I have so far burned two hours of this morning trying to think of anything to write about other than Henry and have now conceded this is entirely futile. As pit garages fill with entrants to the 76th Members’ Meeting, every time I think of Goodwood, I think of Mr Hope-Frost. Right now, the two seem indivisible.
Thank Frankel it's Friday: Henry Hope‑Frost – how friends and fans helped
Andrew Frankel has been racing cars for over 20 years and testing them for nearer to 30. He is senior contributing writer to both Autocar and MotorSport magazines, sits on the Car of the Year jury and was chief car tester for the Sunday Times for 15 years. He cites driving and writing as the only disciplines for which he has any talent and therefore considers himself vocationally employed. When he is not working he lives quietly in the Wye Valley with his family, a small and unimportant accumulation of cheap old cars and some sheep.