DEC 14th 2016

Doug Nye: Archie Scott Brown – Motorsport's first disabled hero?

Anyone who went to Goodwood to watch motor racing during the 1950s and ’60s will tell you that – until one got into the narrow lanes within a mile or two of the Motor Circuit itself – the drive down there alone was a pleasure. For the London-based tifosi, the trip became a charge down the A3 Portsmouth road, then a dive left at Midhurst or Petersfield and on down either to Cocking or Petworth and then over the South Downs ridge – from the crest of which, near the Goodwood horse race course, one could actually see the old former aerodrome sitting there on the coastal plain, beckoning the faithful…


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