1981 March 811: Formula Vice



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In this week’s Made to Drive installment we are in Florida with Petrolicious’ friend and vintage motorsport enthusiast, John Campion. Joining his collection recently, this 1981 March 811 Formula 1 car represents a different era of top-level racing, wherein one could buy an engine and build a chassis to compete without spending hundreds of millions of manufacturer dollars. Though this sinister black sword of a racing car wasn’t on the same pace as that year’s world championship contenders, the Guinness-sponsored machine driven by Irishman Derek Daly was still ferociously quick in an absolute sense, and it’s a treat to see it in action on a race track so many decades later on.

Watch John interview 2017 Motorsport Ireland Young Racing Driver Of The Year and Sexton trophy winner, Jordan Dempsey: https://youtu.be/h45cBGl4DPU

See the photoshoot and further info on the March 811 here: http://petro.li/March811

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47 Comments

  1. Post By Lina Aerts

    Since dose stage producer patient controversial assess tournament slam plan.

  2. Post By slspg

    Today's kids don't know crap about the real F1.

  3. Post By fmd3d

    Lancias stolen the show :D

  4. Post By wareidav

    Superb story and a genuinely decent guy. Fantastic car from my generation of motorsport. The music just matches the imagery perfectly. I would love to see the shoot with the Lancia.

  5. Post By Autodromo

    Always love to see John sharing has passion for cars! Great video!

  6. Post By John B

    Great video. Really like this one.

  7. Post By Soundrive Show

    Petrolicious: you guys are the standard by which all OTT productions are judged. Amazing. Keep up the good work.

  8. Post By Speet

    Would be greatfull if that guys can shut up

  9. Post By Ryän Penningtön

    More passion like this please, thank you.

  10. Post By Jake

    Gee, where's the Halo. ???

  11. Post By Stephane Asselin

    Wow…. this is real #passion

  12. Post By Jackson Pereira

    Beautiful car!

  13. Post By george32323

    Partnering up with classy brands Petrolicious! Well done.

  14. Post By Gman k

    Great video and a great guy! FIGHTING IRISH!!!!! My grandmother would be PROUD!

  15. Post By mojoblues66

    Designed by Adrian Newey. It was his 3rd car design, and according to his autobiography, his most important, because it laid down the fundamentals for all his future work.

  16. Post By Giuseppe

    I think it's great that someone is willing to put miles on a classic F1 car for a photo op, don't get me wrong, but I do wish the video would've had more driving and car sounds and less talking and music. Also, if you had a young, proper racing driver in that thing, why only show us the sedate driving of a middle-aged amateur? I understand he's the owner, but to me this all feels like a big wasted opportunity.

  17. Post By Roman P

    3:57 not F1 worthy move with the cap

  18. Post By Mark Clowes

    brill video #racemodeon

  19. Post By Midget Man

    this is the newey car

  20. Post By Monty Crain

    Engine?

  21. Post By 2manysecrets

    Born in 2000?! How is that even possible?! Where does the time go..

  22. Post By hunzolee

    March 1-4 2018 Sebring international raceway, in Florida. Vintage classic. Great show to visit.

  23. Post By Stefan Marjoram

    Wonderful film – it couldn't have gone to a better home.

  24. Post By Not Nubilous

    John Campion is so eloquent and passionate about his collection, so stoked

  25. Post By Adam Zaidi

    Great video, thanks for sharing!

  26. Post By steven hooper

    This is everything I love about Petrolicious.

  27. Post By Destoryer2765

    Is that PBIR?

  28. Post By Rosevan

    Amazing episode ! F1 … vintage… please more stories of these pure racing beasts. Hope to see this car perhaps in Montreal during the F1 weekend as a special guests among vintage pure sounding F1 beautiful cars. Thanks.

  29. Post By DucFanDan

    Okay guys, need five minutes of video of just the car on track with nobody yapping. C’mon. You did it with the Ferrari 250 GTO on that wonderful mountain road, you can publish another pure sound video like that again.

  30. Post By TOM haapalahti

    And that is just 40 years old backmarker F1 car

  31. Post By Александр Иванов

    absolute record for using word "I" in one video

  32. Post By P Kuudsk

    I watch most of these 2x the production is great. Back when racing was real and cars were built without massive rule books ,the drivers drank smoked and had women chasing them like rock stars. All the vintage racing is better to me.

  33. Post By T0BBi94

    5:29 onwards, great storytelling, together with the sound it feels like im there, amazing video!

  34. Post By Chris Carbaugh

    Driven on the track once and then you strap this on ….. awesome!

  35. Post By Ken Clark

    Pretty car, something you just cannot say about today's machines.

  36. Post By thhulk306

    Meh

  37. Post By Michael Acquaviva

    "When you get a dollar or two.." How about "when you get enough to spare a million or two to purchase and restore a classic F1 machine with provenance…"I dislike false humility.

  38. Post By Hank Wankford

    Release the whole jordan Peterson interview you shady cunts

  39. Post By titanus49

    You forgot to mention Eddie Irvine,a Ferrari F1 driver in the late nineties. He was from Northern Ireland

  40. Post By Colin Johnston

    Most unsuccessful f1 car ever? Only finished 4 races, no points and didn't even qualify for most.

  41. Post By Kick W

    They belong on track not in a museum somewhere

  42. Post By mjncad

    From a time when motor sports was fun to watch!

  43. Post By Adrian Musat

    Hello petrolicious. Could you pless tell me where i can buy that document holder with stopwatch? :) minute 1:11

  44. Post By alexander1485

    whats with watches these days?

  45. Post By Sean Beermann

    I can relate to every word hew spoke. Great film, full of passion!

  46. Post By SPcamert

    This guy might just be in love with his car. Like romantic love.

  47. Post By Jason Wingate

    This generation of F1 cars are the best looking IMO

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