1968 USA Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Watkins Glen circuit. Full information

1968 USA Grand Prix poster

1968 USA Grand Prix poster

1968 USA Grand Prix

1968 USA Grand Prix is 172nd Formula 1 Grand Prix. Passed at the Watkins Glen circuit. Mario Andretti won the pole position, Jackie Stewart won this race. This was his 5th victory. Graham Hill and John Surtees also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 108 laps (400 km).

Previous Grand Prix: 1968 Canada Grand Prix
Next Grand Prix: 1968 Mexico Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1968 USA Grand Prix

3rd victory for the Matra team
5th victory for the Jackie Stewart
12th podium for the Jackie Stewart
33rd podium for the Graham Hill
23rd podium for the John Surtees

Jackie Stewart - Winner of the 1968 USA Grand Prix

Jackie Stewart - Winner of the 1968 USA Grand Prix

1968 USA Grand Prix

1968 USA Grand Prix

Matra MS10 - 1968 USA Grand Prix winner

Matra MS10 - 1968 USA Grand Prix winner

1968 USA Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Jackie Stewart 9.00  1h 59m 20.29s  ( 200.962 km/h ) 108 Matra International
2 Graham Hill 6.00  1h 59m 44.97s  ( +24.68s ) 108 Gold Leaf Team Lotus
3 John Surtees 4.00   107 Honda Racing
4 Dan Gurney 3.00   107 Anglo American Racers
5 Jo Siffert 2.00   105 Rob Walker / Jack Durlacher Racing Team
6 Bruce Mclaren 1.00   103 Bruce McLaren Motor Racing
ab Piers Courage 0  Suspension 93 Reg Parnell Racing
ab Denny Hulme 0  Accident 92 Bruce McLaren Motor Racing
ab Lucien Bianchi 0  Clutch 88 Cooper Car Company
ab Jack Brabham 0  Engine 77 Brabham Racing Organisation
ab Jochen Rindt 0  Engine 73 Brabham Racing Organisation
ab Vic Elford 0  Camshaft 71 Cooper Car Company
ab Pedro Rodriguez 0  Suspension 66 Owen Racing Organisation
ab Jo Bonnier 0  Ignition 62 Joakim Bonnier Racing Team
ab Chris Amon 0  Water line 59 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Jean-Pierre Beltoise 0  Transmission 44 Matra Sports
ab Bobby Unser 0  Engine 35 Owen Racing Organisation
ab Mario Andretti 0  Clutch 32 Gold Leaf Team Lotus
ab Derek Bell 0  Engine 14 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
np Jackie Oliver 0  Accident   Gold Leaf Team Lotus
np Henri Pescarolo 0  Engine   Matra Sports

List of all cars for the 1968 USA Grand Prix on the Watkins Glen circuit

Matra MS11

Matra MS9 V12 3.0

Lotus 49B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Honda RA301

Honda RA301E V12 3.0

Ferrari 312/67

Ferrari 242C V12 3.0

McLaren M7A

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ferrari 312/68

Ferrari 242C V12 3.0

Cooper T86B

BRM P142 V12 3.0

BRM P138

BRM P142 V12 3.0

Brabham BT26

Repco 860 V8 3.0

Matra MS10

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren M5A

BRM P142 V12 3.0

BRM P133

BRM P142 V12 3.0

BRM P126

BRM P142 V12 3.0