1968 Can-Am Season

Schedule
RoundRaceCircuitDate
1 Road America Can-AmRoad AmericaSeptember 1
2 Bridgehampton Grand PrixBridgehampton Race CircuitSeptember 15
3 Klondike Trail 200Edmonton Speedway ParkSeptember 29
4 Monterey Grand PrixLaguna Seca RacewayOctober 13
5 Los Angeles Times Grand PrixRiverside International RacewayOctober 27
6 Stardust Grand PrixStardust RacewayNovember 10

Drivers Championship
PosDriverTeamCarEnginePoints
1  Denis Clive 'Denny' Hulme Bruce McLaren Motor Racing McLaren M8A Chevrolet   Chevrolet   35 
2  Bruce Leslie McLaren Bruce McLaren Motor Racing McLaren M8A Chevrolet   Chevrolet   24 
3  Mark Neary Donohue, Jr. Penske Cars McLaren M6B   Chevrolet   23 
4  Jim Hall Chaparral Cars, Midland Texas Chaparral 2G   Chevrolet   12 
5  Lothar Motschenbacher LeadusDana Chevrolet Racing McLaren M6B  McLaren M6B   Oldsmobile  Chevrolet  Ford   11 
6  John Cannon    10 
7  George Follmer Agapiou Brothers Lola T70 MKIII   Ford  Chevrolet   
8  Jerry Titus    
9  Chuck Parsons Carl Haas Racing Lola T160   Chevrolet   
9  Sam Posey Caldwell AutodynamicsAutodynamics CorporationCaldwell Autodynamics Caldwell D-7  Lola T160  Lola T160   Ford  Chevrolet   
11  George Ross Eaton    
12  Peter Jeffrey Revson Shelby American Racing McLaren M6B   Ford  Chevrolet   
12  David Earl 'Swede' Savage Jr. All American RacersAll American RacersAll American Racers Lola T160  Lola T160  McLaren M6B   Ford   
14  Dick Brown Ecurie Greene IncEcurie Greene Inc McLaren M6B  McLaren M6B   Ford  Chevrolet   
15  Daniel Sexton Gurney All American RacersAll American Racers McLaren M6B  Lola T160   Ford   
15  Charlie Hayes Salyer RacingSalyer Racing McKee MK10  McKee MK10   Chevrolet  Oldsmobile   

Road America Can-Am (Round 1)
Pos.DriverTeamCarEnginePoints
1    Denis Clive 'Denny' Hulme Bruce McLaren Motor Racing McLaren M8A Chevrolet
Chassis: M8A/2 
Chevrolet 
2    Bruce Leslie McLaren Bruce McLaren Motor Racing McLaren M8A Chevrolet
Chassis: M8A/1 
Chevrolet 
3    Mark Neary Donohue, Jr. Penske Cars McLaren M6B
Chassis: M6A/3 
Chevrolet 
4    Peter Jeffrey Revson Shelby American Racing McLaren M6B
Chassis: 50-11/12 
Ford 
5    Jim Hall Chaparral Cars, Midland Texas Chaparral 2G
Chassis: 2G001 
Chevrolet 
6    Lothar Motschenbacher Leadus McLaren M6B
Chassis: 50-03 
Ford 
7    Charlie Hayes Salyer Racing McKee MK10 Oldsmobile  
8    George Ross Eaton  McLaren M1C Ford  
9    John Cordts  McLaren M1C Chevrolet  
10    Sam Posey Caldwell Autodynamics Caldwell D-7
Chassis: D7/02 
Chevrolet  
11    George Ralph  Lola T70 MKII
Chassis: SL71/43 
Chevrolet  
12    Robert Brett Lunger Caldwell Autodynamics Lola T160 Chevrolet  
13    Pedro Rodríguez North American Racing Team Ferrari 330 P4
Chassis: 0860 
  
14    Roy Kumnick  Lola T70 MKIII Chevrolet  
15    Candido DaMota  McLaren M1C Chevrolet  
16    Fred Pipin  Lola T70 MK IIIB Chevrolet  
17    Ronnie Bucknum  Lola T70 MK IIIB
Chassis: SL75/124 
Ford  
18    Joakim 'Jo' Bonnier Ecurie Nationale Suisse McLaren M6B
Chassis: 50-15 
Chevrolet  
19    Skip Scott Carl Haas Racing Lola T70 MKIII
Chassis: SL73/129 
Chevrolet  
20    Ron Courtney  McLaren M1B Chevrolet  
21
Did not finish
Oil leak and blown engine
 
  Mario Gabriele Andretti  Lola T70 MKIII
Chassis: SL73/127 
Ford  
22
Did not finish
Engine
 
  Ludwig Heimrath Heimrath Racing McLaren M1C Chevrolet  
23
Did not finish 
  Leonard Janke  McLaren M1C Chevrolet  
24
Did not finish
Blown head gasket
 
  Jerry Hansen  McLaren M6A
Chassis: M6A/1 
Chevrolet  
25
Did not finish
Engine
 
  Dick Brown Ecurie Greene Inc McLaren M6B
Chassis: 50-07 
Ford  
26
Did not finish
Engine
 
  Gary Wilson  McLaren M1B Chevrolet  
27
Did not finish 
  Chuck Parsons Carl Haas Racing Lola T160
Chassis: SL160/9 
Chevrolet  
28
Did not finish
Blown head gasket
 
  Ralph Treischmann  McLaren M1C Chevrolet  

Disqualified
Push start
 
  Brian O'Neil American Racing Motors Lola T70 MK IIIB Chevrolet  

Did not start
Accident during practice
 
  Tom Swindell  McLaren   

Bridgehampton Grand Prix (Round 2)
Pos.DriverTeamCarEnginePoints
1    Mark Neary Donohue, Jr. Penske Cars McLaren M6B
Chassis: M6A/3 
Chevrolet 
2    Jim Hall Chaparral Cars, Midland Texas Chaparral 2G
Chassis: 2G001 
Chevrolet 
3    Lothar Motschenbacher Leadus McLaren M6B
Chassis: 50-03 
Ford 
4    David Earl 'Swede' Savage Jr. All American Racers Lola T160 Ford 
5    Dick Brown Ecurie Greene Inc McLaren M6B
Chassis: 50-07 
Chevrolet 
6    Daniel Sexton Gurney All American Racers McLaren M6B
Chassis: 50-10 
Ford 
7    Brian O'Neil American Racing Motors Lola T70 MK IIIB Chevrolet  
8    Sam Posey Autodynamics Corporation Lola T160 Chevrolet  
9
Did not finish
Main bearing
 
  Bruce Leslie McLaren Bruce McLaren Motor Racing McLaren M8A Chevrolet
Chassis: M8A/1 
Chevrolet  
10
Did not finish
Broken rod
 
  Denis Clive 'Denny' Hulme Bruce McLaren Motor Racing McLaren M8A Chevrolet
Chassis: M8A/2 
Chevrolet  
11
Did not finish
Accident
 
  Ron Courtney  McLaren M1B Chevrolet  
12
Did not finish
Flat tire
 
  Robert Brett Lunger Autodynamics Corporation Caldwell D7C Chevrolet
Chassis: D7/02 
Chevrolet  
13
Did not finish
Rear suspension
 
  Peter Jeffrey Revson Shelby American Racing McLaren M6B
Chassis: 50-11/12 
Ford  
14
Did not finish
Gearbox
 
  Bob Nagel  Lola T70 MKIII
Chassis: SL73/128 
Ford  
15
Did not finish
Electrical wiring
 
  Fred Pipin  Lola T70 MK IIIB Chevrolet  
16
Did not finish
Engine problem
 
  Joakim 'Jo' Bonnier Ecurie Nationale Suisse McLaren M6B
Chassis: 50-15 
Chevrolet  
17
Did not finish
Overheating
 
  Ronnie Bucknum  Lola T70 MK IIIB
Chassis: SL75/124 
Ford  
18
Did not finish
Broken gear lever
 
  George Ralph  Lola T70 MKII
Chassis: SL71/43 
Chevrolet  
19
Did not finish
Overheating
 
  Skip Scott Carl Haas Racing Lola T160 Chevrolet  
20
Did not finish
Engine
 
  Chuck Parsons Carl Haas Racing Lola T160
Chassis: SL160/9 
Chevrolet  
21
Did not finish
Drive shaft
 
  George Ross Eaton  McLaren M1C Ford  
22
Did not finish
Black flagged
 
  Candido DaMota  McLaren M1C Chevrolet  
23
Did not finish
Push rod
 
  John Surtees Team Surtees Lola T160 Chevrolet  
24
Did not finish
Accident
 
  Pedro Rodríguez North American Racing Team Ferrari 330 P4
Chassis: 0860 
  
25
Did not finish 
  Mario Gabriele Andretti Bignotti Enterprises Lola T70 MKIII
Chassis: SL73/127 
Ford  

Did not start 
  Anson Johnson  Lola T70 MK IIIB Chevrolet  

Did not start 
  Jerry Hansen  McLaren M6A
Chassis: M6A/1 
Chevrolet  

Did not start 
  Lynn Kysar  Lola T70 MKIII Chevrolet  

Klondike Trail 200 (Round 3)
Pos.DriverTeamCarEnginePoints
1    Denis Clive 'Denny' Hulme Bruce McLaren Motor Racing McLaren M8A Chevrolet
Chassis: M8A/2 
Chevrolet 
2    Bruce Leslie McLaren Bruce McLaren Motor Racing McLaren M8A Chevrolet
Chassis: M8A/1 
Chevrolet 
3    Mark Neary Donohue, Jr. Penske Cars McLaren M6B
Chassis: M6A/3 
Chevrolet 
4    Sam Posey Caldwell Autodynamics Lola T160 Chevrolet 
5    Chuck Parsons Carl Haas Racing Lola T160
Chassis: SL160/9 
Chevrolet 
6    Charlie Hayes Salyer Racing McKee MK10 Oldsmobile 
7    Gary Wilson  McLaren M1B Chevrolet  
8    Skip Scott Carl Haas Racing Lola T160 Chevrolet  
9    Brian O'Neil  Lola T160 Chevrolet  
10    George Ross Eaton  McLaren M1C Ford  
11    Jim Hall Chaparral Cars, Midland Texas Chaparral 2G
Chassis: 2G001 
Chevrolet  
12    John Cordts  McLaren M1C Chevrolet  
13
Did not finish
Broken chassis
 
  Robert Brett Lunger Caldwell Autodynamics Caldwell D7C Chevrolet
Chassis: D7/02 
Chevrolet  
14
Did not finish
Blown head gasket
 
  Roger McCaig  McLaren M6B
Chassis: 50-08 
  
15
Did not finish
Broken radius rod-ball joint
 
  Lothar Motschenbacher Dana Chevrolet Racing McLaren M6B
Chassis: 50-03 
Ford  
16
Did not finish
Main bearing
 
  Peter Jeffrey Revson Shelby American Racing McLaren M6B
Chassis: 50-11/12 
Ford  
17
Did not finish
Broken suspension part
 
  Jerry Titus  McLaren M6B Chevrolet  
18
Did not finish 
  Joakim 'Jo' Bonnier Ecurie Nationale Suisse McLaren M6B
Chassis: 50-15 
Chevrolet  
19
Did not finish 
  Jef Stevens Agapiou Brothers Lola T70 MK IIIB Chevrolet  
20
Did not finish 
  Ronnie Bucknum Agapiou Brothers Lola T70 MK IIIB
Chassis: SL75/124 
Ford  
21
Did not finish
Sump gasket problem
 
  Bill Young Agapiou Brothers Lola T70 MKIII Chevrolet  
22
Did not finish
Oil leak / engine problem
 
  Daniel Sexton Gurney All American Racers McLaren M6B
Chassis: 50-10 
Ford  
23
Did not finish
Throttle problem
 
  David Earl 'Swede' Savage Jr. All American Racers Lola T160 Ford  
24
Did not finish
Blown head gasket
 
  John Surtees Team Surtees Lola T160 Chevrolet  

Monterey Grand Prix (Round 4)
Pos.DriverTeamCarEnginePoints
1    John Cannon  McLaren M1B Chevrolet 
2    Denis Clive 'Denny' Hulme Bruce McLaren Motor Racing McLaren M8A Chevrolet
Chassis: M8A/2 
Chevrolet 
3    George Ross Eaton  McLaren M1C Ford 
4    Lothar Motschenbacher Dana Chevrolet Racing McLaren M6B
Chassis: 50-03 
Ford 
5    Bruce Leslie McLaren Bruce McLaren Motor Racing McLaren M8A Chevrolet
Chassis: M8A/1 
Chevrolet 
6    Jerry Titus  McLaren M6B
Chassis: 50-09 
Chevrolet 
7    Skip Scott Carl Haas Racing Lola T160 Chevrolet  
8    Mark Neary Donohue, Jr. Penske Cars McLaren M6B
Chassis: M6A/3 
Chevrolet  
9    Sam Posey Caldwell Autodynamics Lola T160 Chevrolet  
10    Stan Burnett  Burnett Mk.2 Chevrolet  
11    Merle Brennan  Huffaker Genie MK10 Chevrolet  
12    Peter Jeffrey Revson Shelby American Racing McLaren M6B
Chassis: 50-11/12 
Ford  
13    Don Jensen  Burnett Mk.2 Chevrolet  
14    Tony Settember  Lola T70 MKIII Chevrolet  
15    Brian O'Neil  Lola T160 Chevrolet  
16    Robert Brett Lunger Caldwell Autodynamics Caldwell D7C Chevrolet
Chassis: D7/02 
Chevrolet  
17    Richard Galloway  McLaren M6B
Chassis: 50-14 
Chevrolet  
18    Jerry Entin Entin Brothers Racing Team Lola T70 MKIII Chevrolet  
19    Monte Shelton  Porsche 906 Porsche  
20    Jack Millikan  Lola T70 MKIII Chevrolet  
21
Did not finish
Lost a wheel
 
  Chuck Parsons Carl Haas Racing Lola T160
Chassis: SL160/9 
Chevrolet  
22
Did not finish
Accident
 
  George Follmer Agapiou Brothers Lola T70 MKIII
Chassis: SL75/124 
Ford  
23
Did not finish 
  Daniel Sexton Gurney All American Racers McLaren M6B
Chassis: 50-10 
Ford  
24
Did not finish 
  Ed Leslie  Lola T70 MKIII
Chassis: SL73/117 
Chevrolet  
25
Did not finish
Radiator problem
 
  Jim Paul  McLaren M1C Chevrolet  
26
Did not finish
Engine / broken cylinder
 
  Ron LaPeer  Huffaker Genie MK10 Chevrolet  
27
Did not finish 
  Jerry Hansen  McLaren M6A
Chassis: M6A/1 
Chevrolet  
28
Did not finish
Accident
 
  David Earl 'Swede' Savage Jr. All American Racers Lola T160 Ford  

Did not start
Stalled on the grid
 
  Charlie Hayes Salyer Racing McKee MK10 Oldsmobile  

Did not start
Starter problem on grid.
 
  Jim Hall Chaparral Cars, Midland Texas Chaparral 2G
Chassis: 2G001 
Chevrolet  

Los Angeles Times Grand Prix (Round 5)
Pos.DriverTeamCarEnginePoints
1    Bruce Leslie McLaren Bruce McLaren Motor Racing McLaren M8A Chevrolet
Chassis: M8A/1 
Chevrolet 
2    Mark Neary Donohue, Jr. Penske Cars McLaren M6B
Chassis: M6A/3 
Chevrolet 
3    Jim Hall Chaparral Cars, Midland Texas Chaparral 2G
Chassis: 2G001 
Chevrolet 
4    Lothar Motschenbacher Dana Chevrolet Racing McLaren M6B
Chassis: 50-03 
Ford 
5    Denis Clive 'Denny' Hulme Bruce McLaren Motor Racing McLaren M8A Chevrolet
Chassis: M8A/2 
Chevrolet 
6    John Cannon  McLaren M1B Chevrolet 
7    Jerry Hansen  McLaren M6A
Chassis: M6A/1 
Chevrolet  
8    David Earl 'Swede' Savage Jr. All American Racers McLaren M6B
Chassis: 50-10 
Ford  
9    Dick Brown Ecurie Greene Inc McLaren M6B
Chassis: 50-07 
Chevrolet  
10    Robert Brett Lunger Caldwell Autodynamics Caldwell D7C Chevrolet
Chassis: D7/02 
Chevrolet  
11    Chuck Parsons Carl Haas Racing Lola T160
Chassis: SL160/9 
Chevrolet  
12    Jack Millikan  Lola T70 MKIII Chevrolet  
13    Jerry Titus  McLaren M6B
Chassis: 50-09 
Chevrolet  
14    George Hollinger  Lola T70 MKIII Chevrolet  
15
Did not finish
Gearbox
 
  George Ross Eaton  McLaren M1C Ford  
16
Did not finish 
  Joakim 'Jo' Bonnier Ecurie Nationale Suisse McLaren M6B
Chassis: 50-15 
Chevrolet  
17
Did not finish
Water pump pulley problem
 
  Ed Leslie  Lola T70 MKIII
Chassis: SL73/117 
Chevrolet  
18
Did not finish
Engine problems
 
  George Follmer Agapiou Brothers Lola T70 MKIII
Chassis: SL75/124 
Ford  
19
Did not finish 
  Bill Young Agapiou Brothers Lola T70 MKIII Chevrolet  
20
Did not finish
Broken wheel
 
  Tony Settember  Lola T70 MKIII Chevrolet  
21
Did not finish 
  Sam Posey Caldwell Autodynamics Lola T160 Chevrolet  
22
Did not finish 
  Jerry Entin Entin Brothers Racing Team Lola T70 MKIII Chevrolet  
23
Did not finish 
  Ron Herrera  McLaren M1B Chevrolet  
24
Did not finish 
  John Surtees Team Surtees Lola T160 Chevrolet  
25
Did not finish
Fuel pressure problem
 
  Skip Scott Carl Haas Racing Lola T160 Chevrolet  
26
Did not finish
Accident
 
  Brian O'Neil  Lola T160 Chevrolet  
27
Did not finish
Engine problem
 
  Roger McCaig  McLaren M6B
Chassis: 50-08 
  
28
Did not finish
Suspension
 
  Jim Paul  McLaren M1C Chevrolet  
29
Did not finish
Blown head gasket
 
  Stan Burnett  Burnett Mk.3 Chevrolet  
30
Did not finish 
  Charlie Hayes Salyer Racing McKee MK10 Oldsmobile  
31
Did not finish 
  Richard Galloway  Lola T70 MKIII Chevrolet  
32
Did not finish 
  Jay Hills  McLaren M1B Chevrolet  
33
Did not finish
Oil leak
 
  Daniel Sexton Gurney All American Racers Lola T160 Ford  
34
Did not finish 
  Peter Jeffrey Revson Shelby American Racing McLaren M6B
Chassis: 50-11/12 
Ford  
35
Did not finish 
  Don Jensen  Burnett Mk.2 Chevrolet  

Did not qualify 
  George Drolsom  Lola T160 Chevrolet  

Did not qualify 
Clem Abrams  Lotus 30 Ford Ford  

Did not qualify 
  Wedge Rafferty  McLaren M1C   

Did not qualify 
  Gary Wilson  Lola T160 Chevrolet  

Did not start 
  Mario Gabriele Andretti Bignotti Enterprises Lola T160 Ford  

Stardust Grand Prix (Round 6)
Pos.DriverTeamCarEnginePoints
1    Denis Clive 'Denny' Hulme Bruce McLaren Motor Racing McLaren M8A Chevrolet
Chassis: M8A/2 
Chevrolet 
2    George Follmer Agapiou Brothers Lola T70 MKIII
Chassis: SL75/124 
Ford 
3    Jerry Titus  McLaren M6B
Chassis: 50-09 
Chevrolet 
4    Chuck Parsons Carl Haas Racing Lola T160
Chassis: SL160/9 
Chevrolet 
5    Sam Posey Caldwell Autodynamics Lola T160 Chevrolet 
6    Bruce Leslie McLaren Bruce McLaren Motor Racing McLaren M8A Chevrolet
Chassis: M8A/1 
Chevrolet 
7    George Ross Eaton  McLaren M1C Ford  
8    Joakim 'Jo' Bonnier Ecurie Nationale Suisse McLaren M6B
Chassis: 50-15 
Chevrolet  
9    Dick Brown Ecurie Greene Inc McLaren M6B
Chassis: 50-07 
Chevrolet  
10    Gary Wilson  Lola T70 MKIII Chevrolet  
11    Leonard Janke  McLaren M1C Chevrolet  
12    Mario Gabriele Andretti Bignotti Enterprises Lola T160 Ford  
13    Bob Nagel  Lola T70 MKIII
Chassis: SL73/128 
Ford  
14    Jay Hills  McLaren M1B Chevrolet  
15
Did not finish
Accident
 
  Lothar Motschenbacher Dana Chevrolet Racing McLaren M6B
Chassis: 50-03 
Ford  
16
Did not finish
Accident
 
  Jim Hall Chaparral Cars, Midland Texas Chaparral 2G
Chassis: 2G001 
Chevrolet  
17
Did not finish
Rear suspension problem
 
  Peter Jeffrey Revson Shelby American Racing McLaren M6B
Chassis: 50-11/12 
Ford  
18
Did not finish 
  Roger McCaig  McLaren M6B
Chassis: 50-08 
  
19
Did not finish 
  John Cannon  McLaren M1B Chevrolet  
20
Did not finish
Blown engine
 
  Tony Settember  Lola T70 MKIII Chevrolet  
21
Did not finish
Broken gear lever
 
  Dick Barbour  Lola T70 MKIII Chevrolet  
22
Did not finish
Gearbox
 
  Bill Young  Lola T70 MKIII Chevrolet  
23
Did not finish
Oil pressure problem
 
  Ed Leslie  Lola T70 MKIII
Chassis: SL73/117 
Chevrolet  
24
Did not finish
Sump pump problem
 
  Jack Millikan  Lola T70 MKIII Chevrolet  
25
Did not finish
Fuel pressure problem
 
  David Earl 'Swede' Savage Jr. All American Racers McLaren M6B
Chassis: 50-10 
Ford  
26
Did not finish
Universal join problem
 
  Daniel Sexton Gurney All American Racers Lola T160 Ford  
27
Did not finish
Broken wheel
 
  Jerry Hansen  McLaren M6A
Chassis: M6A/1 
Chevrolet  
28
Did not finish 
  Jim Paul  McLaren M1C Chevrolet  
29
Did not finish
Fuel injectors problem
 
  Christopher Arthur Amon North American Racing Team Ferrari 330 P4
Chassis: 0860 
Ferrari  
30
Did not finish
Accident and engine problems
 
  Charlie Hayes Salyer Racing McKee MK10 Oldsmobile  

Did not start 
  Richard Galloway  McLaren M6B
Chassis: 50-14 
Chevrolet  

Did not start 
  Ted Peterson  McLaren M1B
Chassis: 2-66 
Chevrolet  

Did not start
Ignition problem
 
  Mark Neary Donohue, Jr. Penske Cars McLaren M6B
Chassis: M6A/3 
Chevrolet  

Did not qualify 
  Jef Stevens  Lola T70 MK IIIB Chevrolet  

Did not start 
  Skip Scott Carl Haas Racing Lola T160 Chevrolet  


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