John Parsons

Rally Driver, Trials Competitor and Organiser, John passed away on 20 May after a short illness. He was 79 years old.

A Motoring Tribute by Michael Leete.

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John at the start of the 2000 Allen Trial in his Westfield

I first met JP around 1970 at a Sporting Owner Drivers Club Trial at Brickhill, although I only really got to know him in the mid 80’s when I returned from my time living in the North East. ┬áHe was a keen member of the Dunstable based Sporting Owner Drivers Club, joining neighbouring Falcon when the SOD’s disbanded and I spent many happy hours listening to tales of his motoring exploits at club nights. My favourite was when he visited the TT and Florian Camathias needed a passenger for a couple of laps in practice. Ever the adventurer it was JP that stepped forward. Continue reading “John Parsons”