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The 1969 New Zealand Grand Prix was a race held at the Pukekohe Park Raceway on 4 January 1969. The race had 20 starters.

1969 New Zealand Grand Prix
Race 1 of 7 in 1969 Tasman Series
Pukekohe Park Raceway (1967-1989).png
Race details
Date 4 January 1969
Location Pukekohe Park Raceway, Pukekohe, New Zealand
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 2.82 km (1.76 mi)
Distance 58 laps, 164 km (102 mi)
Weather Sunny
Pole position
Driver Ferrari
Time 58.2
Fastest lap
Driver Austria Jochen Rindt Lotus-Cosworth
Time 58.9
Podium
First Ferrari
Second Lotus-Cosworth
Third Brabham-Cosworth

It was the 16th New Zealand Grand Prix, and doubled as the opening round of the 1969 Tasman Series. Chris Amon won his second NZGP, leading home Austrian star Jochen Rindt.

ClassificationEdit

Results as follows:[1][2]

Pos No. Driver Team Car Laps Time Points
1 1   Chris Amon SEFAC Ferrari Ferrari 246T / Ferrari V6 2.4 58 57m 55.4s 9
2 4   Jochen Rindt Team Lotus Lotus 49B / Cosworth DFW V8 2.5 58 58m 15.5s 6
3 8   Piers Courage Frank Williams Racing Brabham BT24 / Cosworth DFW V8 2.5 58 58m 46.2s 4
4 2   Derek Bell SEFAC Ferrari Ferrari 246T / Ferrari V6 2.4 57 3
5 9   Leo Geoghegan Geoghegan Racing Lotus 39 / Repco V8 2.5 56 2
6 14   Graeme Lawrence McLaren M4A / Cosworth FVA 1.6 54 1
7 12   Roly Levis Team Lexington Brabham BT23C / Cosworth FVA 1.6 53
8 5   Red Dawson Brabham BT7a / Climax FPF 2.5 52
9 18   David Oxton Team Lexington Brabham BT16 / Ford 1.5 52
10 26   Frank Radisich Henderson Central Motors Lotus 22 / Cosworth FVA 1.6 51
11 20   Laurence Brownlie Team Lexington Brabham BT23C / Cosworth FVA 1.6 51
12 43   Bert Hawthorne Team Lexington Brabham BT21 / Ford 1.5 50
?? 17   Vince Anderson Brabham BT11A / Climax FPF 2.5
?? 10   Allan McCully Brabham BT18 / Ford 1.5
Ret 36   Graham McRae McRae 69 / Ford 1.5 34
Ret 19   John Nicholson Brabham BT18 / Ford 1.5 26
Ret 6   Frank Gardner Alec Mildren Racing Mildren Mono / Alfa Romeo V8 2.5 23
Ret 3   Graham Hill Team Lotus Lotus 49B / Cosworth DFW V8 2.5 13
Ret 15   Dennis Marwood Rorstan Motor Racing Brabham BT22 / Climax FPF 2.5 3
DNS 7   Peter Moloney Cooper T66 / Climax FPF 2.5
DNS 11   Ken Smith Lotus 41 / Ford 1.5
DNS 16   Peter Hughes Lotus 25/33 / Daimler SP250 V8
DNS 57   Bryan Faloon Bryan Faloon Racing Brabham BT4 / Climax FPF 2.5
DNS 27   Jos Mahon Lotus 27 / Ford 1.5
DNS 29   Jack Oakley Brabham BT2 / Ford 1.5
DNS 41   Jim Palmer Rorstan Mk.1 / Climax FPF 2.5
DNS 61   Brian Pellow Brabham BT6 / Fiat 1.5
DNS 79   Roy Lyme Brabham BT6 / Ford 1.5
DNS 93   Jim Kennedy Brabham BT22 / Climax FPF 2.5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sergent, Bruce. "1969 Round 1 Pukekohe". Kia Ora. Archived from the original on 5 September 2009. Retrieved 17 August 2009.
  2. ^ "New Zealand Grand Prix, Pukekohe, 4 Jan 1969". oldracingcars.com. Retrieved 31 August 2009.
Preceded by
1968 South Pacific Trophy
Tasman Series
1969
Succeeded by
1969 Levin International
Preceded by
1968 New Zealand Grand Prix
New Zealand Grand Prix
1969
Succeeded by
1970 New Zealand Grand Prix