Jim Clark Seated in Lotus Racer, with Colin Chapman and Pit Crew at Indianapolis 500 Race, 1965

Summary

Driver Jimmy Clark confers with Team Lotus director Colin Chapman (in sunglasses) at the 1965 Indianapolis 500. Clark's rear-engine Lotus Type 38, powered by a 256 cubic-inch Ford V-8, won that year's race -- the first rear-engine car to take the checkered flag at Indy.

Driver Jimmy Clark confers with Team Lotus director Colin Chapman (in sunglasses) at the 1965 Indianapolis 500. Clark's rear-engine Lotus Type 38, powered by a 256 cubic-inch Ford V-8, won that year's race -- the first rear-engine car to take the checkered flag at Indy.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8 in

Width: 10 in

Inscriptions

Printed label with handwriting in categories adhered to back of image reads: Must Credit / The Dave Friedman Photo Collection / [address] Driver: Jim Clark / Machine: Lotus 38 / Date and event: Indy 500 5-65 / This photograph is the copyright of Dave Friedman and must / not be reproduced without the expressed consent of the / photographer. Handwritten small label on upper right corner of label reads: 5-19 / P.84

Connect 3

Discover curious connections between artifacts.

Learn More