Me and My Motor: Ardal O’Hanlon, comedian and actor


“I’d love an Aston Martin", says the comedian Ardal O'Hanlon, rubbing his hands with glee. "Maybe there's time for one more rash purchase."

Me and My Motor: Sir Vince Cable, Lib Dem leader


For the Lib Dem leader Sir Vince Cable, driving an Aston Martin DB9 was a dream come true for a lad who grew up in a cash-strapped household.

Me and My Motor: Lesley Garrett, opera singer


As well as being a successful soprano, Lesley Garrett is also perhaps the only singer ever to have travelled by motorised bathtub.
Me and My Motor: Formula E champ Nelson Piquet Jr

Me and My Motor: Formula E champ Nelson Piquet Jr


Surprisingly, given he's the son of a three-time F1 champion, the Formula E driver Nelson Piquet Jr credits his mother for his racing genes.
The Grand Tour special: Abbie Eaton on why she’s the show’s ideal test driver

The Grand Tour’s perfect test driver: Abbie Eaton


We can't call Abbie Eaton the first female Stig for legal reasons (although that’s what she is).
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: 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...
Interview: Jenson Button on quitting F1 and his father’s death

Jenson Button on quitting F1 and father's death


Jenson Button’s career in Formula One was ended by a head injury. But it wasn’t his. It killed his father, John, the man who inspired and...