Doug Nye

Doug Nye, is a motoring journalist, an author, and was consultant to the Donnington Collection of single-seater racing cars. The generally recognized world authority of Lotus cars, he has written more than 30 motor racing books, for which he has collected several international awards. Born in 1946, at 18 he went straight from grammar school (high school in US) to the staff of Motor Racing magazine based at Brands Hatch. After a visit to Doug, at his home in Farnham, Surrey in 1983 he sent me (Richard Keyes) many of the race reports needed to research the history of this car.

The Lotus 30/40 – The biggest, hairiest Lotus Colin Chapman ever built!