Duns celebrates 50th anniversary of Clark's F1 title win

Jim Clark with the Mervyn O'Gorman Trophy after winning the British Grand Prix in a Lotus-Ford in 1967 Credit: Sport and General/S&G and Barratts/EMPICS Sport

It's fifty years since the motor racing driver Jim Clark achieved his first World Championship victory. To celebrate, his winning car was driven through the streets of his hometown of Duns in the Scottish Borders this afternoon.

The Berwickshire farmer won eight races in the Lotus 25 Chassis R4 on his way to the 1963 Formula One title. Also featuring was Clark's back-up car from that season and a number of classic vehicles, including the Lotus Elan.

Clark was just 32 when he died in a race at Hockenheim, Germany in 1968.