The 1965 RAC British Grand Prix is often seen as one of Jim Clark’s greatest ever victories. After having qualified his Lotus on pole, Clark sped away from the chasing pack of Graham Hill, Richie Ginther and Jackie Stewart. With victory seeming certain, Clark’s Lotus started losing oil pressure, a problem which was getting worse lap after lap. Thinking fast, Clark cut the power to the Lotus’s engine in the fast corners at Silverstone, prolonging its life and allowing the Scot to see the chequered flag. However, Graham Hill’s BRM was catching Clark at over 2 seconds a lap. At the finish line, Clark’s ailing Lotus was ahead by only 3 seconds.
This is an actual race program from that very Saturday in 1965. Furthermore, it is signed by race winner Jim Clark, John Surtees (who finished third in his Ferrari), Sir Jackie Stewart, Mike Spence and Innes Ireland. Merely having one signature from these great drivers would be noteworthy, but this program is signed by all five. Quite simply it is a must-have for fans of Grand Prix racing in the 1960s.