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1967 Nurburgring F2

Eifelrennen

Sunday, April 23, 1967
Round:
3
Laps:
30
Pole position:
Fastest Lap:
Rindt, 3m07.8
Country:
Germany
Circuit:
1967 season:
Report

 

The 30th Eifelrennen (April 23rd)

With the exception of Stewart and HuIme all the regular Formula Two runners took part in the race on the South Circuit of the Nurburgring, which is similar in character to the main circuit, using the same pits and starting area, but only 7.747 kilometres to the lap. The B.M.W. factory made a big effort for this event on their home ground and there were three Lola cars fitted with the 16 radial-valve B.M.W. engine, the version with the combustion chamber rotated a few degrees off the engine centre line being the one in use. The two official works entries, painted white, were driven by Siffert and Hahne and the Lola works car, painted red with a white arrow on the nose being driven by Surtees. It was hoped that the new Formula Two Ferrari V6 would make its first appearance at this race, but more important projects at the factory intervened.

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