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Ray Hutton

Ray Hutton

Ray Hutton started as a motoring journalist with Motor Racing magazine. The first event he covered was the 1968 BOAC 500 at Brands Hatch, won by Jacky Ickx and Brian Redman in Ford GT40 P/1075.

In 1970, Ray joined Autocar, and reported on races and rallies all over the world as Sports Editor, before progressing to become Editor-in-Chief. Since going freelance in the 1980s, he has written about cars and the motor industry for newspapers, magazines, and websites worldwide, and is best known for his work at The Sunday Times and Car and Driver magazine in the USA.

The author of several books, his published works include the Centenary History of the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA); Jewels in the Crown: How Tata of India transformed Britain’s Jaguar and Land Rover; and Porsche 917, an inter-active e-book.

Ray is honorary president of the international Car of the Year Jury, vice-president of the Guild of Motoring Writers, and an associate member of the British Racing Drivers’ Club. His work has twice won the Guild of Motoring Writers’ Montagu Trophy and the Bentley International Award.