Inside the January 2019 issue


With the January 2019 issue of Motor Sport going on sale on Wednesday 5 December, and subscriber copies landing on doorsteps as early as Saturday 1 December, we've picked out a few of our favourite features to give you a glimpse behind the cover.
 


2018 F1 season review

Lewis hamilton 2018 formula 1

“Vettel and Ferrari's relationship was undermined by mutual ambivalence which crept in around the edges like a slow-acting poison."

In the end it was remarkably straightforward for Lewis Hamilton. He had his fifth world title in the bag with a couple of races to spare, his frequently scintillating form complemented by Ferrari's self-destructive tendencies.


Speeding through the history books

Land speed record

“The world has changed. We live in a risk-averse society. We have to become a nation of risk-takers again"

Setting the land speed record has driven men to immense effort and huge risk. But as Bloodhound SSC's audacious 1000mph project rolls to a halt amid spiralling costs, it's possible there may be no more contenders and no new land speed records. Since its inception Motor Sport has followed these heroic adventures; here we look back at our coverage over 10 decades.


A diary of dignity

Race of Remembrance 2018 angelsey circuit mini cooper poppy

"For many it's the first service they attend since they saw the repatriation of one of their mates"

Each November, Anglesey Circuit plays host to a special event, where motor sport pays its respects to those who made the ultimate sacrifice.


Drugs, money & racing

IMSA cars white blue 57

“Lanier fled the country, only to be recaptured while fishing in Antigua a few months later"

A new book by Mitch Bishop and Mark Raffauf outlines IMSA's stellar growth. But, as the authors reveal here, it also had a seamy side.


Lunch with... Jonathan Rea

Jonathan Rea super bike world champion 4 time

“The doctor told me I was never going to race again, but I wasn't about to listen to that because it wasn't an option"

Despite having won four world titles, this Ulster rider remains something of an unknown quantity. His story is unusual for many reasons.


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