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Hamilton drives classic Merc racer on the ‘Ring

OK, so it’s not a Harley Davidson stoking a fire with its exhaust, or indeed an E46 BMW M3 tearing up a Lebanese hill climb in a death-defying run, but it’s still a cool video, and worth a watch.

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Sebastien Loeb

Watch Loeb smash Pikes Peak record

Sebastien Loeb has set an astonishing new record at the annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. And when we say ‘set a new record’, we mean torpedoing last year’s 9m 46.181s time to such an extent, Rhys Millen may not even bother turning up next year. Loeb torched through the mountain in just 8m 13.878s.

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Ten stats about the British GP at Silverstone

Ardent Formula One fans who regularly read The Internet will no doubt be fully aware of many important things; things like ‘for sure’ being a legitimate response to any question, how many times Vettel has raised his Finger of Victory, and so forth.

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Mark Webber

Mark Webber to leave Red Bull

Mark Webber has announced he is to leave Formula One at the end of the 2013 season, to join Porsche’s sportscar team as it returns to the top rank at Le Mans next year.

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Le Mans 24hrs

Le Mans 24hrs: in pics

There was sadness in the air at Le Mans this weekend, which no doubt contributed to the overall ‘Le Mans Lag’ that was trending on Twitter today (drivers Allan McNish, Anthony Davidson and Karun Chandhok all noting how their body clocks were still on La Sarthe’s racing time zone). Allan Simonsen’s untimely and tragic passing […]

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TopGear.com live from the Le Mans 24hrs

RIP Allan Simonsen, the Danish Aston Martin driver who has tragically died after injuries sustained in an accident just ten minutes into this year’s race.  To his wife, young daughter and family and friends, we extend all our sympathy.

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Valentino Rossi tries out NASCAR

We’re big fans of Valentino Rossi. He’s a nine-time MotoGP champion, once lapped within half a second of Michael Schumacher in a Ferrari F1 car, and cites Colin McCrae as his hero.

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Stig Blomqvist talks Pikes Peak

It isn’t immediately apparent how a wily Swedish rally driver’s slidey ascent up the side of a treacherous Coloradan mountain pass can be faintly traced back to the author of the fabled ‘Declaration of Independence’, but such a connection exists. Kind of.

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