Discover how James Harwood pioneered the importation of quality cars from the
Middle East and India, how he was involved in a hunt for a World War fighter aircraft in northern Australasia, and how his experience has enabled him to initiate a number of significant motor sports events; the York Flying Fifty, the
Fremantle Speed Classic and the Veteran’s Car Club’s Perth to York Rally.
What shines through Harwood’s narrative is not the self-satisfied
entrepreneur doing a deal, but someone with a genuine love of cars and the
Much has been written about cars from a sporting or an engineering perspective. Harwood’s account is demonstrably different in that it provides, perhaps for the first time, a dealer’s point of view. A dealer who loves to drive his cars and who, one suspects, disposed of his cars with reluctance.
Life’s a Hoot is written in association with noted historian and biographer Dr John Co.