Jim Clark in Lotus Racer after Winning the Indianapolis 500 Race, 1965

Summary

Photographers surround driver Jim Clark in first-place car number 82. English car builder Colin Chapman kneels beside him, undoubtedly thrilled that his Formula One Lotus race car had defeated the conventional American Indy roadster. After the innovative rear-engine Lotus-Ford's 1965 win, a traditional front-engine car would never again see victory in the Indianapolis 500.

Photographers surround driver Jim Clark in first-place car number 82. English car builder Colin Chapman kneels beside him, undoubtedly thrilled that his Formula One Lotus race car had defeated the conventional American Indy roadster. After the innovative rear-engine Lotus-Ford's 1965 win, a traditional front-engine car would never again see victory in the Indianapolis 500.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 10 in

Width: 8 in

Inscriptions

Printed label with handwriting in categories adhered to back of image reads: Must Credit / The Dave Friedman Photo Collection / [address] Driver: / Machine: / 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 in ink on lower right back corner: 145231 230

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