Gordon Cruickshank and Simon Arron have known each other for more than 30 years, both having started their editorial careers amid the splendid pandemonium of Motor Sport’s former home at Standard House. This month marks the first time, however, that the two have collaborated on a feature as they raided memory banks (and toy boxes) in pursuit of 100 things to love about Aston Martin. Once a racing reporter, Richard Rodgers switched camps to focus on rallying — a parallel, there, with interview subject Robert Kubica. Might the Pole return one day to F1? Turn to page 80. Ed Foster looks at Luigi Musso memorabilia in this issue — and also contributes Sidetracked, his final such column before starting a new role with Motor Sport’s digital arm. We wish him well in his virtual world.