You were there: '70s Brands Hatch and Monaco

An enthusiast since watching Jim Clark in a Cortina in 1966, David Simpson especially liked Brands Hatch because of the great shots its elevation gave. Here’s a selection of his work

Spectators gather around McLaren M19 of Denny Hulme at Brands Hatch

Onlookers scrutinise activity under McLaren’s awning at the 1971 British GP, Denny Hulme’s M19 at centre


Ray Allen in McLaren M10 at 1971 Brands Hatch Victory race

Ray Allen attacks Druids in his McLaren M10 in the F1/F5000 Victory Race, one of several F5000 events Brands Hatch hosted in 1971

Martin Thomas Chevrolet Camaro

Chevrolet Camaro of Martin Thomas, proudly sponsored by Ovaltine

1972 Brands Hatch 1000Kms race

Ferraris dominated the 1972 Brands Hatch 1000Kms: two 312PBs head an Alfa Romeo T33TT3 and a pair of Ecurie Bonnier Lolas

Rolf Stommelen in the pitlane at Monaco 1972

ifelland March of Rolf Stommelen negotiates the pitlane at 1972 Monaco

Lotus 81 of Mario Andretti at Brands Hatch

Mario Andretti’s Lotus 81 passes the Brands paddock in the ’71 GP

Patrick Depailler in F3 support race at 1971 Brands Hatch Victory Race

F3 support, 1971 Victory Race at Brands: Patrick Depailler (Alpine, No84) lost his win for a yellow flag infringement

Porsche 917 of van Lennep and Larrouse in 1971 Brands Hatch 1000Kms

917 of Van Lennep/Larrousse in the 1971 Brands 1000Kms.