Steve Hindle

Steve Hindle

Lover of beautiful cars, purveyor of beautiful food, practiser of joined-up writing and facilitator for all things motorsport. Steve is a well known figure in British motorsport, former MD of Hyperion Motorsport, Motorsport Development Manager for Westfield Sportscars and now European Brand Manager of Mastretta.

Déjà View: Remembering Michael Schumacher

His was a remarkable career the first time around. A record seven world championship titles, 91 Grand Prix victories and 68 pole positions. Michael Schumacher may have had a little assistance along the way from team mates, team principals and a few unwilling adversaries, but remove the controversies and there still stands a man who justifiably has become a legend of the sport.

The Importance of Being Caterham: SkiddMark says farewell to Andy Noble

Writing the epitaph of a once great brand is never an easy thing to do, but yesterday I learned of the departure of Sales and Marketing Director Andy Noble from Caterham Cars – joining the company’s former bosses Ansar Ali and Mark Edwards and leaving just one member of the original management team, after Air Asia boss Tony Fernandes acquired the business last December.

Opinion: Ferrari’s Navy Lark

Scuderia Ferrari has already made the headlines at today’s Indian GP; not because of the titanic battle between Red Bull Racing’s Sebastian Vettel and the Italian team’s matador, Fernando Alonso – but instead for carrying the Italian Navy’s emblem on both of its cars during this weekend’s Grand Prix.

The Great and the British: But do our car makers deserve a medal?

There’s no doubting that thanks to some exceptional individual and team performances at the 2012 Olympics, Cool Britannia is now very much back in vogue. Whether you’re lucky enough to have seen the action live, or have been watching at home, in a bar or at work, the sight of 000’s of Union Jacks waving in fervent admiration can only reinforce the feelings of pride and passion that resonate across this small island nation.

The Lotus Position – what will happen next?

Anybody following the ongoing story of the cataclysm wrenching at the relationships between Group Lotus, its adoptive parent Proton, and Lotus F1 Team will be used to reading opinions so wide and varied that even the most extreme soap-opera storyline might seem tame in comparison.