You were there

Motor racing historian Mr Wilkins took all but one of this first page of pictures at the 1972 Monaco GP. “The rain started 10 minutes before the race,” he recalls. “I bought a Marlboro cap to shelter under and the red dye ran down my face, so everyone thought I was ill!” {1} Ronnie Peterson slides his March. {2}> Chris Amon’s Matra was sixth. {3} This is ’71, when Jackie Stewart raced while ill but won for Tyrrell. {4} In ’72 JYS was fourth, after being hounded by Peter Gethin (BRM). {5} Emerson Fittipaldi’s JPS Lotus was third, but none could beat Jean-Pierre Beltoise (BRM) {6}. On to Silverstone – Niki Lauda at ’73 GP with BRM crew {7}, and with Mauro Forghieri in ’75 {8}. {9} Clay Regazzoni with 312T. {10} Tom Pryce (Shadow) speeds through Woodcote in ’76 International Trophy. {11} Back to ’75 – that’s Luca di Montezemolo sitting by Lauda’s Ferrari bodywork. {12} Peterson and new Lotus 76 in ’74 Trophy race.{13} Tony Southgate and Ken Tyrrell confer at ’75 Grand Prix.