Auto Racing: The One That Was Missing

Jim Clark had won 18 Grand Prix races and the Indianapolis 500, but one great event had always defied him. It was the German Grand Prix, a murderous gearbox-busting nightmare of 14.2 miles and 174 curves around the Nürburgring, 30 miles southwest of Bonn. In four consecutive years, Clark tried and failed there. This year he wanted to take the German Grand Prix more than ever. He had already won five Grand Prix races this season, and a victory at Nurburgring would make him the first driver in history to win the world...

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