- Mexican Grand Prix
- Hulme holds off Ickx in Mexico
October 19, 1969: Denny Hulme beat Jacky Ickx by less than three seconds in the season finale in Mexico, a thrilling conclusion to a remarkable year. For Hulme it helped ease memories of a wretched season in the McLaren M7A.
- United States Grand Prix
- Rindt wins but Hill is seriously injured
October 5, 1969: Jochen Rindt won the US Grand Prix at Watkins Glen, ending five years of chasing a victory, underlining the speed of the Lotus even if Rindt himself continued to have reservations as to its safety