'Perry McCarthy is one of my favourite drivers, despite his terrible F1 career' - AutoExpress
Perry McCarthy may have had a poor time in F1, but he is still one of the sports best, explains Mike Rutherford…
Of the drivers I’ve met, six stand out: Juan Manuel Fangio, Sir Stirling Moss, Emerson Fittipaldi, Michael Schumacher, Nigel Mansell, and, er, Perry McCarthy.
It’s blindingly obvious why I’ve included the first five in my ‘true greats’ list. Number six is harder to explain. McCarthy’s GP record wasn’t great. It wasn’t even good. But if you’re looking for the funniest, best value, most healthily cynical bloke on the F1 scene over the last three decades, look no further.