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Clark

Racing legend Jim Clark will be celebrated

HE is a legend who will long be remembered by fans of motor racing the world over. Jim Clark was a double world champion and achieved many great feats during his career, including winning the Indianapolis 500. He was tragically killed in a motor race at Hockenheim, Germany, in 1968. His remarkable achievements will be […]

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Mazda MX-5 Britcar race at Silverstone International

DAVID HOOPER joins the Mazda UK race team at the Silverstone International Circuit to race MX-5s in the Britcar Production Sports Car Class against faster, more powerful opposition. A COOL dry day welcomed the Mazda UK race team to the circuit which markets itself proudly as the Home of British Motorsport. When I arrived at […]

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Coupe

Lancia coupe has timeless air of elegance

THERE was a time when the car to be seen in was a gorgeous droptop coupe. Film stars, aristocrats and the very rich would glide past in a chic machine well beyond the price of most folk. Well, it still won’t be cheap, but now you can lay your hands on a classic piece of […]

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Mazda UK MX-5′s test at Silverstone for Britcar races

After the Friday test sessions, DAVID HOOPER reports on the Mazda UK race team’s first day on Silverstone’s International Circuit in their MX-5s. A COOL but thankfully dry day welcomed the Mazda UK race team to the circuit which markets itself proudly as the Home of British Motorsport. After what seemed like an endless drive […]

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Audi

Audi make clean sweep of podium at Spa

THERE were plenty of smiles all around the Audi Motorsport set-up after the weekend’s racing at Spa in Belgium. The team turned in a flawless performance in the second round of the FIA World Endurance championship (WEC). Audi cars took the first three places in the six-hour race, filling the podium with their R18 e-tron […]

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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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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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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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