1967 Can-Am season

1967 Can-Am season
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The 1967 Canadian-American Challenge Cup was the second season of the Can-Am auto racing series. It involved FIA Group 7 racing cars running two-hour sprint events. It began September 3, 1967, and ended November 12, 1967, after six rounds.

ScheduleEdit

Rnd Race Circuit Date
1 Road America Can-Am Road America September 3
2 Chevron Grand Prix Bridgehampton Race Circuit September 17
3 Player's 200 Mosport Park September 23
4 Monterey Grand Prix Laguna Seca Raceway October 15
5 Los Angeles Times Grand Prix Riverside International Raceway October 29
6 Stardust Grand Prix Stardust International Raceway November 12

Season resultsEdit

Rnd Circuit Winning Team Results
Winning Driver
1 Road America   #5 Bruce McLaren Motor Racing Results
  Denny Hulme
2 Bridgehampton   #5 Bruce McLaren Motor Racing Results
  Denny Hulme
3 Mosport   #5 Bruce McLaren Motor Racing Results
  Denny Hulme
4 Laguna Seca   #4 Bruce McLaren Motor Racing Results
  Bruce McLaren
5 Riverside   #4 Bruce McLaren Motor Racing Results
  Bruce McLaren
6 Stardust   #7 Team Surtees Results
  John Surtees

Drivers ChampionshipEdit

Points are awarded to the top six finishers in the order of 9-6-4-3-2-1.

Pos Driver Team Car Engine Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Total
1   Bruce McLaren   Bruce McLaren Motor Racing McLaren M6A Chevrolet 6 6 9 9 30
2   Denny Hulme   Bruce McLaren Motor Racing McLaren M6A Chevrolet 9 9 9 27
3   John Surtees   Team Surtees Lola T70 Mk.3B/Mk.2 Chevrolet 4 3 9 16
4   Mark Donohue   Roger Penske Racing Lola T70 Mk.3B Chevrolet 6 4 6 16
5   Jim Hall   Chaparral Cars Inc. Chaparral 2G Chevrolet 3 6 6 15
6   Mike Spence   Ecurie Soucy Racing McLaren M1B Chevrolet 4 2 4 10
7   George Follmer   Roger Penske Racing Lola T70 Mk.3B Chevrolet 4 1 4 1 10
8   Bud Morley   Bud Morley McLaren-Elva Mk.II
Lola T70 Mk.3B
Chevrolet  
3
 
2
5
9=   Peter Revson   Dana Chevrolet Racing Lola T70 Mk.3/Mk.3B Chevrolet 3 3
9=   Parnelli Jones   George Bignotti Lola T70 Mk.3 Ford 3 3
9=   Charlie Hayes   Ralph Salyer McKee Mk.7 Chevrolet
Oldsmobile
 
3
3
12=   Skip Scott   Drummond Racing McLaren M1C Chevrolet 2 2
12=   Lothar Motschenbacher   Dana Chevrolet Racing Lola T70 Mk.3 Chevrolet 2 2
12=   Chris Amon   North American Racing Team Ferrari 330 P4 Ferrari 2 2
15=   Jerry Hansen   Jerry Hansen McLaren M1B Chevrolet 1 1
15=   Chuck Parsons   Carl A. Haas Automobiles McLaren M1C Chevrolet 1 1
15=   Bill Eve   Marvin Webster Lola T70 Mk.3
Lotus 19
Chevrolet
Ford
1
 
1
15=   Rick Muther   Rick Muther Lola T70 Mk.2 Chevrolet 1

ReferencesEdit

  • "Results: Canadian-American Challenge Cup 1967". World Sports Racing Prototypes. 2 October 2005. Archived from the original on 27 December 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-14.
  • "Can-Am - final positions and tables". World Sports Racing Prototypes. 2 October 2005. Archived from the original on 2008-05-31. Retrieved 2008-01-14.