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Variety is the very spice of life

There was once a bygone era in motor racing when diversification was the rule rather than the exception for drivers.

Perhaps there is no better man to illustrate this than Triple Crown winner Graham Hill - a legend Fernando Alonso seeks to emulate.

In 1965, a BRM works driver at the time, Hill ventured to America to race John Coombs' Oldsmobile -powered McLaren Elva M1 in the L.A. Times Grand Prix at Riverside, because variety is the very spice of life...