Cars. Coffee. Dreams.
May08

Cars. Coffee. Dreams.

It was one of those days when time feels both longer and shorter than it really is. Longer, because your mind cannot comprehend the surge of information flooding it. Shorter, as it seemed to only last for a blink of an eye. This indulgent blurring of the constraints of reality starts to bleed into every aspect of the experience, from the sweet sounding band to the quality and diversity of the people in attendance, to the endless...

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Italian Racing Green
Mar18

Italian Racing Green

When head office learned about the 147 shoot they only gave me one advice. Shoot it on a sunny day, the livery will look good in the sun. Well… we postponed the first shoot because a snow storm. Not that we would not shoot, but the track got closed. Great, next time it will be sunny. Next time it was Storm Freya. Not so sunny. Actually, it was pretty miserable. Was I upset? No. Not one bit. You see, I always felt that it takes such...

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Autosport International – The Racing Car Show
Jan18

Autosport International – The Racing Car Show

If you are looking to immerse yourselves into beauty, there may be many better options than to spend a day at Autosport International, or ASI, as it’s well known as. Britain’s answer to more popular shows like SEMA or TAS doesn’t quite have the same scale, the same weirdness or the same clout as its most famous equivalents in the USA or Japan. What it has is a treasure trove of racing teams, racing car manufacturers and suppliers,...

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Sunday  Scramble at Bicester Heritage – January 2019 Edition
Jan16

Sunday Scramble at Bicester Heritage – January 2019 Edition

The few days following the New Year’s Eve are some of the most difficult ones of the entire year. Gone is the festive atmosphere, gone are the cellebrations. The once proud Chrismas trees shed their lifeless pointy leafs on every street you walk on. It’s pretty grim. And it’s cold. What we all need is a bit of car culture therapy. Enter the New Year Sunday Scramble. Set at its magical Bicester Heritage location, it brings together the...

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The Mediterranean Dream
Jan01

The Mediterranean Dream

  Mention the Mediterranean dream and you would be forgiven for thinking about big Italian GTs, blasting down the Autostrada dei Fiori, on the way to a cosy den on the rock of Monte Carlo. True, very true. That is one of the best pleasures known to man. But this story is not about an 8C. It’s about the other Mediterranean dream. Yes, there is a second one. Not as well known. In fact, you can almost call it a secret.   Only a...

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