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Remembering Ronnie 44 years ago

Yes, it really is 44-years since Ronnie Peterson took his last race victory. At the 1978 rain-soaked Austrian Grand Prix held at a Osterreichring, Ronnie took a magnificent driving Type 79/2.

Remembering Ronnie 44 years ago

At the Austrian F1 race a couple of weeks ago, big-time JPS Lotus fan and CEO of the McLaren Formula 1 team, Zak Brown, ran the very same car, Type 79/2, for a few demo laps round the Osterreichring. This time in the dry though!

The car is now resplendent in Mario No.5 livery so Zak had a special Mario tribute helmet made to match the car.