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Sporting Jowetts By Noel Stokoe

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An engaging collection of thrilling reminiscences by Jowett drivers involved in sporting adventures

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Sporting Jowetts by Noel Stokoe

In this compelling book looking at the sporting history of the Jowett company, Noel Stokoe has compiled an absorbing selection of thoroughly entertaining personal accounts by Jowett drivers in competition from 1906-1954, including the mammoth treks across Africa to the Le Mans class wins of the 1950s Jupiters and the rally successes of Javelins. The beauty of this period was that in the early years after the war private individuals could enter prestigious events and stand a chance of doing reasonably well. Big business and corporate backers had not moved into the sport at that time, although sadly this situation did not last for long. By the late 1950s the private entrant no longer stood any realistic chance against the 'big boys' and their corporate backers. However, the reminiscences of these local enthusiasts deciding to 'have a go' in pre-war trials and record attempts provides an engaging record of a time now past.

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About Noel Stokoe


Noel Stokoeis archivist for the Jowett Car Club and the author of "Jowett 1901-1954," "My Car was a Jowett," and "Jowett: Advertising the Marque.""

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GOR004101557
Sporting Jowetts by Noel Stokoe
Noel Stokoe
Used - Very Good
Paperback
The History Press Ltd
2009-01-01
256
0752447750
9780752447759
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