BMWs sampled – the U...

Yes Indeed: Last year I was invited by BMW to the US launch of the double clutch M3. The day opened with a briefing on the car, all about how it used lightweight materials inspired by Formula 1 to achieve its performance. Recently Top Gear had compared it with the AMG C63 and whatever the...

At the Targa Florio

Sicily stands apart from the Italian mainland in more than simply geography. Always strategically significant, Sicily has experienced a continual stream of invaders over the past few thousand years, each leaving their own distinctive layer. There are spectacular Greek and Roman ruins, and in...

Nurburgring Nordschl...

When devout Catholics visit Rome, there are seven so called Pilgrimage churches to visit. If there were seven pilgrimage sites in motorsport, let there be no doubt the Nurburgring Nordschleiffe would be one. The Nurburgring was a built in the twenties as part of a large government sponsored...

Oct19

A Learning Experienc...

Early in March last year, I fell off a motorcycle. Skillfully, for the second time in succession, it was someone else’s bike which went skidding away up the road on its side. It was memorable being conscious of tumbling along the road, yet somehow familiar from watching helmet cam...