Recently came the sad news that the 10th Duke of Richmond & Gordon, master of Goodwood, had passed away – aged 87. One can only speak upon a personal basis, and I hope you will forgive me the liberty of doing that right here.
Doug Nye: In memory of the 10th Duke of Richmond and Gordon
Doug Nye began writing about racing cars at ‘Motor Racing’ magazine in 1963-64. Today he is a multiple award-winning motor sports journalist and author of over 50 years’ experience, with some 70 books to his name. He is Goodwood Motorsport’s founding Historian and consultant and fulfils similar roles for Bonhams Auctioneers and the Collier Collection/Revs Institute in Naples, FL, USA. He is a member of the National Motor Museum Advisory Council at Beaulieu, Hants, and is a regular columnist for ‘Motor Sport’ magazine, while contributing to many other specialist periodicals worldwide.