The scent of racing fuel in Bologna

Andrew Hopkins

As ever, the Bologna motor show is providing sufficient to stimulate the inquisitiveness and pulses of motorsport fans. Both the many cars that are on show in the halls and that run from Formula 1 through to NASCAR monsters, as well as demonstrations of many models that can be driven around the test track on the fairground.

Despite the downturn in the automotive sector, the general atmosphere at the motor show is positive and is also contributed to without doubt by the long-legged doe-eyed beauties, who even succeed now and again in stealing the show from the vehicles being exhibited. It is indeed claimed by some gossips that maybe the odd devoted family father only comes here because of them...