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.
Me and My Motor: comedian Lucy Porter

Me and My Motor: comedian Lucy Porter


Lucy Porter may be one of the country’s leading funny women, but she happily admits to not being the world’s greatest driver.
Me and My Motor: Irvin Gordon — the man who drove 3m miles in one Volvo

Me and My Motor: Irvin Gordon & his 3m mile Volvo


Irvin Gordon held the record for driving the greatest distance in one car: his Volvo's milometer had clicked over the 100,000-mile mark 32 times.
Me and My Motor: pop star Gary Numan

Me and My Motor: Gary Numan, electronic musician


"This might sound obvious, but I really did write Cars about me sitting in my car,” explains Gary Numan, who had a No 1 hit with the song in 1979
Me and My Motor: singer Gabrielle

Me and My Motor: Gabrielle, musician


Gabrielle is a petrolhead with a difference. Although the double Brit-winner loves fancy cars, she hates the motorway.
Me and My Motor: Alan Johnson, former home secretary

Me and My Motor: Alan Johnson, former home secreta


As home secretary, Alan Johnson was driven around in a bulletproof Jaguar like the fictional Julia Montague in the hit drama Bodyguard, but he in

Me and My Motor: Sharron Davies


Despite her success in the pool, including an Olympic silver medal and two golds at the Commonwealth Games, Sharron Davies says she never...
Me and My Motor: Charles Gordon‑Lennox, 11th Duke of Richmond

Me and My Motor: Duke of Richmond


Charles Gordon-Lennox, 11th Duke of Richmond, is the driving force behind the Goodwood Revival. More than 450,000 people attended the ...
Elfyn Evans interview by Will Dron for Sunday Times Driving.co.uk

Me and My Motor: Elfyn Evans


Elfyn Evans is undoubtedly a cool customer behind the wheel of his Ford Fiesta WRC (World Rally Championship) car but he’s less comfortable...
Me and My Motor: Lynda La Plante, crime writer, talks about her cars and career in this interview by Emma Smith for Sunday Times Driving

Me and My Motor: Lynda La Plante


Long before the bestselling novels and the TV series Prime Suspect, Lynda La Plante’s cars would come and go with the ebbs and flows of...