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Jim Clark, John Surtees, Graham Hill and Sir Jack Brabham slip-sliding in the 1964 Solitude F1.
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In this sketch, Jim Clark is racing a Lotus 33 to a win of the non-Championship Solitude F1 race in 1964. Left to right, we find Clark, second place finisher John Surtees in a Ferrari 158, Graham Hill in a BRM P261 and Sir Jack Braham in a Brabham BT7-Climax. Both Hill and Brabham crashed out in the race; Surtees finished the year as F1 Driver's World Champion. In fact, everyone here was a Driver's World Champion. Clark took it in 1963 and 1965, Hill took it in 1962 and 1968, and Brabham took it in 1959, 1960 and 1966. Brabham also took it as a Constructor in 1966 and 1967. Lots of talent in one place!
Mr Surtees actually commented on this piece:
Yes a nice little piece of history. While it was very wet I of course had taken the lead and pulled away, it was only when the track started to dry up that Jim caught me. But of course I got my own back at the following race, the German GP, which I won.
Prismacolor pencils on gray archival stock
© Paul Chenard 2008
Limited edition of 100 - 22”x 11.5” (55.9 cm x 29.2 cm)
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