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Photo of the day: Jacky passes Jo

Submitted by on January 2, 2014

Jacky Ickx passes Jo SchlesserFrance 1968, and the Ferrari of Jacky Ickx passes the fatal wreck of Jo Schlesser’s magnesium-bodied Honda, which was a new design at the time. Schlesser ended up behind the wheel after team-mate John Surtees refused to drive the new chassis, opting for the earlier shape on the grounds that the most recent model was unsafe. Ickx took the race as his sole Grand Prix victory of 1968, and the French GP would never again be held at  Rouen-Les Essarts.

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