The Goodwood Revival: A legend at lunch

Have you ever wondered what it might be like to step back in time? To dress to impress, meet your childhood heroes, soak up the vintage aroma of classic cars and Castrol R, and sit back and revel in good old-fashioned motor racing. Now, I’m not suggesting I stepped into Doctor Who’s Tardis and woke…

Historic racing’s modern saviour?

As I made my daily commute through the twisty Cotswold lanes on the way to the office this morning, I was pondering the rise in recent years of historic racing. Race Tech has just launched a dedicated magazine named Historic Racing Technology, a number of top teams (such as Fortec Motorsport) are turning their expertise…

Trends in fashion and automotive

As London Fashion Week descends upon us, we started thinking about how similar the automotive and fashion industries really are when it comes to trends and market segments. Just as fashion trends filter down from the haute couture runway shows to the high-street stores, car technologies flow from luxury car markets down to the mass-production…

Salon Privé

On Thursday I left the sleepy Cotswolds and drove 70 miles down the M40 to Syon Park near Richmond to have a look at Salon Privé, an event that I had heard a lot about, but never experienced first-hand. With tickets priced at nearly £400 for the day I expected great things. The first thing…