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Video: The Challengers

Submitted by on April 4, 2012

Gilles villeneuve Formula Atlantic“When most men are heading for their lawn chairs and cold beer..”

Player’s presents a video so incredibly retro, it’s almost too good to be true – The Challengers is a wonderful snapshot of the world of Formula Atlantic racing in the 1970s.

Born out of Formula B in the mid-1960s, Formula Atlantic saw some of the sport’s greats, big names like Hunt, Villeneuve, Patrese¬†and Lafitte along with everyday men and women pass through it. Its story is one of a¬†grassroots, simple and pure form of motorsport, filled with incredibly brave, fiercely competitive and undeniably quick drivers and a carefree community spirit.

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