|Worldchampion in year:
Demonstrating a strong superiority, Clark won seven times giving no chance to
others drivers. Lotus 25 were, in his hands, reliable and quicker than any other
opponent, including his team-mate T.Taylor.
Jim Clark seemed to be unstoppable. He won six of seven races.
Jim Clark died after an accident in a F.2 race at Hockenhein.
In F1, the Cosworth engine dominium was absolut: 11 victories in 12 rounds! Hill with Lotus 49 took his second title.
became champion after his death when his team-mate, Emerson Fittipaldi, won the USA GP
The youngest ever world champion with only 25 years old
As a result of Cevert´s accident Stewart decided to retire, but he had broken Clark´s record of
25 victories, achieving his 27th at Germany GP in August.
The big change in this year was the appearance of the Lotus 79 at Belgium; the team made its first one-two of the year.
This car was the first "wing car", with side-skirts and dominated the rest of
the season. Andretti took six victories, with his team mate, Peterson, in second