It was there that I first saw racing-cars in action, what a thrill! Will be clean, not soiled or stained. Jenkinson has passengered with Fangio, Moss, Hawthorn etc and gives exciting eye witness reports. As a conscientious objector , he served in a civilian capacity at the Royal Aircraft Establishment in Farnborough. It is illustrated with black and white photographs. He became accepted as the ‘elder statesman’ of British racing journalists due to his closeness to the teams and drivers, his conversational writing style and his obvious and enduring passion for the sport. The Racing Driver by Jenkinson Denis.
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Going Faster Carl Lopez. Denis Sargent Jenkinson 11 December Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects.
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One of Jenks’ most famous exploits was road-testing an unregistered, unsilenced and very much not road-legal Lotus Formula Two car on the roads near his Hampshire home on Christmas Daythe logic being that the roads would be quiet and few police would be active. Top edge of text block a little dusty else a fine copy.
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The Racing Driver by Denis Jenkinson
Susan rated it really liked it Aug 21, Overall a good condition Reasonable signs of use and age. One is a discussion between the author and Ayrton Senna about the psychological attributes of the modern race driver. Nate rated it really denos it Mar 30, Robert Godby rated it liked it Feb 24, In his later years, he became involved with Brooklands Museum and was involved in several adventurous operations, including exploring sealed up underground air raid shelters.
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Jenkinson is the only person who covered thousands of miles as a racing passenger with the mo Denis Jenkinson’s classic “The Racing Driver” was first published in and has remained a must-have for any racing library. Also shop in Also shop in. A Passion For Motor Sport.
Rick rated it it was amazing Jun 11, In Motor Sport reported: Jenkinson rarely wrote about his personal life but mentioned how he would pick up Mike Hawthorn, living nearby, who would ride it with Jenks as passenger.
Jappel rated it really liked it Mar 19, Past and PresentJenkinson credited Richard von Frankenberg—who raced Porsches—with this word.
Densi well as his journalism, Jenkinson went on to write several other motorsports books about Porsche, Frazer Nashthe Jaguar E-typethe 2. Ben Brown rated it liked it May 05, Acecil rated it it was amazing Oct 20, Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Used books will be clean unsoiled and not sta