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      12-06-2018, 08:24 AM   #93
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Originally Posted by MKSixer View Post
It brings a tear to my eye every time I read something about Jim Clark. What a driver!!
One if the best lines describing Clark as a person: "He was peerless in life, both on and off the track.".
One of the best lines describing Clark as a driver: “Clark came through at the end of the first lap of the race so far ahead that we in the pits were convinced that the rest of the field must have been wiped out in an accident."
- Eddie Dennis (Lotus head mechanic), describing the dominance of Jim Clark in the Lotus 49 at Spa-Francorchamps - 1967.
In my more than 50 years of attending Formula 1 races, this was the guy that impressed me the most. He was so much smoother and faster than his peers.
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