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Dewis recognised with OBE

by Andrew Frankel, January 6th 2015

I will never know why it took until the man was in his 95th year, but Jaguar’s...

Can-Am's glory days

by Gordon Kirby, December 1st 2014

Many fans enjoy vivid memories of the original unlimited Can-Am series. The big...

Tambay and Haas

by Gordon Kirby, October 20th 2014

Back in 1977 Patrick Tambay won the Can-Am championship with Carl Haas’s team,...

Podcast with Derek Bell

by Ed Foster, September 22nd 2014

Last week the podcast team paid a visit to Pagham on the south coast to see...

McQueen vs Newman

by Andrew Frankel, March 25th 2014

While many actors have done some racing, just two bona fide Hollywood...

Roebuck's legends: Brian Redman

by Nigel Roebuck, November 27th 2013

Taken from the July 1998 issue of Motor Sport One evening, several years ago,...

The enduring magic of Aston Martin

by Damien Smith, August 28th 2013

There’s no particular order to our list of 100 reasons why we love Aston Martin...

Lunch with John Coombs

by Simon Taylor, August 6th 2013

John Coombs sadly passed away on Saturday August 3, 2013. In celebration of his...

Cars as works of art

by Andrew Frankel, July 23rd 2013

In 1987 I was one of a few thousand people to cram into the Albert Hall to see...

Vic Elford’s love for the Porsche 911

by Damien Smith, April 24th 2013

They don’t make them quite like ‘Quick Vic’ Elford these days. Sure, rally...

The year I started covering motor sport

by Gordon Kirby, February 11th 2013

Last week Paul Fearnley offered some warm reminiscences about the 1973 motor...

The only time Dan Gurney was fired

by Gordon Kirby, January 7th 2013

In Motor Sport’s January issue Michael Green writes from California in the...

Jaguar's purple wonder: the XJR-14

by Damien Smith, November 26th 2012

Somehow it was fitting that I should be watching the modern iteration of the...

Lunch with John Fitch

by Simon Taylor, November 1st 2012

On October 31, 2012, John Cooper Fitch sadly died at his home in Connecticut....

Murray's first car – the IGM-Ford

by Paul Fearnley, January 26th 2012

Twenty-four years into my journalistic career and finally a story lands in my...

Coasting to victory at Daytona

by Gordon Kirby, January 25th 2012

What is now known as the Rolex 24 Hours was founded 50 years ago as a three-...

Pistonheads en piste

by Paul Fearnley, January 12th 2012

There’s so much sport on the goggle-box these days that even the most ardent...

Johnny Herbert and the Mazda 787B

by Ed Foster, November 23rd 2011

In the January issue of Motor Sport we asked Aston Martin works driver Sam...

Porsche’s ‘Pink Pig’ cameo

by Damien Smith, September 28th 2011

Ideas for Motor Sport stories can spring from anywhere, and in my experience...

Hall’s greatest innovation

by Gordon Kirby, February 7th 2011

Jim Hall (below) is happy to hear that there’s so much interest in his...

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