Max Hoffman
Category: History

Max Hoffman gone but not forgotten

Introducing the cream of European cars to post-war America, and chopping off their roofs, took a supreme salesman. Max Hoffman, car salesman extraordinaire.

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Irish rally driver Rosemary Smith Hillman Imp
Category: History

Irish rally driver Rosemary Smith Hillman Imp

Rallying with Rosemary Smith it’s déja vu all over again. Revisiting the Circuit of Ireland in a Hillman Imp. Irish rally driver Rosemary Smith was one of many rallying superstars

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Jack Sears
Category: History

Jack Sears 1930 - 2016

‘Gentleman Jack’ Sears. Paying tribute to a true racing great. Goodbye to Gentleman Jack. Everyone loved Jack Sears, who has died aged 86. But

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When Fangio met Ferrari
Category: History

When Fangio met Ferrari

What happened when the Prancing Horse teamed up with El Maestro. Fangio’s troubled year Full story of his spell at Maranello. It should have been

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Porsche crest
Category: History

The story of the Porsche crest

As Germany underwent a revolution in 1918, the Kingdom of Württemberg was transformed from a monarchy to a democratic republic and called Free People's State of Württemberg. Its capital

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History re-made Jensen-Healey Tony Marshall
Category: History

History re-made Jensen-Healey Tony Marshall

Jensen-Healey restored. Plus an insider’s view on the firm. History re-made. Fresh out of a lengthy restoration, this Jensen-Healey is a significant car in the latter-day saga of its maker.

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Tour de France Auto remembered
Category: History

Tour de France Auto remembered

It’s not about the bikes Tour de France Auto remembered. A Great Gallic Adventure. The week-long Tour de France Auto tested the best cars and drivers

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 A concise history of the Porsche 911
Category: History

A concise history of the Porsche 911

Any Porschephile worth his salt could immediately differentiate a Porsche 911 of one generation from another despite its constant tear drop shape. For 52

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Rallying’s Mr Versatile Brian Culcheth
Category: History

Rallying’s Mr Versatile Brian Culcheth

“I got paid to see the world while they were sitting by the phone” Rallying’s Mr Versatile Brian Culcheth recalls his outings in Lotus 26R, Marina and Triumph 2.5PI. Brian

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