View Full Version : 50s & 60s Books on Rallies, Gymkhana, etc.

08-27-2008, 09:36 AM
I am looking for books published in the 1950s and 1960s that discuss sports car activities in general: how to run a rally, gymkhana, etc. I have never done anything like that and want to learn more about it.

Any recommendations?


08-27-2008, 10:55 AM
<span style="font-style: italic">Sports Car Rallies, Trials, and Gymkhanas</span>
1956 David Hebb and Arthur Peck

AND the jacket has a drawing of a navigator sitting in a TR3 writing on her clipboard! Wonder where the driver went?

You can borrow mine if you want.

08-27-2008, 03:21 PM
Thanks, JR. I found a copy of the 1956 edition on abebooks and it is on the way. I wonder if the 1960 revised edition is any different?

I found this link when I searched under that title:


Good stuff!! I surfed around his site and there were some neat pictures, too, like the TR2 pace car for the Lawrenceville, Ill, sport car races.

08-28-2008, 11:20 AM
Actually, mine's the 1960 edition. We can compare them.