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Jimmy Clark
Birth: Mar. 4, 1936
Glenrothes, Scotland
Death: Apr. 7, 1968
Hockenheim, Germany

Race Car Driver. He was a world class driver, regarded as one of the finest Formula 1 race car drivers of all time. In 1956, he drove his first event and by 1958, driving for the Border Reivers team, he had won 18 national events. In March 1960, he drove his first race in the newly introduced Formula I and went on to win 25 Formula 1 events. He was a two-time Formula 1 World Champion (1963, 1965) and winner of the 1965 Indianapolis 500. He also won the 1960 Dutch Grand Prix, 1962 Belgian Grand Prix and 1968 South African Grand Prix. He lost his life in an accident driving in a Team Lotus Formula II race in Hockenheim, Germany. In 2002, he was a posthumous inaugural inductee into the Scottish Sports Hall of Fame. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 

Cause of death: Formula 2 race crash in Hockenheim, Germany
Chirnside Parish Church Cemetery
Scottish Borders, Scotland
Plot: Near the wall at the top of the churchyard
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Record added: Nov 22, 1998
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