Sunday, May 24, 2015

INDY 500: Flying Scot Dominates 50yrs ago...

Jimmy Clark's Lotus T-34 on display at the IMS Hall of Fame museum in 2012. (The Tomaso Collection)
Thanxs to Racer's Robin Miller for reminding us all that 50yrs ago the legendous' "Flying Scot," aka Jimmy Clark thoroughly dominated the 1965 Indy 500 by leading 190 of 200-laps en route to his lone 500 victory, along with being the first driver ever to win in a rear engine racecar...

For my epic three-part trilogy recounting Lotus racers at Indianapolis, see; Brickyard Loti - Lotus Indy Cars (1963-64)

(Photo Courtesy of No Fenders ‘Offical Photographer ‘CARPETS)

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