Ron Maydon, founder of the Masters organisation, is confident that his unique Amon F101 Grand Prix car will be back racing this summer despite being heavily damaged in a major accident during the Monaco Historique. Maydon was running sixth in the race when he caught a much slower car in the tunnel and a clash of wheels sent the Amon flying into the barriers. Maydon escaped with bruising, and the car is now being stripped and inspected.
“The impact took the corners off but the tub is very strong,” said Maydon. “Chris Amon phoned me up from New Zealand to see if his car was okay. I was very pleased with my pace at the time, but I can’t remember too much about the accident.”
Maydon is aiming to return to racing at the Silverstone Classic at the end of July. “The Amon will certainly be back,” he said. Monaco Historique report, p112