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1968 Can-Am season
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The 1968 Canadian-American Challenge Cup was the third season of the Can-Am auto racing series. It consisted of FIA Group 7 racing cars running two-hour sprint events. It began September 1, 1968, and ended November 10, 1968, after six rounds.

Contents

ScheduleEdit

Rnd Race Circuit Date
1 Road America Can-Am Road America September 1
2 Bridgehampton Grand Prix Bridgehampton Race Circuit September 15
3 Klondike Trail 200 Edmonton Speedway Park September 29
4 Monterey Grand Prix Laguna Seca Raceway October 13
5 Los Angeles Times Grand Prix Riverside International Raceway October 27
6 Stardust Grand Prix Stardust International Raceway November 10

Season resultsEdit

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   Denny Hulme   Bruce McLaren Motor Racing McLaren M8A Chevrolet 9 9 6 2 9 35
2   Bruce McLaren   Bruce McLaren Motor Racing McLaren M8A Chevrolet 6 6 2 9 1 24
3   Mark Donohue   Roger Penske Racing McLaren M6B Chevrolet 4 9 4 6 23
4   Jim Hall   Chaparral Cars Inc. Chaparral 2G Chevrolet 2 6 4 12
5   Lothar Motschenbacher   Dana Chevrolet Racing McLaren M6B Ford 1 4 3 3 11
6   John Cannon   John Cannon McLaren M1B Chevrolet 9 1 10
7   George Follmer   Agapiou Brothers Lola T70 Mk.3B Ford 6 6
8   Jerry Titus   Terry Godsall McLaren M6B Chevrolet 1 4 5
9=   Sam Posey   Caldwell Autodynamics Caldwell D7C
Lola T160
Chevrolet  
3
 
2
5
9=   Chuck Parsons   Carl A. Haas Racing Teams Lola T160 Chevrolet 2 3 5
11   George Eaton   George Eaton Racing McLaren M1C Ford 4 4
12=   Peter Revson   Shelby American Racing McLaren M6B Ford 3 3
12=   Swede Savage   All American Racers Lola T160
McLaren M6B
Ford 3
 
3
14   Dick Brown   Ecurie Green Inc. McLaren M6B Chevrolet 2 2
15=   Dan Gurney   All American Racers McLaren M6B
Lola T160
Ford 1 1
15=   Charlie Hayes   Salyer Racing McKee Mk.10 Oldsmobile 1 1

ReferencesEdit

  • "Results: Canadian-American Challenge Cup 1968". World Sports Racing Prototypes. 2 October 2005. Archived from the original on 8 May 2009. 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.