He’s previously helped to restore a Spitfire and a Vulcan bomber.

But Guy Martin’s latest foray into British military history presents him with his toughest test yet as he attempts to build a World War One tank from scratch.

The project marks this month’s 100th anniversary of the Battle of Cambrai, in which tanks first proved their worth as military vehicles.

And as the Mark IV tank was designed near his Lincolnshire home, Guy plans to drive one up Lincoln High Street on Remembrance Day.

The result is a fascinating history lesson as he takes on this daunting engineering task with his customary enthusiasm.