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Complete 24 Hours of Le Mans results

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
1959 United Kingdom Border Reivers United Kingdom Sir John Whitmore Lotus Elite Mk.14 GT
1.5
257 10th 2nd
1960 United Kingdom Border Reivers United Kingdom Roy Salvadori Aston Martin DBR1/300 S
3.0
306 3rd 2nd
1961 United Kingdom Border Reivers United Kingdom Ron Flockhart Aston Martin DBR1/300 S
3.0
132 DNF DNF

Complete Formula One World Championship results

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 WDC Pts.<ref name="droppedpoints"/>
1960 Team Lotus Lotus 18 Climax I4 ARG
MON
500
NED
Ret
BEL
5
FRA
5
GBR
16
POR
3
ITA
USA
16
10th 8
1961 Team Lotus Lotus 21 Climax I4 MON
10
NED
3
BEL
12
FRA
3
GBR
Ret
GER
4
ITA
Ret
USA
7
7th 11
1962 Team Lotus Lotus 25 Climax V8 NED
9
MON
Ret
BEL
1
FRA
Ret
GBR
1
GER
4
ITA
Ret
USA
1
RSA
Ret
2nd 30
1963 Team Lotus Lotus 25 Climax V8 MON
8
BEL
1
NED
1
FRA
1
GBR
1
GER
2
ITA
1
USA
3
MEX
1
RSA
1
1st 54 (73)
1964 Team Lotus Lotus 25 Climax V8 MON
4
NED
1
BEL
1
FRA
Ret
GBR
1
ITA
Ret
3rd 32
Lotus 33 Climax V8 GER
Ret
AUT
Ret
USA
7
MEX
5
1965 Team Lotus Lotus 33 Climax V8 RSA
1
MON
BEL
1
GBR
1
NED
1
GER
1
ITA
10
USA
Ret
MEX
Ret
1st 54
Lotus 25 Climax V8 FRA
1
1966 Team Lotus Lotus 33 Climax V8 MON
Ret
BEL
Ret
FRA
DNS
GBR
4
NED
3
GER
Ret
6th 16
Lotus 43 BRM H16 ITA
Ret
USA
1
MEX
Ret
1967 Team Lotus Lotus 43 BRM H16 RSA
Ret
3rd 41
Lotus 33 Climax V8 MON
Ret
Lotus 49 Ford V8 NED
1
BEL
6
FRA
Ret
GBR
1
GER
Ret
CAN
Ret
ITA
3
USA
1
MEX
1
1968 Team Lotus Lotus 49 Ford V8 RSA
1
ESP
MON
BEL
NED
FRA
GBR
GER
ITA
CAN
USA
MEX
11th 9

Formula One Non-Championship results

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
1960 Team Lotus Lotus 18 Climax I4 GLV INT SIL
Ret
LOM
2
OUL
Ret
1961 Team Lotus Lotus 18 Climax I4 LOM
6
GLV PAU
1
BRX
Ret
VIE AIN
9
SYR
6
NAP LON DAN
7
Lotus 21 SIL
2
SOL
7
KAN
Ret
MOD
4
FLG
4
OUL
Ret
LEW VAL RAN
1
NAT
1
RSA
1
1962 Team Lotus Lotus 21 Climax I4 CAP
2
Lotus 24 Climax V8 BRX
Ret
LOM
1
LAV GLV PAU
Ret
AIN
1
INT
2
NAP
Lotus 25 Climax V8 MAL
Ret
CPL RMS
Ret
SOL
Ret
KAN MED DAN OUL
1
MEX
1
RAN
1
NAT
2
1963 Team Lotus Lotus 25 Climax V8 LOM
2
GLV PAU
1
IMO
1
SYR
WD
AIN
3
INT
1
ROM
SOL
NC
KAN
1
MED
AUT
Ret
OUL
1
RAN
16
1964 Team Lotus Lotus 25 Climax V8 DMT
Ret
NWT
1
SYR
INT
Ret
MED
2
RAN
Lotus 33 AIN
Ret
SOL
1
1965 Team Lotus Lotus 33 Climax V8 ROC
Ret
SYR
1
Lotus 25 SMT
1
INT MED
2
RAN
1966 Team Lotus Lotus 33 Climax V8 RSA SYR INT OUL
3
1967 Team Lotus Lotus 49 Ford V8 ROC SPR INT SYR OUL ESP
1

After Clark was disqualified for a push start, he took over the car of Trevor Taylor.

Formula One records

Jim Clark holds the following Formula One records:

Record Achieved
Most Grand Slams (pole, win, fastest lap, leading every lap in same race) 8
Highest percentage of possible championship points in a season 100% in 1963 and 1965<ref group="N">Record shared with Alberto Ascari in 1952.</ref>
Highest percentage of laps in the lead in a season 71.47% in 1963
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Indy 500 results

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Car
number
Start Qual.
speed
Speed
rank
Finish Laps
completed
Laps
led
Race
status
Chassis
1963 92 5 149.750 7 2 200 28 Running Lotus-Ford 29/3
1964 6 1 158.828 1 24 47 14 Suspension Lotus-Ford 34/3
1965 82 2 160.729 2 1 200 190 Running Lotus-Ford 38/1
1966 19 2 164.114 2 2 200 66 Running Lotus-Ford 38/4
1967 31 16 163.213 23 31 35 0 Piston Lotus-Ford 38/7
Totals 682 298

Starts 5
Poles 1
Front Row 3
Wins 1
Top 5 3
Top 10 3
Retired 2

  • Clark's starting positions from 1964, 1965, and 1966 represent the best 3-race starting streak of the 1960s.
  • Clark's 1965 win was the first win for a rear-engined car at the Indianapolis 500. No front-engined car has won the race since.

Complete Tasman Series results

Year Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Rank Points
1965 Lotus 32B PUK
Ret
LEV
1
WIG
1
TER
(1)
WAR
1
SAN
2
LON
5
1st 35 (44)
1966 Lotus 39 PUK
Ret
LEV
2
WIG
Ret
TER
Ret
WAR
1
LAK
3
SAN
2
LON
7
3rd 25
1967 Lotus 33 PUK
2
WIG
1
LAK
1
WAR
2
SAN
1
LON
2
1st 45
1968 Lotus 49T LEV
Ret
PUK
Ret
WIG
1
TER
2
ORA
1
SUR
1
ADE
1
SAN
5
1st 44

Non-Championship Tasman Series results

Year Car 1 2
1967 Lotus 33 LEV
1
TER
1

Complete European Formula Two Championship results

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Pos Pts
1967 Team Lotus Lotus 48 Cosworth FVA SNE SIL NÜR
Ret
HOC TUL
Ret
JAR
1
ZAN PER
Ret
BRH VAL NC 0
1968 Gold Leaf Team Lotus Lotus 48 Cosworth FVA HOC
Ret
THR JAR PAL TUL ZAN PER HOC VAL NC 0

Graded drivers not eligible for EC-points


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