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The 15th Gold Cup was a motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 17 August 1968 at Oulton Park, England. The race was run over 40 laps of the circuit, and was won by British driver Jackie Stewart in a Matra MS10.

1968 International Gold Cup
Non-championship race in the 1968 Formula One season
Race details
Date 17 August 1968
Official name XV Gold Cup
Location Oulton Park, Cheshire
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.4434 km (2.761 mi)
Distance 40 laps, 177.736 km (108.4 mi)
Pole position
Driver Lotus-Cosworth
Time 1:29.2
Fastest lap
Drivers United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Matra-Cosworth
Fastest lap New Zealand Chris Amon Ferrari
Time 1:30.0
Podium
First Matra-Cosworth
Second Ferrari
Third Lotus-Cosworth

ResultsEdit

Pos No. Driver Entrant Constructor Time/Retired Grid
1 5   Jackie Stewart Matra International Matra-Cosworth 1.00.39.0 2
2 8   Chris Amon Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari + 4.6 s 3
3 3   Jackie Oliver Team Lotus Lotus-Cosworth + 49.6 s 7
4 12   Pedro Rodríguez Reg Parnell (Racing) BRM 39 laps 6
5 14   Tony Lanfranchi Motor Racing Stable BRM 34 laps 12
6 15   David Hobbs Bernard White Racing BRM 34 laps 13
Ret 17   Derek Bell Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari 25 laps - engine 8
Ret 6   Jack Brabham Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham-Repco 22 laps - oil leak 4
Ret 9   Jacky Ickx Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari 21 laps - ignition 5
Ret 7   Jochen Rindt Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham-Repco 14 laps - oil leak 9
Ret 10   Jo Bonnier Ecurie Bonnier McLaren-BRM 10 laps - oil pressure 11
Ret 11   Piers Courage Reg Parnell (Racing) BRM 7 laps - front wishbone 10
Ret 2   Graham Hill Team Lotus Lotus-Cosworth 7 laps - transmission 1

ReferencesEdit

  • Results at Silhouet.com [1]
  • Results at F1 Images.de [2]


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1968 BRDC International Trophy
Formula One non-championship races
1968 season
Next race:
1969 Race of Champions
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1967 International Gold Cup
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1969 International Gold Cup