Speed

By Lysanne Currie | 06 Sep 2021

The New Ultras

The number 21, says The Economist’s Tom Standage, is connected with ‘luck, risk, taking chances and rolling the dice’ and, for the world’s ‘New Ultras’, that s... Read More

By Rory FH Smith | 04 Sep 2021

INTERVIEW: IndyCar driver Sam Schmidt on the long road to recovery

When IndyCar driver Sam Schmidt, driving 200mph, crashed into the barrier during pre-season testing at the Walt Disney World Speedway on 6 January 2000, his doctors thought he wouldn’t... Read More

By Rory FH Smith | 02 Sep 2021

Sir Jackie Stewart on his love for F1 and his lasting legacy

While Formula One may be enjoying a much-awaited return to form, with racing rivalries and friendship reminiscent of the glory days of the 1960s and ’70s, today’s racing championship is mi... Read More

By Rory FH Smith | 26 Aug 2021

Return to form: an in-depth look at the British Grand Prix

For the past few years, Formula One has been lacking a certain something. While the Netflix series Drive to Survive kept the F1 flame burning bright by bringing to life the persona... Read More

By Tempus | 23 Aug 2021

Top 10 things to see at the Goodwood Revival

The Goodwood Revival is the world’s greatest historic motor race meeting; the only sporting event of its kind to be staged entirely in a period theme, as well as a celebration of sustainability.... Read More

By Peter Malmstrom | 21 Aug 2021

Pretender to the throne: Tempus takes GTO Engineering's latest masterpiece for a spin

Recreations can cover a vast cacophony of contraptions, from frankly dangerous home-built hobby horses to popular mass- market recreations of legendary cars like the Shelby AC Cobra. These c... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 19 Aug 2021

Revive and thrive: the return of Goodwood's historic festival

Any aficionado will tell you that classic cars are about far more than what’s under the bonnet. The world of vintage automobiles is a lifestyle, encompassing everything from vehicle restora... Read More

By Tempus | 11 Aug 2021

Best yachts to charter this autumn/winter

With travel becoming a more tantalisingly real prospect as we head into the last weeks of summer, many jet-setters are gearing up to take to the seas this autumn for a fall break in warmer climes. And... Read More

By Tempus | 02 Aug 2021

The best luxury ready-to-drink beverages to quench your thirst this summer

As restrictions gradually ease and the sun finally starts to brighten our skies, we are all preparing for a summer of outdoor social events.  Making the perfect cocktail from scratch can be diffi... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 23 Jul 2021

The best family hotels in Europe to book now

To say it's been a long year would be an understatement. Stuck indoors for vast swathes of the last 18 months with little to no travel outside of the odd business trip here and there, even the you... Read More

By Rory FH Smith | 12 Jul 2021

Rocket man: celebrating 60 years since the first manned space flight

When Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin was born on 9 March 1934, in the Russian village of Klushino, 160km west of Moscow, it’s unlikely any of his family would have predicted his meteoric rise to stard... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 12 Jul 2021

Glorious Goodwood: The Festival of Speed marks its triumphant return

The Goodwood Festival of Speed returned this year in triumphant style as motoring fans descended on the history Goodwood Estate to delight in the range of classic and modern racing cars, all-new EVs, ... Read More

By Rory FH Smith | 03 Jul 2021

Driving vision: the meticulous world of custom cars

Bespoke is an overused term in the automotive world. Sift through the sales literature of any high-end carmaker and you’ll find the word peppered about like it’s going out of fashion. In r... Read More

By Polly Jean Harrison | 30 Jun 2021

Sporting greats: the activity centred luxury European resorts

With the world cautiously emerging from various lockdowns just in time for the summer, travellers are desperate to explore places old and new, soaking up the sunshine and atmosphere that a luxury reso... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 23 Jun 2021

INTERVIEW: F1 star Lando Norris on his career so far, his ambitions for the future and the Logitech McLaren G Challenge

Lando Norris is a busy man. It would be safe to assume that most 21 year olds who are making waves in an active - and hotly contested - Formula One World Championship would find it diff... Read More

By Nicky Morris | 10 Jun 2021

A home away from home: Formula E star Mitch Evans shares his love for London’s restaurant culture

Mitch Evans, one of Formula E’s rising stars, lets his racing achievements speak for themselves. Having found his passion for karting aged six, the Jaguar racer went on to be the youngest driver... Read More

By Rory FH Smith | 29 May 2021

REVIEW: the new Mercedes-Benz AMG GT-S four-door coupe

Few companies can claim to have roots quite like AMG. Founded in the 1960s by two engineers, Hans Werner Aufrecht and Erhard Melcher (that's where the A and the M come from in the name), the duo w... Read More

By Rory FH Smith | 22 May 2021

REVIEW: the new Bentley Continental GT Speed

In the 1930s, racing was relatively simple. One (usually very wealthy) individual would purchase a chassis - complete with an engine - from a car manufacturer, find a coachbuilder to add the bodywork ... Read More