The authorised biography of one of the best-liked bad boys in British motorsport, John Chatham a driver, racer, repairer, rebuilder, tuner, trader and lover of Austin-Healeys. John is so synonymous with Austin-Healeys that the most famous racing Healey in the world, DD300, is so well-known mainly because John campaigned it for decades, notching up tens of thousands of racing miles. But his career embraces far more than one car, and until this biography no-one had attempted to fill in the gaps. With 150 photographs, many previously unpublished, this is an important and entertaining account of one of motorsport's biggest characters.Despite being by definition an enthusiast market, where the customer is spending out of desire rather than necessity, classic car restoration is not immune to this dilemma. A surprisingly small percentage of owners are genuinely mechanically anbsp;...
|Title||:||Mr Big Healey|
|Publisher||:||Veloce Publishing Ltd - 2010-07-15|