Classic motorsport images from the golden era of racing, when men were men and everything was simultaneously much more and far less tacky than it is now.
Warning: this is a style blog and should not be taken as serious commentary on anything other than interesting retro fashions.

Niki Lauda and David Purley chat in the rain at Zolder, in 1977.
Note the differing styles of quilted vinyl anorak, as no longer worn by racing drivers.

Niki Lauda and David Purley chat in the rain at Zolder, in 1977.

Note the differing styles of quilted vinyl anorak, as no longer worn by racing drivers.

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    They are not chatting: they are quarrelling becouse Purley forced Lauda to spin while he was trying to overtake him...
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    I assume this picture goes with the following story from “The Lost Generation” His [Purley’s] most memorable performance...
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