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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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New Meriva is your Flex-ible friend

Clever packaging and lots of flexible space and storage solutions are one thing, but as motoring journalist DAVID HOOPER, editor of wheelworldreviews.co.uk realised, those rear doors aren’t as daft as they may at first seem to be. The Vauxhall Meriva pictured on location in North Yorkshire. THEY say all good things come in little packages […]

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Mazda UK team revs up for international ice race

DRIVING rear-wheel-drive Mazda MX-5’s on ice may not be everyone’s idea of fun – but racing them? That is what wheelworldreviews.co.uk’s editor David Hooper is doing this week, driving for Mazda UK against journalists from Mazda’s other European markets in an international race in northern Sweden. Joining a team of British journalists who write for […]

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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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