FOCUS on Andrew Soul

People

"Our FOCUS for this edition is Andrew Soul What kind of cars would Essex boy Andrew Soul like to shoot? And how did he get started in photography? We had a quick chat. Influx: How did you get into photography? "

New Toyota Supra

Cars

"The last time someone won a Grand Prix at the Jarama race track in Madrid, it was Gilles Villeneuve. Ironically, it was a race won at the slowest speed, as Villeneuve — driving the truck-like Ferrari 126C — had to use every "

Ducati Bevel

Bikes

"The beautiful things of the earth become more dear as they elude pursuit. Thomas Hardy. Chris Baglin, the builder of the gorgeous Ducati Bevel, can remember exactly what it was that ignited the flame inside him that eventually led to "

Cosworth DFV

"“Well, the thing that’s impressive apart from anything else in an engine is that each individual cylinder manages to go ‘suck, squeeze, bang, blow’ 92 times per second. The sparks required at 11,000rpm are 733 per second. The piston weighs five "

Roy Scorer – technical illustrator

People

"Technical drawings have always allowed those unlikely to get their hands into the oily innards of a race car to get a look at what goes where, and does what. We had a quick chat with technical illustrator Roy Scorer "

Cosworth at 60

"In 2018, Cosworth turns 60. In celebration, Influx was granted behind-the-scenes access at the company’s engineering base in Northampton, England, to meet some of the men and women who make Cosworth what it is today – and what it will be tomorrow. "

The Porsche 911 Story

Cars

"The Porsche 911 tale began with the 901 back in 1963. It was created by Ferdinand ‘Butzi’ Porsche, grandson of the legendary Volkswagen Beetle designer, Ferdinand Porsche. The replacement for the Porsche 356 was all set to be retailed as the 901, as that’s "

Influx Social

i30N

Cars

"We all have that one shameful relative, hiding in a thicket of the family tree. Maybe it’s some long-ago scoundrel who escaped a legion of creditors and enraged husbands by saying ‘sure, I’m a puritan — gotta love that "

RX-7 Regularity Rally

Cars

"Think rotary engine, and it is more than likely the Mazda name that first springs to mind. While several models in its history utilised such engines, it is the RX-7 that enjoys the most famous relationship. The first-generation car made "

Mazda RX7 – 40 years

Cars

"40 years on from its launch and it’s obviously impossible to talk about this superb and great-looking sports car without homing in on its most unique and original feature; the Wankel rotary engine. Designed by a German, Felix Wankel, the "

Driving an icon – the Toyota AE86

Cars

"The Toyota Corolla was not, with the best will in the world, an exciting car. If someone says Corolla, you can easily be forgiven for thinking of octogenarians, dawdling speeds and fourth and fifth gears that have literally never been "

FOCUS on Pedro Dermaux

People

"Our FOCUS for this edition is Pedro Dermaux After finding very few pictures online of the race team he managed, Pedro Dermaux decided to give photography a go himself. Influx: How did you get into photography? Pedro Dermaux: "It all "

Living the sideways dream

People

"Ploughing through a stack of boxes to escape the bad guys, endless drifting through a car park, angering a fist-shaking market stall owner in pursuit of an escaping criminal; that’s the stunt driving dream. For a lot of people "