I wrote a book on the history of March, which came out in 1989 under the title, “Four Guys And A Telephone.” A telephone was all that Robin Herd, Graham Coaker, Alan Rees and Max Mosley had when they agreed to establish March. They then each put in £2,500 as start-up capital and started building racing cars.
A factory was secured in Bicester, near Oxford, and the planning application said “warehouse” to bat off any objections. Twenty years, and nearly 1,500 racing cars later, the factory was still a warehouse, officially.
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