Acceptable – Very well read. Paul Butler rated it it was amazing Feb 15, Jenkinson is the only person who covered thousands of miles as a racing passenger with the most famous Grand Prix drivers of the fifties, including Stirling Moss, Juan Manual Fangio, and Mike Hawthorn. Paperback , pages. He found that acting as sidecar passenger to top riders enabled him to both enjoy top-level European competition himself while being paid and to scratch a living writing about it — he was passenger to Eric Oliver with whom he became World Champion in and Marcel Masuy. Jenkinson is the only person who covered thousands of miles as a racing passenger with the most famous Grand Prix drivers of the fifties, including Stirling Moss, Juan Manual Fangio, and Mike Hawthorn.
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The Racing Driver
Outer sleeve missing See pics for condition Any questions please ask Check out my other listings for more. Kevin rated it really liked it Dec 18, Alok rated it really liked it Feb 18, Jenkinson also developed the classification of a driver’s effort into “tenths”.
Jenkinson abandoned front-line competition to become Continental Correspondent for Motor Sport. A Passion For Motor Sport.
The Racing Driver by Denis Jenkinson
Senna talks about the tension, stress and anticipation leading up to a race and what it feels like on the track competing for the checkered flag. It is a hard backed book and is in g Triumph sprint motorcycle in the Drag Festival. Jenkinson is the only person who covered thousands of miles as a racing passenger with the most famous Grand Prix drivers of the rhe, including Stirling Moss, Juan Manual Fangio, and Mike Hawthorn.
Terry rated it it was amazing Dec 04, He was ‘given” a BMW R67 motorcycle for his personal use by the factory and with a sidecar attached used this to travel to report on racing throughout Europe.
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One is a discussion jfnkinson the author and Ayrton Senna about the psychological attributes of the modern race driver. Hardback in dust jacket. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
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Mike rated it liked it Feb 28, Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. In addition there are two new appendices. Trivia About The Racing Driver. 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. deniss
Racing Driver : The Theory and Practice of Fast Driving
It was there that I first saw racing-cars in action, what a thrill! Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 thee reviews. Despite his advanced years, he worked as hard as any of the others involved and never asked for or received any special treatment.
He spent his summers touring Europe and his winters in a succession of ‘digs’ in England; Jenks eventually settled near Crondall in Hampshire in a tiny run-down house with no mains electricity or water, largely full of his archives and of parts of vehicles he was ‘fettling’.
Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of This brought him into contact with Bill Boddyeditor of Motor Sportand other enthusiasts.