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Caterham’s magnificent Seven is extreme track car

BRITISH road and race car manufacturer Caterham has developed its most extreme race-ready Seven to date – the Superlight R600. The new supercharged incarnation of the Seven will represent the top echelon of the Caterham racing spectrum in the Superlight R600 Championship from 2013. Powered by a supercharged 2.0-litre Ford Duratec engine producing 275bhp, the […]

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Matt in action

Wins shared, but Matt leads title charge

IT was all very sporting – well as sporting as the frantic action gets in BTCC racing – as a trio of drivers shared the wins between them at Croft. Matt Neal, Jason Plato and Gordon Shedden each won one of the three Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship races at the North Yorkshire circuit. […]

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A strong Britcar season for Mazda’s MX-5 GT car

Mazda’s MX-5 GT car finished the 2011 Britcar Production GTN Championship season on a high at Brands Hatch with a race pace that placed it ahead of rivals Porsche, Ferrari, Lotus, Ginetta and Marcos. Finishing fifth overall and second in class from 21 competitors, the MX-5 GT car was only beaten in its class by […]

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MX-5 is a sporting cracker – whatever the weather!

ROAD TEST AND REVIEW: MAZDA MX-5 As Mazda’s MX-5 comes of age this year, wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER explains why this little two-seater has become the world’s favourite sports car. Fun for two – the MX-5 is a fabulous little sports car. I KNOW it’s hard to believe, but Mazda’s MX-5 is celebrating its 21st […]

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Testing, testing – Mazda MX-5s are back on track

AS the MX-5 marks its 20th anniversary, wheelworldreviews Editor DAVID HOOPER joins the Mazda UK race team for a two-day test as it prepares for its first race in the Britcar Championship. Kart racer Jade Paveley and David Hooper with the MX-5s in the pit lane at Croft. THE world’s favourite sports car is 20 […]

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