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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
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Race details
Date 27 August 1967 (1967-08-27)
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)[1]
Pole position
Driver Lotus-Ford
Time 1:22.4
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Ford
Time 1:23.1
Podium
First Brabham-Repco
Second Brabham-Repco
Third Eagle-Weslake

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]

ClassificationEdit

QualifyingEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 3   Jim Clark Lotus-Ford 1:22.4
2 4   Graham Hill Lotus-Ford 1:22.7 +0.3
3 2   Denny Hulme Brabham-Repco 1:23.2 +0.8
4 20   Chris Amon Ferrari 1:23.3 +0.9
5 10   Dan Gurney Eagle-Weslake 1:23.4 +1.0
6 19   Bruce McLaren McLaren-BRM 1:23.5 +1.1
7 1   Jack Brabham Brabham-Repco 1:24.7 +2.3
8 71   Jochen Rindt Cooper-Maserati 1:24.9 +2.5
9 15   Jackie Stewart BRM 1:25.4 +3.0
10 16   Mike Spence BRM 1:25.8 +3.4
11 17   Chris Irwin BRM 1:26.0 +3.6
12 12   David Hobbs BRM 1:26.2 +3.8
13 14   Jo Siffert Cooper-Maserati 1:26.6 +4.2
14 8   Richard Attwood Cooper-Maserati 1:27.1 +4.7
15 9   Jo Bonnier Cooper-Maserati 1:27.3 +4.9
16 11   Al Pease Eagle-Climax 1:30.1 +7.7
17 5   Eppie Wietzes Lotus-Ford 1:30.8 +8.4
18 6   Mike Fisher Lotus-BRM 1:31.9 +9.5
DNQ 41   Tom Jones Cooper-Climax 1:51.9 +29.5

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1   Jack Brabham Brabham-Repco 90 2:40:40.0 7 9
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  
Ret 3   Jim Clark Lotus-Ford 69 Ignition 1  
DSQ 5   Eppie Wietzes Lotus-Ford 69 Outside Assistance 17  
Ret 15   Jackie Stewart BRM 65 Throttle 9  
NC 11   Al Pease Eagle-Climax 47 + 43 Laps 16  
Ret 17   Chris Irwin BRM 18 Spun Off 11  
Ret 71   Jochen Rindt Cooper-Maserati 4 Ignition 8  
DNS 14   Jo Siffert Cooper-Maserati   Ignition (13)  
DNQ 41   Tom Jones Cooper-Climax        
Source:[3]

NotesEdit

  • 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.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Weather information for the "1967 Canadian Grand Prix"". The Old Farmers' Almanac. Retrieved 26 June 2013.
  2. ^ "Al Pease". F1 Rejects. Archived from the original on 5 May 2014. Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  3. ^ "1967 Canadian Grand Prix". formula1.com. Archived from the original on 18 February 2014. Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  4. ^ a b "Canada 1967 - Championship • STATS F1". www.statsf1.com. Retrieved 14 March 2019.

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