Ronnie Adams Caricature Sketch

Recently I bought an older print of a caricature sketch of rally driver, Ronnie Adams, from a seller in Australia.  Ronnie Adams was a very successful rally driver, who among other things won the 1956 Monte Carlo Rally when this rally was the best known rally in the world.

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Ronnie Adams

Ronnie Adams drove for a number of works rally teams, mostly in the 1950s.  His story is told in the book “From Craigantlet to Monte Carlo”.

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Ronnie Adams Driving A Jaguar To A Monte Carlo Rally Victory

Ronnie Adams’ son, Kenneth,  now lives in New Jersey.  I have had the opportunity to meet Kenneth and hear stories about his Dad and what it was like riding with his Dad whenever they went anyplace.  Ronnie Adams was a businessman, not a professional rally driver, so he had to practice whenever and wherever he could.  Kenneth has also shared with me articles and paper clippings about his Dad.

As I said in my September 23, 2012 post about Ronnie Adams; he was a great rally driver.

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One Response to Ronnie Adams Caricature Sketch

  1. Kenneth Adams says:

    I remember this caricature well when I was a boy. One of the last dinners I enjoyed with my father was at the TT
    bar and grill in Newtownards, N. Ireland
    in January 2004. A copy of this caricature was framed and hanging on
    the wall. The bartender asked my father
    for his autograph which he was only
    too happy to provide.
    The TT Bar and Grill is located on the
    Old Ards TT race track. As a boy my
    father watched such top world class race car drivers such as Juan Fangio compete in the Tourist Trophy races.
    This is when his passion for competitive
    motor sport was born

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