Charlie Laugesen waits in his Conrero - Ford twin cam at Mont Tremblant in July 1968.  Copyright Michael Scott 2013. Used with permission.

Canadian Eastern Zone Formula B 1968

Ontario's Bill Brack dominated the Eastern Zone series in a Lotus 41C, one of only two new Formula B cars. Series founder Peter Broeker won the opening round in his evergreen Stebro but the second round was a battle between Brack and Quebec's Jacques Couture in a Crosslé 12F. The Crosslé emerged victorious on that occasion but Brack won the next five races in the Hot Wheels-supported Lotus.

The races

12 May 1968 > Harewood Acres

26 May 1968 > Mont-Tremblant

02 Jun 1968 > USRRC support race for FB and FV at Mont-Tremblant

08 Jun 1968 > Harewood Acres

06 Jul 1968 > Harewood Acres

21 Jul 1968 > Mont-Tremblant

25 Aug 1968 > Mosport Park

08 Sep 1968 > Trois-Rivières

Eastern Zone Formula Car Championship for the Stebro Trophy events shown in bold

1968 Eastern Zone Formula Car Championship for the Stebro Trophy table

1Bill BrackLotus 41C - Ford twin cam116 pts5 wins
2Peter W. BroekerStebro Mk 4 - Ford twin cam68 pts1 win
3Jacques CoutureCrosslé 12F - Ford twin cam62 pts1 win
4Brian McDonald(FF) Lotus 51 - Ford Kent56 pts0 wins
5André Leclaire(FC) Moleba - Ford
(FB) Moleba - Alfa
46 pts0 wins

This championship table has been constructed from the known results on the assumption that this series used the same 20-16-13-10-8 points system used by the Molson Quebec Region championship in the following three years. If a 9-6-4-3-2-1 system had been used, the first five positions would have been the same but Max Castleberg (Cooper-Ford) would have taken sixth ahead of Hochreuter.