James – May I congratulate you…

A bit of lighthearted Friday fun for you, but have you ever wondered where ‘Captain Slow’ came from? Possibly not, but his route to the top (gear) of auto-journalism will go down in legend for a small prank which managed to get him fired from one of the country’s leading car publications, Autocar. When asked to piece together a lengthy ‘Road Test Year Book’ a disgruntled May decided to get his own back in a suitably subtle way, by sending a discrete message to his seniors and the general public via a hidden message in the ‘Initials’ of the year book… Click the image below to see the full message… And the rest, as they say, is history…

 

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