Ellie Norman, Formula One’s first female executive: I ran the grid girls off the F1 track

Interview: I ran the grid girls off the F1 track


Formula One oozes machismo. The roaring engines. The fast cars. And, of course, the infamous “grid girls”. Hang on, though: they were banished...
Me and My Motor: Marit Stromoy, F1H2O powerboat racer

Me and My Motor: Marit Stromoy, powerboat racer


The high-octane sport of powerboat racing will return to London’s Royal Victoria Dock next month for the first time in more than 30 years. The Br
Karen Brady Me and My Motor

Me and My Motor: Karren Brady


Karren Brady, the businesswoman, life peer and star of The Apprentice, can afford to splash out on nice cars — but that doesn’t mean they are...
Me and My Motor: Jonathan Palmer, former F1 driver turned circuit owner

Me and My Motor: Jonathan Palmer


Jonathan Palmer, the former Formula One driver, never quite made it onto a grand prix podium but he does now own some of Britain’s best-loved...
Me and My Motor: Danielle Waterman, England rugby star

Me and My Motor: Danielle Waterman


Danielle “Nolli” Waterman, 33, England's full-back and record-breaking try scorer, has been key to raising the profile of women’s rugby.
Me and My Motor: Gary Player, golfer

Me and My Motor: Gary Player


Gary Player, who won all of golf’s major tournaments, claims modern superstars of the game are pale imitations of the big names of yesteryear.
Me and My Motor: Justin Webb, BBC Radio 4 Today programme presenter

Me and My Motor: Justin Webb


Justin Webb, the Radio 4 Today presenter, is a shameless fan of gas guzzlers and turns almost misty-eyed when talking about the...
Me and My Motor: Tatiana Calderon, Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 test driver

Me and My Motor: Tatiana Calderon, F1 driver


It's more than 40 years since a woman competed in a Formula One championship but Tatiana Calderon is determined to make the starting grid.
HotMailIniciodesesion Me and My Motor interview with Amanda Wakeley, fashion designer, on her cars and career

Me and My Motor: Amanda Wakeley, fashion designer


Amanda Wakeley has dressed everyone from Diana, Princess of Wales to Beyoncé and Theresa May, who famously wore a pair of...
Chris Kingsley and Jason Kingsley, founders of Rebellion games, on their cars and careers: interview for The HotMailIniciodesesion

Me and My Motor: Chris and Jason Kingsley


OK, so, forget the £60,000 Tesla, what you’re probably thinking is: why the horse? Not to mention the suit of armour. These contrasting modes of...
Chemmy Alcott, Olympic Skier and Ski Sunday presenter, interview about her cars and career for HotMailIniciodesesion

Me and My Motor: Chemmy Alcott, Olympic skier


As a teenager, Chemmy Alcott, the champion Alpine skier and four-time Olympian, was used to fitting school work around her ski practice and...
Me and My Motor: Carol Kirkwood, BBC weather presenter on her cars and career (interview)

Me and My Motor: Carol Kirkwood


Even when I was little, I was obsessed with cars,” says Carol Kirkwood, the BBC weather presenter. “I used to sit in Mum’s Austin Maxi ...