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Mazda MX5 race car

Mazda MX-5s are back on track and ready to race at Silverstone

DAVID HOOPER joins the Mazda race team for a test day at Donington Park – but will he make the grade to race in the Britcar Championship at Silverstone on May 11? THE last time I donned my crash helmet in anger at the wheel of an open-topped MX-5 Racing car, it was -30 degrees. […]

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Sergio Perez McLaren

F1′s Vettel becomes first this year to win two GPs

ROUND FOUR: F1 Bahrain Race report After an action-packed racing, it’s Vettel who becomes the first driver this year to win two races. DAVID HOOPER reviews the Bahrain Grand Prix. SEBASTIAN Vettel dominated the Bahrain Grand Prix to become the only driver this season so far to win two races. With lots of action up […]

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Rapide

Aston Martin hydrogen hybrid Rapide world first

  Aston Martin’s Rapide S hydrogen hybrid will set a world first. BRITISH sports car builder Aston Martin will be celebrating another world first in this, its centenary, year, with its Rapide S hybrid. The company is ripping up the record books at the 41st ADAC Zurich 24 Hours of Nürburgring next month as the famous […]

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Alonso takes away points from Chinese GP thriller

ROUND 4: F1 Chinese GP Race report Alonso takes a convincing victory for Ferrari getting his title challenge back on track. DAVID HOOPER reports on an exciting Chinese Grand Prix. THREE Formula One world champions sprayed the champagne on the podium at the end of the Chinese Grand Prix – but Sebastian Vettel was not […]

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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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