As the recent Festival of Speed presented by Mastercard reverses smartly into ancient history, and we continue to slide down the razor blade of life – some of us, it feels, at an alarmingly accelerating pace. With those 25 FOS-es behind us, the Bonham’s auction Sale at this year’s edition was actually the company’s 50th to be held at Goodwood.
Doug Nye: Smashing records at the 50th Bonhams Goodwood sale
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.