Breakthrough: Fuel injection
Unsung Heroes: Raymond Sommer
In the first in a new series, Andrew Frankel tells the astonishing tale of a French privateer who could be the greatest racing driver you've never heard of
Where the writer meets the road
It’s been 21 years since I last had a job. I’ve been on plenty of jobs, probably a thousand or more, but a job with a boss, holiday pay and pension contributions...?
The battle for F1’s soul
Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve somehow managed to get myself into several conversations about the true DNA of Formula 1. It’s one of those pub debates...
The complex skill of driving very fast
Dr Otto Lappi is a cognitive scientist at Helsinki University and a total petrolhead. Who better to climb inside the racer’s head during a qualifying lap?
Land Rover Defender V8
If anything should do what it says on the tin, you’re looking at it. It’s a Defender, which we love, with a supercharged V8 under its bonnet which doesn’t sound exactly terrible...