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I've seen this pic before, but I'd hope once in my life that I could be photographed looking this awesome.



Jim Clark starting off on what would be the BRM H16-engined Lotus 43's only Grand Prix victory: the 1966 US Grand Prix. Within a year, the Lotus 49 would relegate the poor Type 43 to obscurity.



The 1971 Monza 1000km entry list was dominated by 6 models: the Porsche 917, 908, 914, and 911 as well as the Ferrari 512. There were also several Alfa T33's and one lonely Corvette.



When I look at the beautiful Lotus Type 16, I imagine that there is some other Earth where front-engined F1 cars are the only F1 cars:







 

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I don't share much from this era, but...




Here's Caroll Shelby for the five minutes both he and Aston Martin were in Grand Prix racing:



Jags be Jaggin'.



GT40 lookin' pretty:






 

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And it was filmed during the actual 24 hours of Le Mans!
Yep. The camera car finished 9th (though not officially classified, as it didn't cover minimum race distance).

More interesting facts about the movie to be found here. The two most fun facts I noted:
  1. For the first 30min of the movie, not a single word of dialogue is spoken (technically, when the fatality of the driver McQueen's character accident is announced, it's done off-camera)
  2. The 911 McQueen drives at the beginning of the movie was his own personal 911. He bought it directly from the factory shortly before the actual LeMans race in 1970.
 

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A naked Ferrari 312T4 from the 1979 season, which saw Jody Scheckter and Ferrari win WDC and WCC respectively.



One thing to note: look how low that motor sits!

Speaking of which...here's the 312T motor from 1975:



 

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You could play a football match on that tire.
 
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