The last largest FREE monthly Porsche only meet of 2018 took place on the last day of the year at its usual venue, the Ace Cafe on the North Circular Road. This particular meet did not disappoint despite the earlier start time of 11 am. The car park was already full
San Jose, California, was my first stop in a whistle-stop business mini-tour of our North American acquisitions. I would eventually cover almost 21,000 kilometers and visit 11 cities in three states by plane and car. In only 12 days.
So early on a Tuesday at Gatwick, I boarded another one of the new
Is Lewis Hamilton the G.O.A.T?
No one would laugh you out of the courtroom if you were to argue the case that Lewis Hamiton IS the G.O.AT (Greatest Of All Time). As Lewis Hamilton clinches his fifth FIA World Drivers' Championship (WDC), comparisons with the sports' all-time greats are inevitable and
To Singapore (Via Hong Kong).
The Singapore round of the 2018 FIA Formula 1 season was the convenient excuse we needed to visit three exotic Far Eastern location that had been long on our 'to visit' list, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand. I'd add Hong Kong to that list but a stopover
Eurotunnel car terminal, Folkestone, Mile Zero in this years' annual sojourn to the iconic cathedral of speed deep in the Ardennes, the Formula 1 track at Spa Francorchamps.
As usual we gathered at an ungodly hour on the thursday morning before the race at the terminal car park and lined up
769 miles (1,238 kilometers), 11 h 21 min via A26. These are the driving stats google returns when you type 'Calais-to-Nice'. And oh, that is one-way only. So the drive to Calais and back would cover 1,538 miles (2475.171 kilometers) and take 22 h 42 mins!
A few of my friends
The title of this article should have been "A Ferrari on a Desert Mountain", it could also have been "A Mercedes on a Desert Mountain". In the end the title of this article was dictated by the car that was available for my recent trip to Abu Dhabi to watch
The 20th and final round of the 2017 Formula 1 season took place at the Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi in the UAE. Lewis Hamilton won the World drivers title 3 rounds ago in Mexico and Mercedes had won the World Constructors title one round earlier so the
Apologies for the rather misleading headline. Lewis Hamilton was already an all-time F1 great in my view and winning a FOURTH Formula 1 World Drivers Championship only adds fresh cement to his rock solid position at the the top of the sports' history books. 1481
1,200 miles across FOUR countries in 72 hours.
England-France- Holland-Belgium-Holland-Belgium-France-England. Phew! That was some drive! And it all started for me at midnight, Thursday the 24th of August when I ran out of fuel on Hangar Lane...
Today I say goodbye to an old friend. A friend I started missing the day I knew it was going. After nearly 30k miles I'm saying goodbye to the current bearer of the number plate P9 AKN, a white Porsche 911 C2S Cabriolet (code 991.1). The 'C' in the 'C2S'
Sebastian Vettel won the Formula 1 season opener at Albert Park in imperious style. A style very reminiscent of many of the Mercedes wins in recent history. He won in a manner that bodes well for this years Formula 1 title battle with the all-conquering Mercedes team led by its