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M8A-2 Race Results

M8A-2 Bruce McLaren Trust Car Results & Timeline

Year Date Circuit Qualified Practice
mph
Race Time Car No Result Given Name Surname Car Comments
1968 01/09/68 Elkhart Lake Road America 2 110.9 2,09,9 5 win Denny Hulme McLaren M8A-Chevrolet
1968 9/15/1968 Bridgehampton 1 117.47 1,27,69
127.47mph
5 retired Denny Hulme McLaren M8A-Chevrolet lap 62 broken conrod
1968 29/09/68 Edmonton 1 105.78 1,26,0
105.78mph
5 win Denny Hulme McLaren M8A-Chevrolet
1968 10/13/1968 Laguna Seca 3 111 1,01,98 5 2 Denny Hulme McLaren M8A-Chevrolet Very wet race
1968 10/27/1968 Riverside 2 119 1,38,72 5 5 Denny Hulme McLaren M8A-Chevrolet damaged front fender
1968 11/11/68 Stardust, Las Vegas 2 120 1,29,98
113mph record
5 win Denny Hulme McLaren M8A-Chevrolet
1968 Can-Am Championship 35 points win Denny Hulme McLaren M8A-Chevrolet Bruce McLaren 2nd with 24 points
1969 9/28/1969 Michigan no time 1 3 Dan Gurney McLaren M8A-Chevrolet Car Qualified by Jack Brabham
1969 10/12/1969 Laguna Seca no time 3 retired Chris Amon McLaren M8A-Chevrolet lap 17, broken diff
1969 11/9/1969 Texas 4 1,34,3 4 1 Bruce McLaren McLaren M8A-Chevrolet
Year Date Circuit Qualified Time Car No Result Given Name Surname Car Comment
1970 6/14/1970 Mosport 5 1,19,2 11 retired Lothar Motschenbacher McLaren M8A-Chevrolet Crashed heavily after contact with Jackie Oliver in car no 2. Lap 64 Car was painted red
1970 6/28/1970 St Jovite 4 1,34,6 11 2 Lothar Motschenbacher McLaren M8A-Chevrolet
1970 7/12/1970 Watkins Glen 6 1,05,11 11 retired Lothar Motschenbacher McLaren M8A-Chevrolet lap 27 broken half shaft
1970 7/26/1970 Edmonton 3 1,24,1 11 3 Lothar Motschenbacher McLaren M8A-Chevrolet
1970 8/23/1970 Mid-Ohio 2 1,28,5 11 3 Lothar Motschenbacher McLaren M8A-Chevrolet
1970

8/30/1970

Elkhart Lake Road America 3 2,12,3 11 retired Lothar Motschenbacher McLaren M8A-Chevrolet lap 19 Suspension. Slammed into an embankment heavily damaging car which was a write off - car still painted red

  • Final race for this M8A when driven by Lothar was on what would have been Bruce's birthday.
  • The last Can-Am race for Bruce was a win in this car on 9 Nov 1969. It was also his last win overall as he had no first places in 1970.
  • Jack Brabham tested this car at Michigan on 28 Sept 1969, but Dan Gurney drove the car in the race to finish third.
 

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