The early-to-mid 1960s were a time of tumult at Indianapolis. The engines had begun to shift from the front to the rear, and the track was still claiming victims with somewhat alarming regularity. However, Colin Chapman's motto wasn't "Simplicate and add durability," (otherwise, one thinks, he would've been running Oshkosh), and the footage of Jim Clark's 1964 axle failure illustrates the fact. However, the clouds of an impending sea change were further overshadowed by plumes of black smoke that marked the death of Dave MacDonald and Eddie Sachs. A.J. Foyt? He kept tradition on life support a little longer by Offenhausering it to the finish line first.
Grand Prix! Movie Clip From 1966 Monza [Internal]