Steady rain is dripping down my neck as I swing the buckle of the ratchet strap over centre to release it. The webbing is soaked and dirty from the road spray it's collected en-route to the track and … [Read more...] about The 1935 Elektron Frazer Nash Racer on Track
Drive - Automotive Thoughts and The Process of Driving
I've worked in the automotive and motorsport industries for several decades, from selling specialist cars to working as a freelance writer and, for more than a decade, as a professional track driver coach.
Today, automotive work forms a smaller part of my life. However, the driving element of my life still forms a strong creative outlet for me.
While for many, driving is an evil to be endured, to get to and from work. For me, on the right roads, in the right car, on the right day, it forms a vital part of my creative output.
It's also one of the places in my life where I achieve 'flow', a subject I will be writing much more about.
I had a chance conversation with a long time Porsche owner this past weekend. Based in the UK, he's owned no less than twenty Porsche 911's of various vintages across the years. Some, such as his … [Read more...] about The Man Who Turned Down a GT3RS 4.0