Sunday, December 23, 2012

Arnoux Vs Vileneuve – Dijon 1979 (Video)

One of the criticisms levelled at Formula One today is the pure level of help drivers receive on track.

From increased levels of downforce to traction control systems, modern day racers have certainly been in a stronger position than their predecessors.

That makes this video even more spectacular, as Gilles Vileneuve and battle around the Circuit de Dijon-Prenois, with very little in the way of technology to help.

The pair put it all on the line, often going into corners wheel-to-wheel in front of the on looking crowd.

Words cannot do the quality of driving here true justice, so witness it for yourself below.

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Giovanna Amati George Amick

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