Celebrating Jim Clark: Inside the July 2018 issue of C&SC

| 6 Jun 2018
Classic & Sports Car – Celebrating Jim Clark: Inside the July 2018 issue of C&SC

The July issue of Classic & Sports Car goes on sale in the UK today (7 June) and this month we're celebrating a much-loved British hero.

We're marking 50 years since the untimely passing of the great Jim Clark in a collection of special features. Trust us, you won't want to miss this one. 

But that's just the tip of the iceberg in our new-look magazine. Whatever age of classic – or modern classic – tickles your fancy, we've something for you this month, plus C&SC’s usual winning mix of news, event reports, opinion, features, buying tips and classifieds.

Scroll down for a peek inside, and don’t forget to subscribe for the best possible deal.

1. In the wheeltracks of a legend

Clark dps.jpgWe've dedicated 14 pages to the much-missed James Clark Junior, known the world over as Jim Clark, 50 years on from his death at Hockenheim on 7 April 1968.

Join Julian Balme in the great man's own Lotus Elan on a pilgrimage to Clark's Scottish home, then lose yourself in our evocative collection of photographs, perfectly capturing Clark's versatility, talent and humanity.

2. A magnificent machine

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Mick Walsh is the lucky chap behind the wheel of this beautiful, 1935 Donington GP-winning Alfa Romeo that's simply glorious from every angle. Discover its fascinating story and find out what it's like to drive.

3. French fancies

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We said we had something for all tastes – so be sure to check out these mid-engined masterpieces. Rare and feisty, we make the Renault Clio V6's case for modern-classic status.

4. A car to last a lifetimeJag dps.jpg

If you need proof that some cars just get under your skin and worm their way into your affections, albeit unexpectedly, look no further! And after 50 years, the relationship between Richard Littlewood and his XK150 is still going strong.

5. Forgotten Astons

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It's time for these cars to step out from the shadows, says Martin Buckley, who's on the road in two Brico-injected Astons, a six-cylinder DBS from 1970 and a 1971 DBS V8.

6. More than a restoration

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A car's not just a car, is it? When father-and-son team Yves and Henry Cozon embarked on this Healey Sprite rebuild, they never expected it to take so long – but the result is something special. Malcolm Thorne shares their story. 

7. The Spanish contender

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In 1951, The Autocar called the exotically styled Pegaso Z-102B ‘A rare motoring sensation’ – find out why, over six decades later, nothing has changed.

8. Grand Prix de Monaco Historique

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Get the low-down on one of 2018's most glamorous historic race meetings, the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique. James Page reports.