The Lee Noble Story.pdf
Adam Wilkins has been a journalist within the specialist automotive press for over ten years. He began working at Which Kit Car? magazine straight out of college at the age of just 17, working his way up to the position of Features Editor within just a few years. Today, he is Features Editor of Complete Kit Car magazine. His understanding of and passion for the kit car market is vital to The Lee Noble Story, as Lee Noble himself started out within the kit car arena.
You'll know the name Noble. Ever since the M10 and M12 wowed the press in 1999, the marque has taken its place within the British sports car landscape alongside the likes of Lotus, TVR, and Morgan. But what do you know of the man behind the brand? He didn't appear from nowhere. The Lee Noble Story is a biographical look at the rise, stumbles, and falls on the path to widespread recognition. From club motorsport racer to car designer and kit car manufacturer, and finally founder of his eponymous car company, Lee Noble has experienced epic highs and desperate lows. Specialist car manufacture is a notoriously precarious business, and you need a combination of talent and tenacity just to survive. Yet no matter how fraught his career path has sometimes been, one thing has remained constant: every car to have originated from Noble's drawing board has been highly capable. Ultima, Midtec, Ascari, Noble ...all those names will resonate with those who have a fondness for specialist British sports cars. And while he may have departed from the company that bears his name, Noble's story is not over yet ...