The 1969 Spanish Grand Prix was the last ever race featuring Formula 1 cars with the “high-wing”, the two Lotus cars suffered massive rear wing failures with drivers Jochen Rindt and Graham Hill lucky to escape with their lives.

Watch the crash below or click the photograph above for the high-resolution version.

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Silodrome was founded by Ben back in 2010, in the years since the site has grown to become a world leader in the alternative and vintage motoring sector, with millions of readers around the world and hundreds of thousands of followers on social media.

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