Gentleman Jack: The Official Biography of Jack Sears

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Veloce Publishing Ltd, Apr 15, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 160 pages
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Gentleman, entrepreneur, and excellent racing driver, this is the fascinating story of John (Jack) Sears or Gentleman Jack as he was popularly known. As sir John states in the foreword “Jack was the gentleman that I should have been. He had the grace, while I only had the title. I often told him that he should have had it rather than I, but he wasn’t buying. Although he started racing several years before I did, our careers took a parallel path for much of the way, and this gave me the privilege of getting to know him really well. That he was an outstanding driver is obvious, and you will have had this reaffirmed by the time you have read this book” This incredibly detailed biography not only tells of Jack’s amazing motoring career from his perspective but of the whole Sears dynasty. The businesses, the friends, the highs and the lows. Packed with facts straight from the man himself and illustrated with over 150 unique photos this is a must have piece of motoring history.

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Graham Gauld has been a motoring journalist since the age of 17 and has edited a number of magazines as well as being a regular contributor to motoring magazines all over the world. For the past fifteen years he has concentrated on motor racing history. Away from writing he spent eleven years on the RAC Race Committee and five years on the FIA Historic Commission and organized motor racing in Scotland for a number of years.Born in Edinburgh, Graham Gauld has been a motoring writer for over fifty years. He was Editor of the Scottish weekly motoring magazine, Motor World and later Editor of Historic Racing and Historic Motor Racing magazines. A regular contributor to motoring magazines all over the world he has a black and white and color photographic library dating back to 1953.Rated as the number one Business coach by the Independent Newspaper and as having had the most impact on the coaching profession by the UK Association of Coaching, Sir John Whitmore is a pre-eminent thinker in leadership and organizational change. He was a motor racing champion in his 20's before retiring to run a large agribusiness, a product design company and a Ford Main Dealership.

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