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  • 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

  • Canadian Grand Prix
  • Ickx leads home Brabham one-two
  • September 20, 1969: The drivers' and constructors' championship were already decided but that did not in any way diminish from Jacky Ickx's victory, and a Brabham one-two

  • Italian Grand Prix
  • Stewart seals title in thrilling fashion
  • September 7, 1969: Jackie Stewart took his sixth victory of the season at Monza in one of the closest finishes in grand prix history and in so doing secured his first world championship with three races remaining.

  • German Grand Prix
  • Ickx chases down Stewart for victory
  • August 3, 1969: Jacky Ickx took victory at the German Grand Prix in what The Times described as "the most brilliant race of his career", after an epic battle with Jackie Stewart, who came second.

  • British Grand Prix
  • Stewart recovers from crash to win again
  • July 19, 1969: Jackie Stewart's fifth win in six races left him odds-on favourite for the championship, his victory at the British Grand Prix coming despite him crashing during practice and having to commandeer team-mate Jean-Pierre Beltoise's car.

  • French Grand Prix
  • Stewart opens up substantial lead
  • July 6, 1969: Jackie Stewart's inexorable progression to his first world title continued with victory at the French Grand Prix, his fourth win in five races and a result which opened up a 16-point lead over Graham Hill in the drivers' championship.

  • Dutch Grand Prix
  • Rindt retires as Stewart eases home
  • June 21, 1969: Jackie Stewart's third win in four races at the Dutch Grand Prix extended his lead in the drivers' championship, but as at Monaco five weeks earlier, much of the weekend was spent rowing over the cars themselves rather than the race.

  • Monaco Grand Prix
  • Hill makes it five in Monaco
  • May 18, 1969: Graham Hill, the man known as Mr Monaco, took his fifth and last victory at the Monaco Grand Prix. It was also to be his final Formula One win, but given his remarkable record in Monte Carlo, there was no more fitting place for him to climb to the top of the podium for one last time.

  • Spanish Grand Prix
  • Stewart profits from Lotus failures
  • May 4, 1969: Jackie Stewart won his second race in succession, but the Spanish Grand Prix will be best remembered for two almost identical crashes involving the Lotuses of Graham Hill and Jochen Rindt which could have left either dead.

  • South African Grand Prix
  • Stewart eases to Kyalami victory
  • March 1, 1969: The season-opener was a continuation of where 1968 had left off, with Jackie Stewart in Tyrrell's Matra-Cosworth turning the tables on Hill to win the South African Grand Prix.

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