x Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 25 July 2017

Top five: Nicknames in motorsport

'Hot' Rod Fuller and 'Big Daddy' Don Garlits are part of a long tradition of great nicknames in motorsport. Here are five unforgetable nicknames from the track, past and present.

'Hot' Rod Fuller and 'Big Daddy' Don Garlits are part of a long tradition of great nicknames in motorsport. Some monikers have been boring and contrived (think "Flying Finn" for any sportsman from Finland), while others are so brilliant they take over the public persona of the driver. Here are five unforgetable nicknames from the track, past and present.