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Event: 21st Annual Watkins Glen Sports Car Road RaceDate: 14.7.1968
Track: Watkins Glen Grand Prix Course (United States), 3.701 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Watkins Glen 6 Hours

Weather:hot, dry
Start time:13:15
Grid:unknown
Distance:6 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:29
Practiced:28
Qualified:28
Started:28
Finished:14
Classified:14
Classes:PractStartClass
Prototype 3000773
Prototype 2000332
Sports 5000555
Sports 2000662
Grand Touring +2000331
Grand Touring 2000442
Pre-race sessions:
3 qualifying sessions held for a total of 330 minutes on 12-13/7
3 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:5Ford GT40Ickx / Bianchi
Prototype 3000:76Howmet TX ContinentalThompson / Heppenstall
Prototype 2000:21Ferrari Dino 206 SKolb / Rodriguez
Sports 2000:88Porsche 906 EFrank / Trieschmann
Grand Touring +2000:12Chevrolet Corvette 427Johnson / Johnson
Grand Touring 2000:59Porsche 911 TEverett / Gregg
Fastest Laps:
Overall:5Ford GT40Jacky Ickx (B)1:11.100187.418 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:1Porsche 908Jo Siffert (CH)1:10.200189.820 km/h
Prototype 2000:33Alfa Romeo T33/2Kwech / Martino1:17.000
Sports 5000:5Ford GT40Ickx / Bianchi1:10.800
Sports 2000:88Porsche 906 EFrank / Trieschmann1:17.400
Grand Touring +2000:9Chevrolet Corvette 427Yenko / Morgan1:18.100
Grand Touring 2000:59Porsche 911 TEverett / Gregg1:25.600
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (10), Ford (3), Howmet (2), Ferrari (2), Chevrolet (2)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (10), Ford (5), Chevrolet (3), BMC (3), Continental (2), Ferrari (2)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 908 (4), Ford GT40 (3), Porsche 906 (3)
Driver nationalities:USA (39), GB (7), CDN (6), CH (2), AUS (2), B (2)
Team nationalities:USA (18), D (4), GB (3), CDN (2)
Most used colours:white (26%), blue (22%), red (11%), yellow (8%), orange (7%), dark (5%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (66%), front-engined (25%), rear-engined (9%)
Average engine size:2928 cc (8% turbine cars not counted)
Oldest known drivers:Art Riley (53), Chuck Parsons (44), Bob Johnson (41)
Youngest known drivers:Jacky Ickx (23), Tetsu Ikuzawa (26), Clive Baker (26)

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
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