1968
Daytona 24 Hours

7th Annual 24 Hours of Daytona
International Championship for Makes, round 1
1968 February 3rd-4th
Daytona International Speedway, 6,132 km

Pole Position : FORD GT40 #8, J.Ickx / B.Redman, 1'54"910
Winner : PORSCHE 907 LH #54, V.Elford / J.Neerpasch, 673 laps, at 171,695 km/h
Fastest lap : FORD GT40 #8, J.Ickx, 1'56"860
 

RESULTS

Pos. # Car Drivers Entrant Laps Group Practice
Winner 54 PORSCHE 907 LH 2.2 Vic ELFORD (GB) / Jochen NEERPASCH (D) /
Rolf STOMMELEN (D) DND / Jo SIFFERT (CH) DND /
Hans HERRMANN (D) DND
Porsche Works Team 673 laps in 24h02'04"000 Winner Protos 5th, 1'59"150
2nd 52 PORSCHE 907 LH 2.2 Jo SIFFERT (CH) / Hans HERRMANN (D) /
Gerhard MITTER (D) DNS
Porsche Works Team 14 laps behind 2nd Protos 4th, 1'58"220
3rd 51 PORSCHE 907 LH 2.2 Jo SCHLESSER (F) / Joe BUZZETTA (USA) Porsche Works Team 14 laps behind 3rd Protos 6th, 2'00"160
9th 59 PORSCHE 911 Peter GREGG (USA) / Sten AXELSSON (S) Brumos Porsche 84 laps behind 2nd Touring,
winner TA 2.0
35th, 2'19"300
11th 77 PORSCHE 911 Robert STODDARD (USA) / George DROLSOM (USA) /
Marty GIFFORD (USA) / Lewis WILLIAMS, Jr. (USA)
Lewis Williams, Jr. 98 laps behind 3rd Touring,
2nd TA 2.0
41st, 2'22"610
13th 56 PORSCHE 911 Jim NETTERSTROM (USA) / John KELLY (USA) /
John SABEL (USA)
Ship Sharpe Mantenance 108 laps behind 5th Touring,
3rd TA 2.0
40th, 2'22"250
14th 3 PORSCHE 911 R Jim McDANIEL (USA) / Glen SULLIVAN (USA) HRH Corp. 111 laps behind 7th Protos 27th, 2'12"950
15th 36 PORSCHE 911 Wilbur PICKETT (USA) / Bill BEAN (USA) /
Bill BENCKER (USA)
Dr. Wilbur Pickett 128 laps behind 6th Touring,
4th TA 2.0
49th, 2'25"360
18th 61 PORSCHE 911 S Jean-Pierre HANRIOUD (F) / Sylvain GARANT (F) Jean-Pierre Hanrioud 139 laps behind 2nd GT 42nd, 2'23"250
26th 73 PORSCHE 911 Fred OPERT (USA) / Joe GRIMALDI (I) Valvoline / Opert Racing 202 laps behind 13th Touring,
7th TA 2.0
45th, 2'24"050
28th 32 PORSCHE 911 Jack RYAN (USA) / Pete HARRISON (USA) RBM Motors 280 laps behind 14th Touring,
8th TA 2.0
37th, 2'21"370
DNF 53 PORSCHE 907 LH 2.2 Gerhard MITTER (D) / Rolf STOMMELEN (D) /
Hans HERRMANN (D) DNS
Porsche Works Team 104 laps Protos 3rd, 1'57"310
DNF 55 PORSCHE 907 LH Rico STEINEMANN (CH) / Dieter SPOERRY (CH) Squadra Tartaruga 100 laps Protos 12th, 2'02"600
DNF 72 PORSCHE 911 T Paul RICHARDS (USA) / Tony ADAMOWICZ (USA) /
Marvin DAVIDSON (USA)
Davidson Enterprises 71 laps TA 2.0 43rd, 2'23"400
DNF 46 PORSCHE 356B Carrera 2 Steven PAYNE-HERBERT (USA) / Grant MILLER (USA) DND /
Roger WALTON (USA) DND
WROD Radio 46 laps GT 52nd, 2'28"350
DNF 14 PORSCHE 911 S Bert EVERETT (USA) / Bruce JENNINGS (USA) DND /
Bob BAILEY (USA) DND
Bob Holbert's Garages 3 laps TA 2.0 34th, 2'18"810

PICTURES

n 3  -  14th
HRH Corp.
J. McDaniel . G. Sullivan
n 14  -  DNF
Bob Holbert's Garages
B. Everett / B. Jennings / B. Bailey
n 32  -  28th
RBM Motors
J. Ryan / P. Harrison
n 36  -  15th
Dr. Wilbur Pickett
W. Pickett / B. Bean / B. Bencker
n 46  -  DNF
WROD Radio
S. Payne-Herbert / G. Miller / R. Walton
n 51  -  3rd  -  3rd Protos
Porsche Works Team
J. Schlesser / J. Buzzetta
n 52  -  2nd  -  2nd Protos
Porsche Works Team
J. Siffeert / H. Herrmann
n 53  -  DNF
Porsche Works Team
G. Mitter / R. Stommelen
n 54  -  Winner  -  Winner Protos
Porsche Works Team
V. Elford / J. Neerpasch
n 55  -  DNF
Squadra Tartaruga
R. Steinemann / D. Spoerry
n 56  -  13th  -  3rd TA 2.0
Ship Sharpe Maintenance
J. Netterstrom / J. Kelly / J. Sabel
n 59  -  9th  -  2nd Touring  -  Winner TA 2.0
Brumos Porsche
P. Gregg / S. Axelsson
n 61  -  18th  -  2nd GT
Jean-Pierre Hanrioud
J.P. Hanrioud / S. Garant
n 72  -  DNF
Davidson Enterprises
P. Richards / T. Adamowicz / M. Davidson
n 73  -  26th
Valvoline / Opert Racing
F. Opert / J. Grimaldi
n 77  -  11th  -  3rd Touring  -  2nd TA 2.0
Lewis Williams, Jr.
R. Stoddard / G. Drolsom / M. Gifford /
L. Williams, Jr.