• His skills as a driver trainer are almost black magic. Today he’s given up racing, but continues to train the world’s top drivers – and play music!

The Huapai Kid – Classic Racer

September 10th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |

The international motor racing world knows him as ‘Rob Wilson’, but to me he is Robert Wilson – and always will be. I make no apologies for referring to him as Robert in this story. He left New Zealand for the UK in 1972 at the age of 20, having owned just one car (an [...]

Christopher Arthur Amon – Genius

September 28th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

When Chris Amon died on the 3rd of August this year at 73 years of age, there was a flood of tributes from around the world. Why? He had been a Grand Prix driver, he had been a co-winner of the Le Mans 24 Hour race, he had won the Tasman Series and he [...]

Chris Amon and the Maserati 250F

September 15th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

Ask motor racing enthusiasts to name the most beautiful grand prix car in history and most will say the Maserati 250F. However, the 250F appeared in a number of forms, guises and body shapes. Most were powered by the famous DOHC six, but in the latter part of the car’s history, some also got [...]