Auto Racing: A Winner Again

Bad was too mild a word to describe Jimmy Clark's turn of luck. The best-known racing-car driver in the world, two-time Grand Prix champion, winner and twice runner-up in the Indianapolis 500, Clark had not won a Grand Prix race all year, and he had lost his world title to Australia's Jack Brabham.

Power was his problem: the two-liter, 245-h.p. Coventry Climax engine in Clark's Lotus was no match for the bigger three-liter engines that his competitors were using this year. He spent most of the year trying to beg, borrow or buy a competitive engine. But for last week's...

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