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'I SHALL BE BACK FOR ANOTHER BASH'
Jim Clark
November 06, 1967
So writes an incomparable Grand Prix driver of his first go at U.S. stock car racing in Sunday's rich Rockingham, N.C. 500, in which Ford's Bobby Allison ended Chrysler's winning streak
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November 06, 1967

'i Shall Be Back For Another Bash'

So writes an incomparable Grand Prix driver of his first go at U.S. stock car racing in Sunday's rich Rockingham, N.C. 500, in which Ford's Bobby Allison ended Chrysler's winning streak

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Finally, I pitted, on the 125th lap. The crew could find nothing immediately out of order, and I took the car out again, all along having the horrible thought that at any moment now the whole lot was going to blow asunder. It was obvious something was wrong, and 19 laps later I retired—peacefully, as it happened.

My first venture in stock car racing was over, and I came away from it quite impressed, if for no other reason than it takes a lot of stamina and ability to wheel those huge cars around 1,000 turns in five hours. When the opportunity next presents itself, I shall look forward to having another bash at it.

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