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Drag race: Bloodhound LSR vs Formula One car

Bloodhound LSR

Watch how the Bloodhound LSR stacks up against a Formula 1 car and a Bugatti Chiron… The Bloodhound Land Speed Record team has released a video which imagines how the jet-powered challenger compares with other fast cars. Covid-19 has inevitably had an impact on discussions with potential sponsors, so the …

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Schumacher’s first Ferrari F1 car for sale

The first Ferrari Formula One car driven by seven-time champion Michael Schumacher is up for sale in London. The 1995 Ferrari 412 T2, chassis number 157, marked the beginning of one of the most iconic driver and team combinations in the history of the sport. This model comes from the …

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Ride of the Valkyrie: Aston Martin hypercar debuts

Aston Martin Valkyrie wows crowds on public debut at Silverstone

The stunning Aston Martin Valkyrie has broken cover after making its dynamic public debut in front of an enthusiastic crowd at Silverstone. Liveried in an eye-catching Red Bull-inspired design and piloted by Aston Martin high performance test driver Chris Goodwin, the 1,160 bhp hybrid hypercar, has – until now – …

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Alonso tests Toyota’s Dakar-winning Hilux

Fernando Alonso drives the Dakar-winning Toyota Hilux

Ex-Formula One champion Fernando Alonso has completed a two-day evaluation test of a Toyota Hilux with a difference in the Kalahari Desert. The Toyota Gazoo Racing ace, who currently leads the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) drivers’ standings alongside team-mates Sébastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima, spent two days learning the …

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Pininfarina Battista hypercar to make UK debut

Pininfarina Battista - Geneva Motor Show 2019

Automobili Pininfarina’s 100% electric Battista hyper GT is to be one of the highlights of the 77th Goodwood Members’ Meeting (April 5-7). Ex F1 and Formula E driver Nick Heidfeld, who is also is the Battista’s lead development driver, will appear with the car at the event. Heidfeld holds the …

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2018 F1 Season: Half-way review

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With an unexpectedly close title race unfolding, technical modifications will be the main focus for all teams in the upcoming summer break. So too will strategies relating to ‘secondary’ drivers, and how they may decoy rivals, enabling their team to get the best results possible. Here, Automotive Blog looks at …

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Watch ice man Kimi Räikkönen ice karting

Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen ice karting

Oil giant Shell kept Scuderia Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen busy over the F1 winter break with a special sub-zero challenge at a closed track in the Swiss Alps. Fans and guests pitted their skills against each other, the elements, and the surprise addition of the former World Champion in a …

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Wild drag race: Formula E car vs cheetah

Formula E car vs cheetah

A 100% electric Formula E car has taken part in a head-to-head race with a cheetah to highlight the impact of climate change on a species increasingly under threat. The world’s fastest land animal and Montreal E-Prix race winner Jean-Eric Vergne lined up against each other on a landing strip in …

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