40 more amazing images from Rainer Schlegelmilch

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In his 55-year career, eminent photographer Rainer W. Schlegelmilch has taken more than 600,000 photos – which now belong to the Motorsport Network. Here are some more of the best...

Polesetter Jim Clark, Lotus, John Surtees, Cooper, Jackie Stewart, BRM, and Ludovico Scarfiotti, Ferrari on the front row

Polesetter Jim Clark, Lotus, John Surtees, Cooper, Jackie Stewart, BRM, and Ludovico Scarfiotti, Ferrari on the front row
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Jochen Rindt in pits with his time-keeping wife Nina and Lotus team boss Colin Chapman

Jochen Rindt in pits with his time-keeping wife Nina and Lotus team boss Colin Chapman
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Ayrton Senna straps in to his Lotus cockpit

Ayrton Senna straps in to his Lotus cockpit
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Jim Clark, Lotus 49

Jim Clark, Lotus 49
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Alain Prost, McLaren

Alain Prost, McLaren
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Le Mans: Pedro Rodriguez, Lorenzo Bandini and Mike Parkes are the first three starters

Le Mans: Pedro Rodriguez, Lorenzo Bandini and Mike Parkes are the first three starters
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1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta

1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta
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Fernando Alonso, Ferrari

Fernando Alonso, Ferrari
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Jackie Stewart, Matra

Jackie Stewart, Matra
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Matra mechanics and Jackie Stewart's wife, Helen

Matra mechanics and Jackie Stewart's wife, Helen
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Ayrton Senna, McLaren

Ayrton Senna, McLaren
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1985 Lamborghini Countach LP 5000 S QV

1985 Lamborghini Countach LP 5000 S QV
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Denny Hulme, McLaren Ford-Cosworth

Denny Hulme, McLaren Ford-Cosworth
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Phil Hill

Phil Hill
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A Cooper-Maserati T81

A Cooper-Maserati T81
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Drivers briefing

Drivers briefing
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Kurt Ahrens, Brabham-Repco BT24 V8

Kurt Ahrens, Brabham-Repco BT24 V8
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Jack Brabham

Jack Brabham
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#1 Ken Miles, is getting jumped at the start by John Whitmore's Ford #8, Mike Parkes' Ferrari #20, Jo Bonnier's Chaparral-Chevrolet #9 and Bob Bondurant's Ferrari #8

#1 Ken Miles, is getting jumped at the start by John Whitmore's Ford #8, Mike Parkes' Ferrari #20, Jo Bonnier's Chaparral-Chevrolet #9 and Bob Bondurant's Ferrari #8
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Jean Alesi, Eddie Irvine, crash

Jean Alesi, Eddie Irvine, crash
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Michael Schumacher, Benetton Renault

Michael Schumacher, Benetton Renault
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Alessandro Nannini, Benetton

Alessandro Nannini, Benetton
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Michele Alboreto, Ferrari

Michele Alboreto, Ferrari
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#2 Jaguar XJR-9LM: Jan Lammers, Johnny Dumfries, Andy Wallace

#2 Jaguar XJR-9LM: Jan Lammers, Johnny Dumfries, Andy Wallace
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Bertone Lamborghini Bravo

Bertone Lamborghini Bravo
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Michael Schumacher, Benetton Renault

Michael Schumacher, Benetton Renault
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Niki Lauda, Ferrari 312T2

Niki Lauda, Ferrari 312T2
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Stefan Bellof with team boss Ken Tyrrell

Stefan Bellof with team boss Ken Tyrrell
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A Renault at dusk

A Renault at dusk
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Ronnie Peterson, STP March

Ronnie Peterson, STP March
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Bertone Carabo, based on Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale

Bertone Carabo, based on Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale
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Jo Siffert, Porsche

Jo Siffert, Porsche
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Sun trap, F1-style

Sun trap, F1-style
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Drivers briefing

Drivers briefing
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Jackie Stewart

Jackie Stewart
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Jack Brabham, Brabham, in front of Jackie Oliver, BRM, Ronnie Peterson, March, and Henri Pescarolo, Matra

Jack Brabham, Brabham, in front of Jackie Oliver, BRM, Ronnie Peterson, March, and Henri Pescarolo, Matra
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The last 'true' Le Mans start: Drivers had sprinted to their cars with Rolf Stommelen, Porsche 917, in the lead, followed by Vic Elford's and Jo Siffert's Porsche

The last 'true' Le Mans start: Drivers had sprinted to their cars with Rolf Stommelen, Porsche 917, in the lead, followed by Vic Elford's and Jo Siffert's Porsche
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Bruce McLaren, McLaren

Bruce McLaren, McLaren
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Lotus drivers Jim Clark and Graham Hill with Walter Hayes, public relations executive for Ford

Lotus drivers Jim Clark and Graham Hill with Walter Hayes, public relations executive for Ford
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James Hunt

James Hunt
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