Treasure keeps revealing itself the further I penetrate the piles of detritus and debris which accumulated when I knocked down our 37-year-old garden chalet a few weeks ago. And in a mint copy of the BARC Year Book for 1956 – just excavated – I find on pages 31-33 a feature story headed ‘Record Lapping at Goodwood with Mike Hawthorn’.
Doug Nye: A guide to Goodwood – with Mike Hawthorn
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.