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Chas Parker

Chas Parker

Chas Parker swapped a career in astronomy, where he was Press Officer for the Royal Greenwich Observatory, for one writing about motor sport. Along the way he edited a computer magazine for Hewlett-Packard business users and provided copywriting services to companies such as Air Miles, Elf Oil and South East Water. He also contributed to Patrick Moore’s ‘Yearbook of Astronomy’ and the ‘Philip’s Astronomy Encyclopedia’.

For a time he was motoring correspondent for ‘Sussex Life’ magazine and then worked for seven years as a sub-editor on ‘Motorsport News’, for which he still contributes race reports, particularly on the Goodwood Revival and Members’ Meetings, along with occasional articles for publications such as ‘Autosport’ and ‘Motor Sport’. He is the author of five books, including comprehensive histories of Brands Hatch and Silverstone, both published by Haynes.

He lives in East Sussex with his partner Diane and has two sons, Jon and Will.

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    Jaguar XK 120 book

    Jaguar XK 120 - The remarkable history of JWK 651

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    The story of one of the six alloy-bodied XK 120s that were prepared by Jaguar in 1950 for racing and rallying. This XK 120, known as JWK 651 b...

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