As an admirer of Mark Webber, it made sense for editor-in-chief Nigel Roebuck to pay the Aussie a visit in the off-season to talk about the Grand Prix world he’s leaving behind and what awaits him at Porsche. Nigel’s Reflections special starts on page 50. Andrew Frankel brings us the cover story this month after a dream drive in the car known universally as Uhlenhaut’s coupé – another gem for his bulging scrapbook. Guardian contributor Richard Williams is as comfortable writing about music as he is about sport, so it’s fitting he should track down a ’70s rock star to discuss, er, the 1958 Cuban Grand Prix. We hate to be predictable. Simon Taylor is also on unusual ground (at least for him): on the first part of a US ‘Lunch with’ tour, he travels to North Carolina to sit down (and not eat…) with the man they simply call The King: Richard Petty.