Celebrating Lotus’ Chapman Years at Goodwood Revival

In the 1970s Lotus immediately returned to the top of the podium with a combination of the 49 and the Lotus 72, a car which in various forms won the drivers’ and constructors’ championships in 1970 and 1972 in the hands of Jochen. Rindt, Emerson Fitipaldi and another triumph for the manufacturers in 1973. The Lotus 72 remained in service until its replacement in 1976.

Towards the end of the decade, Chapman and his Lotus team brought ground effect to Formula 1 and finally perfected it in 1978, with the Lotus 79. Perhaps one of Lotus’ most iconic cars ever. all time, Mario Andretti drove it to the world championship. glory. We can’t wait to see this legendary car take on the Circuit this weekend.

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