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1973 Mallory Park F2

Radio Luxembourg Trophy

Sunday, March 11, 1973
Round:
1
Laps:
100
Fastest Lap:
Jarier, 41.8s
Country:
Britain
Circuit:
1973 season:
Report

From the Motor Sport Archive

A FEW MONTHS ago in the Around and About column we highlighted the forthcoming battle between the Ford Motor Company and BMW at several levels of motor sport. At Mallory Park on March 10th the first Formula Two clash between the two big rivals took place and, though their position looked a little precarious at one time, the German BMW outfit came out most definitely on top. The man who delivered the goods for them was the relatively unknown French driver Jean-Pierre Jarier, a former economics student, who had started the season with three uninspiring drives in the works March Formula One.

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