Sinclair Special
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The Sinclair Special from the Persuaders

Did you know that in the Persuaders, a brilliant series from the early 1970s, Brett Sinclair is also a Grand Prix driver? There is even the Sinclair Special featured in the episode “Someone Waiting” an episode about bribing people out of the race at Silverstone, which Brett Sinclair eventually would win. So which car was used for the episode because it is not the March 702 as you would assume.
Drebbel F1
Unraced 1960 -1969

Drebbel F1: “The impossible Dutch dream”

In 1961 a group of Dutch race enthusiasts came up with the idea of creating an all-Dutch Grand Prix team with the foundation of the “NederlandseRacewagen” after the rules governing engine capacity in F1 were changed from 2.5 litresto 1.5 litres in an attempt to attract more teams. Sadly not much info is available on the Drebbel F1 attempt.  The only information I found about the project came from the