Past Gas #179: The F1 Driver Who Started as a Sheep Farmer
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Jim Clark never intended to become a professional race car driver. What he wanted was to be a shepherd and eventually take over his family’s farm in Scotland. So, how did Jim’s unbelievable driving career come to be? Where and how did his natural driving talents get noticed? And in such a loud, colorful sport, how did Jim manage to snag the spotlight with such a quiet, humble persona? Today, on Past Gas, we cover the remarkable and record-breaking career that Jim Clark never saw coming. Thanks to our sponsors: Visit to start hiring now. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Visit today to get 10% off your first month. More about Show: Follow Nolan on IG and Twitter @nolanjsykes.   Follow Joe on IG and Twitter @joegweber. Follow Donut @donutmedia, and subscribe to our Youtube and Facebook channels!   Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: If you like the show, telling a friend about it would be helpful! You can text, email, Tweet, or send this link to a friend: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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