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1968 French Grand Prix

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Date  7 July 1968
Course length  6.542 km (4.065 mi)
1968 French Grand Prix
Official name  LIV Grand Prix de France
Location  Rouen-Les-Essarts, Grand-Couronne, France
Course  Permanent racing facility
Distance  60 laps, 392.520 km (243.901 mi)

The 1968 French Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at the Rouen-Les-Essarts Circuit on 7 July 1968. It was the sixth round of the 1968 Formula One season. The 60-lap race was won by Ferrari driver Jacky Ickx after he started from third position. John Surtees finished second for the Honda team and Matra driver Jackie Stewart came in third.

The French driver Jo Schlesser had a fatal accident on the second lap of the race. His car crashed and caught fire, the car's magnesium chassis contributing to the fire.

Championship standings after the race

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.
  • References

    1968 French Grand Prix Wikipedia


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