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

"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 &

Ray Deitrich

Thu Oct 03 2013 17:37:47 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 17:50:55 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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