A wonderful article, when asked what were your favourite circuits at which to race? Paul repied: The circuits in those days were just fantastic. I drove a Ford GT40 Le Mans in 1969 and it was magnificent. The old Spa was also phenomenal. The first time I drove there in the wet was during practice in a GT40. I was driving along and suddenly felt myself rising upwards in the car and feeling a bit chilly. Those cars had those rings in the seat, and it turned out the car was filling up with water. The old Mugello road circuit was the best in the world, though — it was literally 40 miles of spectacular mountain passes.
Read more (Classic Driver October 16, 2017): https://www.classicdriver.com/en/article/cars/sir-paul-vestey-quintessential-gentleman-driver