Writing a biography
Updated: May 22, 2020
It took two years, but earlier this year I completed the story of motor racing entrepeneur and bon vivant Fred Opert. It all started when I was writing about a racing car that he had imported into the USA in the sixties. It was then that I discovered he had died one year earlier, and further discovered, to my surprise, that there was very little information about this larger than life character who had a major influence on the adoption of formula racing in the USA. He also had an uncanny ability to spot driving talent. I decided to write his story...