This coming weekend, 16th 17th May sees Duns hosting the Jim Clark event. A great chance to purchase your copy of The Little Purse of Verse, containing a couple of pertinent poems.
The Jim Clark Weekend is delighted to confirm a stunning line up of classic Formula One cars, Touring and Sports cars in which Jim Clark raced in 1965. The 50 year anniversary will be celebrated in Duns, Scottish Borders, on Sat 16 and Sun 17 May (2015). The event is being run by Club Lotus in partnership with The Jim Clark Trust to celebrate Jim Clark’s second Formula One World Championship, his famous Indianapolis 500 victory, Formula 2 Championshuip and Tasman Championship, all in 1965. Sir Jackie Stewart and Allan McNish are joining the celebrations to raise awareness of plans for a new Jim Clark Museum by 2018. The event is free to the public with a static display of Jim Clark cars on Sat 16 May with the main event on Sun 17 May featuring the exciting sight and sounds of the cars parading through Jim Clark’s home town of Duns, with over 50 sports cars from Club Lotus. The event runs from 11pm to 4pm on both days outside the Jim Clark Museum in Duns with historic trophies, a gallery, films, interviews and Pipe Band over the weekend. The event was first run in 2013 to celebrate Jim Clark’s first World Championship in 1963 attracting over 3,000 people.