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Event: Grosser Preiss von ÖsterreichDate: 25.8.1968
Track: Flugplatz Zeltweg (Austria), 3.200 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Zeltweg 500 Kilometres

Weather:warm, drying
Start time:unknown
Grid:4-3-4, PP left
Distance:500 kilometres
Attendance:unknown
Entered:27
Practiced:19
Qualified:19
Started:19
Finished:11
Classified:11
Classes:PractStartClass
Prototype 3000664
Prototype 2000554
Sports 5000441
Sports 2000443
Pre-race sessions:
2 qualifying sessions held for a total of 300 minutes on 23-24/8
Winners:
Overall:1Porsche 908Jo Siffert
Prototype 2000:10Porsche 910Kauhsen / von Wendt
Sports 5000:20Ford GT40Paul Hawkins
Sports 2000:16Porsche 906Marko / Pankl
Fastest Laps:
Overall:1Porsche 908Jo Siffert1:04.820177.723 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:1Porsche 908Jo Siffert (CH)1:04.860177.723 km/h
Prototype 2000:9Porsche 910Steinemann / Spoerry1:09.520
Sports 5000:21Lola T70 Mk.3 GT ChevroletBonnier1:06.720
Sports 2000:16Porsche 906Marko / Pankl1:10.310
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (11), Ford (2), Alfa Romeo (2), Lola (2)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (11), Ford (3), Alfa Romeo (2), Chevrolet (2)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 908 (4), Porsche 910 (4), Porsche 906 (3)
Driver nationalities:D (8), A (6), GB (5), B (3), CH (3)
Team nationalities:D (6), GB (3), A (3), B (2), CH (2)
Engine positions:mid-engined (100%)
Average engine size:2861 cc
Oldest known drivers:Jo Bonnier (38), Tony Dean (36), Vic Elford (33)
Youngest known drivers:Helmut Marko (25), Teddy Pilette (26), Kurt Ahrens, Jr. (28)

Official Race Programme:

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