It’s British Grand Prix time once again this week, but 60 years ago, the race doubled up as the European Grand Prix too.

Reigning world champion Jim Clark won the race at Brands Hatch and, in the golden age of advertising, plenty of companies who supplied the winning components looked to take their share of the glory in the following week’s Autosport.

Ferodo featured a picture of the smiling winner in their ad, but they weren’t the only ones to get in on the act with the likes of Esso and Lucas also proclaiming their importance in getting the winner over the line.

You can see all the ads – and the race report – here.

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