Lennon and McCartney, Morecambe and Wise, Jagger and Richards, Pete and Dud, Chapman and Clark… sometimes soaring talent always works best in pairs. In each case, either were weaker and less effective without the other. But Jimmy Clark never even got the chance to strike out alone, to find out what life could have been like without the guiding influence – and ‘golden handcuffs’ – of Colin Chapman, who kept the Scottish sheep farmer chained to Lotus throughout his too-short racing career.
The history of F1: The 1960s
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