1967 Canadian Grand Prix
The 1967 Canadian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Mosport Park in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada on August 27, 1967. The 90-lap contest was race 8 of 11 in both the 1967 World Championship of Drivers and the 1967 International Cup for Formula One Manufacturers. It was won by Jack Brabham driving for his own Brabham team. This was the first Canadian Grand Prix to have World Championship status.
|1967 Canadian Grand Prix|
|Date||27 August 1967|
|Location||Mosport International Raceway, Ontario, Canada|
|Course||Permanent racing facility|
|Course length||3.957 km (2.458 mi)|
|Distance||90 laps, 356.13 km (221.22 mi)|
|Weather||Rainy with temperatures up to 24.4 °C (75.9 °F); wind speeds up to 8 kilometres per hour (5.0 mph)|
Having already changed his battery on the grid, losing six laps, local driver Al Pease spun his private Eagle-Climax and stalled out on the circuit during the race, and suffered another flat battery. He ran back to the pits for a new one, ran back to the car, fitted the battery himself and continued. He was still running at the finish, albeit 43 laps down on Brabham.
|2||2||Denny Hulme||Brabham-Repco||90||+ 1:01.9||3||6|
|3||10||Dan Gurney||Eagle-Weslake||89||+ 1 Lap||5||4|
|4||4||Graham Hill||Lotus-Ford||88||+ 2 Laps||2||3|
|5||16||Mike Spence||BRM||87||+ 3 Laps||10||2|
|6||20||Chris Amon||Ferrari||87||+ 3 Laps||4||1|
|7||19||Bruce McLaren||McLaren-BRM||86||+ 4 Laps||6|
|8||9||Jo Bonnier||Cooper-Maserati||85||+ 5 Laps||15|
|9||12||David Hobbs||BRM||85||+ 5 Laps||12|
|10||8||Richard Attwood||Cooper-Maserati||84||+ 6 Laps||14|
|11||6||Mike Fisher||Lotus-BRM||81||+ 9 Laps||18|
|DSQ||5||Eppie Wietzes||Lotus-Ford||69||Outside Assistance||17|
|NC||11||Al Pease||Eagle-Climax||47||+ 43 Laps||16|
|Ret||17||Chris Irwin||BRM||18||Spun Off||11|
- Jo Siffert qualified 13th, but was unable to start his car on the grid and withdrew from the race as a result.
- Eppie Wietzes was disqualified after attempting to receive outside assistance whilst suffering an ignition failure. He was driving a factory Lotus 49, but qualified 17th (16th due to Siffert's withdrawal) and was 8.4 seconds off Jim Clark's pace.
- Last podium finish for Dan Gurney and his team, Eagle.
Championship standings after the raceEdit
- Notes: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.
- "Weather information for the "1967 Canadian Grand Prix"". The Old Farmers' Almanac. Retrieved 26 June 2013.
- "Al Pease". F1 Rejects. Archived from the original on 5 May 2014. Retrieved 26 September 2015.
- "1967 Canadian Grand Prix". formula1.com. Archived from the original on 18 February 2014. Retrieved 26 September 2015.
- "Canada 1967 - Championship • STATS F1". www.statsf1.com. Retrieved 14 March 2019.
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