Racing drivers are not people I typically envy. A lot of work goes into a racing campaign. A lot of blood, sweat and tears. And as far as I am concerned, I have enough hard work in front of me. That said, I do however envy the life of one Mark Hales.

An established writer, race driver and publisher, Hales has distinguished himself by driving nearly every form of racing car ever produced. From NASCAR and Formula One, to Touring Cars and a plethora of vintage racing cars, to include the Ferrari GTO of Nick Mason, which he drove to victory at the Le Mans Classic, Hales, as far as I am concerned, has a dream job... [read more]

As a contributor to the Daily Telegraph’s Weekend Motoring section, Hales has established himself amongst the motoring press. He also contributes to Evo magazine and Octane, where he is chief Track Tester. Hales also co-wrote the book Into the Red with Pink Floyd drummer and known motor racing nut, Nick Mason.

For a look at some wonderful images of the cars Mr.Hales has been so privileged to flog around a racing circuit, visit our friends the Bulgogi Brothers and scroll through the photo gallery they have put together.

Photo: Mark Hales
Editorial: Justin W. Coffey

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