Peter Revson became the first American Can-Am champion, taking the 1971 title with this McLaren M8F, as seen during the Laguna Seca Can-Am.
Photo: Pete Lyons / www.petelyons.com
Hail the “Mod Scot!” Such a thought must have flickered through many minds as 27 Group 7 machines rumbled around Mosport toward the first starting flag of the sixth season of the fabulous but faltering Can-Am series.
Jackie Stewart, flop-haired superstar of F1, was on pole in his new Lola. That meant he’d out-qualified Can-Am master Denny “The Bear” Hulme as well as Hulme’s quick new McLaren teammate, “Champagne Peter” Revson.
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