1969 Race of Champions

The 4th Race of Champions was a non-Championship motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 16 March 1969 at Brands Hatch circuit in Kent, England. The race was run over 50 laps of the circuit, and was won by Jackie Stewart in a Matra MS80.

1969 Race of Champions
Non-championship race in the 1969 Formula One season
Brands Hatch 1960-1975.svg
Race details
Date 16 March 1969
Official name IV Race of Champions
Location Brands Hatch
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.265 km (2.65 mi)
Distance 50 laps, 213.25 km (132.5 mi)
Weather Wet and foggy (practice), cold and windy (race)
Pole position
Driver Lotus-Cosworth
Time 1:28.2
Fastest lap
Driver Austria Jochen Rindt Lotus-Cosworth
Time 1:26.8
Podium
First Matra-Cosworth
Second Lotus-Cosworth
Third McLaren-Cosworth

ResultsEdit

QualifyingEdit

Pos No. Driver Team Car Time Gap
1 1   Graham Hill Gold Leaf Team Lotus Lotus 49B-Cosworth 1:28.2 -
2 7   Jackie Stewart Matra International Matra MS80-Cosworth 1:28.3 +0.1
3 14   Jo Siffert Rob Walker/Jack Durlacher Racing Lotus 49B-Cosworth 1:29.3 +1.1
4 2   Jochen Rindt Gold Leaf Team Lotus Lotus 49B-Cosworth 1:29.4 +1.2
5 5   Jack Brabham Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham BT26A-Cosworth 1:29.5 +1.3
6 4   Bruce McLaren Bruce McLaren Motor Racing McLaren M7B-Cosworth 1:30.4 +2.2
7 3   Denny Hulme Bruce McLaren Motor Racing McLaren M7A-Cosworth 1:32.5 +4.3
8 11   Jackie Oliver Owen Racing Organisation BRM P133 1:33.8 +5.6
9 15   Pete Lovely Pete Lovely Volkswagen Lotus 49B-Cosworth 1:36.4 +8.2
10 6   Jacky Ickx Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham BT26A-Cosworth 1:39.1 +10.9
11 12   Pedro Rodríguez Reg Parnell Racing BRM P126 1:41.3 +13.1
12 16   Piers Courage Frank Williams Racing Cars Brabham BT26A-Cosworth no time -
13 18   Roy Pike Antique Automobiles Racing Team Brabham BT23B-Climax no time -
- 10   John Surtees Owen Racing Organisation BRM P138 no time - accident -

RaceEdit

Pos Driver Car Laps Time/Ret.
1   Jackie Stewart Matra-Cosworth 50 1.13:10.4
2   Graham Hill Lotus-Cosworth 50 + 7.0s
3   Denny Hulme McLaren-Cosworth 50 + 57.9s
4   Jo Siffert Lotus-Cosworth 50 + 1m 16.3s
5   Jackie Oliver BRM 48 +2 laps
6   Pete Lovely Lotus-Cosworth 46 +4 laps
Ret   Jochen Rindt Lotus-Cosworth 38 Oil pressure
Ret   Pedro Rodríguez BRM 32 Engine
Ret   Jacky Ickx Brabham-Cosworth 23 Metering unit
Ret   Jack Brabham Brabham-Cosworth 19 Ignition
Ret   Piers Courage Brabham-Cosworth 18 Split tank
Ret   Bruce McLaren McLaren-Cosworth 12 Ignition
DNS   Roy Pike Brabham-Climax - Fuel pump
DNS   John Surtees BRM - Practice accident

ReferencesEdit

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


Previous race:
1968 International Gold Cup
Formula One non-championship races
1969 season
Next race:
1969 BRDC International Trophy
Previous race:
1968 Race of Champions
Race of Champions Next race:
1970 Race of Champions