It’s fast approaching 56 years ago now since Jimmy Clark drove private entrant John Ogier’s Aston Martin ‘2 VEV’ in the 1962 Tourist Trophy race at Goodwood. As related a few weeks ago his bold, brave, big-hearted drive in the most exciting-looking Grand Touring car on the course did not end well.
Doug Nye: £20m of Bonhams FOS sale beauties at Goodwood
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.