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Posted on 09/14/2014

Photo taken on January 12, 2008

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1971 Ferrari 312B2

1971 Ferrari 312B2
Pictured is a 1971 Ferrari 312B2 Grand Prix Car.

It was driven in 1971 by Clay Regazzoni, Jacky Ickx and 1978 World Champion Mario Andretti.

The 312B was introduced in 1970 and won four races, three for Jacky Ickx and one at Monza for Clay Regazzoni. Mario Andretti would win the opening race of 1971 in South Africa with a 312B. The updated 312B2 was then introduced, Ickx taking the car's first and only 1971 victory in Holland.

At season's end, The drivers would finish fourth (Ickx), seventh (Regazzoni) and eighth (Andretti) in the World Championship. Ferrari would be third in the Constructors Championship.

The 312B2 would race on into 1972, winning the German Grand Prix and carry on into 1973 when it was updated to become the 312B3, a model that would continue until the start of the 1975 season.

Pictured in January 2008 at the Autosport International show at the NEC in Birmingham.