Event Coverage, Members' Meeting
MAR 17th 2018

Ethan Jupp

This championship‑winning McLaren is an F5000 fairytale

The owner of this rather gorgeous F5000 machine is the beaming Mark Longmore. He first met it at as a ten-year-old spectating the opening round of the 1970 Guards European Formula 5000 Championship at Oulton Park – a round it would win on the way to its dominance that year. Can love at first-sight be subconscious? His reunion with the car in 2000 is evidence for the affirmative.

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