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Brit Sam Sunderland claims first Dakar stage win

British rider Sam Sunderland was over the moon after he not only safely tackled the sand dunes on the second special stage of the Dakar Rally, but he claimed his first stage win in the world’s toughest motor race.

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Mikkelsen maintains championship lead

AN eighth place finish on the Barum Czech Rally Zlin was enough to maintain the lead for Andreas Mikkelsen in the Intercontinental Rally Championship. The Norwegian rally star found the tyre choice difficult for his Skoda UK Motorsport Fabia S2000 and suffered with poor grip as a result. The first six places in the rally […]

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Ampera wins Monte Carlo

Ampera ‘volts’ to top spot in Monte Carlo

  HOT on the heels of scooping the Car of The Year award 2012, the Vauxhall Ampera has added the 13th International Monte Carlo Rally for electric and alternative propulsion cars to its achievements. Vauxhall managed to have four Amperas in the top 10 vehicles. French pair Bernard Darniche and Joseph Lambert finished on top […]

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Monte Carlo’s rallying call to hot hatch enthusiasts

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: SKODA FABIA MONTE CARLO  Skoda celebrates its motorsport heritage and one of the world’s most famous rallies with its special edition Fabia Monte Carlo. wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER says it surpasses expectations. Skoda’s special edtion Fabia Monte Carlo pictured outside the oldest pub in Lincolnshire, The Kings Head at Tealby. […]

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Scooters galore gather in sun-bathed Cleethorpes

These are just a few of the hundreds of scooters that descended on Cleethorpes at the weekend. HUNDREDS of Lambretta scooters and their owners visited the seaside at the weekend for a rally on Lincolnshire’s east coast. Two visitors enjoying the sea air in front of the Pier. A sun-soaked Cleethorpes again hosted the annual […]

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Sporting heritage proves to be a valuable Legacy

With unmistakable good looks and bags of road presence, wheelworldreviews.co.uk editor DAVID HOOPER is impressed with Subaru’s new Legacy Tourer. The Legacy is a great looking car with more than a hint of attitude. I HAVE been a fan of the Subaru brand for as long as I can remember. Like many petrol heads, watching […]

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Another outing for Lancia’s rallying legend

Lancia’s fabulous Delta Integrale will see action again early this year in the hands of Miki Biasion. A DELECTABLE selection of rally cars from the 1970s and right up to date will be out in force at this year’s Race Retro. Staged at Stoneleigh Park, Coventry, from February 25-27, the event will see the return […]

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