Me and My Motor: Arabella Weir, actor, author and star of The Fast Show


"I used to have a thing for Renaults," explains Arabella Weir. "I used to own George Harrison's Renault 5. I wonder if it's still out there."
Me and My Motor: actor Brian Blessed

Me and My Motor: actor Brian Blessed


As Z Cars' bobby with the booming voice, Brian Blessed kept the peace in a Ford Zephyr patrol car — the only hitch being that he couldn't drive.
Me and My Motor: Line of Duty star Vicky McClure

Me and My Motor: Line of Duty star Vicky McClure


Being one of the fastest celebrities to ever lap the Top Gear Test Track, the actress Vicky McClure is a self-confessed girl racer.
Me and My Motor: rock star Steve Harley

Me and My Motor: Steve Harley


Steve Harley has owned many nice cars over the years, but it's the Cockney Rebel frontman's Aston Martin that makes him smile.

Me and My Motor: Mansfield FC boss Carolyn Radford


Carolyn Radford, one of only a handful of female chief executives in British football, likes to keep things real at home.
Me and My Motor: ex-tennis player Tim Henman

Me and My Motor: ex-tennis player Tim Henman


Tennis wasn't the only childhood obsession for the multiple Wimbledon semi-finalist Tim Henman: he also had a passion for English sports cars.

Me and My Motor: Ardal O'Hanlon


“I’d love an Aston Martin", says the comedian Ardal O'Hanlon, rubbing his hands with glee. "Maybe there's time for one more rash purchase."

Me and My Motor: Sir Vince Cable, Lib Dem leader


For the Lib Dem leader Sir Vince Cable, driving an Aston Martin DB9 was a dream come true for a lad who grew up in a cash-strapped household.

Me and My Motor: Lesley Garrett, opera singer


As well as being a successful soprano, Lesley Garrett is also perhaps the only singer ever to have travelled by motorised bathtub.
Me and My Motor: Formula E champ Nelson Piquet Jr

Me and My Motor: Formula E champ Nelson Piquet Jr


Surprisingly, given he's the son of a three-time F1 champion, the Formula E driver Nelson Piquet Jr credits his mother for his racing genes.
Me and My Motor: comedian Lucy Porter

Me and My Motor: comedian Lucy Porter


Lucy Porter may be one of the country’s leading funny women, but she happily admits to not being the world’s greatest driver.
Me and My Motor: Irvin Gordon — the man who drove 3m miles in one Volvo

Me and My Motor: Irvin Gordon & his 3m mile Volvo


Irvin Gordon held the record for driving the greatest distance in one car: his Volvo's milometer had clicked over the 100,000-mile mark 32 times.
Me and My Motor: pop star Gary Numan

Me and My Motor: Gary Numan, electronic musician


"This might sound obvious, but I really did write Cars about me sitting in my car,” explains Gary Numan, who had a No 1 hit with the song in 1979