24 hours of Le Mans 1972
Vic at the wheel of the Alfa Romeo T33/TT/3
Signed by either Vic Elford or by Derek Bell and Vic Elford
First away the 3 Matra-Simca raced by
# 15: Pescarolo / Hill – # 14: Cevert / Ganley – # 12: Beltoise / Amon
Then the Alfa Romeo T33/TT/3 raced by
Stommelen / Galli and Elford / Marko
This was the year of the first Matra victory!
In the race, when a Ferrari crashed in front of him, Vic Elford stopped in mid-race to extricate the driver from his burning car…T.V. cameras caught the action and Vic was named Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite by French President Georges Pompidou for his act of courage and heroism.
The scene is featured in Michael Keyser great movie “The Speed Merchants” narrated by Vic.
Dimensions: 13 x 19″ (33 x 48 cm)