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Photographic Print : Formula One World Championship: A mechanic surveys the damage to the Ligier JS27 of Jacques Laffite after suffering a major fire when the fuel

Formula One World Championship: A mechanic surveys the damage to the Ligier JS27 of Jacques Laffite after suffering a major fire when the fuel



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Formula One World Championship: A mechanic surveys the damage to the Ligier JS27 of Jacques Laffite after suffering a major fire when the fuel

A mechanic surveys the damage to the Ligier JS27 of Jacques Laffite (FRA) after suffering a major fire when the fuel injection pipe came adrift during Friday practice. Sadly a start line crash ended LaffiteÕs F1 career when he badly broke both his legs.
British Grand Prix, Brands Hatch, 13 July 1986

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Media ID 2055057

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Damage Brands Brands Hatch


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In this print from the 1986 British Grand Prix at Brands Hatch, a mechanic is seen surveying the devastating damage inflicted upon Jacques Laffite's Ligier JS27. The aftermath of a major fire caused by a loose fuel injection pipe during Friday practice is evident, leaving behind a scene of destruction and despair. As the mechanic meticulously inspects the charred remnants of what was once a powerful racing machine, one can't help but feel the weight of disappointment that hangs in the air. This unfortunate incident would mark an abrupt end to Laffite's illustrious Formula One career. Tragically, it was not just his hopes for that race that were shattered; Laffite suffered severe injuries as well. Both his legs were badly broken in a start line crash, forever altering his life and leaving an indelible mark on his F1 journey. The photograph serves as a poignant reminder of the risks involved in motorsport and how quickly fortunes can change on any given day. It captures both the fragility and resilience within this high-octane world where triumphs are celebrated alongside heart-wrenching setbacks. Decades later, this image continues to evoke emotions among racing enthusiasts who reflect upon Laffite's bravery and determination while acknowledging the inherent dangers faced by those who dare to push boundaries on tracks like Brands Hatch.

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