BMC Competitions Department Secrets


Author: Marcus Chambers
Date of Publication: 2005

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The real inside story of the legendary BMC Works Competition Department from 1955 to 1970, told by three Competition Managers of the highly successful BMC/British Leyland race and rally teams based at Abingdon.

This book reveals the inner workings of one of the most successful motor sport teams Britain has ever seen. Based on previously unpublished internal factory memos, and documents, and the recollections of the prime movers, it describes the ups and downs, and the politics of big time competition.

An excellent and entertaining read, no motor sport enthusiast should be without this book. – The inside story of BMC’s motor sport and rallying department from those who really know what went on! Marcus Chambers – BMC Competition Manager 1955-1961, the period during which the Works Healey was in its heyday. Stuart Turner – BMC Competition Manager 1961-1971, the era of the Works Mini. Peter Browning – BMC Competition Manager 1967-1970, the period when the Works Sebring MGC was at the fore. The Department closed in 1970.

Hardback in generally very good condition with good dust jacket, slight sunning to to edge in places. Scarce.

Additional information

Weight 1.1 kg
Dimensions 26 × 22 × 2 cm