Memories of the year: In the company of legends

Memories of the year: In the company of legends

Henry Hope-Frost recalls how impromptu encounters with legends Giacomo Agostini and Ari Vatanen became his highlights of 2011, and why there's no shame in being star-struck

I'm often asked if I get star-struck talking to the really big racing and rallying stars during my microphone-wielding moments throughout the year. And, I'm happy to admit, my answer is invariably, 'Oh yeah!'.

I had two massive moments in 2011 that I've banked for those fireside-with-the-grandchildren chats 30 years from now. And they both involved a couple of really big names.

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