Legendary motorsport commentator Alan ‘Plum’ Tyndall was in Letterkenny last night for a book signing event – and took the time to reflect on his remarkable life and times.
‘Plum’ is one of the best known names in Irish Motorsport. For 25 years he commentated on BBC, UTV, RTE and of course RPM Motorsport, the iconic programme which he created.
Did you know, however, that he is the son of a Bishop, survived a major train disaster, was an Irish Saloon Car Racing champion, went behind the lines in Northern Ireland during the troubles, escaped death in the Dubai desert and was a PR pioneer and a Grand Prix Commentator?!
‘Keep the Revs Up’ is a light-hearted look back on his life in motorsport and the characters he has met along the way.
‘Keep the Revs Up’ retails at €17 (£14.99) + p&p on RPM’s website www.rpm-motorsport.com
At last night’s event at the Station House Hotel, Charlie Collins caught up with the motorsport icon
Listen to the full interview below …