Next up from the Ranta Collection is the 1969 Canadian Grand Prix. I know I was at this one, but at only 2 years old I don’t have any stories. The 90 lap race was won by Jacky Ickx, with Jack Brabham in second and Jochen Rindt taking third spot on the podium.
One of the many good things that came from the days of tobacco sponsorship is the wealth of memorable marketing images. The back cover of the program is home to the Player’s Navy Cut brand.
ed note: I’ve added this gallery in after the original publishing. These photos are larger resolution when opened so they can be read. You may have to scroll down the page to close image depending on your monitor settings.
The Garage has more like this in the archives