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Loeb

Citroen to enter the world of track racing

AFTER seeming to be almost invincible in the world of rallying for decades, Citroen has announced its intention to enter the world of track racing. And it is heading its campaign with arguably the greatest rally driver the world has ever seen — Sebastian Loeb. The competition arm of the French manufacturer has dominated several […]

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Mazda MX-5s racing at Silverstone

Mazda MX-5 Britcar racers tune Silverstone tactics

THE Mazda UK race team is planning its strategy and fine-tuning its tactics as it makes its final preparations for two of its Mazda MX-5 Britcar racecars to return to the track in the Britcar Production Sportscar Series at Silverstone this coming weekend. The two 130mph MX-5s are based closely on the soft-top Mazda MX-5 […]

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e-tron

e-tron helps McNish match racing legend

ALLAN McNish matched a feat only achieved by motor racing legend Sir Stirling Moss at Silverstone at the weekend. The Scotsman, teaming up with Tom Kristensen and Loïc Duval won a thrilling Tourist Trophy race at the Northamptonshire circuit on Sunday (April 14). The Scotsman was over 20 seconds behind in the closing stages of […]

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Brazilian Grand Prix review

F1′s Vettel and Alonso prepare for Brazil battle!

After a successful return to the USA, this weekend is the final round of 2012 Formula 1 World Championship in Sáo Paulo. The drivers’ title will be decided around one of the most unpredictable and challenging circuits in F1. TOM WILKINSON previews the title showdown. The 2012 Brazilian Grand Prix, Round 20. The Championship has […]

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Abu Dhabi magic lights up the twilight of F1 season

An action-packed race in Abu Dhabi presented us with the eighth different winner of the season – and kept the championship alive. DAVID HOOPER reviews all the drama. After one of the most exciting Formula 1 races of the 2012 season, it was Kimi Raikkonen in his Lotus Renault who claimed victory for the first […]

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Engine records

Ford’s EcoBoost engine breaks 16 world records

IT IS already accounting for a bigger chunk of Ford’s sales, but now the one-litre EcoBoost engine has boosted its image greatly. Not only can the giant carmaker make many green claims for its pocket-sized motor, but it has now broken a hatful of records — 16 in fact. The 125PS version has set new […]

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R18 E-tron

quattro + electricity = shockingly good performance!

ONCE again Audi is expanding the boundaries of motorsport. The German carmaker had tremendous success with its quattro drive system. And they are leading the way with electric drive. So, it should come as no surprise that they have combined the two. Audi has merged its quattro all-wheel drive system with electric power. Although they […]

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Maldonado gives Sir Frank perfect birthday present

After Maldonado gave Sir Frank Williams the perfect birthday 70th present, the celebrations began – but were short-lived. TOM WILKINSON reports on all the drama from the Spanish Grand Prix. PASTOR Maldonado gave Sir Frank Williams the perfect 70th birthday present by putting the Williams F1 Team on the top step of the podium for […]

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