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Phil Abbott of Radical Sportscars

Phil Abbott of Radical Sportscars

Ever been looking for a new car and couldn't find exactly what you want? Most people would simply give up and settle for second best (this writer has on many occasions). But Phil Abbott is not most people. Not... read more....
Ben Gott of Race2Recovery

Ben Gott of Race2Recovery

Ben Gott is the man in charge of Race2Recovery, the Land Rover rally team that provides rehabilitation for injured service personnel. But that's just the latest chapter in a life story that reads like a Boy's O... read more....
Amy Slade

Amy Slade, the First Lady of car modding

It's still quite rare for ladies to get involved in the modified car scene. Amy Slade is one of those rarities. Amy's passion for cars was sparked by her classics-loving dad and brought to life by The Fast & The Furious. After that, she was all about modi... read more....
Richard Rimmer

Richard Rimmer of The T-Service

Richard Rimmer has always had unconventional taste in cars. When his friends were running fast Minis and Capris, he was running snail-slow Beetles. Later on he took an interest in the iconic Ford Model T. The ... read more....
Stan the Train Man

Stan the Train Man

On our recent Coast 2 Coast trip across America, we visited the fascinating National Museum of Transportation in St. Louis, Missouri. There we met museum guide and train driver Stan the Train Man, who took Tal... read more....
Simon Saunders

Simon Saunders of Ariel Motor Company

Simon Saunders had a long history as an automotive designer before he revived the Ariel name in the late Nineties. In its original form, the company built motorbikes during the early decades of the Twentieth Century, having invented the spoke-tension wheel. S... read more....
Jake Archer

Gymkhana racer Jake Archer

Jake Archer is a raising star of an emerging form of motorsport, Gymkhana. It basically involves driving as fast as possible through an extremely tight and twisty course. Races are short, sharp and spectacular.... read more....
La Ferrari

LaFerrari – Woody meets Chris Evans

Paul Woodford was wandering around the Dunsfold Supercar Event when he bumped into non other than radio DJ and Top Gear host, Chris Evans. And Chris wasn’t just there as a spectator – he had brought along his b... read more....