1968 Can-Am Season

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

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

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

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

Did not start
Accident during practice 
United States  Tom Swindell  McLaren   

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

Did not start 
United States  Anson Johnson  Lola T70 MK IIIB Chevrolet  

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

Did not start 
United States  Lynn Kysar  Lola T70 MKIII Chevrolet  

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

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

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

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

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

Did not qualify 
United States  George Drolsom  Lola T160 Chevrolet  

Did not qualify 
Clem Abrams  Lotus 30 Ford Ford  

Did not qualify 
United States  Wedge Rafferty  McLaren M1C   

Did not qualify 
United States  Gary Wilson  Lola T160 Chevrolet  

Did not start 
United States  Mario Gabriele Andretti Bignotti Enterprises Lola T160 Ford  

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

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

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

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

Did not qualify 
United States  Jef Stevens  Lola T70 MK IIIB Chevrolet  

Did not start 
United States  Skip Scott Carl Haas Racing Lola T160 Chevrolet  


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