Posted 27 July – Two children, Gail and Gary. Did he race in prodsaloons for a season or two after that?. A gentleman obviously, and it saddens me to hear of his passing Edited by Gav Astill, 04 August – Posted 07 August – John began in rallying, as a navigator, and then progressed to hillclimbs, sprints and autocross.

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I first saw John race the Westune Anglia at Aintree were he was very much a local hero. Edited by Paul Hurdsfield, 06 August – Just been informed of the death of John Myercough. He has also driven in two seven-day record attempts in a Vauxhall Viva at Montlhery. Posted 27 July – Edited by Giraffe, 27 July – John Myerscough Started by pressmanJul 27 A gentleman obviously, and it saddens me to hear of his passing Edited by Gav Astill, 04 August – Sign In Need an account?

In Tims extract theres also a mention of ken Coffey, another blast from the past.


John Myerscough, Alfasud

Sales director of Westune Alfa Romeo dealersworking in Horwich. Javascript Disabled Detected You currently have javascript disabled. Over dinner my dad got talking to a fellow guest who turned out to be one John Myerscough, whom, having no interest in racing, my dad hadn’t heard of.

Anyway my dad mentioned that his son me, obviously was a young impoverished Alfa fan who had just bought an elderly ‘Sud.

Posted 07 August – Two children, Gail and Gary. He had a tyre dealership in Sale.

Sad to hear of his passing. It arrived 2 days after they got back.

Please log in to reply. Both were owned by ex-hillclimber John Butterworth.

I remember being very impressed by his roadgoing MGB into which he had neatly installed a Daimler 2. Later in his career he went on to race a McLaren M10B.

Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers. Horwich dayHorwich Back in the 80’s my mum and dad were on some group “adventure” type holiday in a far flung locale.


Is he still with us? I think Ken may have passed away a few years ago. Several functions may not work.


Often parked nearby in the paddock at some meetings as he had his big Anglia and in the same class was the Bond-Smith car that my father looked after. John also shared an Alfasud Sprint in the TT, finishing second in class. As I recall, John M. Posted 30 July – Mike Kettlewell’s “Motor Racing Directory”, p. This takes his story to the end of In he had his first circuit race in a Mini at Oulton Park and he made a name for himself in the late s as a capable conductor of big-engined Ford Anglias.

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