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Forgotten Legends: A wing and a prayer

< ► > Formula 1 stood on the threshold of an incredible decade in 1968. With rear-engined cars already the norm it was also a sad time as the world mourned the death of Jim Clark amid continued media hype around Chapman's fabled Lotus 49 and its Cosworth engine, the rise of Jackie Stewart and the Tyrrell-run Matra-Cosworth. But was the fastest, most innovative and most trendsetting car of the year always been overlooked? Ferrari’s 312/68 was legendary Mauro Forghieri's latest Maranello Formula 1 creation, although many believe that 3-litre V12 powered Ferrari’s prowess was masked by Enzo Ferrari hiring the services of two young guns, rather than opting for an established...
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