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Sidepodchat - Jim Clark grew up as a boy who loved cars // Steven Roy opens up about how, and why, he became a Jim Clark fan

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Steven Roy takes the reigns in his penultimate guest podcast - guiding us through his first experience of Formula 1, and the big effect Jim Clark had on him.

"On April 7th 1968 Jim Clark died in a formula two race at Hockenheim. He remains one of the small group of drivers inevitably mentioned whenever the subject of "the greatest of them all" arises. This tribute explains the effect that Clark's fatal accident had on a small boy in Scotland.

40 years ago the greatest driver of his generation was killed in a Formula 2 race at Hockenheim in West Germany. Today it is inconceivable that a top grand prix driver would compete in a lower formula but then it was quite normal..."

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