Stuart Turner has enjoyed a lifelong involvement in motorsport, both as competitor and team manager. After becoming British Champion navigator, he went on to manage the BMC Competitions Department when Mini Coopers were winning Monte Carlo rallies, and later Ford Motorsport when the Escort reigned supreme in rallies. He is now the Chief Executive of the Motorsport Safety Fund, which produces safety training material to help the sport. In 2009, Stuart received the Prince Michael Award of Merit, the Motor Sport Association's most prestigious award for services to British motorsport. Stuart is uniquely qualified to write a book about Pat Moss Carlsson, because he not only navigated for her on British rallies, but was then her team manager at BMC. He also rallied with Pat's husband, the legendary Erik Carlsson, with whom he won the RAC Rally.