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Goodwood

This is what happens at the Goodwood Revivial

Inspired by our recent jaunt to the frankly spectacular Goodwood Members Meeting (basically Britain’s greatest car club), we’ve been sucked into a time-wasting lunch hour reverie, watching footage from the public equivalent: the tweed-heavy, Castrol20W/50 fugged Goodwood Revival. So we’ll be posting a series of random moments leading up to the event itself on 12-14 September, […]

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Hamilton takes dominant win in Malaysian GP

Well, there is no brighter way to start a day than with a smiley, bouncy Lewis Hamilton, is there? It’s been way too long since Lewis has had a car commensurate with his talent — sorry, McLaren. Today’s easy one-two shows the Mercedes W05 is clearly an awful lot faster than anything else on these […]

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Hamilton on pole for Malaysian GP

Lewis Hamilton bagged pole position for tomorrow’s Malaysian Grand Prix after an oddly unexciting wet qualifying session this morning. Though it threw it down — the start was delayed by 50 mins — and cars went off, drivers had slanging matches, it never quite matched Mark Webber’s Nigel Mansell impersonation for sheer entertainment. If you didn’t […]

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F1

F1: the noise debate continues in Sepang

Bernie Ecclestone rocked up in Sepang this morning and threw himself almost immediately in to the noise debate. “It’s a little louder than we thought,” he told Sky, “If we could just get it up a little more then it will be alright.” Yesterday however Sebastian Vettel didn’t hold back in making his position clear; […]

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Rosberg

We’re back! Rosberg takes the win in Australia as F1 enters a new era…

For six hours today, F1 made just about the perfect start to its new hybrid ‘green’ era. A good race — not a great one, but good one certainly — with plenty of drama, lots of new faces and a dominant winner that wasn’t driving a Red Bull. To see Mercedes’Nico Rosberg surrounded by Daniel Ricciardo and Kevin Magnussen (making their debuts […]

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Lewis

F1 in Australia: Lewis takes pole in the rain

There aren’t too many reasons to get up at six o’clock on a Saturday morning, but Lewis Hamilton and Daniel Ricciardo provided one today.

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Lewis

F1: We’re off in Australia! And Lewis goes fastest in practice…

If you were up all night like any good F1 fan, you will know by now your F1 has changed. The same teams in the same colours (mostly) and possibly in the same positions (we’ll come to that). But everything else is different; the noise, the numbers, the lines, the endless lairy oversteer moments, the […]

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F1: will teams boycott Oz practice?

Out in Australia, the F1 community appears to be preparing for some kind of apocalypse.

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