Alan Davies Me and My Motor Sunday Times Driving

Me and My Motor: Alan Davies


Before he became an award-winning stand-up comedian, an actor, the bloke from the Abbey National adverts and a team captain on QI...
Me and My Motor: Jolyon Palmer, Renault F1 driver

Me and My Motor: Jolyon Palmer, Renault F1 driver


At the age of 16, the Formula One driver Jolyon Palmer crashed his souped-up quad bike into a tree, lost a lot of blood, not to mention a kidney.
Me and My Motor: Bill Bailey, the musical comedian, is tickled pink by a French fancy

Me and My Motor: Bill Bailey


Bill Bailey has been on the road for more than 30 years. His current Limboland tour is now taking him to Australia and New Zealand...
Me and My Motor: Christina Nielsen, sports car racing ace

Me and My Motor: Christina Nielsen, racing ace


The naysayers may still snipe about whether women have what it takes to make it in motor sport, but Christina Nielsen is too busy winning...
Me and My Motor: Gordon Murray, design legend, on his type of car

Me and My Motor: Gordon Murray, design legend


As a young racing car designer, Gordon Murray helped Senna...
Me and My Motor: Hannah White — the yachtwoman’s car is a means to an end: setting sailing records

Me and My Motor: Hannah White


Hannah White is on a mission to set a new record on water. Having last year become the fastest woman to sail across the Channel, she is now
Me and My Motor: Katherine Grainger — a Jaguar is pure gold to the Olympic rower

Me and My Motor: Katherine Grainger, Olympic rower


When Katherine Grainger won silver in Rio this summer, the rower became the first British woman to win medals at five successive Olympics...
Me and my Motor: Martin Kemp, the musician and actor, on his love affair with the Porsche 911

Me and my Motor: Martin Kemp on the Porsche 911


Martin Kemp fell in love with the Porsche 911 in 1983. Aged 22 and playing bass with Spandau Ballet, he had “a few quid in the bank” so treated
Me and my Motor: Susie Wolff, the racing driver on getting within a whisker of an F1 race seat

Me and my Motor: Susie Wolff, the racing driver


There’s a photograph of Susie Wolff aged no more than two years old, wearing a hand-knitted cardigan and matching bonnet, holding the wheel of...
Sunday Times Driving Me and My Motor: Martin Clunes

Me and My Motor: Martin Clunes


Martin Clunes has a deep love of horsepower — of the mechanical and four-legged variety. When he’s not behind the wheel of his BMW or Lexus...

Me and My Motor: Jonnie Peacock, the Paralympian


Jonnie Peacock can’t afford his dream motor but he does own the Ferrari of running legs. The carbon fibre blade costs £6,000 and it can power him...
Me and My Motor: Charlie Mullins, multimillionaire boss of Pimlico Plumbers

Me and My Motor: Charlie Mullins, boss of Pimlico Plumbers


As a newly qualified plumber driving around London in his beaten-up Morris Minor van, Charlie Mullins would gaze at the Bentleys and Rolls-Royces...