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jacqalan: 1972 Nurburgring 1000Kms. Sunday the winner will be the Ferrari 312PB,drived by Ronnie Peterson and Tim Schenken.

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The Ronnie Peterson/Tim Schenken Ferrari 312PB, Buenos Aires ’72. They won. (via RacerMag)

1972-Brands Hatch-Scuderia.Ferrari 312 PB - amazing photograph - ferrari sports car manager ? - Brian Redman, Ronnie Peterson, Clay Regazzoni, Tim Schenken, 2 kids (jacky Ickx Mario Andretti) !

That's Mario Andretti in the #2 312PB and the late Ronnie Peterson driving the #6 312PB at the 1972 Daytona 6-Hour Continental. Mario and co-driver Jacky Ickx finished first and Peterson and co-driver Tim Schenken finished second. This was the very first points race for the new 3-liter cars and the shortened race was to allay the fears of FIA that the new cars, with Formula One engines, might not last a 24 hour race. Porsche was noticeably absent from the Manufacturer's Championship this ...