The No. 39 issue of Racing Pictorial Series by HIRO is focused on the Grand Prix 1968 F1 season. From the death of the symbolic driver Jim Clark, the rising of the Ford Cossworth DFV engine, the aerodynamics parts such as the high wings debuts, to the sponsorship from tobacco companies, this year is one of the turning point of the motorsports history.
The race season still had tons of attractive cars running in the circuit, although after the death of Clark, the championship of this year belonged to the Team Lotus and the brillant Type49, driven by Graham Hill who lead the team. The McLaren team, which famous from their usage of the team colour Kiwi Orange, Denis Hulme joined and the perfect combination Bruce and Denny drove the new M7A and achieved 1-2 finish in Canada GP. The two young racing genius, Chris Amon and Jacky Icxx, drove the Ferrari 312 and achieved good results. In contrast, the teams like Brabham, Cooper, Eagle (All American Racers) are comparably less attractive, and together presenting the vigorous fights of the whole season…
- Teams included: McLaren, Ferrari, Cooper, Brabham and Eagle
- Races included: 1968 Race of Champions, Spanish GP, Monaco GP, Belgian GP, Dutch GP, French GP, British GP, German GP, Italian GP
- Format: 108 pages size A4 variation (297mm x 232mm), 250 colour photos, 350 monochrome photos
- Language: Japanese, with partial English translation
Additional details for the Joe Honda Racing Pictorial Series: Grand Prix 1968, part 2
reference / walkaround book:
- Manufactured by Model Factory Hiro with reference MFH-JH39.
- Raced in 1968.
- Package measures 235 mm x 300 mm x 6 mm (width x depth x height), weighting 430 g.
- Featured in newsletters 157 and 162.
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