Archive for April 2012

This day in #F1 history – 7th April 1968 – Jim Clark dies in an F2 crash

On this day the 7th April 1968 Jim Clark double Formula 1 world champion died in an non-championship F2 race in Hockenheimring Germany. Clark died when his car left the track and crashed in to some trees. The cause of the crash was never identified but many believe it was deflating rear tyre that caused the crash…

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Elvis Presley in a McLaren

This week will be McLaren Week on ClassicF1.com I was on http://www.mclaren.com/ checking out their history page and came across this gem. Its taken from the 1966 film called Spinout in which Presley drove Elva M1A group 7 car. Check out the McLaren page for more details at http://www.mclaren.com/page/elvis-presley-drives-the-very-first-mclaren

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