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F1 with Peter Windsor Video: Lunch with Jacques Laffite

Forty years on from a pivotal year in French F1 history, veteran journo Peter Windsor lunches in Paris with Jacques Laffite, the dynamically-fast Ligier driver who was unbeatable in the first two rounds of the 1979 F1 World Championship. Remembering, too, the ground-breaking win for Jean-Pierre Jabouille and Renault in their home GP at Dijon, Jacques and Peter in this first of three parts look back at the brilliance of the 1979 Ligier JS11 and at some of the key events of that time. Jacques also explains why he's a major Lewis Hamilton/Max Verstappen fan. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Note: I had the good fortune of photographing Jacques Lafitte – Happy Jack – at Kyalami during his...
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