Formula 1 World Championship 1968 Round 01 South Africa

The 1968 South African Grand Prix was Round 1 of the 1968 Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at Kyalami in South Africa on Sunday, 1 January 1968. Jim Clark started on pole position in the Lotus Ford and was the race winner.

1968 South African Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredTimeGapIntervalBest LapLapPoints
14Jim ClarkGreat BritainLotus FordFirestone801:53:56.6001:53:56.600--1:23.700739
25Graham HillGreat BritainLotus FordFirestone80+25.3001:54:21.900+25.300+25.3001:24.500426
33Jochen RindtAustriaBrabham RepcoGoodyear80+30.4001:54:27.000+30.400+5.1001:24.50054
48Chris AmonNew ZealandFerrariFirestone78+2 laps2 laps2 laps1:25.300483
51Denny HulmeNew ZealandMcLaren BRMGoodyear78+2 laps2 laps1:25.600442
621Jean-Pierre BeltoiseFranceMatra FordDunlop77+3 laps3 laps1 lap1:28.000701
719Jo SiffertSwitzerlandCooper Maserati77+3 laps3 laps1:28.40031
87John SurteesGreat BritainHondaFirestone75+5 laps5 laps2 laps1:26.4003
917John LoveZimbabweBrabham Repco75+5 laps5 laps1:28.4002
NCL23Jackie PretoriusSouth AfricaBrabham Climax71+10 laps1:32.20012
DNF6Dan GurneyUnited StatesEagle WeslakeGoodyear58DNF1:26.6003
DNF9Jacky IckxBelgiumFerrariFirestone51DNF1:26.50049
DNF20Jo BonnierSwedenCooper Maserati46DNF1:30.7005
DNF16Jackie StewartGreat BritainMatra FordDunlop43DNF1:24.20040
DNF18Sam TingleZimbabweLDS Repco35DNF1:31.30010
DNF25Basil van RooyenSouth AfricaCooper Climax22DNF1:28.90011
DNF11Pedro RodriguezMexicoBRM20DNF1:28.20012
DNF2Jack BrabhamAustraliaBrabham RepcoGoodyear16DNF1:24.6004
DNF10Andrea de AdamichItalyFerrariFirestone13DNF1:26.5003
DNF12Mike SpenceGreat BritainBRM7DNF1:28.5002
DNF14Brian RedmanGreat BritainCooper Maserati4DNF1:28.8004
DNF22Dave CharltonSouth AfricaBrabham Repco3DNF1:29.0002
DNF15Ludovico ScarfiottiItalyCooper Maserati2DNF1:28.8002