"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.
"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.
"Are you dead inside if you don’t fall in love with a Lancia Fulvia?
In coupé form, the car has this charming, cute and rather simple styling - it doesn’t try to seduce you with suggestion. The Fulvia "
"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 "
"McLaren is a team which is able to scout out some of the finest talents in motorsport.
It took a punt with Mika Hakkinen in the 1990s, another one with the inexperienced Kimi Raikkonen in 2002, before bringing in talent it "
"Depending on the way you look at DS, the brand is still a baby. But that’s just the prestige version belonging to Groupe PSA. The other is a memory – a name from yesteryear.
Let me explain. Citroen DS was "
"‘Why don't we have both?’ says the young girl, shrugging a pair of pixelated shoulders, then the whole town celebrates.
As GIFs go, this looping snatch of taco ad has long since peaked, troughed and boomeranged back to retro classic "
"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 "
" The ‘umbrella on wheels’ or the ‘tin snail’, the unmistakable Citroën 2CV has also been a 24-hour endurance racer, a James Bond film star, a delivery van, a beach buggy-type fun machine, and, in twin-engined four-wheel drive ‘Sahara’ versions, "