Motoring People

Articles about People in Motoring, car sales, motorsport, designers and innovators

Julian Smith - people

Julian Smith of Garage-D

Julian Smith has spent most of his life messing around with fast cars, Japanese ones in particular. That passion has developed into Garage-D, one of the UK's leading specialists in Japanese cars and has opened... read more....
Jonny Smith - people

Jonny Smith – TV presenter

Motoring journalist Jonny Smith is completely, hopelessly obsessed with cars. And he's been lucky enough to turn that obsession into a career. From scouring scrap yards and tinkering with cars as a kid, he lan... read more....
Lewis Maundrell - people

Lewis Maundrell – 14-year old motorsport reporter

Most young motorsport fans dream of becoming a racing driver. Unfortunately, even low-level karting is massively expensive and so out of reach for most. But there are other ways of making a career in motorsport. Being a TV motorsports presenter, for instance.... read more....
Luke Woodham - people

Luke Woodham – drifter

We meet a rising star of the drifting and Gymkhana world, Luke Woodham. Luke started doing handbrake turns in a pedal kart when he was a kid. He progressed onto motorcross bikes and spent his teenage years wor... read more....
Kay Gowrinath - people

Kay Gowrinath of Xquisite Automotive

Kay Gowrinath has risen from tinkering with a Nova on his parents' driveway to founding Xquisite Automotive, one of the UK's best car modifying outfits. Indeed, Kay and Xquisite's reputation has travelled the ... read more....
David Goode - People

David Goode – professional racer

Conjure an image of a professional racing driver, and you'll certainly picture a Formula 1 driver. But there are plenty of places outside the F1 paddock where it's possible to make a decent living as a racing driver. David Goode is one of those drivers who ne... read more....
Ben Gott - People

Ben Gott – Dakar Rally driver

Rally driver Ben Gott started out working for his fathers specialist Land Rover garage and took up competing as a means to advertise the business. It was a humble start, racing home-built Landrovers through We... read more....