2018-01-28 20:34:04

January nomeromania 28 - Clay Regazzoni, 1979

January nomeromania 28 - Clay Regazzoni, 1979

First win for the in 1979 brought Clay Regazzoni. Were the Swiss in the season by car with the number "28".At the end of 1976, Frank after a dispute with Walter wolf sold to his old and together with Patrick head founded new under the name of Engineering, which still exists today. In 1977, the used a customer March 761 chassis, and a year later appeared a head designed FW06 chassis. The only pilot was then , but in 1979 his was a 39-year veteran of Clay Regazzoni, Vice-champion in 1974.The beginning of the season-1979 played with FW06. Only at the fifth stage there is a new machine with newfangled FW07 ground effect. A couple of races left for the development of new technology. At the seventh stage in Regazzoni finished second. And then it was home to the of great Britain. Pole position on the British track was won by Jones. He was leading most of the race, but lost due to the failure of the water pump. Second in that time it was Regazzoni, who eventually won.

   


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