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Influx 2019

Cars Bikes People Culture

"On Thursday 22nd November Influx went Underground. We didn’t go alone, of course. We were joined by a flood of Influxy types, from car designers and journalists, to design students, insurance personnel and – of course – passionate motoring enthusiasts, we "

Felipe Massa: Never Take The Easy Road

People

"Felipe Massa knows a thing or two about rising above adversity. He lost the 2008 F1 drivers’ championship to Lewis Hamilton by a single point; a year later, he was severely injured by a piece of flying debris in a horrific "

Driving with Paddy Hopkirk

People

"Half a century separates two memorable drives in Minis old and new. Same driver, same exuberant enthusiasm. Strapped into the driving seat of a bright red MINI Cooper S is someone whose driving credentials far exceed those of his contemporaries. "

Giovanni Gastel and Alfa Romeo

People

"Journalists and ‘influencers’ from the nebulous world of social media bunched around a car, with all but the ‘selfie’ brigade focusing their attention on it, isn’t a rarity. What is less common is the sight of renowned photographer, Giovanni "

Ivano Beggio and Aprilia

Bikes People

"When Ivano Beggio passed away at the age of 73 earlier this year, the residents of the town of Noale mourned greatly. Ivano was the mastermind behind the rise of Aprilia, a small bicycle company based in the town that his "

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? "

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 "

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 "

Josie Millard

People

"Influx caught up with 2017 European Female Skateboarder of the Year Josie Millard in her hometown of Brighton to discuss her love of two and four wheels. Influx: When did you get into skateboarding? Josie Millard: "I probably started skating properly "

FOCUS on Jamie Sheldrick

People

"Our FOCUS for this edition is Jamie Sheldrick With a background in landscape photography, Jamie Sheldrick's photos often give you more than simply a picture of a car - we chat to him about how he got into motorsport photography. "

Charlie Martin – what’s next?

People

"“It’s gone really really well. I’m really pleased with it.” That was the phrase that Charlie Martin used not once, but twice as she exclaims her joy at the way she has adapted to her first season in "