Me and My Motor: Carol Kirkwood, weather presenter


Even when I was little, I was obsessed with cars,” says Carol Kirkwood, the BBC weather presenter. “I used to sit in Mum’s Austin Maxi ...
Sunday Times Driving Me and My Motor interview: Sir Ranulph Fiennes, explorer

Me and My Motor: Sir Ranulph Fiennes


Sir Ranulph Fiennes has explored some of the world’s most inhospitable places. Seemingly immune to pain, he once removed his frostbitten fingerti
Me and My Motor: The cars and career of David Seaman, former Arsenal and England goalkeeper. Sunday Times interview

Me and My Motor: David Seaman


David Seaman, the former Arsenal and England goalkeeper, may have earned himself the nickname “Safe Hands” but the cars he has owned....
Me and My Motor: Ron Ayers, the supersonic car designer behind Bloodhound SSC

Me and My Motor: Ron Ayers, supersonic car guru


For a man who designs the world’s fastest cars, Ron Ayers has little interest in his own means of transport.
Me and My Motor: Brian Johnson, AC/DC frontman

Me and My Motor: Brian Johnson, AC/DC frontman


Brian Johnson, longtime frontman of the hard rock juggernaut AC/DC, is almost as at home on a racetrack as he is on stage.
Me and My Motor: singer Beverley Knight

Me and My Motor: singer Beverley Knight


Growing up in Wolverhampton in the 1970s, nothing represented freedom for Beverley Knight, soul singer and Mobo award winner, more than...
Me and My Motor: Norman Baker, former MP

Me and My Motor: Norman Baker, former MP


Norman Baker was dubbed “the most annoying man in parliament” by David Cameron, acquiring a reputation as a relentless questioner of the prime...
Me and My Motor: Adam Henson, the Countryfile presenter

Me and My Motor: Adam Henson, of Countryfile


Adam Henson, the farmer and Countryfile presenter, was driving Land Rovers around his father’s Gloucestershire farm from the age of eight. He gra
Al Murray Pub Landlord cars Me and My Motor Sunday Times interview by Danny Scott

Me and My Motor: comedian Al Murray


"I often used to wonder what the Pub Landlord would drive,” says Al Murray of his comedy alter ego. “I decided he would have a cut ’n’ shut...
Chris Rea with his Fiat 500. The singer talks about his love of cars, The Road to Hell and his new album.

Me and My Motor: singer Chris Rea


"You don’t need to take drugs to be an addict,” says Chris Rea, the gravel-voiced singer behind such hits as Driving Home for Christmas.
Me and My Motor: David Coulthard, former F1 driver and TV presenter

Me and My Motor: David Coulthard, former F1 driver


“The thing about racing for a living is you’re also given decent cars for the road,” says David Coulthard, the former Formula One driver.
Our year from hell: Clarkson, Hammond and May on The Grand Tour Season 2, overcoming disaster, that crash and ill-health

Our year from hell: The Grand Tour exclusive


In episode one of The Grand Tour, second series, Richard Hammond drives up a Swiss mountain, skids at 120mph, somersaults through the air...
Me and My Motor: Jim Crowley, jockey

Me and My Motor: Jim Crowley, jockey


"The worst part of my job isn’t the diets, or the sweating in a bath to keep the weight off — it’s driving from one racecourse to another...