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The Hesketh Story: All articles in one place

It simply wouldn’t happen today. Imagine the factory-backed might of Vettel and co. being challenged by a feisty upstart team run by a 22-year-old lord, one who had no further motivation to do so than to have something to do at the weekend...

...and an excuse to quaff copious amounts of champagne with his closest friends.

At Hesketh Racing, bubbly wasn’t only a reward for a place on the podium, but the lifeblood of a race weekend. We relive that brief period in the 1970s where the rumours about off-track antics were as intriguing as the action on it, and also take a look at where the lord diverted his attentions once that memorable party had drawn to a close.