Event: Eleventh Annual Los Angeles Times Grand PrixDate: 27.10.1968
Track: Riverside International Raceway (United States), 5.271 kmsOrganiser: California Sports Car Club Region SCCA

Can-Am Riverside

(Race Results)

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/h
1st4Bruce McLarenMcLaren M8A ChevroletMcLaren Cars Ltd.62326.777 kms184.033
2nd6Mark DonohueMcLaren M6B ChevroletRoger Penske Racing Ent.62
3rd66Jim HallChaparral 2G ChevroletChaparral Cars, Inc.61
4th11Lothar MotschenbacherMcLaren M6B FordLeader Cards Racers60
5th5Denny HulmeMcLaren M8A ChevroletMcLaren Cars Ltd.59
6th62John CannonMcLaren Elva Mark III ChevroletContinental Accessories57
7th44Jerry HansenMcLaren M6A ChevroletJerry Hansen56
8th36Swede SavageMcLaren M6B FordAll American Racers56
9th28Dick BrownMcLaren M6B ChevroletEcurie Green, Inc.55
10th2Brett LungerCaldwell D7C ChevroletAutodynamics Corp.54
11th10Chuck ParsonsLola T160 ChevroletCarl A. Haas Racing Teams, Ltd.50
12th77Jack MillikanLola T70 Mk.2 ChevroletAutomotion of San Diego49
13th17Jerry TitusMcLaren M6B ChevroletHollywood Sports Cars & T/G Racing Co.49
14th37Hollinger / BarbourLola T70 Mk.2B ChevroletSports Racing Pacific49

Did not finish:

No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReason
98George EatonMcLaren Elva Mark III FordGeorge Eaton Racing46Gearbox
9Jo BonnierMcLaren M6B ChevroletEcurie Suisse46Broken exhaust, battery, gearshift lever
18Ed LeslieLola T70 Mk.3 GT ChevroletCompetition Imports Racing Team41Bent water pump pulley
16George FollmerLola T70 Mk.3B FordGeo Follmer Ent.40Oil pressure, bearings
99Bill YoungLola T70 Mk.3B ChevroletMac's Super Gloss40Running at the finish
76Tony SettemberLola T70 Mk.3 ChevroletWebster Racing Ent.37Broken wheel
1Sam PoseyLola T160 ChevroletAutodynamics Corp.33Swallowed injector screen
12Jerry EntinLola T70 Mk.3 ChevroletEric Hauser33Running at the finish
71Ron HerreraMcLaren Elva Mark II Chevrolet32Broken shift linkage
7John SurteesLola TS Chevrolet (T160)Team Surtees Limited31Broken water pump pulley
26Skip ScottLola T160 ChevroletCarl A. Haas Racing Teams, Ltd.31Fuel pressure
15Brian O'NeilLola T160 ChevroletAmerican Racing Motors, Inc.31Hit guardrail, broken wheel
55Roger McCaigMcLaren M6B ChevroletRoger McCaig25Engine failure
22Jim PaulMcLaren Elva Mark IIIB ChevroletJim Paul Racing22Suspension
64Stan BurnettBurnett Mk.3 ChevroletWilliams & Swanson Chev.16Blown head gasket, overheating
25Charlie HayesMcKee Mk.10 OldsmobileRalph C. Salyer10Boiling fuel
43Richard GallowayMcLaren M6B ChevroletR. B. Galloway9Loose wiring
41Jay HillsMcLaren Elva Mark III ChevroletJay Hills8Brake failure
48Dan GurneyLola T160 FordAll American Racers7Oil leak
52Peter RevsonMcLaren M6B FordShelby Racing Co.1Fuel pressure
0Don JensenBurnett Mk.2 ChevroletDon L. Jensen0Rear end failure

Did not start:

No.DriversCarEntrantReason
3Mario AndrettiLola T160 FordGeorge BignottiEngine

Did not qualify:

No.DriversCarEntrantReason
59Gary WilsonLola T160 Chevrolet
33F. P. Wedge RaffertyMcLaren Elva Mark III ChevroletHillview Bakery Special
34George DrolsomLola T70 Mk.3 ChevroletWarren Burmester
54Clem AbramsLotus 19 FordClem H. Abrams

Entered cars that did not arrive:

No.DriversCarEntrantReason
8Bill EveMatich SR3R Repco-BrabhamKent Price
15Brian O'NeilLola T70 Mk.3B ChevroletAmerican Racing Motors, Inc.Raced T160
19Gary WilsonLola T70 Mk.3 ChevroletGary M. Wilson
20McLaren Elva Mark III ChevroletSilver Star Service-James E. Matuska
23Chris AmonFerrari 612 PModern Classic Motors
24Bob NagelLola T70 Mk.3 FordRobert J. Nagel
43Richard GallowayLola T70 Mk.3 ChevroletR. B. Galloway
45Robert EdmisonKing Cobra T10 ChevroletAirline Auto Sales
63Roy KumnickLola T70 Mk.3 ChevroletRoy Kumnick Tero Corvette
75Ron La PeerGenie Mk.10B ChevroletDan Blocker/Bill Campbell
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