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Bridgestone calling on UK to follow Ireland’s tyre lead

BRIDGESTONE is calling on the UK Government to follow Ireland’s lead in implementing mandatory fines on motorists who drive with defective or worn tyres, in the interests of road safety. Only last week, the Irish minister for transport, tourism and sport, Paschal Donohoe announced the new Fixed Charge Notice (FCN) offence for motorists, with fines of €80 now in effect.

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Renaultsport and Red Bull team up

TO help celebrate its third Formula 1 Constructors’ world title, Red Bull Racing has teamed up with Renault to produce a special edition model. Acclaimed by many as the benchmark hot hatch, the Megane Renaultsport is already pretty exclusive. But now, with the introduction of the Red Bull Racing RB8 version, exclusivity has become the […]

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Renaultsport launches 265 Trophy – the hottest yet

The ultimate Renault – the Megane Renaultsport 265 Trophy. RENAULT has unveiled its fastest ever road car, the Mégane Renaultsport 265 Trophy. Priced in the UK at £27,820 on-the-road, the new Mégane Renaultsport flagship arrives ready to take the fight to its VW Group rivals, including the Golf and Scirocco R stablemates, with a 15hp […]

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Aston Martin Vantage S – watch video of Ascari test

ASTON Martin has today released this video footage of the gorgeous driver-focused V8 Vantage S being put through its paces at the famous Ascari circuit, in Spain. Aston Martin’s own 4.7 litre V8 engine has been engineered to deliver peak power of 430 bhp (436 PS / 321 kW) at 7300 rpm and torque of […]

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F1’s new champion honoured at Autosport Awards

New World Champion honoured at Autosport awards. FORMULA One’s new world champion Sebastian Vettel and his Red Bull team were honoured at motorsport’s end-of-season gala event, the 2010 AUTOSPORT Awards, held at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel. Vettel, who won the title in a four-way shoot-out at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix finale, was presented with […]

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