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Pippa Mann: The future in her own words..

Last week a well-known British tabloid published an interview with British race car driver, Pippa Mann, the first ever British woman to contest the Indianapolis 500. For reasons that will be obvious to anyone who follows the American IndyCar Series, it was a tasteless article which Mann was subsequently horrified and furious about.

Prime Minister David Cameron opens the new McLaren Production Centre (MPC)

If you were following us on Twitter yesterday, then you might have noticed the invitation I posted inviting anyone who’s visited McLaren’s award-winning Technology Centre (MTC) to contact me.

The reason for my request was to provide some background to the BBC’s coverage of McLaren’s new £50m Production Centre (MPC), which is being opened by British Prime Minister, David Cameron, this afternoon.

Noble M600 nears production

It’s been a long time since we last saw a Noble on sale in the UK, and during the intervening period the still-born M14 and M15 have come and gone, both of which were supposed to lift the Leicestershire sports car maker into the exclusive supercar club, alongside Porsche, Ferrari and Lamborghini. Founder Lee Noble said at the time, “..it’s time for Noble to take a big step up in terms of refinement, practicality and style.”

Spare a thought for the ‘uncool’ car makers

Aston Martin were today announced as the coolest brand in the UK, outdoing Apple’s iPhone which held the top spot last year. The index was drawn up from a potential list of more than 10,000 brands which are whittled down and rated by a panel of 35 ‘style-experts’, before 2,100 members of the public provided their ratings.

ROAD Magazine – Issue 10

British special, featuring reports from the Goodwood Festival of Speed and Revival events, a weekend in the TVR Griffith 500, Anglesey demolished in a PDK-equipped Porsche Cayman S, Nissan’s 370Z Auto on track at RAF Odiham, Ducati 1198 on the road and plenty more.