Voici la gagnante de l’Autavia Cup ! La sublime Heuer Autavia 2446 Mark 3, restée fameuse pour avoir été au poignet du coureur de Formule 1 Jochen Rindt. Reste à voir dans quelle mesure Tag Heuer restera fidèle esthétiquement à l’inspiratrice de la réédition annoncée. Rendez-vous à la Foire de Bâle 2017 pour le savoir !
“Maybe I will not live to reach the age of 40. But, until that time, I will have experienced more things in life than anybody else. »
“I plan to go on racing as long as I enjoy it, but I don’t want to feel I am dependent on it. Too many drivers go on racing too long just for the money, and they usually end up getting killed. I want to be able to pull out when I’ve had enough.”
Sadly Rindt did not reach the age of 40 as disaster struck two races after his German triumph. During practice for the Italian Grand Prix at Monza, Rindt’s Lotus inexplicably ploughed into the guard rail at Parabolica. He was not wearing a crotch strap and his seatbelt buckle caused fatal throat injuries.
The tragic irony of the crash was that it had occurred just yards away from where…
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