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Jochen Rindt – Mosport 1969

Screen Shot 2016-03-28 at 4.25.14 PMJochen Rindt was Autria’s first World Champion. He dominated the sport from May to September 1970 winning 5 of 6 races on his way to the World Champiosnhip. Sadly, he would be killed in September of that year in a practice accident at Monza for the Italian Grand Prix. He remains the only Posthumous World Champion. In 1969 he finished 3rd in the championship, scoring his first ever win at Watkins Glen. This photo is of the start finish line at the Canadian GP at Mosport, where he finished 3rd.


JYS – Mosport 1971

Screen Shot 2016-03-28 at 3.26.01 PMJackie Stewart was the natural succesor to Jim Clark. A Scotsman, John Young Stewart was known as the “Flying Scotsman” and won three world championships, his second in 1971. He won his 6th of 11 races in 1971 at Mosport sharing the podium with Ronnie Peterson and Mark Donohue. 1971 was the second year for the Tyrrell race car, build by team owner Ken Tyrrell. This photo shows Stewart’s Tyrrell, in Scottish Racing Blue, cresting the ridge from the back straight leading into Turn 4.