Jack, Bonzo, Ball Bearing and the 1974 Ecosse-Ford
In the 1974 World Sportscar Championship for Makes at Kyalami, South Africa, a small racecar, built from the chassis of a 10-year old, formula two single-seater, in a small workshop underneath the designer/constructor’s house, earned a world championship constructor’s point against a very competitive field. The giant killing Ecosse team comprised the owner/builder, a veteran race driver approaching 40 years and a 23-year old “rookie” who would later win one of the most prestigious sports car races in the world….
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