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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)
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

Pos. No. Driver Entrant Constructor Time/Retired Grid
1 7   Jackie Stewart Matra International Matra-Cosworth 1.13:10.4 2
2 1   Graham Hill Team Lotus Ltd Lotus-Cosworth + 7.0 s 1
3 3   Denny Hulme Bruce McLaren Motor Racing Ltd McLaren-Cosworth 50 laps 7
4 14   Jo Siffert Rob Walker Racing Team Lotus-Cosworth 50 laps 3
5 11   Jackie Oliver Owen Racing Organisation BRM 48 laps 8
6 15   Pete Lovely Pete Lovely Volkswagen Inc. Lotus-Cosworth 46 laps 9
Ret 2   Jochen Rindt Team Lotus Ltd Lotus-Cosworth 38 laps - oil pressure 4
Ret 12   Pedro Rodríguez Reg Parnell (Racing) BRM 32 laps - engine 11
Ret 6   Jacky Ickx Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham-Cosworth 23 laps - metering unit 10
Ret 5   Jack Brabham Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham-Cosworth 19 laps - ignition 5
Ret 16   Piers Courage Frank Williams Racing Cars Brabham-Cosworth 18 laps - split tank 12
Ret 4   Bruce McLaren Bruce McLaren Motor Racing Ltd McLaren-Cosworth 12 laps - ignition 6
DNS 18   Roy Pike Antique Automobiles Brabham-Climax Fuel pump (13)
DNS 10   John Surtees Owen Racing Organisation 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