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Jim Clark and his most successful Lotus (Haynes H4029)

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ISBN: 9781844250295 SKU: Haynes H4029 Category: Tags: , , , ,

JIM CLARK AND HIS MOST SUCCESSFUL LOTUS

Jim Clark dominated Formula 1 in the mid-sixties. The rest of the grid raced for second place. In 1963 he won seven of the ten Grands Prix – four on the same set of Dunlop tyres – Championship in the monoCoque Lotus 25, chassis R4. In this unique twin biography of man and machine, senior Grand Prix journalist Eoin Young celebrates the glory years of Clark and R4, then charts the history of the car through ownership by the Parnell team to the ignominy of being fitted with a Daimler V8 in New Zealand and later, powered by a 1.5-litre Ford engine, competing in local events. Things got a lot worse before R4 was dramatically rescued and restored to its former splendour. and took the World

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