1971 This was the year of the Stewart-Tyrrell double-act.
But it wasn't as clear cut at the start of the season. Ferrari was still the team to beat, and the brute force of the V-12 engine threatened to destroy everything in its wake. It was the addition of Stewart and Tyrrell into the Championship that challenged the balance of power. It made for an epic season that pitted mechanical muscle against driving skill.
And as the season progressed Stewart and Tyrrell developed a magical formula that combined radical aerodynamics with Stewart's sublime talent. It became clear that the might of the prancing horse could (and would) be tamed.
This review doesn't just show the action from the season - it tells the story. 1971: the year the tyre-war intensified as the first slicks hit the tarmac, the year driver safety became a genuine concern and the year of Lauda's first GP.
Brunswick film were pioneers in the embryonic days of Formula One production, when sponsors controlled the demand for footage, and before the era of global TV coverage began. They have skilfully combined film from their famous archive - including some previously unseen material - to create a review that captures the essence of a very special era in Grand Prix racing.