260,8 kilometres per hour …
Jo Siffert’s fastest lap during the 1971 1000km de Spa, Gulf-Porsche 917K, Francorchamps
only to be beaten by Jacky Ickx, 2 years later, in a Ferrari 312PB, at 262.4kph
“My strongest memory of Ronnie is the genuine friendship we shared and, to me, there is no better remembrance of any individual than that. I was lucky to be his friend.” -1978 World Champion Mario Andretti about his late Lotus team-mate Ronnie Peterson.
*goes off to weep quietly in corner* <3
breathing difficulties :(