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F1 China GP Shanghai

How will F1 fortune cookie crumble in China?

ROUND THREE: F1 CHINESE GP Preview With lots of Eastern promise, Formula 1 makes a welcome return. After a three-week gap, DAVID HOOPER previews this weekend’s thrills and spills. After a frantic first two races, Formula 1 gets back on track this weekend for the Chinese Grand Prix – but who will take away the […]

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Ross Brawn Mercedes

F1 driver rivalry whips up storm of controversy

ROUND TWO: F1 MALAYSIAN GP Race Report The tropical weather in Malaysia was nothing compared to the fireworks on track. DAVID HOOPER reports on a grand prix that whipped up a storm of controversy. AS the cars lined up on the grid for the start of the Malaysian Grand Prix, Kimi Raikkonen was even grumpier […]

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Mercedes F1 2013 Hamilton

Malaysian GP preview: Will tropics cause a storm?

ROUND TWO: F1 Malaysian GP Preview After plenty of rain in Australia, will Malaysia give us more of the same? DAVID HOOPER previews the Malaysian GP in Sepang. HOT on the heels of Australia, the Formula 1 circus has pitched up in Malaysia for Round 2 of the 2013 championship, ready for another fast, flowing […]

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McLaren F1 Australian GP

Kimi wins in Australia, but three champs on podium

Australian GP race report: Following a rain-affected qualifying session, DAVID HOOPER reports on all the action from the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne’s Albert Park. AFTER rain stopped play in the first qualifying session of the 2013 Formula 1 season in Melbourne’s Albert Park, qualifying on the street circuit had to be completed on race […]

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Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray on PS3 Gran Turismo

AS Chevrolet takes the wraps off the all-new Corvette Stingray, fans of Sony Computer Entertainment’s PlayStation®3 (PS3™) system will have the first chance to push the car to the limits in the critically acclaimed Gran Turismo®5 racing game. Nearly 500,000 people have driven the camouflaged Corvette prototype since it was introduced to the game in […]

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Ford Focus ST v Astra GTC VXR road test

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: GROUP TEST Ford Focus ST versus Vauxhall Astra GTC VXR As Ford and Vauxhall launch their latest hot hatches, wheelworld reviews editor DAVID HOOPER reviews both models after driving the two cars back-to-back and reports on how the two manufacturers are taking quite different directions with the Focus ST and […]

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Track pack – Nissan GT-R and Juke R let loose

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Nissan GT-R and Juke R After test driving two of Nissan’s fastest and rarest cars, the GT-R and Juke R, DAVID HOOPER enjoys a fascinating tour of the company’s thriving factory in Sunderland where the Juke and Qashqai are built. FOR a long time now, I’ve been waiting for a […]

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Nissan’s Leaf and GT-R – beauty and the beast

REVIEW: NISSAN LEAF AND GT-R ROAD TEST Two cars at opposite ends of the green debate, but both excellent in their “field”. DAVID HOOPER road tests the Nissan Leaf and the fire-breathing GT-R. NISSAN’S product range is “interesting” to say the least. At one end of the scale there is the “interesting” Leaf, a car […]

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