Amon 1976

In ’76 Chris Amon drove an Ensign. In a McLaren he’d have been as good as Hunt, says Alan Henry.

Amon 76

One could only dream of what Chris might have achieved in a front-line works McLaren M23, for example. Do I think that, if he’d been securely strapped into the cockpit of an M23 instead of James Hunt, he would have won the 1976 championship as Hunt did? Of course I do; James was extremely quick and scarily determined, but I’d rate Chris as the more complete and rounded driver of the two.

Chris Amon: The One That Got Away | McLaren Formula 1.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>