Austin Healey 3000

The story of DD 300

Austin Healey 3000
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Format: Hardback, 96 Pages
ISBN: 9781907085703
Publisher: Porter Press
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This first title in a brand-new series of Porter Profiles throws the spotlight on one of the most successful Big Healeys of all time. It is one of few cars to have such a varied history throughout a racing career that spans its entire life. Registered UJB 143, it was a works entry for the Sebring 12 Hours and Le Mans 24 Hours in 1960. After being sold to the privateer Ecurie Chiltern outfit, it was re-registered DD 300 and returned to the famous French enduro in ’61 and ’62. It then passed to Healey stalwart John Chatham and would regularly be raced over the next four decades, in everything from Modsports to sprints and finally historic events. The Healey’s long and successful career continues with its current owners and it is all covered in this fascinating new book, complete with a superb selection of period photographs.

The author

Simon Ham was born into a motor-racing family. His mother entered club events, while his father David competed in a range of machinery, from Aston DB4GT to Hesketh 308E. Simon is also an enthusiastic racer, having competed all over the world in cars that include the Lister-Jaguar that his father bought in 1969 for £1250. As well as acting as a consultant for RM Sotheby’s, Simon currently edits AM News – the monthly magazine of the Aston Martin Owners Club. This is his first book.

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Format: Hardback, 96 Pages
ISBN: 9781907085703
Illustrations: 85 color & b-w photos
Size: 8.66 in x 9.65 in / 219.96 mm x 245.11 mm
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