Tag Archives: Jacky Ickx

Ferrari, Spa-francorchamps, klemcoll

Rain in The Ardennes

This is in the paddock at Spa-Francorchamps before the Championship 1000Km. sports car race which would take place on May 1, 1967. The car here is a Ferrari 330P3/4 (or 412P depending on your preference). It is painted in the yellow color of Belgium and has been entered by the Équipe Nationale Belge which was […]

Mosport, Lotus, Ronnie Peterson

Slippery When Wet

We have always loved this dramatic photograph of Ronnie Peterson in the Lotus 72 on a damp track during practice for the Canadian Grand Prix at Mosport which took place on September 22, 1974. In 1974 the Lotus 72 was illustrative of that old racing saw, “Nothing is as old as last year’s race car,” which it […]

Mannelle Monaco Grand Prix, Lotus

Into the Pool

Here is Nigel Mansell in the Lotus 97T turbo car turning into the Swimming Pool complex at the Monaco Grand Prix on June 3, 1984 as heavy rain pelts down. The Lotus with its instant-on turbo throttle was an especially difficult grand prix car on the Monte Carlo street circuit. But Mansell had excelled in practice […]

Le Mans, Ford GT40, Jacky Ickx, Jackie Oliver

Pit Stop for A Winner

By 1969 there were only two cars which had won the Le Mans 24 Hours twice and here is one, Ford GT40 n. 1075. (The other double winner had been a prewar Bentley.) The winning GT40 is in for a stop during the 1969 race which took place on June 14-15. Belgian Jacky Ickx has climbed into the car as his co-driver, Englishman […]