Gérard Ducarouge – 1941-2015
Born in 1941, Ducarouge was qualified in aeronautical engineering. He first came to prominence with Matra, where he was responsible for the cars that won Le Mans in 1972, ’73 and ’74.
After Matra closed its works team he joined Guy Ligier, who was creating a Matra-powered F1 car for 1976. Ducarouge designed the JS5, famous for the ‘teapot’ airbox that it used in the first few races of … Keep reading
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