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Chapman as a driver article, + (old...?), video clip.

PostPost by: reb53 » Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:01 am

Interesting article here,
https://www.classicandsportscar.com/fea ... man-driver


I've seen bits of this clip before but don't recall seeing the whole thing.
But I am getting older....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9xL64dMbabQ


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PostPost by: Elanintheforest » Tue Nov 13, 2018 9:19 am

I haven't seen that film before either...thanks for posting.

Fascinating listening to him talking about making a business work in 1968, with many of the same challenges still in evidence today.

Here's one of my favourite films showing Chapman racing. It's a fun race in Escort Mexicos, with Jack Brabham, Frank Williams, Ken Tyrrell and other team managers.. Grotty quality, but still a great watch!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mvnNd1sCHa0
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PostPost by: Barney » Tue Nov 13, 2018 10:05 pm

Really enjoyed watching them. Thank you!
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