Born on this day, Denis Sargent Jenkinson, a British Motor Racing journalist who won the 1950 World Sidecar Champion (as passenger)


Saturday 11th December 1920

Born on this day, Denis Sargent Jenkinson, a British Motor Racing journalist who won the 1950 World Sidecar Champion (as passenger). Originally an engineer, Jenks became a legend among motoring journalists. Aside from actively racing Porsches himself, he famously acted as a navigator to Stirling Moss when the pair won the 1955 Mille Miglia. Jenkinson died on November 28, 1996 at the age of 76.


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