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The Birth of Formula One - Part One - 74p Sheet

The Birth of Formula One - Part One - 74p Sheet

£7.40

This stamp sheet depicts British Formula One World Champion Jim Clark. Clark is often considered the greatest Formula One driver of all time. Driving for the British Team Lotus, Clark won the title in 1963 and again in 1965. The Scotsman was tragically killed age 32 in a Formula Two race at Hockenheim when his Lotus left the track and hit a tree following a high-speed tyre failure.

Date of issue 2021-09-01 00:00:00 +0100
Withdrawal date 2023-09-01 00:00:00 +0100
Size 45mm x 28mm
Process Four colour process lithography plus spot metallic litho silver and silver hot foil.
Denominations 74p

Additional Information

Formula One is the highest class of international auto racing for single-seater formula racing cars sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. Originally called Formula A, the first race to approved Formula One rules was a Grand Prix race held at Valentino Park, Turin, Italy, in 1946. In celebration of the Formula One World Championships, we have issued a total of 10 stamps, over a two-part series featuring ten of the top British Formula One champions.

Part One is made up of five stamps, a miniature sheet and a souvenir sheetlet showcasing five British world champions. The five stamps feature Mike Hawthorn, Jim Clark, Jackie Stewart, Damon Hill and Jenson Button. The miniature sheet features James Hunt.

Additional Information

Formula One is the highest class of international auto racing for single-seater formula racing cars sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. Originally called Formula A, the first race to approved Formula One rules was a Grand Prix race held at Valentino Park, Turin, Italy, in 1946. In celebration of the Formula One World Championships, we have issued a total of 10 stamps, over a two-part series featuring ten of the top British Formula One champions.

Part One is made up of five stamps, a miniature sheet and a souvenir sheetlet showcasing five British world champions. The five stamps feature Mike Hawthorn, Jim Clark, Jackie Stewart, Damon Hill and Jenson Button. The miniature sheet features James Hunt.


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