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The 20th BRDC International Trophy was a non-championship Formula One race held at Silverstone on April 25, 1968.



BackgroundEdit


Entry listEdit

The full entry list for the 1968 BRDC International Trophy is outlined below:

No. Driver Entrant Constructor Chassis Engine Model Tyre
1 New Zealand Denny Hulme United Kingdom Bruce McLaren Motor Racing McLaren M7A Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 F
2 New Zealand Bruce McLaren United Kingdom Bruce McLaren Motor Racing McLaren M7A Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 F
3 Australia Jack Brabham United Kingdom Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham BT26 Repco 860 V8 3.0 G
4 Austria Jochen Rindt United Kingdom Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham BT26 Repco 860 V8 3.0 G
5 United Kingdom Graham Hill United Kingdom Gold Leaf Team Lotus Lotus 49 Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 F
6 Belgium Jacky Ickx Italy Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC Ferrari 312 Ferrari 242 V12 3.0 F
7 United Kingdom Mike Spence United Kingdom Owen Racing Organisation BRM P126 BRM P101 V12 3.0 G
8 Mexico Pedro Rodríguez United Kingdom Owen Racing Organisation BRM P133 BRM P101 V12 3.0 G
9 United Kingdom Piers Courage United Kingdom Reg Parnell Racing BRM P126 BRM P101 V12 3.0 G
10 United Kingdom Richard Attwood United Kingdom Reg Parnell Racing BRM P126 BRM P101 V12 3.0 G
11 Australia Frank Gardner United Kingdom Cooper Car Company Cooper T86B BRM P101 V12 3.0 F
12 Switzerland Jo Siffert United Kingdom Rob Walker Racing Team Lotus 49 Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 F
14 Sweden Jo Bonnier Switzerland Joakim Bonnier Racing Team McLaren M5A BRM P101 V12 3.0 G
15 Switzerland Silvio Moser Switzerland Charles Vögele Racing Brabham BT20 Repco 620 V8 3.0 F
16 United Kingdom David Hobbs United Kingdom Bernard White Racing BRM P261 BRM P101 V12 3.0 G
17 United Kingdom Keith St John United Kingdom Ken Sheppard McLaren M2B Climax FWMV V8 3.0 G
United Kingdom Trevor Taylor
18 United Kingdom Tony Lanfranchi United Kingdom P&M Racing Preparations Brabham BT23B Climax FPF L4 2.75 F
20 New Zealand Chris Amon Italy Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC Ferrari 312 Ferrari 242 V12 3.0 F

Practice OverviewEdit

QualifyingEdit

ReportEdit

Qualifying ResultsEdit

The full qualifying results for the 1968 BRDC International Trophy are outlined below:

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 1 New Zealand Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford Cosworth 1:24.3
2 7 United Kingdom Mike Spence BRM 1:34.8 +0.6s
3 2 New Zealand Bruce McLaren McLaren-Ford Cosworth 1:25.1 +0.8s
4 8 Mexico Pedro Rodríguez BRM 1:25.3 +1.0s
5 20 New Zealand Chris Amon Ferrari 1:25.5 +1.2s
6 5 United Kingdom Graham Hill Lotus-Ford Cosworth 1:25.6 +1.3s
7 6 Belgium Jacky Ickx Ferrari 1:26.4 +2.1s
8 12 Switzerland Jo Siffert Lotus-Ford Cosworth 1:27.6 +3.3s
9 14 Sweden Jo Bonnier McLaren-BRM 1:27.8 +3.5s
10 9 United Kingdom Piers Courage BRM 1:28.3 +4.0s
11 11 Australia Frank Gardner Cooper-BRM 1:28.5 +4.2s
12 16 United Kingdom David Hobbs BRM 1:29.6 +5.3s
13 15 Switzerland Silvio Moser Brabham-Repco 1:31.2 +6.9s
14 18 United Kingdom Tony Lanfranchi Brabham-Climax 1:31.4 +7.1s
WD 3 Australia Jack Brabham Brabham-Repco Withdrawn
WD 4 Austria Jochen Rindt Brabham-Repco Withdrawn
WD 10 United Kingdom Richard Attwood BRM Withdrawn
WD 17 United Kingdom Keith St John McLaren-Climax Withdrawn
WD 17 United Kingdom Trevor Taylor McLaren-Climax Withdrawn

GridEdit

Pos Pos Pos Pos
Driver Driver Driver Driver
______________
______________ 1
______________ 2 Denny Hulme
______________ 3 Mike Spence
4 Bruce McLaren
Pedro Rodríguez
______________
______________ 5
______________ 6 Chris Amon
7 Graham Hill
Jacky Ickx
______________
______________ 8
______________ 9 Jo Siffert
______________ 10 Jo Bonnier
11 Piers Courage
Frank Gardner
______________
______________ 12
______________ 13 David Hobbs
14 Silvio Moser
Tony Lanfranchi
______________
______________ 15
______________ 16
______________ 17
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ResultsEdit

The full results for the 1968 BRDC International Trophy are outlined below:

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired
1 1 New Zealand Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford Cosworth 52 1:14:44.8
2 2 New Zealand Bruce McLaren McLaren-Ford Cosworth 52 +10.9 s
3 20 New Zealand Chris Amon Ferrari 52
4 6 Belgium Jacky Ickx Ferrari 52
5 9 United Kingdom Piers Courage BRM 51 +1 lap
6 16 United Kingdom David Hobbs BRM 50 +2 laps
7 15 Switzerland Silvio Moser Brabham-Repco 49 +3 laps
Ret 7 United Kingdom Mike Spence BRM 40 Timing gear
Ret 8 Mexico Pedro Rodríguez BRM 36 Fuel pressure
Ret 12 Switzerland Jo Siffert Lotus-Ford Cosworth 26 Fuel pressure
Ret 11 Australia Frank Gardner Cooper-BRM 23 Engine
Ret 18 United Kingdom Tony Lanfranchi Brabham-Climax 20 Oil pressure
Ret 5 United Kingdom Graham Hill Lotus-Ford Cosworth 12 Fuel pipe
Ret 14 Sweden Jo Bonnier McLaren-BRM 4 Distributor

MilestonesEdit

NotesEdit

V T E 1968 Formula One Season
Constructors Brabham • BRM • Cooper • Eagle • Ferrari • Honda • LDS • Lola • Lotus • Matra • McLaren
Engines BMW • BRM • Climax • Ferrari • Ford Cosworth • Honda • Maserati • Matra • Repco • Weslake
Drivers De Adamich • Ahrens • Amon • Andretti • Attwood • Bell • Beltoise • Bianchi • Bonnier • Brabham • Brack • Charlton • Clark • Courage • Elford • Gardner • Gurney • Hahne • Hill • Hobbs • Hulme • Ickx • Love • McLaren • Moser • Oliver • Pease • Pescarolo • Pretorius • Redman • Rindt • Rodríguez • Van Rooyen • Scarfiotti • Schlesser • Servoz-Gavin • Siffert • Solana • Spence • Stewart • Surtees • Tingle • Unser • Widdows
Cars Brabham BT11 • Brabham BT20 • Brabham BT24 • Brabham BT26 • BRM P115 • BRM P126 • BRM P133 • BRM P138 • BRM P261 • Cooper T79 • Cooper T81 • Cooper T81B • Cooper T86 • Cooper T86B • Eagle Mk1 • Ferrari 312 • Honda RA300 • Honda RA301 • Honda RA302 • LDS Mk3 • Lola T102 • Lotus 49 • Lotus 49B • Matra MS7 • Matra MS9 • Matra MS10 • Matra MS11 • McLaren M5A • McLaren M7A
Tyres Dunlop • Firestone • Goodyear
Races South Africa • Spain • Monaco • Belgium • Netherlands • France • Britain • Germany • Italy • Canada • United States • Mexico
Non-championship Races Race of Champions • International Trophy • Gold Cup
See also 1967 Formula One Season • 1969 Formula One Season • Category
V T E United Kingdom BRDC International Trophy
Circuits Silverstone (1948–1976, 1978)
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