1967 Race of Champions
The 2nd Race of Champions was a non-Championship motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 12 March 1967 at Brands Hatch circuit in Kent, England. The race was run over two heats of 10 laps of the circuit, then a final of 40 laps, and was won overall by Dan Gurney in an Eagle Mk1.
|1967 Race of Champions|
|Non-championship race in the 1967 Formula One season|
|Date||12 March 1967|
|Official name||II Race of Champions|
|Course||Permanent racing facility|
|Course length||4.265 km (2.65 mi)|
|Distance||2 x 10 (heats) & 1 x 40 (final) laps, 2 x 42.65 & 1 x 170.603 km (2 x 26.5 & 1 x 106 mi)|
|Time||1:32.6 (both heats)|
The grid positions for the first heat were decided by a qualifying session, and the grid for the second heat was determined by the finishing order of the first heat. Similarly, the finishing order for the second heat decided the grid order for the final, although some positions were apparently changed.
Gurney won both heats and the final, taking fastest lap in both heats. The fastest lap of the final was driven by Jack Brabham, although it was slower than Gurney's laps in the heats.