A Chat with Clive Chapman about Lotus’ Discovery of Ground Effects

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Mario Andretti and Ronnie Peterson on the way to a one-two finish in the 1978 Dutch Grand Prix. Image thanks to the Cahier Archive

“The Type 78? Well I’ll tell ya, it’s like it’s painted to the road.” – Mario Andretti

Sit down with Classic Team LotusClive Chapman for a chat about Lotus’ discovery of ground effects, and the impact it had on the sport of Formula 1.

Featuring plenty of footage of their stunning JPS Type 78, Type 79 and Type 91, of course.

“When ground effects arrived,...