Posts Tagged ‘1971 French Grand Prix’

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I love the way so many of the individual components of a racing car look…

The functional beauty and engineering artistry, let alone the fabrication, casting and welding of bits and pieces never fail to satisfy ones eye.

Schlegelilch’s shot is an incredibly tight crop of the gauze covered Lucas fuel injection trumpets atop one of the Ford Cosworth DFV’s at the 1971 French Grand Prix, Le Castellet on 4 July 1971.

Jackie Stewart won the race in a DFV powered Tyrrell 003, it may be his engine but Rainer isn’t saying to which chassis this engine was attached…

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Jackie Stewart before the off at Paul Ricard, French GP 1971, Tyrrell 003 Ford (Cahier)

Credits…

Rainer Schlegelmilch, The Cahier Archive

 

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Photographers Jean-Claude Deutsch and Patrick Jarnoux display a fine eye for form, fashion, flesh and finery. French Grand Prix, Paul Ricard, 4 July 1971…

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Credits…

Jean Claude Deutsch and Patrick Jarnoux

Tailpiece: And a nice tail it is…

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