Relying on Lucas

Grand Prix Drivers & Manufacturers 1962 World Championship

Won by B.R.M. and Graham Hill

Relying on Lucas

  • • Electronic Ignition
  • • Petrol Injection
  • • Alternator
  • • Starter
  • • Batteries

Results subject to official confirmation

United States Factory Branches
Lucas Electrical Services, Inc.
501-509 West 42nd Street, New York 36, N.Y.

Apparently Graham had to do it without the official replacement smoke.

3 responses to “Relying on Lucas”

  1. Captain Ned says:

    As the once-owner of a 1973 Triumph TR-6 I cannot speak or type that name lest its foul power somehow corrupt my current ride.

  2. Rich says:

    I talked with a couple of young (under 30) English engineers working on a high tech project here in Minnesota and mentioned something about the Lucas reliability joke. They honestly did not know what I was talking about.

  3. damesandhotrods says:

    I have been through a few English cars, I have found I can rely on Lucas, but I wouldn’t touch Magneti Marelli with a ten foot pole.

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