The John Duff Trophy vintage-car race at the forthcoming Goodwood Members’ Meeting celebrates the memory of one of the more colourful – yet in modern-day terms obscure – of all successful ’tween-war racing drivers.
The incredible life of John Duff, stunt man, record breaker and Le Mans winner
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.