Juan Manuel Fangio personally dedicated this photo of himself during the 1952 Albi GP, where he started from pole position and led the first 15 laps, in his BMR P151, but then retired when the engine failed.
Photo: ML Rosenthal
Over the coming months we will have a series of three interviews with former BRM mechanics who worked with the team during the beginning, middle and end of the marque’s history in Grand Prix motor racing. The first of these interviews is with Richard “Dick” Salmon, now in his 92nd year, who started with the team in the early 1950s and stayed for 17 years. His last race with the team coincided with the debut of a young Scot named…
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