Dennis Poore

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19 Aug 1916
Paddington, London


12 Feb 1987
Kensington, London


Great Britain

Grands Prix:

2 (1952)

A pivotal name behind the motoring magazine, Autosport, funding it due to his wealth. This came from his many business ventures, which included the family propellor business, Norton motorcycles and the taxi manufacturer, Carbodies. Poore, as a driver, was a champion in hillclimbing, which he started competing in, as well as speed trials, in 1936. Poore retired in 1955 after one of his career highlights, winning the BARC 9 Hours with Peter Walker.

Biography last updated 22 Sep 2014