Gary Watkins has, for reasons best known to himself, devoted all his working life to covering sportscar racing. This season is his 25th as a motorsport journalist, during which time he has reported on major long-distance events on four continents and approaching 60 24-hour races. He reckons a degree in political philosophy makes him well qualified for covering the sometimes Machiavellian world of international sportscars.
Gary, who also writes for RACER, Autoweek, Motor Sport, Autocourse and others, lives in Surbiton but spends more time on the road than at home for most of the year.

Features by Gary Watkins
Should Le Mans welcome DPis and Cadillac? The Daytona Prototype International class looks set to flourish in IMSA. The World Endurance Champio... 1486080000 WEC
Formula 1's ultimate one-hit wonder It's arguably grand prix racing's most famous one-hit wonder, but there was a lot more to the Brabha... 1484870400 F1
How Le Mans causes problems for the WEC Le Mans is the World Endurance Championship's blue-riband round, but right now the series' structure... 1483574400 WEC
The best LMP1 drivers of 2016 Porsche dominated the 2016 WEC on paper, but Audi and Toyota had their moments. That made picking th... 1483056000 WEC
Audi's greatest sportscar moments Audi will not be part of the prototype ranks in 2017, bringing an end to a successful era of top-tie... 1482796800 WEC
Goodbye or good riddance to motorsport's ugly duckling? The end of the Daytona Prototype era may have passed with little fuss for those outside the United S... 1477958400 IMSA
Did Audi blur the truth over its WEC withdrawal? Audi talked up its Formula E project when revealing its withdrawal from sportscar racing this week, ... 1477612800 WEC
Farewell to an international behemoth A long way from the spotlight, an iconic constructor quietly bowed out of world motorsport last week... 1475712000 IMSA
Don't dumb down the Spa 24 Hours The Spa 24 Hours - taking place this weekend - is a fiercely competitive event in its current guise,... 1469750400 GT
Who is winning the LMP1 manufacturer war? Last year, the Nurburgring WEC round set the tone for Porsche domination over the remainder of the c... 1469664000 WEC
How Toyota beat Porsche over 23h55m While the #5 Toyota ultimately missed out on winning the Le Mans 24 Hours, it had Porsche well beate... 1466640000 WEC
Why 'scandalous' Le Mans start must be addressed The 2016 Le Mans 24 Hours ended in spectacular fashion. The way it started was a farce - and that ha... 1466467200 WEC
Le Mans 2016 runners and riders The 2016 Le Mans 24 Hours will feature three manufacturers duking it out for overall honours, more t... 1465862400 WEC
The LMP1 problem that must be addressed The 2016 World Endurance Championship formbook suggests a fascinating Le Mans 24 Hours duel between ... 1464912000 WEC
Can Porsche survive as the LMP1 hunted? When the World Endurance Championship season begins at Silverstone this weekend, will the all-conque... 1460592000 WEC
How do WEC's big-hitters stack up for 2016? Porsche, Audi and Toyota's 2016 LMP1 cars shared a track for the first time last week, but what can ... 1459296000 WEC
When TAG engines ruled Formula 1 Red Bull's badging deal means there's a 'TAG' engine on the Formula 1 grid again. Three decades ago,... 1458777600 F1
Daytona 24 Hours: 10 things to watch Before the first major circuit race of the year, GARY WATKINS outlines some of the highlights at thi... 1454025600 IMSA
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