Jackie Stewart

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Design guru and car enthusiast Stephen Bayley argues electric cars are    functionally useless.

There is no magazine on newsagents’ shelves called What Fridge? No Top Cooker on your TVs on a Sunday night. Washing Machine And Dryer Conversions is (...)

Lewis Hamilton can win a record 92nd grand prix in Portugal this weekend. Photograph: Bryn Lennon/Getty

History is in the offing at Sunday’s Portuguese Grand Prix. Should Lewis Hamilton win, it will his 92nd Grand Prix victory, eclipsing Michael Schumach(...)

‘Grid girls’ pose during the Dutch MotoGP qualifiers in June 2019 in Assen. Photograph:  Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images

Two high-profile sports stories in the Netherlands this week are reminders that although the march towards equality of the sexes may appear unstoppabl(...)

Best one: Volkswagen Golf GTI After a while, it’s easy to forget about the Golf GTI and to become distracted or seduced by the likes of the Renault M(...)

Frank Williams works on an F1 car in his team garage in 1969. Photograph: Curzon Artificial eye

Frank Williams doesn’t “do emotion” we are told early and often in this intriguing documentary portrait of the F1 titan. Indeed, the highest praise Wi(...)

The BMW at Mondello: simply brilliant

Last year, lucky old me, I got to drive the BMW M2 coupe. Luckier still, I got to drive it at the legendary Laguna Seca Raceway in California, just u(...)

Irish driver Martin Donnelly: “We should still be excited about F1”

Formula 1 is in crisis. With another year of domination by the Mercedes team on the cards the viewing public have been switching off in droves. Part(...)

I know that I write these words as a man slipping far too easily into his 40s, with two kids and a mortgage and mild backache, but 610hp is an awful l(...)

 Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy with the Claret Jug after winning the 2014 Open Championship at Royal Liverpool Golf Club, Hoylake.  Photo:  Owen Humphreys/PA

Having spent over 40 years logging the failures of dead certs and sure things, Vinny Fitzpatrick felt he’d become immune to sport’s capacity to spring(...)

The Irish housing market is at last in some kind of recovery mode which is a moment for huzzahs if you’re selling and a moment for huzznots if you’(...)

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