Jacky Ickx Getting It Sideways

There’s something deeply magical about Formula 1 in the days when the study of aerodynamics was still very much a science-in-progress. This is Jacky Ickx at the 1974 Argentinian Grand Prix getting his Lotus very sideways, sadly he retired a few laps later when his clutch gave up the ghost and blew itself to pieces.

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1973 Brazilian Grand Prix

With the season ending Brazilian Grand Prix due to kick off tomorrow afternoon, I decided to add the highlights reel of the first ever (officially sanctioned) Brazilian race. This 2:30 minute clip takes you through the race from start to finish in typically and brilliantly 70’s fashion.

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1964 Ferrari 158

The Ferrari 158 was the car that powered John Surtees to his 1964 Formula 1 World Championship. The car used both the V12 and V8 engine during the course of the season, both engines had a 1.5 litre capacity with the V12 developing 220hp and the V8 developing 210hp. Click any image for the high-resolution version.  

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