Columnists, John Simister
MAR 26th 2018
John Simister

John Simister

John Simsiter: The coolest '70s Dad wagon

One of the many great things about the Members' Meeting is the fact that cars made after the track closed for racing in 1966 can race here now. 


John Simister

A deep concern for the planet's welfare ensures that the cars in John Simister's current assemblage of classics all have engines of under a litre, including a two-stroke Saab which causes the road behind to disappear from view after a cold start. This squares well with John's status as a Car of the Year jury member and a writer both on modern cars and old ones, the latter for Octane and Practical Classics. He has been a journalist since 1984, and lives in the Chiltern Hills with his wife Deborah and a dog called Sprocket.

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