OFFICIAL Hesketh Racing Classic Junior T Shirt - Navy

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Why Navy Blue instead of the traditional White?
The answer is quite simple. While the traditional white looks great and in keeping with the original 1970s team, it's not going to last on long when the little mites come home looking like this.

We're just trying to think ahead!

When a Lord, a superstar and a man named Bubbles started an F1 team, no one took them seriously, until they won.

Hesketh Racing

It looked like an extravagant joke, an extended April Fool’s stunt played by a bunch of ex-public schoolboys with more money than sense. It ended, as everyone had predicted, in tears. But neither the initial appearance nor the manner of its final departure give the truth to the tale of the Hesketh Grand Prix team.

There was a schizophrenic quality to the Hesketh Formula One team, which was never more apparent than at its Grand Prix debut at Monaco in 1973. In Monte Carlo’s harbour, the team’s principal, a portly peer of the realm not long out of his teens, had a 192-foot yacht in which to entertain the wealthy guests he was ferrying from Nice airport in his Bell Jet Ranger helicopter.

For transport around the Riviera streets there was a Rolls-Royce Corniche, a Porsche Carrera and a huge Suzuki motorbike. But in the pits he had only a second-rate customer F1 machine, overseen by a former car salesman and bit-part TV actor, that was to be driven by a Grand Prix debutant whose reputation as a party-goer was only exceeded by his notoriety as a crasher of racing cars.

When the driver in question was seen and heard making frequent trips to the facilities to throw up his breakfast through sheer nerves as the minutes ticked by towards the start of the race, it’s not hard to understand why the rest of the F1 fraternity had trouble taking the Hesketh team seriously.

By the end of the race though, it was clear that there was more to this team than was apparent on the surface. The car had qualified 18th on a grid of 25 starters and had been running in sixth place, on target for a point-scoring finish, when the Cosworth DFV dropped a valve with only five laps to go.

Considering the circumstances, it was an impressive debut, though nobody watching could have expected what was to come within the next few months.

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