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Sergio Perez shuts down the streets of Madrid

Red Bull's Sergio Perez

Formula One star Sergio ‘Checo’ Perez lit up the streets of the Spanish capital for a Red Bull Showrun at the weekend. At the wheel of both the RB7 and RB8 (two of Sebastian Vettel’s championship winning cars), Checo took the city by storm, as the iconic sound of the …

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F1 legend Mika Häkkinen designs luxury electric superbike

Mika Häkkinen and Verge Motorcycles

Two-time Formula champion Mika Häkkinen has teamed up with Verge Motorcycles to launch a limited edition model limited to just 100 bikes. Designed by Finnish star, it features a stylish and bold design combined with Verge’s unique technology. “I know from experience what it takes to develop a vehicle that …

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Mercedes-AMG One sets new Nurburgring lap record

Mercedes-AMG One

The F1-inspired Mercedes-AMG One has become the fastest production car to lap the famous Nurburgring Nordschleife. The new hypercar clocked 6:35.183 minutes, beating the previous record (set by a Porsche 911 GT2 RS) by a remarkable eight seconds. Despite less-than-ideal track conditions, DTM racing driver Maro Engel waited until his …

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Ultra limited edition Alpine A110 R Fernando Alonso

Alpine A110 R Fernando Alonso

In the same week that the most extreme version of the A110 R road car was revealed, Alpine has announced a new special edition created with F1 legend Fernando Alonso. Only 32 examples of the exclusive performance model will be made, matching the two-time champ’s number of Grand Prix wins. …

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Valtteri Bottas wakes up Milan

Valtteri Bottas in Milan with Alfa Romeo F1

F1 star Valtteri Bottas has helped Alfa Romeo celebrate its 112th anniversary with a unique stunt. The Flying Finn drove his Alfa Romeo Formula One car around the most iconic streets of Milan at 5.30am this morning. Starting from Piazza Duomo and passing through Piazza San Babila, Porta Nuova, the …

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Jenson Button tests new Radford Lotus Type 62-2

Jenson Button takes Radford Lotus Type 62-2 for final development track test

Ex-Formula One Champion Jenson Button has taken the Radford Lotus Type 62-2 through its final phases of pre-production testing. The dynamic track test of the prototype John Player Special model was conducted by Jenson at the home of Lotus, on the test track facility at its headquarters in Hethel, Norfolk. …

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Road trips: everything you need to know

Hyundai Tucson

The typical road trip lasts just under four hours, covers 150 miles and includes 41 songs to sing-along to, according to a new study by Esso. More than a third of the of 2,000 adults questioned believe one of the most important aspects of a road trip is who they’re …

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Kimi Räikkönen drives the Alfa Romeo Giulia GTA

Kimi Räikkönen test drives the new Alfa Romeo Giulia GTA (1)

Formula One star Kimi Räikkönen has conducted the final testing session of the new high performance Alfa Romeo Giulia GTA and GTAm. The former champion, who now drives for the Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN team, provided feedback on the new aerodynamic solutions developed by Alfa Romeo and Sauber Engineering, along …

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#BillyWhizz takes delivery of Toyota GR Supra

Billy Monger's adapted Toyota GR Supra

Racing driver Billy Monger is all set to take on a unique para sport challenge to be broadcast on Channel 4 in August – with a little help from Toyota. The 21-year-old, who achieved success in the Ginetta Junior and British F4 race series before tragically losing both his legs …

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First podium of the season for “Ferrari”

Verstappen with the winner's trophy and a Ferrari Trento celebration bottle

Red Bull ace Jos Verstappen’s first win of the year at the chaotic, incident-strewn Emilia Romagna Grand Prix also marked a new era for F1- it was the 2021 podium debut for Ferrari Trento, the new Official Toast of Formula 1. After the ‘dry’ Bahrain Grand Prix two weeks ago, …

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