Legends Of The Sport
Formula 1 Print 1968 - Jackie Stewart racing his Matra-Ford MS10 Cosworth in the 1968 German Grand Prix at Nurburgring
Jackie Stewart (GBR) in his Matra-Ford MS10 Cosworth DFV at the 1968 German Grand Prix at Nurburgring on August 4th. He dominated and won the race in the rain and fog, despite racing with a broken wrist, by a margin of four minutes, also achieving the fastest lap, despite the German driver Jacky Ickx (GER) starting on pole position.
The 1968 German Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at the Nürburgring on 4 August 1968. It was the eighth round of the 1968 Formula One season. British driver Jackie Stewart, racing with a broken wrist, won the race by a margin of four minutes in what is widely considered to be one of the greatest victories in the history of Formula One.
The race is also notable for Dan Gurney's (USA) choice of a full face helmet, making him the first driver to do so in Grand Prix racing.