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Remembering ‘Black Jack'

Last Thursday I had the privilege of sitting down to afternoon tea with Australian racing driver John Harvey. While John mightn’t be a household name across the pond, he holds rarefied status in Australian motor-sport as a master of speedway, touring car and open-wheeler racing. Harvey competed at the Australian Grand Prix no less than five times, finishing 8th in 1966 behind the podium winners of Graham Hill, Frank Gardner and Jim Clarke in a Brabham/Ford BT14. SIr Jack receives his the Engineering Heritage Award for the BT19 We had met to discuss John’s 1987 Spa 24 Hr race, but after enquiring as to what he was up to these days, John’s eyes began to widen… “Oh I’m working...
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