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Author Topic: Lotus 79  (Read 1255 times)

Online cosworth151

Lotus 79
« on: September 11, 2018, 08:10:53 PM »
Here's one for all of you ground effects fans out there. A look at the car that pretty much defined the breed - the Lotus 79:

https://www.formula1.com/en/latest/article.tech-tuesday-the-lotus-79-f1s-ground-effect-marvel.sAD9PXt7mC8iMSwwe6CCw.html


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Offline lkjohnson1950

Re: Lotus 79
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2018, 09:06:09 PM »
I always thought the 79 was one of the best looking F1 cars ever.  :good:
Lonny

Offline Dare

Re: Lotus 79
« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2018, 10:58:40 PM »
I always thought the 79 was one of the best looking F1 cars ever.  :good:

Me too,but I'd put the 69 Matra and Dan's Eagle in there too.
I liked Jackie's 73 Tyrell too
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Offline Jericoke

Re: Lotus 79
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2018, 03:12:48 PM »
I had a toy of the 72D that I loved.  It's the first toy I have memories of, and it was chipped and chewed to hell.  That was my idea of what a race car is supposed to look like.

 


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