1968 France Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Rouen-les-Essarts circuit. Full information

1968 France Grand Prix poster

1968 France Grand Prix poster

1968 France Grand Prix

1968 France Grand Prix is 167th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Rouen-les-Essarts circuit. Jochen Rindt won the pole position, Jacky Ickx won this race. This was his 1st victory. John Surtees and Jackie Stewart also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 60 laps (393 km).

Previous race: 1968 Netherlands Grand Prix
Next race: 1968 Britain Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1968 France Grand Prix

43rd victory for the Ferrari team
1st victory for the Jacky Ickx
2nd podium for the Jacky Ickx
22nd podium for the John Surtees
10th podium for the Jackie Stewart

Jacky Ickx - Winner of the 1968 France Grand Prix

Jacky Ickx - Winner of the 1968 France Grand Prix

1968 France Grand Prix

1968 France Grand Prix

Ferrari 312/68 - 1968 France Grand Prix winner

Ferrari 312/68 - 1968 France Grand Prix winner

1968 France Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Jacky Ickx 9.00  2h 25m 40.9s  ( 161.662 km/h ) 60 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
2 John Surtees 6.00  2h 27m 39.5s  ( +1m 58.6s ) 60 Honda Racing
3 Jackie Stewart 4.00   59 Matra International
4 Vic Elford 3.00   58 Cooper Car Company
5 Denny Hulme 2.00   58 Bruce McLaren Motor Racing
6 Piers Courage 1.00   57 Reg Parnell Racing
7 Dick Attwood 0   57 Owen Racing Organisation
8 Bruce Mclaren 0   56 Bruce McLaren Motor Racing
9 Jean-Pierre Beltoise 0   56 Matra Sports
10 Chris Amon 0   55 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
11 Jo Siffert 0   54 Rob Walker / Jack Durlacher Racing Team
nc Pedro Rodriguez 0   53 Owen Racing Organisation
ab Jochen Rindt 0  Tank 45 Brabham Racing Organisation
ab Jack Brabham 0  Fuel pump 15 Brabham Racing Organisation
ab Graham Hill 0  Transmission 14 Gold Leaf Team Lotus
ab Johnny Servoz-Gavin 0  Accident 14 Cooper Car Company
ab Jo Schlesser 0  Fatal accident 2 Honda France
np Jackie Oliver 0  Accident   Gold Leaf Team Lotus
f Dan Gurney 0  Car unavailable   Anglo American Racers

List of all cars for the 1968 France Grand Prix on the Rouen-les-Essarts circuit

BRM P126

BRM P142 V12 3.0

Brabham BT26

Repco 860 V8 3.0

McLaren M7A

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Eagle T1G

Weslake 58 V12 3.0

Matra MS10

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ferrari 312/68

Ferrari 242C V12 3.0

Lotus 49B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 49

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Cooper T86B

BRM P142 V12 3.0

Honda RA301

Honda RA301E V12 3.0

BRM P133

BRM P142 V12 3.0

Honda RA302

Honda RA302E V8 3.0

Matra MS11

Matra MS9 V12 3.0