DEC 30th 2016

Doug Nye: The birth of the motor racing circuit

No reflection upon the family company I keep - nor upon the possibly-perceived narrowness of my interests – but as one of my grandsons scored a try at Twickenham (proud, or what?) and in quieter moments over the Christmas break, I have been re-reading Gerald Rose’s seminal source work on the history of early motor racing, first published by the Royal Automobile Club in 1909 – when the painstaking author was only 19 years old…


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