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Ocon et Alpine : une nouvelle performance française à Monaco ! - Automobile Club de MonacoCe n’est pas passé inaperçu ! Esteban Ocon, 3e dimanche du 80e Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco : un podium historique dans la lignée des grandes histoires du sport automobile français en Principa...
The anecdote was told on Friday in the paddock of the GP de Monaco Historique to Jean-Denis Delétraz, who is driving this year in the Principality a superb black Shadow DN3 carrying an American flag. And it was told to him by Jean-Pierre Jarier, who was driving it in 1974 at Monaco, finished 3rd that year, but should have won: “He was in the lead by 15 seconds when the sleeve of his overall caught the circuit breaker in the cockpit and caused the car to stall” , smiles the Swiss driver, already seen in the Principality in an ATS and especially in a Hesketh ex-James Hunt.
He is very fond of this Ford-Cosworth-powered Shadow which he discovered on Friday and he hopes to enter the Top 5 of the E Series on Sunday. To be continued.