Duns celebrates F1 title winner

The village of Duns in the Scottish Borders is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Jim Clark's Formula One World Championship win

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Winning F1 car on parade in Scottish Borders

Jim Clark's title winning car from the Formula One 1963 season Credit: ITV

Jim Clark's title winning car from the 1963 Formula One season is being paraded through the village of Duns in the Scottish Borders.

It comes on the 50th anniversary of Clark winning his first F1 World Championship. The Berwickshire-born driver won eight races in the Lotus 25 Chassis R4 on his way to claiming the 1963 title.

The car is being parade through Duns village centre Credit: ITV

Also featuring will be Clark's back-up car from that season and a number of classic vehicles, including the Lotus Elan.

The cars are being driven in convoy from Duns to nearby Chirnside Churchyard where a ceremony will be held at Clark's graveside. He died whilst racing in Germany aged 32.


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