Many people know the name, Roy ‘The Weasel’ James. They’ll know him as a great train robber and racing driver, and will probably also mention that he made a trophy for Bernie Ecclestone. There have been snippets published about him in various magazines but (until now) never a book. This new book covers his football ‘career’, safe breaking, his exciting times in motorsport crashing into Nigel Mansell and rolling a Renault 5. I have spent years tracking down his old friends from the racing world, interviewed old girlfriends, met underworld weirdos, and spoken with reporters, Police, acquaintances and others who crossed paths with the weasel back in the day. My search for the weasel took me to Soho, America, the south of France,  and Luton airport parkway. You can buy my Roy James book on Amazon here. The sleeve is as below.

 

About The Author

Rich Duisberg

Rich Duisberg* has had work published in Classic & Sportscar, Practical Performance Car, Modern Mini, Banzai, MogMag, Evo, GT Porsche, Complete Kit Car, Absolute Lotus, Alternative Cars, Classic Retro Modern, and elsewhere. Rich often appears on CBS’s XCAR and Carfection channels, and Motors TV, plus JayEmm on Cars, enthusing about historic motoring. His latest book (find his work on Amazon) was described by SniffPetrol as "hilarious", although he was also threatened with legal action by elderly DJ Tim Westwood. In his Midlands man cave is a 1972 Fiat 500, a Lotus Elise, a BMW barge and a vintage Royal Enfield pushbike. Previous machines of interest include an Mk1 MX5 (owned for 14 years!), an Alfa GTV6, a Porsche 968 and a Sinclair C5. The Metro (right) was bought for an experiment, and abandoned in Africa. "I am not getting in a car with him" -  said Le Mans winner, Derek Bell. *A nom-de-plume inspired by the BBC's League of Gentlemen.

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