Andretti—Fuji 1976

Mario Andretti, diving the Lotus 77, wins from pole in atrocious monsoon conditions at the 1976 Japanese GP, better known for James Hunt’s 3rd place — earning him the World Championship — and Niki Lauda’s courageous withdrawal. The win was Mario’s second GP victory five years after his first and the first victory for Team Lotus in more than two years.

Fuji 76

Courtesy of Formula One World Championship by jerste via Flickr.

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