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Wietzes took part in two Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 27 August 1967. He retired on lap 69 with wet electrics and was disqualified for receiving outside assistance. Wietzes also participated in the 1974 Canadian Grand Prix with a rented Brabham BT42 but again retired with a transmission problem.
He was the driver of the first safety car in Formula One, in the 1973 Canadian Grand Prix, taking a Porsche 914 course car on to the track after a crash involving François Cevert and Jody Scheckter.
- Eppie Wietzes at f1database.com Archived 2010-02-25 at the Wayback Machine
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- Eppie Wietzes at grandprix.com
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