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BTCC

BTCC trio in Silverstone battle

IT will be a battle royal at Silverstone this weekend as three of the BTCC’s top stars fight for the title. Jason Plato and Gordon Shedden will be doing their utmost to put the brakes on Colin Turkington who seems to be hurtling towards the championship. The latest round of the Dunlop MSA British Touring […]

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Wins shared, but Matt leads title charge

IT was all very sporting – well as sporting as the frantic action gets in BTCC racing – as a trio of drivers shared the wins between them at Croft. Matt Neal, Jason Plato and Gordon Shedden each won one of the three Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship races at the North Yorkshire circuit. […]

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MX-5 is a sporting cracker – whatever the weather!

ROAD TEST AND REVIEW: MAZDA MX-5 As Mazda’s MX-5 comes of age this year, wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER explains why this little two-seater has become the world’s favourite sports car. Fun for two – the MX-5 is a fabulous little sports car. I KNOW it’s hard to believe, but Mazda’s MX-5 is celebrating its 21st […]

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Enduring reliability sees MX-5s mix it with GT cars

AS the MX-5 marks its 20th anniversary, wheelworldreviews Editor David Hooper joins the Mazda UK race team for its first event in the 2010 Britcar Championship at Snetterton. The team photo pictured (left to right) are the Jota Motorsport team who are running the cars for Mazda UK, the drivers, Mark Ticehurst, Owen Mildenhall, Jade […]

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BTCC ace Matt Neal helps MX-5 Britcar racers

AS the MX-5 marks its 20th anniversary, wheelworldreviews Editor David Hooper joins the Mazda UK race team as it prepares for its first event in the Britcar Championship at Snetterton. Former BTCC Champion Matt Neal came to Snetterton to offer some tips. WITH signing on at Snetterton starting at 7.30am, it was an early start […]

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Practice over, Fun Cup racing begins

After we qualified for our first Fun Cup race, our final grid position was a bit of a shock. wheelworldreviews Editor DAVID HOOPER explains why – and reports on the race. The race starts with a rolling grid. RACE day saw another early start – we had to be back at Snetterton for 7.30am to […]

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Fun Cup practice proves an eye-opener

The big moment had arrived, we’d met our team mate and seen Car 99 for the first time, but as wheelworldreviews Editor DAVID HOOPER reports, after our first practice session, we realised we’d have to improve our lap times to be competitive. Eager to get started, but I have to wait for a gap in […]

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Dusting off race licence for Fun Cup debut

A chance to compete in the opening round of this year’s Fun Cup was all the encouragement wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER needed to dust off his racing licence. The colourful spectacle as the cars race. Picture from JPR Motorsport Ltd. INCREDIBLY, it’s five years since I made my debut as a racing driver at the wheel […]

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