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Reigning in Japan. Mclaren’s short film celebrates Hunt’s F1 Championship decider

Forty years ago today, James Hunt won the Formula 1™ World Championship with McLaren. In commemoration, they revisit Japan’s atmospheric Fuji Speedway circuit to capture the thrilling conclusion of the 1976 F1 season.

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Kevin Magnussen takes us off track in new Infiniti Q30

Watch as K-Mag takes us through a typical day of training, followed by a ride around Singapore in the new Infiniti Q30. Coming off the back of varied results in the recent ‘Asia’ leg of the 2016 F1 season, he is actually pretty upbeat… Continue Reading

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James Hunt’s ’76 World Championship poster set

McLaren approached Unique & Limited to help celebrate the defining moment of James Hunt’s career: the Japanese Grand Prix of 1976, where he secured his only world title. This special artwork is part of a limited edition of only 1000 prints and the set depicts Hunt’s McLaren M23. Continue Reading

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The James Hunt special Mclaren P1 GTR

2016 marked the 40th anniversary of James Hunt’s 1976 Formula 1 Drivers’ World Championship driving a McLaren, and the marque has paid tribute by unveiling a special Mclaren P1 GTR.
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Mercedes release the AMG-GT Bobby car for kids

These ‘single seater’ Mercedes-AMG GT bobby cars are available in a classic silver and yellow. Let’s hope they’re more reliable than Hamilton’s F1-W07-hybrid… Continue Reading

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Interview: Enzo Ferrari on Ferrari

The man behind Ferrari was notoriously difficult to get along with, and many journalists and interviewers over the years struggled to get him to open up and talk freely. This 25 minute interview is surprisingly open. Continue Reading

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Amalgam amazing minature McLaren models

Through the photographer’s lens the McLaren M8D looks every inch as intimidating as it did during the 1970 Can-Am racing season. Continue Reading

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F1 Technical Director Gordon Murray designs flat pack van

Across the developing world, and Africa in particular, there is an intense need for improved transport both for everyday living as well as emergencies. Even though 10% of the world’s population lives in Africa, there has never been a vehicle specifically designed and manufactured in volume to meet the rigours of the continent. Continue Reading

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The tech inside Lewis Hamilton’s F1 steering wheel

Lewis Hamilton and the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1 team have rethought the steering wheel. It’s designed like this for a reason: all the critical controls need to be within reach of Hamilton’s thumbs so he doesn’t have to move his hand from the custom grips while taking a corner. Those at the bottom are for when he’s on a straight. Continue Reading

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Honda Civic WTCC car gets new look at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Honda has partnered with the Jean Graton Foundation to give the Honda Civic WTCC car an all-new look at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. The Honda Civic WTCC will be one of four WTCC machines carrying a one-off artist livery and will feature within the FIA World Touring Car Championships ‘Art Car Contest’ debuting at the annual motoring event. Continue Reading

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