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Event: Sebring 12 Hours of Endurance for the Alitalia Airline TrophyDate: 22.3.1969
Track: Sebring (United States), 8.369 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Sebring 12 Hours

Weather:warm, dry
Start time:11:00
Grid:Le Mans start
Distance:12 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:88
Practiced:73
Qualified:72
Started:70
Finished:47
Classified:35
Classes:PractStartClass
Sports Prototype - Class 1113138
Sports Prototype - Class 9131210
Production Sports - Class 12773
Production Sports - Class 11332
Grand Touring - Class 13554
Grand Touring - Class 12110
Grand Touring - Class 910107
Touring - Class 1211106
Touring - Class 9997
Race notes:
Last time that Le Mans start was used at Sebring.
Pre-race sessions:
4 qualifying sessions held for a total of 600 minutes on 20-21/3, 1 non-qualifying practice session held for a total of 120 minutes on 20/3
Winners:
Overall:22Ford GT40Ickx / Oliver
Sports Prototype - Class 11:25Ferrari 312 PAmon / Andretti
Sports Prototype - Class 9:45Porsche 906 EBaker / Smothers
Grand Touring - Class 13:5Chevrolet Camaro Z/28Yenko / Grossman
Grand Touring - Class 9:52Porsche 911 TLarrousse / Wicky / Sage
Touring - Class 12:94Chevrolet CamaroOrmes / Mastandrea
Touring - Class 9:53Porsche 911Pickett / Gregg
Fastest Laps:
Overall:25Ferrari 312 PChris Amon (NZ)2:41.880186.106 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:25Ferrari 312 PMario Andretti (USA)2:40.140188.129 km/h
Sports Prototype - Class 9:45Porsche 906 EBaker / Smothers3:01.130
Production Sports - Class 12:9Lola T70 Mk.3B GT ChevroletBucknum / Donohue2:40.920
Production Sports - Class 11:57Chevron B8 BMWMaglioli / Kleinpeter / Beatty3:09.490
Grand Touring - Class 13:1Chevrolet CorvetteDeLorenzo / Thompson3:00.300
Grand Touring - Class 12:88Shelby GT350Blessing / Cummings / Stumes3:43.520
Grand Touring - Class 9:50Porsche 911 TDuval / Nicholas3:17.460
Touring - Class 12:18Chevrolet CamaroJowett, Jr. / Tullius3:05.920
Touring - Class 9:53Porsche 911Pickett / Gregg3:21.160
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (18), Chevrolet (13), MG (6), Ford (5), Alfa Romeo (5)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (18), Chevrolet (17), BMC (9), Ford (6), Alfa Romeo (5)
Top car types by numbers:Chevrolet Camaro (9), Porsche 908/02 (5), Lola T70 (4), Porsche 906 (4), Chevrolet Corvette (4), Porsche 911 (4), MG B (4)
Driver nationalities:USA (105), CDN (10), GB (9), I (8), D (7), YV (4), S (2), IRL (2), F (2), CH (2), B (2)
Team nationalities:USA (46), GB (6), D (5), CDN (4), I (4), YV (2), CH (2)
Most used colours:white (27%), red (25%), blue (13%), green (12%), yellow (6%), orange (4%)
Engine positions:front-engined (46%), mid-engined (41%), rear-engined (13%)
Average engine size:3187 cc
Oldest known drivers:Ed Hugus (46), Maurice Carter (45), Chuck Parsons (45)
Youngest known drivers:Liane Engeman (22), Mike Downs (22), Jacky Ickx (24)
Woman drivers:Smokey Drolet, Liane Engeman, Janet Guthrie

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - Sebring 12 Hours 1969Entry List - Sebring 12 Hours 1969Schedule of events is not available.Track Map - Sebring 12 Hours 1969
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