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      12-06-2018, 09:08 AM   #94
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Originally Posted by 3798j View Post
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.
I'm sitting in my office tearing up. He is still the gold standard it is only recently that Lewi5 has replaced him in my personal pantheon but keep in mind...the difference between to two is so minute that you couldn't slip a cigarette paper between the two.

Several actors have played James Bond, Sean Connery IS James Bond...

Lewi6, First of His Name, Destroyer of Careers, Master of Pole Positions, 6X WDC, Master of All Tracks, Scorer of Maximum Points, Whisperer of Tires, Minimizer of Fuel Utilization, Maximizer of Consistency in Finishing. Look Upon Him With DRED.