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1970 Brands Hatch BOAC 1000km

This epic photo of Vic Elford and Pedro Rodriguez in the rain at Druids Corner shows the incredible car control that both men possessed. Even the prodigious rain driving talents of Elford were no match for the flying Mexican that day, who came from behind to win by 5 laps! Below is some great period footage of the race with interviews with Pedro and Jo Siffert.

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That top picture is fantastic.
May 16, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterRaphael Orlove
Is this the race where Chris Amon said "Would someone please tell Pedro it's raining"? I recall seeing the quote on a T-Shirt.
May 16, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterRik
Thanks for the second one--had not seen it before!
May 16, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterPilote
Rik, I believe it is! I have also heard it like "The race where they forgot to tell Pedro it was raining"
May 17, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterBradley Price
Found it!! No affiliation to the seller etc...

May 19, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterRik

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