"What, you may well ask, would cause a 55-year-old software engineer to suddenly decide to become a driving instructor? Good question! Well, for me a number of disparate factors came together to coincide with a tempting offer of a voluntary "
"Ron Dennis said that when he was the boss of McLaren Racing and watching Ayrton Senna in his early career, he saw a driver with pace, dedication, but also a driver with huge intellect. When I interviewed Ashley Sutton at "
"Giorgetto Giugiaro is one of the most respected automotive designers in the world. The Italian has been responsible for the Lotus Esprit, Maserati Ghibli, Merak and Bora, the Alfasud, Golf MK1 and the Fiat Dino Coupe amongst others. However, Giugiaro "
"It’s often the ones you least expect. Isn’t it? Pass Tim Harvey as he walks through a paddock, you'll see he'll probably be smiling from ear to ear, chatting amiably to Nomax-clad sponsor-heavy racing drivers, or leathery-palmed mechanics, "
"There are fewer men that have been Vice President of GM Design than have set foot on the moon; Charles M. “Chuck” Jordan was one of the lucky few. Before him the leaders of GM Design were Harley Earl, who "
"Ada Sayonara was one of the most talented drivers of the 1950s. With Maria Teresa De Filippis, she was one of the first women to impress in motor racing, often leaving men behind her. A plate with the message "Sayonara" "
"Active aerodynamics, the automatic gearbox and side-mounted radiators are all features of the 21st Century racing machine and features that you would expect to have been first found in Formula One. In fact they emerged from just one racing team "
"I guess my interest in Ford Capri started in 1972 when I was 9 years old. I was given a copy of The Observer Book of Automobiles as a present by my parents. I found it fascinating. I loved all different sorts "
"If you’re of a certain age you’ll remember Martin Shaw for his fully permed, street smart, ex-cop incarnation - Ray Doyle - of Criminal Intelligence 5 fame. Like me, you probably sat up with your Dad and watched the "
"Mattie Griffin is one of the most talented motorcyclists to come out of Ireland and is one of the most well-known and liked performers on the international motorcycle stunt riding circuit. He recently took a few minutes out from his "
"When I was very little my family and I lived on the south coast of the isle of Anglesey, just off the coast of North Wales. My earliest memories of motorsport date back to this time, when my father would "
"Racing a car flat-out between trees and along cliff edges on surfaces that most normal people would struggle to hit the speed limit on requires a huge amount of talent - and equally large plums. The people who do this "
"Lotus cars have always been a passion of mine since the first time I saw my dad’s S1 Elan when I was just 5 years old, and of course like many men my age the passion reignited whilst watching The "