Osella stripdown in Kyalami: Parting shot

South Africa's January heat takes its toll on mechanics working in the blazing sun


Grand Prix Photo

January 23, 1982

Kyalami, South Africa

Going ‘skins’, the Osella mechanics attend to Jean-Pierre Jarier’s car (note Cosworth V8) at a hot and dusty 1982 Formula 1 season opener. The Frenchman scraped onto the grid in 26th but on the first lap it was Jarier into barrier and his race was over