After running non-championship Grand Prix under sportscar rules for six years at Mosport Park, the Canadian Grand Prix had its bid to become a World Championship event in 1967 accepted.
Before the 1965 French Grand Prix, Lotus driver Jim Clark was quietly confident. After three rounds, the legendary Scot had a three-point advantage over BRM's Graham Hill when they arrived at Clermont-Ferrand. With skill and smoothness a premium at the French circuit, Clark possessed an advantage that often superseded the superb engineering of his nimble Lotus 33. In the race, he would made it look so easy.
This generation's Chris Amon has had another struck of shit luck this weekend. Mark Webber, fresh from finishing the Formula 1 season in Brazil a few weeks ago, was hit by a 4x4 in Tasmania while in a charity cycling race. It would seem he has multiple fractures in his right leg, but has had … Continue reading Get Well Soon Mark