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Event: 24 Hours of DaytonaDate: 4.2.1968
Track: Daytona International Speedway (United States), 6.132 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Daytona 24 Hours

Weather:cold
Start time:3/2 15:00
Grid:2-2-2
Distance:24 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:75
Practiced:68
Qualified:63
Started:63
Finished:30
Classified:30
Classes:PractStartClass
Prototype17168
Sports761
Grand Touring19187
Sedan - Over 2 Litres12116
Sedan - Under 2 Litres12128
Experimental000
Race notes:
Race started on backstretch, total distance includes 0.64 laps (2.43 ,iles/3.911 kms.) of paced formation.
Pre-race sessions:
4 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 720 minutes on 31/1-1-2
1 qualifying session held for a total of 480 minutes on 2/2
Winners:
Overall:54Porsche 907 LH 2.2Elford / Neerpasch / Stommelen / Siffert / Herrmann
Sports:34Ferrari 250 LMGunn / Ortega / Merello
Grand Touring:31Chevrolet CorvetteGrant / Morgan
Sedan - Over 2 Litres:1Ford MustangTitus / Bucknum
Sedan - Under 2 Litres:59Porsche 911Gregg / Axelsson
Fastest Laps:
Overall:8Ford GT40Jacky Ickx (B)1:56.860188.890 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:8Ford GT40Jacky Ickx (B)1:54.910192.096 km/h
Prototype:53Porsche 907 LH 2.2Mitter / Stommelen1:57.310
Grand Touring:44Chevrolet CorvetteGuldstrand / Leslie / Patrick / Jordan2:04.000
Sedan - Over 2 Litres:6Chevrolet CamaroDonohue / Johnson / Fisher2:06.610
Sedan - Under 2 Litres:14Porsche 911 SEverett / Jennings / Bailey2:18.810
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (16), Chevrolet (10), Ford (9), Alfa Romeo (6), Triumph (5)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (16), Ford (13), Chevrolet (10), Alfa Romeo (6), Ferrari (4), Triumph (4)
Top car types by numbers:Chevrolet Corvette (6), Porsche 907 (5), Ford Mustang (5)
Driver nationalities:USA (103), I (14), GB (12), D (7), CH (4), AUS (3), F (3), S (3), EC (2), B (2)
Team nationalities:USA (43), GB (6), I (5), D (4)
Most used colours:darker (18%), blue (17%), red (16%), white (15%), light (9%), lighter (5%)
Engine positions:front-engined (50%), mid-engined (31%), rear-engined (19%)
Average engine size:3320 cc (1% turbine cars not counted)
Average age of cars:1 year old (average year manufactured: 1967)
Oldest known drivers:Bob Johnson (41), Jo Schlesser (40), Teodoro Zeccoli (39)
Youngest known drivers:Jacky Ickx (23), Sam Posey (24), Rolf Stommelen (25)

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - Daytona 24 Hours 1968Entry List - Daytona 24 Hours 1968Schedule of events is not available.Track map is not available.
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