Racing

"Racer Jackie Stewart began the practice of taping a spanner to his steering wheel after the accident he suffered at the 1966 Belgian Grand Prix, where, after hitting a telephone pole, he sat soaked in fuel in his car for almost an hour until fellow racers Graham Hill and Bob Bondurant managed to remove him using a toolkit borrowed from a spectator."



Source: My Father & http://jalopnik.com/5787688/while-deadly-60s-racing-looked-like-awesome-on-drugs

1910isolde

Thu Oct 03 2013 17:34:44 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

I'd carry a BSF wrench in my MG's glove box in the event of an urgent need to disconnect the battery. Joseph Lucas strikes again.

Thu Oct 03 2013 17:37:47 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Ray Deitrich

Poor Joseph Lucas, he died in 1902, and is still associated with the 'dark days' of his company.....

Thu Oct 03 2013 17:50:55 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

1910isolde

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