Me and My Motor: James Booth


Tim Booth made his name with the rock band James, clocking up a handful of top 10 hits — including festival stalwart Sit Down. Preferring...
Me and My Motor: Dee Caffari, round-the-world sailor

Me and My Motor: Dee Caffari


Denise "Dee" Caffari is hardened to the cramped conditions of an ocean-going yacht, having circumnavigated the globe six times. Her boats can...

Me and My Motor: Steven McRae


With his flame-red hair, Steven McRae is one of the Royal Ballet’s most recognisable principal dancers, and that’s not the only thing that...
Me and my motor: Lee Child, crime writer

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
Karen Brady Me and My Motor

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...