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Venues

Circuit Paul Ricard’s new race centre is ideal for F1

With the French Grand Prix confirmed at Paul Ricard in 2018, the race centre is well worth a look. Situated alongside the Mistral Straight at Paul Ricard, the SRO Race Centre by MMC provides historic car owners with a hub from which to enjoy their cars in a stress-free environment… Continue Reading

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Road Edition

Mercedes-AMG GT R laps Nürburgring in 7:10.9 mins

Through the Green Hell in just 7:10.9 minutes – the Mercedes-AMG GT R was faster than any other road-going sports car ever tested. Hence, the 430 kW (585 PS) “Beast of the Green Hell” more than lived up to its name. Continue Reading

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Photography

Female stars are the subject for the 2017 Pirelli Calendar

Pirelli 2017 calendar is shot entirely in black and white by photographer Peter Lindbergh. The German photographer has labelled it “emotional,” stating that he aimed to “not shoot a calendar about perfect bodies but to capture the sensitivity and emotion, laying bare the souls of the women in the image, rendering more naked than a nude.” Continue Reading

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Venues

Yes, Hermann Tilke also designed Yas Marina F1 circuit

Yas Marina was the second Grand Prix circuit to be completed in the Middle East after Bahrain. Tilke Engineers and Architects are about the only track designers Bernie Ecclestone will trust – and in some ways, you can understand why. Completed in late 2009, the state of the art circuit is a design masterpeice. Continue Reading

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Off Track

It’s arrived! McLaren launches the all-electric P1…

McLaren are a busy company. As well as trying to re-build their F1 team, there are talks of an acquisition by Apple, and now they have launched their first all electric P1 – ish… From 0 mph to top speed (and by top speed we are talking vey slow) in just two seconds, this model is unsurprisingly “the most compact car yet to wear the McLaren badge”. Continue Reading

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Off Track

NIO’s EP9 fully-electric supercar holds Nürburgring record

Whilst Formula E is growing in popularity, no-one was expecting this from an electric road car. With a top speed of 194 mph, the EP9 is currently the world’s fastest automobile. To show off it’s speed, it has just gone and set a new Nürburgring record for an electric car. Continue Reading

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Venues

Asymptote are the architects behind The Yas Hotel in Abu Dhabi

You won’t be able to miss the distinctive Yas Hotel at this weekend’s F1 World Championship decider in Abu Dhabi – The race track literally passes through the complex under a bridge linking the two towers of the hotel… Continue Reading

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Road Edition

McLaren release first image of the new F1-inspired BP23

Named the BP23 (Bespoke Project 2, 3 seats), this teaser image shows (sort of) “the world’s first Hyper-GT” from a bird’s-eye view, suggesting the iconic three-seat layout found in the The McLaren F1 road car.  Continue Reading

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Venues

Sauber F1 Team’s factory & wind tunnel facilities in Switzerland

After a 9th place finish at Interlagos, Felipe Nasr’s Brazilian Grand Prix points ‘taste like victory’ for Sauber. To get a better idea of how the F1 team functions, we investigate their Swiss HQ and wind tunnel in all it’s glory. Continue Reading

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Formula 1

MARTINI change livery at Interlagos in celebration of Felipe Massa

For his final home race at the Brazilian Grand Prix this weekend, Martini has dedicated its iconic logo to Felipe Massa.  Continue Reading

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