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One off Grand Prix winners: Jean Pierre Beltoise, Monaco 1972

Some say that winning your first Grand Prix is one of the most difficult aspects of being a successful GP driver, but over the next few weeks we will showcase seven drivers from the 1970′s …

One off Grand Prix winners: Francois Cevert, Watkins Glen 1971

Surely there was never a more handsome GP driver than Francois Cevert? The tall Frenchman had been called into the Tyrrell March team in 1970 to replace the disillusioned Johnny Servoz-Gavin. This may have been …

One off Grand Prix winners: Peter Gethin, Monza 1971

Some say that winning your first Grand Prix is one of the most difficult aspects of being a successful GP driver, but over the next few weeks we will showcase seven drivers from the 1970’s …

Your Top Five: Lotus Grand Prix cars

Here’s my take on the top five Lotus Grand Prix cars. Choosing five wasn’t that difficult, putting them in any sort of order? Impossible as far as I’m concerned!!
Colin Chapman has always been portrayed as …