At the recent 77th Members’ Meeting the Duke, Rob Widdows and I discussed memories of the Motor Circuit’s history with an audience of long-time GRRC members. One recurring theme there was – whether one loves it or hates it – public reaction to the noise from some of the wonderful machines which have operated from, or at, the circuit site and from the RAF Westhampnett air base which preceded motor racing there.
Reflecting on the 77th Members’ Meeting and the CTA‑Arsenal
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.