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

Summary

Jim Clark stands in the cockpit of his Lotus-Ford Type 38 immediately after winning the 1965 Indianapolis 500. The Borg-Warner Trophy, the race's official prize, stands behind him. Clark's victory was the first Indy win in a rear-engine car, and it represented a major technological shift in America's premier motor race.

Jim Clark stands in the cockpit of his Lotus-Ford Type 38 immediately after winning the 1965 Indianapolis 500. The Borg-Warner Trophy, the race's official prize, stands behind him. Clark's victory was the first Indy win in a rear-engine car, and it represented a major technological shift in America's premier motor race.

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 Ford / 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 back upper edge: 145464- 313

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