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Event: BOAC International 500 World Championship Sports Car RaceDate: 7.4.1968
Track: Brands Hatch Circuit (United Kingdom), 4.265 kmsOrganiser: BRSCC

Brands Hatch 6 Hours

Weather:warm, dry
Start time:12:00
Grid:3-2-3
Distance:6 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:43
Practiced:38
Qualified:35
Started:35
Finished:19
Classified:19
Classes:PractStartClass
Prototype 3000652
Prototype 200011117
Sports 500011107
Sports 2000996
Pre-race sessions:
2 qualifying sessions held for a total of 240 minutes on 5-6/4
Winners:
Overall:4Ford GT40Ickx / Redman
Prototype 3000:38Porsche 907 2.2Mitter / Scarfiotti
Prototype 2000:45Porsche 910Steinemann / Spoerry
Sports 2000:24Lotus 47 FordOliver / Miles
Pole Positions:
Overall:37Porsche 907 2.2Jo Siffert (CH)1:34.600162.296 km/h
Prototype 2000:48Ferrari Dino 206 SDean / Beckwith1:39.400
Sports 5000:4Ford GT40Ickx / Redman1:36.800
Sports 2000:25Lotus 47Taylor / Budge1:40.200
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (11), Ford (6), Lotus (5), Ferrari (3), Lola (3), Alfa Romeo (3)
Top engines by numbers:Ford (12), Porsche (11), Ferrari (3), Chevrolet (3), Alfa Romeo (3)
Top car types by numbers:Ford GT40 (5), Lotus 47 (5), Porsche 906 (5)
Driver nationalities:GB (43), I (4), CH (4), D (4), B (2), CDN (2), NL (2), S (2), USA (2)
Most used colours:red (26%), white (21%), green (12%), blue (7%), dark (7%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (100%)
Average engine size:2639 cc (2% turbine cars not counted)
Oldest known drivers:Jo Bonnier (38), David Piper (38), Tony Dean (36)
Youngest known drivers:Jacky Ickx (23), John Miles (25), Jackie Oliver (26)

Official Race Programme:

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