In this Episode, Editor Guy Swarbrick sits down with Autolusso Bournemouth proprietor Laurence Preston to talk about his introduction to the motor trade, how he started and grew his business, his plans for the future, the cars he's owned and the cars he'd like to own. Caution: Contains bad language (in particular, the names of German car brands).
Alfa Romeo Driver Editor Guy Swarbrick sat down with Club Manager Nick Wright, Chairman John Griffiths and Board member David Faithful to look back on the biggest event in the Club's history at Bicester Heritage - and forward to some of the other events the Club is involved in this Summer.
This week Alfa Romeo Driver Editor Guy Swarbrick chats to Fifth Gear presenter Vicki Butler-Henderson about her career, National Alfa Day, MiTos, 4Cs, 8Cs, women in motorsport and in the motor industry and her new YouTube channel.
Editor Guy Swarbrick sat down with Club chairman and East Midlands Section Secretary John Griffiths, Club manager Nick Wright and board member and MiTo Registrar David Faithful to talk about their memories of National Alfa Day at Bicester Heritage in 2019, the plans for this year's event, the packed programme of regional events over the summer, the latest rumours from Stellantis and the huge range of benefits available to Club members.
This week, Editor Guy Swarbrick sits down with best-selling crime fiction author James Oswald who makes his return to Alfa Romeo Driver in the June issue with the story of the restoration of his 156 GTA Sportwagon.
James is no stranger to the magazine, having been a regular contributor as GT Registrar in the noughties and he talks about the Alfas he's owned, the Alfas his characters have driven and the writing process.
To celebrate our first anniversary, we thought we'd do something a little different, so Editor and Model Registrar Guy Swarbrick, Chairman and Section Secretary John Griffiths, Section Secretary and Model Registrar Kirsty Hodson and Model Registrar and Board Member David Faithful have hit the books and the interwebs to find some - hopefully - quite interesting facts about Alfa Romeo. We've also included some of the facts from our Built For Athletes Alfa Romeo Racing Orlen backpack competition - and we reveal the winner.
This week Guy Swarbrick chats to Andrew Banks who, along with his brother Max, runs the legendary 105 performance parts and restomod specialist Alfaholics. They talk about the firm's GTA-R 290 - as featured in a recent episode of Top Gear - the history of the business, racing, waiting lists, carbon fibre, titanium and the future of Classic Cars.
Section Secretaries and Model Registrars are the Club's unsung heroes in the best of times. Over the last year, they've played a crucial role in keeping us all informed and involved in difficult circumstances. This week Guy Swarbrick talks to Pre-War and Vintage Registrar Carol Corliss, Goodwood Section Secretary Mel Westwell and Kirsty Hodson who is both the Thames Valley Section Secretary and the GT Registrar about running Sections and Registers during the pandemic, about their plans for this year and about their dream driving holidays.
This week Guy Swarbrick previews the 2021 Formula One season. He looks back at 2020, looks forward to the new look, twenty-three race calendar and reflects on what we learned from Alfa Romeo Racing's car launch, testing programme and the Friday and Saturday sessions from the opening round at Bahrain. Featuring Fed Vasseur, Jan Monchaux, Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi.