Birth of a passion - Andrew Ward

For many racing drivers there is one defining moment, a time when their passion is born. For me, family holidays to the Loire region of France along the very roads that make up the fabled Le Mans 24 Hour circuit sparked a desire; a desire to compete in one of the most famous races in the world.

Since those early days the road travelled to reach those of childhood dreams has been long and fraught with frustration. From karting to single-seaters to GTs, the very doorstep of that legendary race. All along that driving ambition has been accompanied by enjoyment and humility - nothing too hard, no race too small.

The road continues...