Emmo was always a favorite of mine, for several reasons. We’re about the same age +-. I have thought as he went along, that he is doing very well with what I’d felt was my career. A couple of World Driving Championships, a great Indy record after, and all the while a reputation as being a pretty decent fellow.
Except, of course, the part about the vast talent he had, that I don’t.
Superb car control, but incredibly smooth.
Saw him at Canada ’74. When he went faster there wasn’t lots of wheel sawing and throttle on and off, the car just went faster until it was there, couldn’t go any quicker. Brilliant.
That was one of the attractions to the more open cockpits of the day, you could see the driver earn his keep. When Carlos
Reutemann in the BT-44 got going he would hack at the steering, throwing it around then catching it at the edge of the world. Fun to watch.
Doesn’t that eighth picture (of the Black lotus 72) – look good!
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