Henri Pescaolo, Matra F2, Thruxton 1969

The familiar green helmet of Frenchman Henri Pescarolo contrasts with the blue Matra MS7 as he clears the famous Thruxton chicane. Note the high aerofoils which were being used to assist down force on the cars in 1969, sometimes with disastrous results.

Location: Thruxton Circuit, Hampshire

Photographer: Roger Lane

Henri Pescaolo, Matra F2, Thruxton 1969

The familiar green helmet of Frenchman Henri Pescarolo contrasts with the blue Matra MS7 as he clears the famous Thruxton chicane. Note the high aerofoils which were being used to assist down force on the cars in 1969, sometimes with disastrous results.

Location: Thruxton Circuit, Hampshire

Photographer: Roger Lane