1968 Thruxton F2 in Formula 2 at the Thruxton circuit. Full information

1968 Thruxton F2

1968 Thruxton F2 is 17th Formula 2 race. Passed at the Thruxton circuit. Jochen Rindt won the pole position and this race. This was his 6th victory. Jean-Pierre Beltoise and Derek Bell also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 54 laps (205 km).

Previous race: 1968 Hockenheim F2
Next race: 1968 Jarama F2

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1968 Thruxton F2

6th victory for the Roy Winkelmann Racing team
6th victory for the Jochen Rindt
6th podium for the Jochen Rindt
5th podium for the Jean-Pierre Beltoise
1st podium for the Derek Bell

1968 Thruxton F2 results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Jochen Rindt Brabham BT23C, #8 0 1h 9m 45.6s 0 Roy Winkelmann Racing
2 Jean-Pierre Beltoise Matra MS7 (F2), #22 9 1h 9m 53s 0 Matra Sports
3 Derek Bell Brabham BT23C, #14 6 1h 10m 18.8s 0 Church Farm Racing Team
4 Jackie Oliver Lotus 48, #3 4 53 laps 0 Team Lotus
5 Kurt Ahrens jr Brabham BT23C, #16 3 53 laps 0 Kurt Ahrens
6 Chris Williams Lola T100, #30 2 52 laps 0 David Bridges
7 Alan Rees Brabham BT23C, #9 1 52 laps 0 Roy Winkelmann Racing
8 Guy Ligier McLaren M4A, #27 0 52 laps 0 Ecurie Inter-Sport
9 Chris Meek Brabham BT10, #20 0 51 laps 0 WA Jones
10 Harry Stiller Merlyn 12, #36 0 51 laps 0 Merlyn Racing
11 Alistair Walker Lola T100, #31 0 51 laps 0 Alistair Walker
12 Robs Lamplough McLaren M4A, #28 0 50 laps 0 Robs Lamplough
13 Graeme Lawrence McLaren M4A, #25 0 49 laps 0 McLaren Racing Team
0 Robin Widdows McLaren M4A, #24 0 0 laps 0 McLaren Racing Team
0 Xavier Perrot Brabham BT23, #17 0 47 laps Not classified 0 Squadra Tartaruga
0 Walter Habegger Brabham BT23, #18 0 47 laps Not classified 0 Walter Habegger
0 John Cardwell Merlyn 12, #37 0 44 laps Not classified 0 Merlyn Racing
0 Chris Irwin Lola T100, #29 0 45 laps Oil pressure 0 Lola Racing
0 Jo Schlesser McLaren M4A, #26 0 36 laps Gasket 0 Ecurie Inter-Sport
0 Piers Courage Brabham BT23C, #12 0 34 laps Radiator 0 Frank Williams Racing Cars
0 Peter Gethin Chevron B10, #34 0 32 laps Puncture 0 Frank Lythgoe Racing
0 Max Mosley Brabham BT23C, #11 0 23 laps Valve 0 London Racing Team
0 Bruno Frey Lotus 41C, #5 0 15 laps Fuel injection 0 Midland Racing Team
0 Chris Lambert Brabham BT23C, #10 0 14 laps Oil leak 0 London Racing Team
0 Allan Deacon Brabham BT21, #21 0 3 laps Oil leak 0 Allan Deacon
0 Henri Pescarolo Matra MS7 (F2), #23 0 1 laps Accident 0 Matra Sports

List of all cars for the 1968 Thruxton F2 on the Thruxton circuit

Lotus 48

Ford

Matra MS7 (F2)

Ford Cosworth FVA L4 1.6