Start line crash, Monza 1978.
famous first corners … Paddock Hill bend
Lotus drivers Mario Andretti & Ronnie Peterson leading the pack down the first turn at Brands Hatch during the 1978 British Grand Prix, both cars would however fail to finish the race
Love this corner. Bring back Brands.
1973 Austrian Grand Prix. Despite starting on pole, Emerson Fitipaldi suffered fuel system troubles and retired, handing the victory to his team mate, Super Swede Ronnie Peterson.
Ronnie Peterson sliding the six-wheeled Tyrrell P34.
1970-1976 Lotus 72
there was a time, when regulations didn’t change every year. So F1 teams keep developing the same car for years…
The revolutionary wedge shape of the Lotus 72 gave it massive longevity and won Chapman and co. two drivers titles at the hands of the late Jochen Rindt and a pair of Brazilian sideburns nicknamed “Emmo”, as well as three constructors titles.
Other famous names to have driven the Lotus 72 include Super Swede Ronnie Peterson, British driver John Watson and Belgian Le Mans winner Jacky Ickx.