On the eve of this coming weekend’s 76th Members’ Meeting, perhaps it’s apt to think back for a moment to the very first in the series of Goodwood Motor Circuit Members’ Meetings, nearly 69 years ago now… back in August 1949.
Doug Nye: The origins of the Members' Meeting
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.