Jim Clark RIP 50 Years On

If you were a motor racing enthusiast on April 7, 1968 you will forever remember where you were and what you were doing when the heart breaking news broke from Hockenheimring, Germany.

It was at the first round of the 1968 European Formula 2 Championship that Jim Clark, Farmer, 2-Time World Driver Champion and Indianapolis 500 winner lost his life at the wheel of a Lotus 48.

  • Team Lotus with the winning Lotus 38 at the ’65 Indianapolis 500
  • Jim Clark winner of the ’65 Indy 500

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