John Player Special BMW 635CSi Come to Europe

As a life long non-smoker, it comes as a surprise to some that I love JPS Black and Gold. I've written before about how, as someone exposed to…


Driving the Elva Mk7

For many, the definitive 1960’s sports racing car was the Lotus 23 and 23B. The elegant lines represented everything that was desirable at the time…


Modern Racers vs Historics and Why Driving is Still Driving

“They just don’t make them like that any more’ “In my day, they were proper cars. Racing cars today are way too easy" Comments you’ll often hear in…


Light Up - Memories of Cigarettes and Motorsport

In theory I should be a fully signed up chain smoker, a two packs a day man with a gravelly, action film voice-over tone. Born in the sixties when…


Lohner Porsche and the Semper Vivus - the worlds first hybrid car and the Birth of Porsche Motorsport.

For sure, the turbine like whistle of a Tesla or the whisper quiet creepiness of a Lexus as it sidles up behind you in a parking lot will never have…


Jean Ragnotti Returns to The Monte

We've a soft spot for Jean Ragnotti. Anyone who drives with such passion and commitment, while balancing it with mental dexterity, is to be…


Why Historic Racing Competitors Should be Ice Driving This Winter

Silence. Silence apart from the sound of my breathing, each breath hanging in the air before me. The stillness is punctuated by the occasional…


New Patrons for the Jim Clark Trust

Lest summer, we visited Duns in the Scottish Borders to commemorate the passing of fifty years since Jim Clark was both Indy 500 winner and Formula…


Elva Lotus Twin Cam, On Board, Donington Park 2015 with Andy McKenna

Here’s a couple of laps of the iconic Donington Park circuit from summer 2015 alongside Andy McKenna. The race is the two driver Guards Trophy, part…


Williams Brings the Formula One Paddock to Autosport International

We will openly admit to not being fans of modern Formula One. Quite apart from the engine sound and the whole idea of regenerative coasting rather…


Rennsport Reunion V - The Big Picture Gallery

If you're as down as we were at being unable to make it at Rennsport Reunion in October, you'll know the physical pain we felt when viewing this…


Patrick Depailler - That Soaking Wet On Board Tyrrell Lap In Canada

Seventies Formula One fans will almost certainly have seen this clip before. If you haven’t, where have you been? In the days before safety cars,…


Porsche 917-021 A Perfect Day

This lovely video by Vimeo user Daniel Fery in Belgium will make us all wish we had the resources to obtain a Porsche 917. This isn't a track test…


Sir Stirling Moss Talking About His Career

This is a lovely video produced by Credit Suisse of Sir Stirling Moss talking at his London home with motorsport journalist, broadcaster and Goodwood…


Goodwood Revival 2015

This year’s Goodwood Revival was yet another professional display of the talents of Lord March’s team. It’s fair to say that they are probably…


Jaguar Heritage Challenge Finale

When we visited the new Jaguar Heritage Driving Experience last year at Kenilworth, we heard of the interesting news of the Jaguar Heritage…


Remembering Jim Clark

At racing circuits across the world, the name Jim Clark is spoken with regard and reverence. The man himself would probably be mildly embarrassed at…


Joash Sadler retiring from Autfarm

New Era at The Iconic Autofarm

In the ebb and flow of the Porsche world, one of the constant reference points has always been Autofarm. Growing up reading Cars and Car Conversions,…


Norman Dewis, Jaguar Test Driver. OBE.

I was pleasantly surprised to see Norman Dewis receiving an OBE in the Queen's New Years Honours List. Surprised not because he didn't deserve it, he…


Jaguar Heritage C Type Racer First Drive

I’ll warn you now. If you’re of the long thin Englishman build like myself, you may struggle with the fit of a C Type Jaguar. Whatever you do, don’t…


BMW M1 Procar

BMW Factory Collection for M1 Procar Owner

Customers travel from across the world to collect their new cars at the BMW Welt factory collection programme. For BMW enthusiasts, it's a great way…


Alec Zanardi - Touch The Sky

Next time you're having a bad day or need some inspiration, watch this short video on Alex Zanardi. Already well known in motorsport, I vividly…


Driver Coaching and The View from The Passenger Seat

A recent article on the highly regarded Road and Track Magazine’s website proved popular. Writing about the practice of track instruction and driver…


Mdina Grand Prix 2014

‘The Heat is On’ Mdina Grand Prix 2014

As ever the 2014 Mdina Grand Prix held in Malta from 9th - 12th October was brilliant, in fact quite possibly the best ever on track.As the European…