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Rally Sweden

Preview: WRC hits Sweden

Snow, titanium tyre studs and one hundred and twenty two feet jumps: it can only be the Swedish Rally, round two of this year’s World Rally Championship. And it’s on telly (well, BT Sport). Defending Champion Sébastien Ogier won the first round, the Monte Carlo, last month, but it was not an altogether convincing victory. […]

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Toyota’s Le Mans car is 4WD

Toyota has broken its silence over this year’s Le Mans car, confirming its 2014 LMP1 competitor is a four-wheel-drive hybrid V8. Meet the new ‘TS040’.

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Day four in Jerez: Red Bull bow out early

Around about lunchtime today, Red Bull gave up on their new RB10. 48 hours after Sebastian Vettel quit the test and 24 hours behind Adrian Newey and Christian Horner, Red Bull packed up the troublesome new F1 hybrid and headed back home to Milton Keynes having achieved fewer laps and less speed in four days […]

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Jensen Button

Day three in Jerez: McLaren’s rookie proves himself in testing

Kevin Magnussen (who?), reigning Formula Renault 3.5 (what?) champion today recorded the two fastest times of the new F1 hybrid era (eh?). We kid. We’re fully aware of just who McLaren’s rookie is and how he’s proved over the last eight seasons. We’re just blown away that a man (just, he turned 21 last year), […]

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Schumacher slowly being brought out of coma

There is some cautiously optimistic good news on Michael Schumacher today. One month on from the skiing accident which left the seven time champion with a serious brain injury and in a medically induced coma, news from the hospital is that Schumacher’s sedation is to be reduced to facilitate, in the words of Sabime Kehm, […]

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Jenson Button

Button goes fastest on day two at Jerez

Jenson Button and McLaren were fastest on the second of just 12 short days of testing before the F1 teams have to race what are clearly their mind-numbingly complex new hybrids. And if that wasn’t enough to re-spark your interest in F1, then guess whose name was at the bottom of the timing sheets? Yeah, Sebastian Vettel, […]

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TG.com at F1 testing in Jerez as this year’s cars make their debut

Aero? Performance? Efficiency? All key factors as the 2014 Formula One season stirs for the first time at the inaugural test session in Jerez. But with just two hours gone, the emphasis is on one thing and one thing only: reliability.

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Rolex 24 Hours

Gallery: this weekend’s Daytona 24

Endurance racing fans will have already carved the 2014 Le Mans dates into their diaries, but to keep them tied over till June 14, over the weekend some Americans kindly put on their own 24-hour race. Welcome to the Daytona… This season opener was the first race in the new Tudor United SportsCar Championship, formed […]

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