Me and My Motor: Le Mans-winning racing driver Richard Attwood


Richard Attwood may be a pensioner, but beneath the genial exterior lurks a man who wrestled the Porsche 917 to victory at Le Mans in 1970.
Sunday Times Driving Me and My Motor cellist Julian Lloyd Webber

Me and My Motor: cellist Julian Lloyd Webber


Julian Lloyd Webber's dream car is the "beautiful" Maserati GranTurismo — even though the tourer doesn't have enough room for his cello.

Me and My Motor: rock star Andy Fairweather Low


Andy Fairweather Low has spent a lifetime jamming with rock'n'roll legends, but he was never more nervous than the day he sat his driving test.
Me and My Motor: Dire Straits bassist John Illsley

Me and My Motor: Dire Straits bassist John Illsley


Dire Straits' John Illsley says fame never got to his head, though he admits to buying an Aston Martin Vantage in a "moment of madness" in 1992.

Me and My Motor: Iain Duncan Smith


Iain Duncan Smith's unwinds from politics by driving his Morgan Plus 4. "You feel every bump on the road, but that’s half the fun of it".
Me and My Motor: musician Rick Wakeman

Me and My Motor: musician Rick Wakeman


“I don’t drink, I don’t smoke and I don’t jet-set around the world,” the prog rock star says. "My loves are my family, my home and my cars."
Me and My Motor: historian James Holland

Me and My Motor: historian James Holland


Despite owning a modern SUV, James Holland uses a 1949 Citroën as his daily driver. "I love it. It bombs along at 70mph to 75mph, no problem".

Me and My Motor: singer Shaggy


When his uncle was out, Shaggy taught himself to drive in his Ford Escort. "He never suspected a thing until I crashed it into a car one night."

Me and My Motor: Arabella Weir


"I used to have a thing for Renaults," explains Arabella Weir. "I used to own George Harrison's Renault 5. I wonder if it's still out there."
Me and My Motor: actor Brian Blessed

Me and My Motor: actor Brian Blessed


As Z Cars' bobby with the booming voice, Brian Blessed kept the peace in a Ford Zephyr patrol car — the only hitch being that he couldn't drive.
Me and My Motor: Line of Duty star Vicky McClure

Me and My Motor: Line of Duty star Vicky McClure


Being one of the fastest celebrities to ever lap the Top Gear Test Track, the actress Vicky McClure is a self-confessed girl racer.
Me and My Motor: rock star Steve Harley

Me and My Motor: Steve Harley


Steve Harley has owned many nice cars over the years, but it's the Cockney Rebel frontman's Aston Martin that makes him smile.
Me and My Motor: ex-tennis player Tim Henman

Me and My Motor: ex-tennis player Tim Henman


Tennis wasn't the only childhood obsession for the multiple Wimbledon semi-finalist Tim Henman: he also had a passion for English sports cars.