Auto Racing: Jeeemy, Jeeerny, Jeeemy

Midway through the Grand Prix of Belgium last week, a Ferrari mechanic angrily shook his fist at the public address loudspeakers and exploded with pent-up Italian frustration. "Jeeemy Clark!" he cried, mimicking the announcer. "Jeeemy Clark! Always Jeeemy Clark!"

The mechanic's exasperation was understandable. Jimmy Clark is the most monotonous name heard around auto racing circuits—monotonous, that is, for other racers. In 1963 the Flying Scot won an incredible seven of ten Grand Prix races. Last year he lost the championship to Fellow Briton John Surtees, largely because Clark's Lotus-Climax racer was plagued by engine bugs. This year Jimmy's Lotus...

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