Lotus 49 (1967)
Chapman provides the family test drive.
1968, Brands Hatch.
Because wolves race in packs, obviously.
- Graham Hill (Lotus 49)
- Chris Amon (Ferrari 312)
- Denny Hulme (McLaren M7A)
- Jacky Ickx (Ferrari 312)
Proper men, proper cars, proper race track.
Hint: this is wallpaper sized.
Jim Clark, Monza, 1967, Lotus 49.
Brands Hatch, 1968.
The Lotus 49 gets the first mounted wing suspension, which was later considered far too dangerous for competition.
Jochen Rindt, French Grand Prix (1969 — Lotus 49B)
Grand Prix Weekends Revival
1968 Belgian Grand Prix, Spa.
This is Jackie Oliver in the Lotus 49B.
Jochen Rindt signs with Lotus, here with the 49, at Brands Hatch, in 1969.
Jim Clark in the Lotus 49 at Silverstone, 1967.
Jochen Rindt — German Grand Prix, 1969.
And the utterly sexy Lotus 49B.
Graham Hill — Lotus 49B (1969)
A close action shot of the 49B is something quite extraordinary. Can you hear that Cosworth engine shouting at you already?
If you can’t, I can help you.