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Hockenheim, 13 Oct 1968

ResultsLapsTime/Speed
1 Ernesto "Tino" Brambilla Ferrari Dino 166 [0004] 6
#7 SpA Ferrari SEFAC
35
2 Henri Pescarolo Matra MS7 [06] - Cosworth FVA
#3 Matra Sports
35
3 Derek Bell Ferrari Dino 166 [0010] 6
#6 SpA Ferrari SEFAC
35
4 Jackie Oliver Lotus 48 [R1] - Cosworth FVA
#5 Gold Leaf Team Lotus (see note 1)
35
5 David Hobbs Lola T100 [SL100/4] - Cosworth FVA
#21 David Bridges Racing
35
6 Brian Hart Brabham BT23C [9] - Cosworth FVA
#19 Church Farm Racing Team (see note 2)
35
7 Hubert Hahne Lola T102 [F2 68/2] - BMW M12
#10 Bayerische Motoren Werke
35
8 Walter Habegger Brabham BT23 [4] - Cosworth FVA
#24 Walter Habegger (see note 3)
35
9 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Matra MS7 [03] - Cosworth FVA
#32 Matra Sports
35
10 Corrado Manfredini Brabham BT23C [12] - Cosworth FVA
#14 Scuderia Picchio Rosso (see note 4)
34
11 Peter Gaydon Merlyn Mk 12 [105] - Cosworth FVA
#36 Merlyn Racing [Bob Gerard]
34
12 Mike Walker Merlyn Mk 12 [109] - Cosworth FVA
#35 Merlyn Racing [Bob Gerard] (see note 5)
34
13 Paul Blum Brabham BT18 [BT16 F2-33-65] - Ford twin cam
#31 Midland Racing Team (see note 6)
32
14 Jochen Rindt Brabham BT23C [5-2] - Cosworth FVA
#1 Roy Winkelmann Racing (see note 7)
27 retired
15 Jo Siffert Lola T102 [F2 68/1] - BMW M12
#9 Bayerische Motoren Werke
26 retired
16 Gianclaudio "Clay" Regazzoni Tecno 68/F2 [T00 284?] - Cosworth FVA
#11 Tecno Racing Team (see note 8)
25 retired
17 Robs Lamplough McLaren M4A [200-11E?] - Cosworth FVA
#40 Frank Manning Racing (see note 9)
25
18 Werner "Noddy" Lindermann Brabham BT23 [7] - Cosworth FVA
#33 Mitter Tuning (see note 10)
20 retired
19 Peter Gethin Brabham BT23C [2] - Cosworth FVA
#20 Frank Lythgoe Racing (see note 11)
20
20 Chris Meek Brabham BT10 [F2-12-64] - Cosworth FVA
#34 Bill Jones Racing (see note 12)
19
21 Bruno Frey Lotus 41C [41C-FL-29] - Cosworth FVA
#30 Midland Racing Team
16 retired
22 Xavier Perrot Brabham BT23 [3] - Cosworth FVA
#23 Squadra Tartaruga (see note 13)
11 retired
23 Gerhard Mitter Brabham BT23C [11] - Cosworth FVA
#2 Roy Winkelmann Racing (see note 14)
11 retired
24 Kurt Ahrens Brabham BT23C [8] - Cosworth FVA
#4 Kurt Ahrens (see note 15)
11 retired

All cars are 1.6-litre F2 unless noted.

Qualifying
1 Jochen Rindt (F2) 1.6-litre Brabham BT23C [5-2] - Cosworth FVA
2 Henri Pescarolo (F2) 1.6-litre Matra MS7 [06] - Cosworth FVA
3 Brian Hart (F2) 1.6-litre Brabham BT23C [9] - Cosworth FVA
4 Jo Siffert (F2) 1.6-litre Lola T102 [F2 68/1] - BMW M12
5 Kurt Ahrens (F2) 1.6-litre Brabham BT23C [8] - Cosworth FVA
6 Jackie Oliver (F2) 1.6-litre Lotus 48 [R1] - Cosworth FVA
7 Hubert Hahne (F2) 1.6-litre Lola T102 [F2 68/2] - BMW M12
8 Ernesto "Tino" Brambilla (F2) 1.6-litre Ferrari Dino 166 [0004] - Ferrari Dino 6
9 Gianclaudio "Clay" Regazzoni (F2) 1.6-litre Tecno 68/F2 [T00 284?] - Cosworth FVA
10 Derek Bell (F2) 1.6-litre Ferrari Dino 166 [0010] - Ferrari Dino 6
11 David Hobbs (F2) 1.6-litre Lola T100 [SL100/4] - Cosworth FVA
12 Gerhard Mitter (F2) 1.6-litre Brabham BT23C [11] - Cosworth FVA
13 Peter Gethin (F2) 1.6-litre Brabham BT23C [2] - Cosworth FVA
14 Walter Habegger (F2) 1.6-litre Brabham BT23 [4] - Cosworth FVA
15 Xavier Perrot (F2) 1.6-litre Brabham BT23 [3] - Cosworth FVA
16 Jean-Pierre Jabouille (F2) 1.6-litre Matra MS7 [03] - Cosworth FVA
17 Mike Walker (F2) 1.6-litre Merlyn Mk 12 [109] - Cosworth FVA
18 Corrado Manfredini (F2) 1.6-litre Brabham BT23C [12] - Cosworth FVA
19 Peter Gaydon (F2) 1.6-litre Merlyn Mk 12 [105] - Cosworth FVA
20 Chris Meek (F2) 1.6-litre Brabham BT10 [F2-12-64] - Cosworth FVA
21 Bruno Frey (F2) 1.6-litre Lotus 41C [41C-FL-29] - Cosworth FVA
22 Werner "Noddy" Lindermann (F2) 1.6-litre Brabham BT23 [7] - Cosworth FVA
23 Robs Lamplough (F2) 1.6-litre McLaren M4A [200-11E?] - Cosworth FVA
24 Paul Blum (F2) 1.6-litre Brabham BT18 [BT16 F2-33-65] - Ford twin cam

Notes on the cars:

  1. Lotus 48 [R1] (Jackie Oliver): Noted as the chassis number of Watson's Lotus 48 by Race Report at Thruxton 1969 and L'Amie's at Vallelunga 1969.
  2. Brabham BT23C [9] (Brian Hart): New to Church Farm Racing Team (Pagham, Sussex) for Derek Bell to race in F2 in 1968. Bell moved to the Ferrari F2 team in June 1968 and the car was raced by Jonathan Williams at Hockenheim, by Peter Westbury and Monza and then by Brian Hart for the rest of the season. Advertised in December 1968 and March 1969. Subsequent history unknown.
  3. Brabham BT23 [4] (Walter Habegger): Roy Winkelmann Racing for Alan Rees in F2 1967. To Walter Habegger (Oberönz, Switzerland) 1968 for Swiss championship events. To Gérard Pillon (Geneva, Switzerland) 1969 and used in Swiss national events and French hillclimbs. (Although one source gives this as the car of Enzo Corti at Rheims and Albi in 1969, that identification looks highly doubtful.) Crashed at Côte de la Faucille on 7 September and not seen again. In 2009, Walter Habegger recalled that Pillon had an accident in the car and that it was badly damaged.
  4. Brabham BT23C [12] (Corrado Manfredini): New to Frank Williams' customer Corrado Manfredini and raced as a Scuderia Picchio Rosso entry in F2 from June onwards. Returned to Williams and entered by Frank Williams Racing Cars for Malcolm Guthrie in F2 in early 1969 but sold to Bob Gerard (Leicester) in May and entered for his drivers Robin Widdows and Brian Hart, each of who won a race that summer in the car. Advertised by Gerard Racing as a rolling chassis in August 1970. Sold to drag racer Gerry Tyack (Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire) in 1970 and used to set four national speed records at Elvington, and also to win the Brighton Speed Trials. Advertised by Tyack in November 1971. Its history thereafter is unclear but it reappeared in 1986 being raced by Adrian Thomas in HSCC events, then with Kelvin Lambeth (London) in 1988-89 and with Monte Shalett (Metairie, LA) in 1990. Advertised by Mark Leonard of Grand Prix Classics (La Jolla, CA) in 1998 and sold by him to Peter Ball who did not use it much, preferring his FJ. From Bull to Harindra de Silva (Palos Verdes Estates, CA) February 2008 and raced in 2008 and 2009. Then stored until run in the F1 Support Race at COTA in November 2013.
  5. Merlyn Mk 12 [109] (Mike Walker): New for Bob Gerard's quasi-works F2 team in 1968, and raced early in the season by John Cardwell. This car was updated to MK 12A specification for 1969 and run alongside Gerard's Brabham BT23C for Robin Widdows and others. Advertised by Gerard Racing in January 1970 but not seen again until Pete Tester ran it in a libre race at Lydden in early 1973. Used by Peter Bull (London) in sprints that summer, by which time it had a BRM engine of some sort, and then advertised by Bull in September with a 1600cc Ford twin cam engine and FT200 gearbox. Bull bought a Brabham BT30 for 1974 and the later history of the Merlyn is unknown.
  6. Brabham BT18 [BT16 F2-33-65] (Paul Blum): New to Walter Habegger (Oberönz, Switzerland) in March 1966, fitted with a 1600cc Lotus-Ford twin cam and entered by Midland Racing Team for Habegger in Swiss national events. To Bruno Frey (Horw, Switzerland) for 1967 and raced in Swiss events plus selected Formula 2 races, still as part of Midland Racing Team. To Paul Blum (Frick, Switzerland) for 1968, and again used in Swiss national events and run for him by Midland Racing Team. To Kurt Buess (Gelterkinden, Switzerland) for 1969 and 1970, then to Georges Hedinger for 1971. The car went to Fritz Messerli for 1972 but was stored until sold to Raphael Weber in 2006. Weber sold it in June 2011 to Gerald Ludwig (Krefeld, Germany), who restored it to original condition. Run for the first time at the Brabham revival meeting at Reims, France, in September 2016.
  7. Brabham BT23C [5-2] (Jochen Rindt): New to Winkelmann Racing for Jochen Rindt to race in F2 in 1968, winning four of his first seven races. Driven by Vic Elford at at Monza in June and crashed. The car was rebuilt on a new chassis and Rindt won two more races later that year. To Ecurie Ecosse and raced by Graham Birrell in F2 in 1969. Ecurie Ecosse and Birrell had a BT30 for 1970 but the BT23C was raced in a libre at Ingliston in May when it was crashed. Sold in July to Stanley Robinson who fitted the engine, gearbox and suspension to the Unipower GT Group 6 car he raced with John Blanckley. The BT23C chassis was repaired some time around 1972 and sold to Joe Applegarth (Houghton-le-Spring, County Durham) who built it up using parts from BT23C/16 and fitted a pushrod Ford engine for Monoposto racing. Raced by Applegarth from 1973 until the end of 1977, competing in around 130 events, and then retained after Applegarth retired. Sold by him to Joe Willenpart (Scheibbs, Austria) in 2010.
  8. Tecno 68/F2 [T00 284?] (Gianclaudio "Clay" Regazzoni): When the Tecno team took three cars to the Argentine Temporada at the end of 1968, Motoring News noted that Clay Regazzoni's car, 'T00 284', was "his regular car". Presumed to have been his car from Pau (April 1968) onwards. Subsequent history unknown.
  9. McLaren M4A [200-11E?] (Robs Lamplough): Frank Lythgoe Racing bought a McLaren M4A for Alan Rollinson to drive in Formula 2 in 1967, starting at Brands Hatch in late August. The number associated with this car is '200-11F' but the basis of this attribution remains unclear. Sold to Robs Lamplough (London) for 1968 and raced all season in Formula 2, latterly under the Frank Manning Racing banner. Subsequent history unknown but quite possibly sold to the US.
  10. Brabham BT23 [7] (Werner "Noddy" Lindermann): To Gerhard Mitter (Germany) and raced in selected F2 events in 1967. Then entered by Mitter Tuning for Werner Lindermann in 1968. Retained by Lindermann and entered by Montan Racing Team through the 1969 season, returning in 1970 for the team's second driver Helmut Gall. Last seen at Hockenheim on 12 April 1970 but believed to have been destroyed some time later.
  11. Brabham BT23C [2] (Peter Gethin): Early history unknown and possibly built for intended works team. Sold to Frank Lythgoe Racing in June 1968 for Peter Gethin to race in F2, replacing a Chevron B10. Reported to have gone to George Pitt in November 1968 but quickly found its way to John Whitmore and entered by Alan Mann Racing for Don Godden to drive in F2 in 1969, but his season was soon abandoned. Presumably the car advertised by Alan Mann Racing in 1970. Then unknown until raced by Maurice Ogier in sprints in 1972 when it had a Vegantune twin cam engine. Sold to Low Cost Racing at the end of 1972 and advertised by them in March 1973. Next seen when run by Vic Durman in Monosposto racing in 1974 and advertised from a London number at the end of that year. Advertised by Bobby Howlings' Cheshire Sports Cars in July 1976. To Dave Bishop (Suckley, Worcestershire) and raced in sprints later in 1976, and later in Monoposto in 1979 when it was loaned to Tim Cameron. Next seen when owned by Ian Webb of Northdown Racing (Ripley, Surrey) in 1982, and loaned to Mike Hartley for the Gates-Varley Monoposto Series. Then via Keith Norman (Slough, Berkshire) 1985, Hugo Studer (Berne, Switzerland) 1987, Sepp Mayer (Germany) 1997 and John Counsell (Lincoln, UK) 2005 to Andrew Fellowes (Benowa, Queensland, Australia) 2009. Sold by Fellowes to Gary Hancock April 2011 and raced by his son Damon from 2011 onwards
  12. Brabham BT10 [F2-12-64] (Chris Meek): Mike Costin of Cosworth Engineering bought this car later in the 1964 season and raced it a handful of times with its usual Cosworth SCA engine. It appeared in a libre race with a 1500cc Cosworth prototype engine at Silverstone in June 1965 and then in F3 spec with Cosworth's new MAE engine in September 1965. In August 1966, it appeared again with the prototype FVA F2 engine and was Cosworth's test car for the FVA in 1967. In 1968 it was sold to Bill Jones who entered it in F2 for Chris Meek. It then went to John MacDonald (Hong Kong) for 1969 and was raced across for the next three seasons, firstly with the FVA engine and later with a Ford twin cam when four-valve engines were banned. Retained by MacDonald until 2007 when he advertised it.
  13. Brabham BT23 [3] (Xavier Perrot): Motor Racing Developments entry for Frank Gardner in 1967. To Squadra Tartaruga for Xavier Perrot (Zürich, Switzerland) to race in F2 in 1968. Retained early 1969 but damaged at Nürburgring 27 April by a Porsche landing on top of it. Sold via Jo Siffert in 1969 to Jacques Joliat (Porrentruy, Switzerland) who raced it in French and Swiss hillclimbs in 1970 and 1971, before replacing the FVA with a FVC for 1972. Unknown in 1973 and 1974, then to Michel Salvi (Malbuisson, France) and raced with a 1300cc Renault Gordini engine in 1975 and 1976. To Alain Ribager (Mulhouse, Alsace, France) in 1977, and raced by him until 1979, then very probably the Renault-engined BT23 raced by Jean-Pierre Mutel in 1981 and 1982. Found by Gérard Gamand in 1984 near Valence, France with March bodywork but still with a Renault engine. To Michel Champelovier 1989 then 'Hollinger' then Thierry De Mortier by 2006. To Max Pearson (Queensland, Australia) 2010.
  14. Brabham BT23C [11] (Gerhard Mitter): New to Winkelmann Racing for Alan Rees to race in F2 in 1968 but also raced by Gerhard Mitter at Hockenheim in October. To Bill Ivey for 1969 and entered for him in F2 races by Paul Watson Racing Organisation (PWRO). To Brian Cullen (Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland) in August 1969 and he raced it in a F5000 race and in libre in 1969, in European F2 events in 1970, and at Bogotá in early 1971. Entered by Irish Racing Team for Lingard Goulding at Mondello Park in July 1971 and then maybe the BT23C raced by Ted Shanahan (Dublin) over the next two months and also possibly the BT23C raced by Roy Courtney (Lisburn, County Antrim, Northern Ireland) in local clubmans/club specials racing in 1972. To Harold McGarrity (Belfast) for 1973 and raced in Formula Ireland with a 1.6-litre Holbay engine. To Paddy Heron for 1974 and raced in clubmans and in Formula Atlantic. For sale from Glengormley in 1975 and entered by Belfast car dealer Noel Crymble for Chris Stanfield to race at Kirkistown a couple of times until the Holbay pushrod engine blew up. Next seen when bought from Ireland by Mark Raymont who still had it in the late 1980s with a Holbay engine and Hewland Mk 8 gearbox. Sold to Steve Worrad of Maverick Motorsport around 2002 and restored by him. For sale by Maverick in 2004 and sold the following year via the Bonhams auction at RAF Hendon to Joe Willenpart (Scheibbs, Austria).
  15. Brabham BT23C [8] (Kurt Ahrens): New to Kurt Ahrens (Braunschweig, Germany) and raced by him in F2 in 1968 under the Caltex Racing banner. Sold to Bernd Terbeck (Hiltrup, Germany) and run as part of the Montan Racing Team in F2 in 1969 and 1970. Then unknown in 1971 and 1972. Former Mini racer Graham Cooper (Sedgley, Worcestershire) raced his "newly acquired Brabham BT23C" in a sprint at Curborough in March 1973. This car was sold by Cooper to Richard Churchley (Hampton-in-Arden, Warwickshire) and run by him in sprints in 1975 with a Ford twin cam and then in 1976 with a 1600cc Hart BDA. From Churchley to Bill Morris who wanted the engine for his Ensign and sold the rest of the car to Robin Darlington in early 1977. Then to Les Aylott (Oakham, Rutland) and David Knowles, fitted with Aylott's turbcharged 1600cc BDA engine by by June 1977, and raced in 1977 and 1978. Advertised from Oakham in April 1981. Then unknown until raced by Peter Rogers (High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire) in the HSCC Bradburn & Wedge Pre-71 series in 1984 with a BDA engine. (Possibly the car raced by Jon Bradburn in late 1983.) Raced by Rogers until 1987. Sold by Rogers' father Sir John Rogers to David Brown (Ashford, Kent) in 1999 and raced by him in the HSCC Classic Racing Cars Championship. Raced regularly by David Brown (Ashford, Kent) in HSCC events until sold to Graham Adelman (Free Union, VA) in 2014.

Sources

The identification of individual cars in these results is based on the material presented elsewhere in this site and may in some cases contradict the organisers' original results.

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