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Programme Cover - Watkins Glen 6 Hours 1968
Event: 21st Annual Watkins Glen Sports Car Road RaceDate: 14.7.1968
Track: Watkins Glen Grand Prix Course (USA), 3.701 kmsDistance: 6 hoursAttendance: unknown

Watkins Glen 6 Hours

Start time: 13:15; Grid: unknown; Weather: hot, dry

Entered: 29

Practiced: 28

Started: 28

Classified: 14

Prototype 3000 (P3.0) : P:7, ST:7, CL:3
Prototype 2000 (P2.0) : P:3, ST:3, CL:2
Sports 5000 (S5.0) : P:5, ST:5, CL:5
Sports 2000 (S2.0) : P:6, ST:6, CL:2
Grand Touring +2000 (GT+2.0) : P:3, ST:3, CL:1
Grand Touring 2000 (GT2.0) : P:4, ST:4, CL:2
Entry List
Entry List - Watkins Glen 6 Hours 1968
Photos by courtesy of: Gerald Melton (64) and Joseph Delikat (1)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 02/02/2009 Last photo update on this page: 12/05/2013
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11 - Porsche 908 #012 - Porsche System Engineering, Ltd.Porsche 908 Coupe #012 - Porsche 908 F8 3000 cc N/AP3.0
Porsche System Engineering, Ltd. (D)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jo Siffert (CH)/Vic Elford (GB)
DNS:
Joe Buzzetta (USA)
Result: did not finish (Wheel bearing)
Grid: 1st (1:10.200)
Colours: white
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 18/03/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
22 - Porsche 908 #009 - Porsche System Engineering, Ltd.Porsche 908 Coupe #009 - Porsche 908 F8 3000 cc N/AP3.0
Porsche System Engineering, Ltd. (D)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hans Herrmann (D)/Tetsu Ikuzawa (J)/Jo Siffert (CH)
DNS:
Richard Attwood (GB); listed, never drove: Vic Elford (GB)
Result: 6th (29 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 3rd (1:11.100)
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 12/05/2013Photo by courtesy of: Joseph Delikat and Gerald Melton
33 - Porsche 908 #005 - Porsche System Engineering, Ltd.Porsche 908 Coupe #005 - Porsche 908 F8 3000 cc N/AP3.0
Porsche System Engineering, Ltd. (D)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Scooter Patrick (USA)/Richard Attwood (GB)/Joe Buzzetta (USA)
DNS:
Jo Siffert (CH), Tetsu Ikuzawa (J); listed, never drove: Jochen Neerpasch (D)
Result: did not finish (Wheel bearing)
Grid: 4th (1:12.000)
Colours: white (+orange)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 18/03/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
44 - Porsche 908 #011 - Porsche System Engineering, Ltd.Porsche 908 Coupe #011 - Porsche 908 F8 3000 cc N/AP3.0
Porsche System Engineering, Ltd. (D)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: George Follmer (USA)/Joe Buzzetta (USA)Result: did not finish (Over-revved)
Grid: 5th (1:12.300)
Colours: white (+dark)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 18/03/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
55 - Ford GT40 #1075 - J. W. Automotive Engineering, Ltd.Ford GT40 #1075 - Ford V8/90° OHV 4700 cc N/AS5.0
J. W. Automotive Engineering, Ltd. (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jacky Ickx (B)/Lucien Bianchi (B)Result: winner - (176.225 kph) - margin: 8s090
Grid: 2nd (1:10.800)
Colours: light blue (+orange)
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 18/03/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
66 - Ford GT40 #1084 - J. W. Automotive Engineering, Ltd.Ford GT40 #1084 - Ford V8/90° 2v OHV 4700 cc N/AS5.0
J. W. Automotive Engineering, Ltd. (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Paul Hawkins (AUS)/David Hobbs (GB)Result: 2nd (8s090 behind the winner)
Grid: 7th (1:12.600)
Colours: light blue (+orange)
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 18/03/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
77 - Ford GT40 #GT/103 - William M. Wonder, Inc.Ford GT40 #GT/103 - Ford 289 V8/90° OHV 4727 cc N/AS5.0
William M. Wonder, Inc. (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: William Wonder (USA)/Ray Cuomo (USA)/Raymond Caldwell (USA)Result: 15th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 15th (1:19.100)
Colours: deep red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 18/03/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
99 - Chevrolet Corvette 427 - Sunray-DX Oil Co.Chevrolet Corvette C3 # - Chevrolet 427 V8 6997 cc N/AGT+2.0
Sunray-DX Oil Co. (USA)Closed hardtop bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Don Yenko (USA)/Dave Morgan (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 14th (1:18.100)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 18/03/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
1111 - Lola T70 Mk.3 GT Chevrolet #SL73/101 - Ecurie BonnierLola T70 Mk.3 GT #SL73/101 - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV 5000 cc N/AS5.0
Ecurie Bonnier (CH)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jo Bonnier (S)/Chuck Parsons (USA)
DNS:
Sten Axelsson (S)
Result: 10th (46 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 6th (1:12.400)
Colours: yellow (+white/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 18/03/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
1212 - Chevrolet Corvette 427 - Robert JohnsonChevrolet Corvette C3 - Chevrolet 427 V8 6997 cc N/AGT+2.0
Robert Johnson (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Johnson (USA)/Robert R. Johnson (USA)Result: 11th 1st in GT+2.0 (48 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 17th (1:20.500)
Colours: dark blue (+orange)
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 18/03/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
1414 - Porsche 906 LE #103 - B & B Motors. Ltd.Porsche 906 LH #103 - Porsche Typ 901 F6 2v SOHC 1991 cc N/AS2.0
B & B Motors. Ltd. (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bob Bailey (USA)/Jim Locke (USA)Result: 5th (29 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 16th (1:20.100)
Colours: silver (+purple)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 18/03/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
2121 - Ferrari Dino 206 S #014 - North American Racing Team (Luigi Chinetti, Sr.)Ferrari Dino 206 S #014 - Ferrari 2000 cc N/AP2.0
North American Racing Team (Luigi Chinetti, Sr.) (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Charlie Kolb (USA)/Ricardo Rodriguez (USA)
DNS:
Bob Grossman (USA)
Result: 7th 1st in P2.0 (39 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 13th (1:17.800)
Colours: red (+blue/white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 18/03/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
2222 - Ferrari 275 GTB/4 #10311 - North American Racing Team (Luigi Chinetti, Sr.)Ferrari 275 GTB/4 #10311 - Ferrari V12/60° 2v SOHC 3300 cc N/AS5.0
North American Racing Team (Luigi Chinetti, Sr.) (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Grossman (USA)/Ronnie Bucknum (USA)
DNS:
Bobby Unser (USA); listed, never drove: Ricardo Rodriguez (USA)
Result: 9th (45 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 20th (1:24.300)
Colours: light
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 18/03/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
3333 - Alfa Romeo T33/2 - Ausca Racing, Inc.Alfa Romeo T33/2 # - Alfa Romeo V8 2v DOHC 1995 cc N/AP2.0
Ausca Racing, Inc. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Horst Kwech (AUS)/John Martino (USA)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 11th (1:17.000)
Colours: red
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 18/03/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
3737 - Porsche 904 GTS - Dieter OestPorsche 904 GTS - Porsche F4 2000 cc N/AS2.0
Dieter Oest (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Dieter Oest (USA)/Nick Davidson (USA)Result: did not finish (DQ: too slow)
Grid: 27th (1:36.800)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 18/03/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
4747 - Lotus 47 #47-GT-74 - Andre PrefontaineLotus 47 #47-GT-74 - Ford 1600 cc N/AS2.0
Andre Prefontaine (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Andre Prefontaine (USA)/Peter Roberts (CDN)
listed, never drove:
David Johnson (USA)
Result: did not finish (Oil leak)
Grid: 19th (1:21.200)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 18/03/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
5858 - Porsche 906 #121 - Jacques DuvalPorsche 906 #121 - Porsche Typ 901 F6 2v SOHC 1991 cc N/AS2.0
Jacques Duval (CDN)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jacques Duval (CDN)/Jean-Paul Ostiguy (CDN)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 18th (1:20.900)
Colours: blue (+orange)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 18/03/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
5959 - Porsche 911 T - Brumos Porsche Corp.Porsche 911 T - Porsche F6 2000 cc N/AGT2.0
Brumos Porsche Corp. (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Bert Everett (USA)/Peter Gregg (USA)Result: 8th 1st in GT2.0 (42 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 21st (1:25.600)
Colours: white (+red/blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 18/03/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
6767 - Howmet TX Continental #Mk6/3=>GTP1 (McKee) - Howmet CorporationHowmet TX #Mk6/3=>GTP1 (McKee) - Continental TS325-1 turbine 2958 cc turbineP3.0
Howmet Corporation (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hugh Dibley (GB)/Bob Tullius (USA)Result: 12th (57 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 9th (1:14.600)
Colours: white/red/turquooise
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 18/03/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
7373 - Austin-Healey Sprite - Baker Motor Co., Inc.Austin-Healey Sprite - BMC A series L4 1300 cc N/AP2.0
Baker Motor Co., Inc. (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Clive Baker (GB)/Paul Richards (USA)/Jim Baker (USA)Result: 13th (58 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 24th (1:31.300)
Colours: dark green (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 18/03/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
7676 - Howmet TX Continental #GTP2 (McKee) - Howmet CorporationHowmet TX #GTP2 (McKee) - Continental TS325-1 turbine 2958 cc turbineP3.0
Howmet Corporation (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Dick Thompson (USA)/Ray Heppenstall (USA)Result: 3rd 1st in P3.0 (19 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 8th (1:13.600)
Colours: white/dark blue/silver
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 18/03/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
8686 - Triumph GT6 - Sports Cars Unlimited, W. ClarksonTriumph GT6 # - Triumph N/AGT2.0
Sports Cars Unlimited, W. Clarkson (CDN)Closed bodywork
-
Driven by: Craig Hill (CDN)/Bill Brack (CDN)Result: did not finish
Grid: 23rd (1:29.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Firestone
Photo updated: 18/03/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
8888 - Porsche 906 E #160 - Foreign Car SalesPorsche 906 E #160 - Porsche Typ 901; no:906 160 F6 2v SOHC 1991 cc N/AS2.0
Foreign Car Sales (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Werner Frank (USA)/Ralph Trieschmann (USA)Result: 4th 1st in S2.0 (27 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 12th (1:17.400)
Colours: orange
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 18/03/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
9494 - Porsche 911 - Ralph MeaneyPorsche 911 # - Porsche F6 2000 cc N/AGT2.0
Ralph Meaney (USA)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Ralph Meaney (USA)/Alex Dearborn (USA)Result: 14th (73 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 25th (1:32.000)
Colours: dark
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 18/03/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
9797 - MGB GT - Herrington Motors, Inc.MG B GT - BMC B series L4 N/AGT2.0
Herrington Motors, Inc. (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: William J. Herrington (USA)/Rick Mansfield (USA)/Jerry Walsh (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid: 26th (1:35.100)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 18/03/2011Photo by courtesy of: Gerald Melton
No photos available:
10The car is not available on a photoChevron B12 #01? - Repco 740/Brabham V8 2996 cc N/AP3.0
John Woolfe Racing (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Woolfe (GB)David Piper (GB)Result: did not finish (Spun & stalled)
Grid: 10th (1:16.950)
Colours: dark blue
Tyres: unknown
93The car is not available on a photoTVR Grantura Mk IV # - BMC B-Series L4 N/AS2.0
Arthur Mollin Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Arthur Mollin (USA)/Art Riley (USA)Result: did not finish (DQ: too slow)
Grid: 28th (1:42.300)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
99The car is not available on a photoShelby GT350 #SFM5R108 - Ford V8/90° 2v OHV N/AGT+2.0
Pegasus Racing Team (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Sidney Finkel (USA)/James Sutter (USA)
DNS:
Bob Nagel (USA)
Result: did not finish (DQ: too slow)
Grid: 22nd (1:28.100)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
If you have a picture of any car that is missing in the gallery or you might have a better photo, please, do not hesitate to get in touch with us.
Entered cars that did not arrive:
62The car did not arriveChevrolet Corvette - Chevrolet 427 V8 6997 cc N/AGT+2.0
Lodge Steak House (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Don Yenko (USA)/John Bushell (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
More photos from this race:
Photos by: Gerald Melton (4)
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