Monza 1,000 Kms

Potentially the top sports-car teams of 1974, Matra-Simca and Alfa Romeo met for the first time in strenght at the Monza 1.000 Kms. and the result was decisively in favour of the Italian make. Merzario (pictured, leading Beltoise) started from pole position, and although his car shared with Andretti was led by Pescarolo and Beltoise in turn, both Matras retired with egine failures.