Christian Sylt and Caroline Reid
Finance journalists and analysts of the business side of F1, Sylt and Reid explore the funding behind grand prix teams. Christian has written on F1 for The Independent on Sunday, Autosport, and Business Life; Caroline contributes articles to the London Evening Standard and European Business. Their new book is Formula Money, an annual guide to F1’s financial performance.
Knighted for setting nine Land Speed Records and four more on water, Malcolm Campbell was also a pilot and a highly successful racing driver. A shareholder in Brooklands Track, he designed the Campbell Circuit there. He dealt in cars as well as insurance and was the Daily Mail’s motoring correspondent. He also served in both World Wars, and it was during WWII that he wrote the account of his records we publish this month.
The renowned motor racing historian is the author of countless books and articles on motor racing and is adviser to the Goodwood organisation. In this issue he recounts the story of the Ferrari Dino 246, the last front-engined grand prix winner, driven by a veritable galaxy of stars. He also contributes his regular column presenting a sideways look at motorsport from its very earliest days to the latest trends in Formula 1.
A lifetime’s passion for engines of all sorts means that as well as always having some interesting machinery in his garage, Goodwin also races a Triumph Trident motorbike and flies a classic aeroplane. Having a particular loyalty to Porsche, he needed little prompting to temporarily swap his 911 for a 356 – especially as it gave him an excuse to fly to the shoot in his Luscombe two-seater.
John, who covers the Tour Britannia in this issue, did his first rally while studying mathematics at Oxford. After college, he worked at Motoring News and then as rallies editor at Autosport. He co-drove professionally for Vic Elford, Ove Andersson, Simo Lampinen, Hannu Mikkola, Sandro Munari, Markku Alèn and Timo Mäkinen, and directed British Leyland’s racing activities for 10 years.
Tuttle has covered sports for newspapers and magazines since 1966 and has focused on motor racing for the past 26 years. He is a former editor of On Track and has been a Contributing Editor at Road & Track since 2002. He also writes for NASCAR Scene, the USA’s largest weekly racing publication, the Sports Illustrated website and various publications worldwide. Tuttle lives in Greencastle, Indiana.