Yes, but what’s your favourite word, Jenson?

October 19, 2009

I MET Jenson Button at a car vehicle leasing office in Stockport once. Well, I say met. Perhaps that’s putting it a bit strongly. But we were in the same room for, ooh, at least 15 minutes. Disappointingly, he didn’t sing We Are The Champions – or any of Queen’s hits. Read the rest of this entry »

Lewis’ taxing question

November 3, 2008

THERE’S no time quite like the immediate aftermath of the most dramatic finish to a season in Formula One’s history to start a debate about the value of Thatcherite economics. So thank goodness for Sir Stirling Moss. Read the rest of this entry »

Unless I’m very much mistaken…

April 25, 2008

“UNLESS I’m very much mistaken,” Murray Walker once said during a Formula One commentary, only to interrupt himself mid-observation. “I am very much mistaken!”

The first half of that quote became so closely associated with Walker, that it ended up as the title of his 2003 autobiography.

There may be another chapter to write. Unless I’m very much mistaken, Bruce Willis is being lined up to play Walker in a film biopic of Michael Schumacher. Read the rest of this entry »