An affordable, lightweight sports car suitable for racing, the MG TC launched the sports car scene in postwar America. A wave of drivers first competed on the track in these and the later TD, TF and MGA models during the 1950s, many of them eventually moving up to Porsches, Alfa Romeos, Jaguars and Ferraris. Eighty such drivers, from the famous (e.g., Phil Hill, John Fitch, David E. Davis, Jr.) to lesser known men and women with equally vivid stories, are profiled in this book, which presents many of their recollections from firsthand interviews alongside a wealth of period photographs.
This book, about the early sports car racers who started in MGs, was first a series of articles for Classic MG magazine. I had written a piece for them titled “MGs at Putin-Bay.” Of course it was about the classic island race in which I ...
Author: Carl Goodwin