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Video: Why the McLaren M7C was banned

Submitted by on August 8, 2013

The McLaren M7C is known inside McLaren as the “Thursday car”, because on May 15, 1969, the team showed up for practice at Monaco sporting a front wing dubbed the “Guillotine” and was immediately banned on safety grounds.  The Ford Cosworth DFV powered, ‘papaya orange’ racer was never seen in this configuration again.

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