Even though Honda scored their best result of the season with a 2nd place finished for John Surtees, but the dealth of Jo Schlesser and the end of the Honda RA program, made Honda lost interested in F1 racing. Formula One fatal accidents 7 July John Surtees battled visability problems to claim second. A real Formula One opportunity came for Schlesser in with Honda. Sign in or register. Two wide air intakes at each side of the cockpit catch air, and is lead to a smaller pipe where the molecules flow faster.

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Honda as an engine manufacturer Drivers’ titles Constructors’ titles The Cooper-BRM team was in a bit of turmoil, with no really experienced drivers available they turned to Sclhesser Elford, with no F1 experience at all save for a brief test the previous year, and Johnny Servoz-Gavin.

By lap 30 his lead was over a minute from Rodriguez and Surtees. In he joined his close friend Guy Ligier to race McLarens.

Lotus were struggling with their rear wings, at one point Hill reported the front wheels coming off the ground, so much downforce was being created! The Pygmees of Patrick Del Bo and Eric Offenstadt led a second group of cars, with Francois Mazet close behind them until his engine failed on lap three. Jackie Stewart decided to have just a few laps, no 1m Hill finished with a best of 2 minutes, team-mate Oliver a couple of seconds slower.

Jo Schlesser

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Hulme was much the happier of the two drivers, having managed a time half a second quicker than Thursday. Mr Nakamura told Japan we could not take this to a race.


Pak Chan 3 years ago On the second lap local favourite Schlesser crashed on a downhill straight, his car caught fire and its highly flammable magnesium body burnt with such intensity the flames leapt 15 feet in the air.

Even though Honda scored their best result of the season with a 2nd place finished for John Surtees, but the dealth schlessre Jo Schlesser and the end of the Honda RA program, made Honda lost interested in F1 racing. Water extinguishers were used but they made no impression on the flames, instead merely making matters worse allowing rivers of flame to flow down the circuit.

Stewart got the jump to lead down to Nouveau Monde for the first time, Rindt and Ickx keeping him honest. Pike collected second, ahead of Jabouille, Walker and Depailler.

It was really bad luck for the Mexican, who had impressed many with his drive. Hulme was happy with his 1m On lap 3, tragedy struck. The ill-fated Jo Schlesser prepares to head out during practice. Formula One fatal accidents 7 July Efforts were made to retrieve him, schlesseer the combination of the intense heat and the lack of chemical fire extinguishers made that task almost impossible.

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Oliver himself was convinced something at the rear of the car had broken, but it was also surmised that the rear wing could have caused the accident ji he was behind Siffert and Attwood at the time of the incident. This tragedy cast a black cloud over the whole race, and would have far-reaching consequences for both Rouen and the Honda team.


In the 1. He scored no championship points.

Soon after he had to pit when a fuel tank came loose, dropping him seven places while it was fixed and wet tyres fitted. The fatal crash of Jo Schlesser R. To help make this website better, to improve and personalize your experience and for advertising purposes, are you happy to accept cookies and other technologies.

Ickx’s first victory darkened by Schlesser death

Most expected Stewart to take up where he left off at Zandvoort but Ickx was already showing his Ferrari to be much better in the wet conditions and he had a lead of a number of length at the end of lap 1, ahead of Stewart and Rindt.

So as the result, jjo Honda RA competed only 1 race and being destroyed in an fatal accident, what an disaster…….

Witnesses stated that they thought his engine had cut out, and the Frenchman was a passenger as his car slithered up the embankment, overturned, and burst into flames. As a result, Honda withdrew from Formula One at the end of the season after Surtees again refused to drive the car at the Italian race of the mo year. Forty-year-old Jo Schlesser, in only his third grand prix, became the 13th fatality in motorsport since the start of the year.

Stewart ducked in for wet tyres on lap 24, allowing the impressive Courage sdhlesser into 4th.