United Kingdom McLaren-Ford Report
10 Canada Canadian Grand Prix September 22 Mont-Tremblant New Zealand Denny Hulme United Kingdom McLaren-Ford Report
11 United States United States Grand Prix October 6 Watkins Glen United Kingdom Jackie Stewart France Matra-Ford Report
12 Mexico Mexican Grand Prix November 3 Hermanos Rodriguez United Kingdom Graham Hill United Kingdom Lotus-Ford Report

1968 Drivers Championship final standings[change | change source]

Pos. Driver RSA
South Africa
ESP
Spain
MON
Monaco
BEL
Belgium
NED
Netherlands
FRA
France
GBR
United Kingdom
GER
Germany
ITA
Italy
CAN
Canada
USA
United States
MEX
Mexico
Pts.
1 United Kingdom Graham Hill 2 1 1 Ret 9 Ret Ret 2 Ret 4 2 1 48
2 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Ret 4 1 3 6 1 Ret 6 1 7 36
3 New Zealand Denny Hulme 5 2 5 Ret Ret 5 4 7 1 1 Ret Ret 33
4 Belgium Jacky Ickx Ret Ret 3 4 1 3 4 3 Ret 27
5 New Zealand Bruce McLaren Ret Ret 1 Ret 8 7 13 Ret 2 6 2 22
6 Mexico Pedro Rodríguez Ret Ret Ret 2 3 NC Ret 6 Ret 3 Ret 4 18
7 Switzerland Jo Siffert 7 Ret Ret 7 Ret 11 1 Ret Ret Ret 5 6 12
8 United Kingdom John Surtees 8 Ret Ret Ret Ret 2 5 Ret Ret Ret 3 Ret 12
9 France Jean-Pierre Beltoise 6 5 Ret 8 2 9 Ret Ret 5 Ret Ret Ret 11
10 New Zealand Chris Amon 4 Ret Ret 6 10 2 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 10
11 United Kingdom Jim Clark 1 9
12 Austria Jochen Rindt 3 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 3 Ret Ret Ret Ret 8
13 United Kingdom Richard Attwood 2 Ret 7 7 Ret 14 6
14 France Johnny Servoz-Gavin Ret Ret 2 Ret Ret 6
15 United Kingdom Jackie Oliver Ret 5 NC Ret 11 Ret Ret DNS 3 6
16 Italy Ludovico Scarfiotti Ret 4 4 6
17 Belgium Lucien Bianchi 3 6 Ret Ret NC Ret Ret 5
18 United Kingdom Vic Elford 4 Ret Ret Ret 5 Ret 8 5
19 United Kingdom Brian Redman Ret 3 Ret 4
20 France Piers Courage Ret Ret Ret Ret 6 8 8 4 Ret Ret Ret 4
21 United States Dan Gurney Ret Ret Ret Ret 9 Ret Ret 4 Ret 3
22 Sweden Jo Bonnier Ret DNQ Ret 8 Ret 6 Ret Ret 5 3
23 Australia Jack Brabham Ret DNS Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 5 Ret Ret Ret 10 2
24 Switzerland Silvio Moser DNQ 5 NC DNQ 2
25 France Henri Pescarolo Ret DNS 9 0
26 Rhodesia John Love 9 0
27 Germany Hubert Hahne 10 0
28 Germany Kurt Ahrens Jr. 12 0
Italy Jackie Pretorius NC 0
United Kingdom Derek Bell Ret Ret 0
United States Mario Andretti DNS Ret 0
United States Bobby Unser DNS Ret
Italy Andrea de Adamich Ret 0
South Africa Dave Charlton Ret 0
United Kingdom Mike Spence Ret 0
South Africa Basil van Rooyen Ret 0
Rhodesia Sam Tingle Ret 0
United Kingdom Robin Widdows Ret 0
United Kingdom David Hobbs Ret 0
Canada Bill Brack Ret 0
Mexico Moises Solana Ret 0
Australia Frank Gardner DNQ 0
Pos. Driver RSA
South Africa
ESP
Spain
MON
Monaco
BEL
Belgium
NED
Netherlands
FRA
France
GBR
United Kingdom
GER
Germany
ITA
Italy
CAN
Canada
USA
United States
MEX
Mexico
Pts.
Key
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Race cancelled (C)
Light blue Practiced only (PO)
Friday test driver (TD)
(starting in 2003)
Blank Did not practice (DNP)
Excluded (EX)
Did not arrive (DNA)
Withdrew entry before the event (WD)