Me and My Motor: Amanda McLaren, daughter of Bruce McLaren, founder of the McLaren F1 team


Amanda McLaren is the only child of Bruce McLaren, founder of one of the most successful teams in Formula One history.
Me and My Motor: Sharleen Spiteri, lead singer of Texas

Me and My Motor: Sharleen Spiteri


"I am so excited about this interview,” laughs Sharleen Spiteri, lead singer with the Scottish rock band Texas...
In the pink: Gary Barlow drove this Rolls-Royce Ghost for charity, but in real life he prefers something more frugal GETTY

Me and My Motor: Gary Barlow


When Take That are ferried around in limousines on their UK tour this summer, they will be a long way from the days when they had to make do...
Me and My Motor: the Bros stars Matt and Luke Goss

Me and My Motor: the Bros stars Matt and Luke Goss


Matt and Luke Goss were only 17 when they formed the hugely popular 1980s pop band Bros. The twins were teenage petrolheads, but while Luke...
Me and My Motor: Radio 2’s Jo Whiley

Me and My Motor: Radio 2’s Jo Whiley


Noel Gallagher does not suffer fools gladly. So when Jo Whiley’s young daughter rang the former Oasis star by mistake...
Max Verstappen Q&A: 19-year-old Red Bull F1 driver can’t live without his Playstation

Max Verstappen Q&A: 19-year-old F1 sensation


Rebecca Clancy meets Red Bull Racing's teenage star. He likes raw meat, hates fish and is scared of hairy spiders...
Me and My Motor: Claire Williams, Formula One boss

Me and My Motor: Claire Williams, Formula One boss


Claire Williams is one of the most powerful women in motor sport, heading the Williams Formula One team with her father, Sir Frank...
Me and My Motor: William Herbert, the Earl of Pembroke

Me and My Motor: the Earl of Pembroke


William Herbert was 26 years old, living in London and working as an industrial designer, when he suddenly inherited a £115m fortune, including a
Me and My Motor: Alex Thomson, yachtsman

Me and My Motor: Alex Thomson, yachtsman


Alex Thomson is one of the fastest yachtsmen on the high seas and in January was runner-up in the Vendée Globe — the singlehanded, non-stop race.
Petra Ecclestone: money can’t buy happiness — it buys things

Petra Ecclestone: money can’t buy happiness


Meeting Petra Stunt (still better known as Ecclestone) — and, actually, meeting her daughter, a bright little moppet with blond curls...
Me and My Motor: Ricky Wilson, The Kaiser Chiefs’ singer on his love of riotous revs

Me and My Motor: Ricky Wilson


Ricky Wilson, lead singer with Kaiser Chiefs, is no fan of name-dropping, but can’t resist mentioning he’s “sort of” become mates with the...
Me and My Motor: Derek Bell, Le Mans legend

Me and My Motor: Derek Bell


His name may not be as instantly recognisable as the likes of Stirling Moss, Jackie Stewart or Lewis Hamilton, but to true motor-sports...
Me and My Motor: Nick Ferrari, radio presenter

Me and My Motor: Nick Ferrari, radio presenter


Nick Ferrari, the journalist, presenter of LBC radio’s breakfast show and pioneer of such televisual oddities as topless darts and the News Bunny