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Helmet of Jim Clark

Flag of Great Britain Jim Clark

nationality British born March 4, 1936 hometown Kilmany, Fifeshire died April 7, 1968 place of death Hockenheim

Racing highlights

19681stTasman Series
19673rdFormula 1
19671stTasman Series
19671stXIII Gran Premio d'España
19671stFormula 2 Finnish Grand Prix
19671stLevin International
19671stTeretonga International
19663rdTasman Series
19663rdXIII International Gold Cup
19662ndIndianapolis 500
19651stFormula 1
19651stFormula 2 Great Britain
19651stTasman Series
19651stFormula 2 Trophées de France
19651stXIV Gran Premio di Siracusa
19651stI Sunday Mirror Trophy
19652ndIV Gran Premio del Mediterraneo
19651stIndianapolis 500
19651stLakeside International
19643rdFormula 1
19641stBRSCC British Saloon Car Championship
19642ndIII Gran Premio del Mediterraneo
19641stI News of the World Trophy
19641stXIV Großer Preis der Solitude
19631stFormula 1
19632ndIV Lombank Trophy
19631stIV Shell Gran Premio Citta di Imola
19622ndFormula 1
19611stI Natal Grand Prix
19601stFormula 2 Kentish 100
19601stB.R.S.C.C. John Davy Championship

Racing career summary

Races entered195
Wins71
Podiums107
Pole positions71
Fastest laps63
Race win percentage36.4%
Podium percentage54.9%

Disclaimer: the data and summaries are all taken from the data available in the career details section further below on this page. If you know of things missing or have corrections, please log in and submit them.

Driver comparisons

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Jim Clark vs. Michael Schumacher | Jim Clark vs. Gordon Shedden | Jim Clark vs. Ayrton Senna | Jim Clark vs. Lewis Hamilton

Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

1968Racing10 races5 wins6 podiums6 pole position3 fastest race laps
1967Racing27 races12 wins16 podiums12 pole position11 fastest race laps
1966Racing29 races5 wins13 podiums5 pole position5 fastest race laps
1965Racing36 races21 wins27 podiums15 pole position21 fastest race laps
1964Racing34 races11 wins18 podiums10 pole position6 fastest race laps
1963Racing19 races10 wins15 podiums13 pole position8 fastest race laps
1962Racing10 races3 wins3 podiums6 pole position5 fastest race laps
1961Racing12 races1 win3 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1960Racing17 races3 wins6 podiums3 pole position3 fastest race laps
1959Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Jim Clark

1968 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
11th9Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 49 (Ford Cosworth)

1968 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
0Gold Leaf Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 48 (Cosworth)

1968 Tasman Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st44Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
84552
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 49T (Ford Cosworth)

1967 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
3rd41Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
114565
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 43 (BRM)
Lotus 33 (Climax)
Lotus 49 (Ford Cosworth)

1967 Formula 2 Europe

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
41121
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 48 (Cosworth)

1967 Formula 2 Finnish Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 48 (Cosworth)

1967 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0STP Oil Treatment, Vollstedt Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus (Ford)
Vollstedt (Ford)

1967 Tasman Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st45Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
63612
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 33 (Climax)

1967 XIII Gran Premio d'España

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 49 (Cosworth)

1967 Levin International

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 33 (Climax)

1967 Teretonga International

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 33 (Climax)

1966 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
6th16Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
81220
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 33 (Climax)
Lotus 43 (BRM)

1966 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
13th800STP Gas Treatment
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 24 (Ford)

1966 Tasman Series

PositionPointsTeam
3rd25Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
81411
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 39 (Climax)

1966 Formula 2 Trophées de France

PositionPointsTeam
6th6Ron Harris - Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40102
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 35 (Cosworth)
Lotus 44 (Cosworth)

1966 XIII International Gold Cup

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 33 (Climax)

1966 BRSCC British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th34Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
63421
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Lotus Cortina

1966 Indianapolis 500

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0STP Gas Treatment
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 24 (Ford)

1966 British Sportscar Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Felday Engineering Ltd
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Felday 4 (BRM)

1965 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
1st54Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
96666
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 33 (Climax)

1965 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
11th1000Lotus Powered by Ford
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 38 (Ford)

1965 Tasman Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st35Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
74633
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 32B (Climax)

1965 Formula 2 Trophées de France

PositionPointsTeam
1st31Ron Harris - Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
43401
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 35 (Cosworth)

1965 I Daily Mail Race of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10011
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 33 (Climax)

1965 XIV Gran Premio di Siracusa

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 33 (Climax)

1965 I Sunday Mirror Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 25 (Climax)

1965 IV Gran Premio del Mediterraneo

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 25 (Climax)

1965 BRSCC British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
7th30Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
51314
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Lotus Cortina

1965 Formula 1 Australia

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 32B (Climax)

1965 Formula 2 Great Britain

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Ron Harris - Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus (Ford Cosworth)

1965 Indianapolis 500

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Lotus Powered by Ford
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 38 (Ford)

1965 Lakeside International

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 32B (Climax)

1965 British Sportscar Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
42212
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 30 (Ford)
Lotus 40 (Ford)

1964 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
3rd32Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
103354
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 25 (Climax)
Lotus 33 (Climax)

1964 Formula 2 Trophées de France

PositionPointsTeam
4th12Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4111?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 32 (Cosworth SCA)

1964 Formula 2 Autocar Britain

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4230?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 32 (Cosworth SCA)

1964 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Lotus powered by Ford
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2001?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus RE (Ford)

1964 II Daily Mirror Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 25 (Climax)

1964 I News of the World Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 25 (Climax)

1964 IX Aintree 200

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 33 (Climax)

1964 XVI BRDC International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 25 (Climax)

1964 XIV Großer Preis der Solitude

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 33 (Climax)

1964 III Gran Premio del Mediterraneo

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 25 (Climax)

1964 BRSCC British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st48Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
83810
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Lotus Cortina

1963 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
1st54Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
107976
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 25 (Climax)

1963 USAC National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
6th1200Lotus Powered by Ford
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3122?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 29 (Ford)

1963 IV Lombank Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 25 (Climax)

1963 I Grosser Preis von Österreich

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 25 (Climax)

1963 BRSCC British Saloon Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Alan Brown, Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21201
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Galaxie
Ford Lotus Cortina

1963 IV Shell Gran Premio Citta di Imola

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 25 (Climax FWMV V8)

1963 XIII Grosser Preis der Solitude

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10011
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 25 (Climax FWMV V8)

1962 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
2nd30Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
93365
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 25 (Climax)

1962 Sandown Park International

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 21 (Climax)

1961 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
7th11Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80201
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 21 (Climax)

1961 I Natal Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 21 (Climax)

1961 8th New Zealand Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 18 (Climax)

1961 10th Lady Wigram Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 18 (Climax)

1961 XI Gran Premio di Siracusa

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 18 (Climax S4)

1960 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
10th8Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus Mk18 (Climax)

1960 Formula 2 Lavant Cup

PositionPointsTeam
21st0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 18 (Climax)

1960 Formula 2

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 18 (Climax)

1960 Formula 2 Crystal Palace Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
14th0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 18 (Climax)

1960 Formula 2 Solitude Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
8th0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1001?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 18 (Climax)

1960 Formula 2 Kentish 100

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 18 (Climax)

1960 Campionato A.N.P.E.C. / Auto Italiana d'Europa

PositionPointsTeam
43rd5
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1960 18. Grand Prix de Monaco

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10011
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 18 (Ford)

1960 B.R.S.C.C. John Davy Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Team Lotus
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
42412
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus 18 (Ford Cosworth)

1959 24h Le Mans Grand Prix d'Endurance

PositionPointsTeam
10th0Border Reivers
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus Elite (Coventry Climax 1.2L)
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