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Perhaps the last of the gentlemen drivers in F1?

Turning 63 on this day is Hector Rebaque, who was Mexico's last F1 driver for three decades before Sergio Perez picked up the baton in 2011. During his four-year spell in Formula 1, Rebaque campaigned as a privateer in 1978 and 79, running his own team and fielding a chassis from Lotus. Funding from state-owned oil company Pemex then bought the Mexican a seat at Brabham, alongside Nelson Piquet, for two years. Hector's best result with Bernie Ecclestone's outfit was a trio of fourth-place finishes achieved in 1981, his final year of Grand Prix racing. The Mexican is seen here racing around the Caesar's Palace car park at Las Vegas at his last ever F1 race. His dream was to follow in the...
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