November 1, 2016

In my previous post here about the Yimkin article in the 1960 edition of Lotus & Sports Car Owner, the piece ends with a tantalizing paragraph suggesting that a new Yimkin car was being planned for th...

October 6, 2016

It’s not the winning | Yimkin at Birkett 1960


Last week the 750 Club released a period video of the 10th 6 Hour National Handicap Race at Silverstone. The event was a free relay system where each te...

September 27, 2016

One of the items shared by John Parkinson on my recent visit was a clipping from the December 1960 edition of SPORTS CAR AND LOTUS OWNER. As well as giving more background on the Yimkin story the arti...

July 30, 2016

After getting in touch and swapping notes with John Parkinson over email I was delighted to be able to take a day off work and pay John and his Partner Lesley a visit to make introductions and talk a...

June 30, 2016

Many thanks to Gordon Cruickshank and the editorial team at MotorSport Magazine for featuring my Yimkin chassis in the letters section of their June edition. The article gives an update on my progress...

May 18, 2016

Many thanks to Alastair Brown from the Pentland Classics group on Facebook for sharing this 1959 Performance Review from an edition of Sporting Motorist.  The article covers the Yimkin prototype WXH 2...

March 7, 2016

It's impossible to believe that such great photos can have been sleeping for over 50 years in a box of Kodak slides and still come out looking so pristine. Not just that but with a very specific look...

March 4, 2016

Something of a treat for those of you that have been following the blog or are Yimkin fans. The following are two photos that to my knowledge haven’t been published before. The first is of Yimkin XYN1...

February 28, 2016

Thanks again to Ben Cowdrey I'm happy to share his own race records from the 43rd, 44th, 45th and 47th Goodwood members meetings. Wearing No.47 John Parkinson records a 2nd place in XYN 160 on the 6th...

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