Racing legend Jim Clark and Lotus guru Colin Chapman are
locked in last minute discussions ahead of one of motorsport’s most historic
events – the 1965 Indianapolis
Clark, vying for his second Formula One World Championship skipped
the Monaco Grand Prix to travel to the USA to contest the greatest race on
Earth. The combination of Clark’s driving skill, Chapman’s talents and the
awesome Ford-powered Lotus proved unstoppable – and Clark
took a victory which revolutionised American racing, leading to a wholesale
change from front-engined to rear-engined racing machines.
Not only did Clark claim an historic Indy 500 victory in
1965, he also secured that second F1 World Championship despite missing Monaco.
This photograph, from the LAT archives, records the calm
before a motorsport storm which would create a new chapter in the annals of
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