Memorabilia: Jim Crawford: The Life of a Modest Racing Hero

A new biography of Scots racer Jim Crawford would be a great addition to any Christmas list, and signed copies are still available from author Kevin Guthrie. Crawford had a wide ranging career that saw him start by rallying a Mini, via several single-seater formulae contest two Formula One Grand Prix for Lotus before racing in the US including rides with several teams in CART races and the Indianapolis 500 in particular.

In a very limited edition run of 300-books, copies of Jim Crawford - The Life of a Modest Racing Hero are still available via the ‘Jim Crawford Biography’ FaceBook page or from Simon Lewis Transport Books -

Telling the tale of an often overlooked British racer, the 140-page book is illustrated with period images and includes input form Bob Fernley, a long-time associate of Crawford, who he described as ‘my favourite driver’.

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