Like staring down the barrel of a canon!

Ahead of Formula 1's return to action at Spa-Francorchamps next week, we hark back to the 1970s, when the words 'Motor racing is dangerous' were printed on spectators' tickets, but strangely not on the media's track passes.

One casts an astonished eye at this picture from the 1970 Belgian Grand Prix. Photographers seem quite unbothered by the prospect of a driver locking up and heading straight past Spa's La Source hairpin and head on towards their congregation.

Fortunately, Romain Grosjean wasn't racing back then...