Top Five of 2011: Formula One
43 years ago, the world lost a hero in Jim Clark.
The work of acclaimed motorsport photographer Michael C. Brown.
About the experience Senna said. “Suddenly I realised that I was no longer driving the car consciously. I was kind of driving by instinct, only I was in a different dimension. I was way over the limit, but still I was able to find even more. It frightened me because I realised I was well beyond my conscious understanding.”
As emotional being behind a Ferrari competition programme can be, Beaky’s history is a tour of the who’s who of motorsport greats.
If remembered at all, motorsports fans recall Sunday, August 13 1972 as the date Emerson Fittipaldi won the Austrian Grand Prix, and in doing so all but clinched his first Formula One World Drivers’ Championship. At the other end of the grid that day, a smaller kind of history was being made.