Eric Jackson 'Petrol in my Blood' book now out!
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Rally driver, motorsport marathon man, works Ford driver in the 50s, 60s and 70s

Eric Jackson was a rally driving Ford Dealer from Barnsley who became a legend of long distance drives during the sixties. In addition to two record drives between London and Cape Town he also completed a 42 day round the world record in 1967 and took part in the first London to Sydney Marathon in 1968 during which he sacrificed a good position when his cylinder head was given to Roger Clark. 1965 they raced the liner RMS Windsor Castle from Cape Town to Southampton.