Toyota Gazoo Racing – 2017 WEC Plans

Toyota Gazoo Racing - 2017 WEC Plans
So near…and yet so far, is the story of Toyota Gazoo Racing’s record at Le Mans. The world watched in stunned silence when in 2016 the #5 Toyota TS050 Hybrid rolled to a stop on the penultimate lap of the race. Having the title of ...

FCA (Fiat Chrysler Alfa) Driving Event Cardiff

FCA (Fiat Chrysler Alfa) Driving Event Cardiff
We had enjoyed good weather for much of the week leading up to the Fiat Chrysler Alfa driving event in Cardiff in late January but it was all about to change. A selection of 13 cars, Jeep, Fiat and Alfa, were lined up in front ...

Fiat 124 Sport Spider

Fiat 124 Sport Spider
The Fiat 124 Sport Spider was an attractive front-engine, rear drive 2+2 convertible sports car, manufactured by FIAT between 1966-1982 and by Pininfarina between 1983-1985. The Fiat 124 Sport Spider was designed initially by Pininfarina’s Tom Tjaarda, and debuted at the Turin Auto Show in ...

Fiat 500

Fiat 500
Remembered with fondness by those who were there when it was launched in 1957, the original Fiat 500 is today adored by most who see her. The little rear-engined two-door car could accommodate four people and is widely regarded as the first proper city car ...

Jaguar E-type Restoration – Part 2

Jaguar E-type Restoration - Part 2
Even completely stripped bare in a workshop at Spotless Automotive Restorers in Knysna, the allure of Stuart Lottering’s E-type was evident. Francois Bonthuys takes us through the meticulous stripping process by highlighting key findings and outlines the road ahead during this Jaguar E-type restoration. Desire ...

Cobra-Ferrari Wars

Cobra-Ferrari Wars
This is the second edition of the well-known and much loved book by Michael L Shoen. The Cobra-Ferrari Wars: 1963-1965, is the account of the battles, both on track and off, that raged between two great names, that of the established marque of Ferrari and ...

Guild of Motoring Writers Annual Awards 2016

Guild of Motoring Writers Annual Awards 2016
Every year, members of the Guild of Motoring Writers (GoMW) submit work to the Committee of this organisation, for consideration in the Annual Awards. The Guild was formed in 1944 and today boasts 400 members who specialise in all aspects of the media in the ...

London to Brighton Veteran Car Run

London to Brighton Veteran Car Run
The London to Brighton Veteran Car Run (LBVCR) took place on the first Sunday of November commemorating the Emancipation Run of 14 November 1896 which celebrated the passing into law of the Locomotives on the Highway Act. This Act raised the speed limit for ‘light locomotives’ ...

Looking back at Bahrain

Looking back at Bahrain
I arrived in Bahrain for the last race of the season with two certainties in my mind, Audi were withdrawing from endurance racing and Mark Webber was retiring. Less certain was that Romain Dumas, Neel Jani and Marc Lieb would become World Champions. Looking back ...

6h of Bahrain – Last round gentlemen

6h of Bahrain - Last round gentlemen
As the leaves and the temperatures start to fall at VMP Towers, thoughts go to the warmth of the Bahraini welcome which awaits the FIA WEC family as we gather in the desert to watch the 6h of Bahrain, 2016 season finale. So, without further ...
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