Many of the events were hosted on airport courses and featured the top echelon of European sports cars. Late-model Ferraris, Maseratis, Jaguars, Listers, Porsches, OSCAs and Climax-engined cars such as Lotus, Cooper and Elva did battle with American V8-powered vehicles, both Corvettes and homebuilt Specials. This book offers a race-by-race account of all 1959 and 1960 Southern events, from Novice Races to the weekend-ending Features competition.
The author has scoured local newspapers of the period for race reports and results and interviewed many of the drivers, mechanics and owners that were involved in the competitions. He provides an exhaustive report of the time, vividly illustrated by period photographs, many from the archives of Bob Jackson, the acclaimed
Successor volume to the Cugnot Prize award winning Sports Car Racing in the South, 1957-1958
Willem Oosthoek is a recognized authority on the subject of competition Maseratis and is often consulted by private owners, museums and auction houses.
His latest book which was published in early 2013 is Sports Car Racing in the South, 1959-1960.