Le Mans to Tours via that Mulsanne Straight

Anyone who has visited the Le Mans Museum right alongside the circuit entrance will be left with a burning desire to go and investigate the Mulsanne…


100 Years ago, 19,240 Fell In One Day. The Somme Began.

On 1st July this year, it will be 100 years since the commencement of what became known as the Battle of The Somme. Today, as we enjoy travelling…


On Track in The Charente - Circuite de Haute Saintonge in France

France has a rich history of motor racing and while the country did not have the huge number of redundant post war military airfields that started…


Street Racing In The Sunshine - Tour Des Remparts Report

Christophe Terriou over does the slide and is just about to hit the barrier, no real damage, just a little embarrassed If you weren't at the Masters…


Circuit Des Remparts Preview

Pressing commitments mean that I'll be missing the Tour De Remparts this year, though a short notice gap in the calendar meant that we did take the…


Dijon Motors Cup 2013

With the temperature at a wonderful 28 degrees C and a bit of a breeze, Dijon in France offered the perfect summer weather for racing over the…


Driving in France? Better Be Ready To Blow

This rather nifty and cost effective packet landed through the mail yesterday. There is an awful lot of smoke and mirrors right now about the latest…


Want to Avoid Speeding Fines in France? Blame Your Dog

You may have read elsewhere here about the relationship we developed a few years ago with the Gendarmes in France. It can be an expensive…


Andy Meets The Gendarmes

Anyone used to driving throughout Europe on UK plates smugly thinking you're immune and un-catchable would do well to think again if visiting France…