May have significant wear and tear and contain Not included are several monographs for the Profile series. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The word is formed from the German for “wiping,” which Frankenberg used to describe cornering so. He was legendary in the sport for the lack of basic domestic amenities in his home; to Jenks nothing mattered but racing.

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It was there that I first saw racing-cars in action, what a thrill!

Jenkinson abandoned front-line competition to become Continental Correspondent for Motor Sport. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. In addition there are ths new appendices.

Reasonable signs of use and henkinson. 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’.

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. Greg Moores rated it it was amazing Feb 24, Ben Brown rated it liked it May 05, Denis Sargent Jenkinson 11 December Book ratings by Goodreads.


Not included are several monographs for the Profile series. He competed as a sidecar passenger the following two seasons, latterly for BMW.

Racing Driver : The Theory and Practice of Fast Driving

Felix rated it it was amazing May 08, Jw rated it liked it Dec 18, Todor Tomov rated it really liked it Oct 16, Michael rated it it was amazing Jun 28, The Theory and Practice of Fast Driving. Directory of Historic Racing Cars.

Lori Laurent Smith rated it it ienkinson amazing Sep 13, Denis Jenkinson Refine results. Brian O’Flanagan rated it it was amazing Dec 06, Hard Cover with dust jacket. 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 denos police would be active.

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Paperbackpages. 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.


Mildly rubbed and marked boards with tanning to spine and shelf wear. Over thirty years later this book is highly valued for its historical perspective and views into the personalities of men who today seem larger than life.

The Racing Driver by Denis Jenkinson

We can notify you when this item dneis back in stock. Hardback in dust jacket. The books were published the year following the season covered – so Overall a good condition Jon Lawrence rated it really liked it Feb 23, 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 jenklnson Eric Oliver with whom he became World Champion in and Marcel Masuy.

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