Gordon Murray – Finish Line


Regular readers of the magazine will recognise Finish Line, where the great and good of motor racing offer a snapshot into their lives.

The first ever in the series, from the April 2016 issue, is Gordon Murray.

Your day-to-day drive?
Smart Roadster

The best car you’ve owned?
Series 4 Lotus Elan

The one you covet most?
Lotus 11

One racing car, one circuit…
1995 McLaren F1 GTR at Le Mans

Who do you most admire? 
Bob Dylan

Your best friend?
George Harrison

Your best character trait?
Attention to detail

Most prized possession?
Fender Stratocaster (from George Harrison)

Your greatest extravagance?
Classed Growth Bordeaux

Favourite place in the world?
North-west coast of Scotland

Your restaurant recommendation?
The Torridon, Torridon Hotel, Wester Ross, Scotland

The music you’re listening to?
Bob Dylan, Iris Dement, Richard Thompson

The movie you love?
Black and White Night, Roy Orbison

The last thing you read?
Island of Wings by Karin Altenberg

What are you reading now?
Reckless: My Life as a Pretender by Chrissie Hynde

The best advice you’ve been given?
Don’t say ‘No’ until you have to! – Bernie Ecclestone.

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