Hesketh Racing Merchandise - The early days
After the team's debut at the 1973 Monaco GP and securing it's first point for 6th at the French, Hesketh Racing headed to its home circuit of Silverstone two weeks later for the British GP.
The team sported a T Shirt design that predated the Hesketh Bear Classic we would all come to love in 1974. We're not sure what this diagonal creation was all about, but more than likely penned in one of Towcester's pubs when the lads had some time off. It was clean, representative of early 70s graphic design and easily identifiable. A nice bit of RETRO.
Printed front and back in red, white and blue, we've recreated the original artwork from photographic evidence. Hesketh Racing are more famous for their exploits in 1974 with the Hesketh 308, but we thought it was also important to remember the March 731 days when Harvey Postlethwaite plied his considerable engineering skills to wring as much performance out the car as he could.
His efforts and Hunt's skill on the track were well rewarded that weekend with Hunt finishing 4th and only 3s from stepping onto the podium for the first time in the F1 championships.
To read more about Hesketh Racing visit the Official Website at: www.heskethracing.co.uk
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