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JIM CLARK The best of the best

By David Tremayne

Foreword by Dario Franchitti

Publication date: April 2018

Book specifications: UK price £80.00 • ISBN: 978-1-910505-16-8 • Hardback • 520 pages • 425 photos • 170,000 words

Jim Clark was a genuine sporting hero. Driving for Lotus throughout his professional career, he was twice a World Champion, in 1963 and 1965, and won 25 of his 72 Grands Prix. Read More »

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– Diamond Jubilee races pay tribute to four F1 World Champions
– Homage to Jim Clark, John Surtees, Denny Hulme and Jochen Rindt
– Culmination of incredible three-year Formula Junior World Tour
– Record grids of retro racers at world’s biggest historic race meeting
– Cost-saving Early Bird tickets available until the end of March Read More »

Race Retro, the international historic motorsport show, opened its doors for 2017 with a fresh new look, exciting new features, and more cars than ever before to celebrate its 15th anniversary at Stoneleigh Park, resulting in a record turnout over the three-day event.rrds-tom-kristensen Read More »

Bentley at Goodwood Festival of Speed, 12 July 2013– Bentley Speed 8, believed to be valued at £10million and raced by Tom Kristensen to secure the win in the 2003 24hrs of Le Mans at Race Retro
– Motor Sport hall of Fame Live display features £25million of motoring heritage
– John Surtees’ TS7 and TS14 amongst the DFV 50th anniversary display
– Jim Clark’s Lotus 33 R11 gets first public outing in over 40 years Read More »

In the annals of motor racing, few machines are as iconic as the Lotus-Climax Type 33, chassis number R11, the car driven by Jim Clark to first place in the 1965 Belgian, British, German and Syracuse Grands Prix and the Lotus in which he won his second World Championship. lotus-33-r11-credit-howard-simmons Read More »

– Racing legend celebrated 50 years after winning first world title
– BRDC Silverstone Classic Dinner honours double champion
– Personal trophies and former cars on display
– Clark’s Lotuses to star in two historic F1 tribute races

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Jim Clark British GP65– The inaugural BRDC Silverstone Classic Dinner
– Racing legend celebrated 50 years after winning first world title
– Pre-1966 historic F1 races dedicated to Clark

The remarkable racing achievements of double world champion Jim Clark will be honoured during a special evening event being organised during this summer’s Silverstone Classic (26-28 July). Read More »

Motor Sport, the respected monthly magazine with the famous green masthead, has teamed up with the Motor Sports Association, governing body of UK motor sport, to ask the nation to vote for its favourite British Formula 1 World Champion, as part of a special celebration during National Motorsport Week (30 June – 8 July) to mark the UK’s domination of Grand Prix racing.

Britain has produced more F1 World Champions than any other nation by far, with a glorious roster of 10 since Mike Hawthorn became the UK’s first in 1958. With Brazil and Finland tied for second with three champions each, it is a record that looks unlikely ever to be surpassed. Read More »