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Jim Clark: Racing Hero

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This book tells the story of Jim Clark's extraordinary racing career and portrays his personal life from A to Z. Author Graham Gauld followed the career of the Scotsman right from its beginning. This lavishly illustrated book contains many rare images from various well-known archives, helping to complete an intimate portrait of a true sporting champion.

Though it is 50 years since he gained his two Formula 1 World Championship titles, the interest in Jim Clark has not waned. The Scotsman is still regarded as one of the best Grand Prix drivers ever. In the 1960s, Clark and his mentor, Colin Chapman, conquered the very pinnacles of single-seater racing with Clark winning the F1 World Championship twice and the Indy 500 once. All in all, he claimed more than one hundred victories at the wheel of a Lotus. This 400-page book from McKlein does not just tell the story of Clark's extraordinary racing career, it also portrays his personal life from A to Z. Author Graham Gauld followed the career of the Scotsman right from its very beginning. He has fi lled the roles of friend, photographer and reporter, and thus spent innumerable hours with Clark. This lavishly illustrated book contains many rare images from various well-known archives thus helping to complete an intimate portrait of a true sporting champion.

Pages: 400
Size: 11.4 X 11.4 (inches)
Format: Hardback
Illustrations: 253 b/w, 72 color
Publisher: McKlein Distribution
ISBN: 9783927458758
Product Code: MK875