"There are a number of racing machines that will forever be associated with Finland.
The best of them are – like the nation that loves them – unruly, unpredictable and quick.
For some the definitive Finnish machine might be Jarno Saarinen's Yamaha "
It was a Saturday morning. Dickie Davies was leaning forward, staring intensely at the camera, bedecked in silver flash hair do and decked out in a sports coat of turquoise polyester. You could almost smell the Old Spice on him. "
"The cliché about Finnish people being good drivers seems to be true.
Look at the statistics. As a country of a mere 5.5 million people, we have produced many drivers who have won world class races and several world championship titles.
This is a killer eighties take on one of the last great Citroens from 1987. Grace rocks, especially as she bashed televisual cheesemonger Russell Harty around this period.
This campaign on the other hand promotes mock heroic overtones on a decidedly "
"Most of us realise that there is nothing remotely 'sustainable' or 'environmentally friendly' about the mass-market auto industry. Still, these global businesses are they're doing their utmost to convince consumers that they are doing there bit to save the planet. "
"The first Finnish sportsman to be dubbed ‘The Flying Finn’ actually used foot power rather than horsepower. It was a fellow called Hannes Kolehmainen, also known as ‘Smiling Hannes’ who won three gold medals at the 1912 Olympics in neighbouring Stockholm.
"Wait. Be still your angry keyboard. We know that the Range Rover didn’t have its official launch until June 1970.
What now lies before us on a central London dealership forecourt is a piece of automotive archeology, a motorised missing "
"When standard ‘road-going’ spec isn’t enough…
The act of homologating a car is a scarce thing in modern racing. Back in the day though, it was a carmakers way of entering a motorsports series while giving designers and engineers "
"Do you discriminate against fair-weather riders?
A biker. What exactly does it mean to be a biker? I urge you to have a think about this for a second, whether you possess a motorcycle licence or not. Personally, I think "
"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 "
"In 1962 a very swift breadvan competed at Le Mans.
It was unofficial in many ways. It wasn't raced by Ferrari, the company which built the 250 GT on which it was based, and it wasn't actually called a breadvan by the "