Me and My Motor: Lee Child, crime writer


Lee Child, the bestselling crime writer, began his motoring life, suitably enough, in the back of a police car. “The first car we had as..."

Me and My Motor: Lewis Hamilton


Whether a racetrack or a public road, there is such a thing as too much time behind the wheel for Lewis Hamilton.
Me and My Motor: Olympic hockey champion Shona McCallin

Me and My Motor: hockey champ Shona McCallin


Despite being a PE staple for generations of children, hockey has lagged behind other sports in terms of television coverage. But that changed...

Me and My Motor: Midge Ure


Like a lot of Sixties children, Ure was in awe of all things American, and the big, albeit British Zephyr fuelled his dreams of owning a Buick...

Me and My Motor: David Steel


You don't need a flashy new motor to turn heads, says David Steel, former leader of the Liberal Party, but it helps.

Me and My Motor: Antony Beevor


It is easy to picture Sir Antony Beevor, the army officer turned historian and multimillion-selling author, at the controls of a Chieftain tank.
Me and My Motor: Adrian Chiles, radio and TV presenter

Me and My Motor: Adrian Chiles


“Why do I need a racing car? My main priority is the hi-fi,” says Adrian Chiles of his BMW 520d.
Me and My Motor: Marit Stromoy, F1H2O powerboat racer

Me and My Motor: Marit Stromoy, powerboat racer


The high-octane sport of powerboat racing will return to London’s Royal Victoria Dock next month for the first time in more than 30 years. The Br
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Me and My Motor: Karren Brady


Karren Brady, the businesswoman, life peer and star of The Apprentice, can afford to splash out on nice cars — but that doesn’t mean they are...
Me and My Motor: Jonathan Palmer, former F1 driver turned circuit owner

Me and My Motor: Jonathan Palmer


Jonathan Palmer, the former Formula One driver, never quite made it onto a grand prix podium but he does now own some of Britain’s best-loved...
Me and My Motor: Danielle Waterman, England rugby star

Me and My Motor: Danielle Waterman


Danielle “Nolli” Waterman, 33, England's full-back and record-breaking try scorer, has been key to raising the profile of women’s rugby.
Me and My Motor: Gary Player, golfer

Me and My Motor: Gary Player


Gary Player, who won all of golf’s major tournaments, claims modern superstars of the game are pale imitations of the big names of yesteryear.
Me and My Motor: Justin Webb, BBC Radio 4 Today programme presenter

Me and My Motor: Justin Webb


Justin Webb, the Radio 4 Today presenter, is a shameless fan of gas guzzlers and turns almost misty-eyed when talking about the...