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The new Honda Civic Type R has smashed the Nürburgring lap record for front-wheel-drive cars Latest Type R has 316bhp and 295lb ft of torque; new time is nearly seven seconds faster than the old car's The new Honda Civic Type R has smashed the Nürburgring lap record for front-wheel-drive cars, clocking a 7min 43.8sec lap time from the circuit’s Bridge to Gantry sections. Click here to watch the onboard video This shaves a significant 5.41sec from the previous record holder, the Vol…
04.24 / 07:11
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It was a plot twist worthy of a Hollywood blockbuster: there were just four minutes of the 2016 Le Mans 24 Hours remaining and Toyota looked to have the race victory in the bag – until the unthinkable happened. Stung by failure within sight of victory at Le Mans in 2016, Toyota is redoubling its efforts this year It was a plot twist worthy of a Hollywood blockbuster: there were just four minutes of the 2016 Le Mans 24 Hours remaining and Toyota looked to have the race victory in the b…
04.24 / 07:01
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It was a plot twist worthy of a Hollywood blockbuster: there were just four minutes of the 2016 Le Mans 24 Hours remaining and Toyota looked to have the race victory in the bag – until the unthinkable happened. Stung by failure within sight of victory at Le Mans in 2016, Toyota is redoubling its efforts this year It was a plot twist worthy of a Hollywood blockbuster: there were just four minutes of the 2016 Le Mans 24 Hours remaining and Toyota looked to have the race victory in the b…
04.24 / 00:10
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The Octavia vRS really is a fantastic jack of all trades A trip to Cornwall and a weekend blast test our Skoda’s mettle The last time the Octavia featured on Autocar, I was singing its praises as a consummate all-rounder. And since then it has set about proving my point. First, snapper Will Williams nabbed it for a weekend in Cornwall, a trip from which he returned with a washing machine lodged firmly in the Skoda’s sizeable boot. Will reports that the Skoda was the perfect tool for the …
04.23 / 23:21
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MARC MARQUEZ kick-started his bid for a fourth MotoGP with his first win of the season in Texas…
04.23 / 23:05
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Sweden’s Mattias Ekstrom has won Bompiso World RX of Portugal, round two of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.  It is the second victory in a row for Ekstrom and sees the EKS driver extend his lead in the overall driver standings by 14 points over second-placed Johan Kristoffersson. Team Peugeot-Hansen’s Sebastien Loeb finished runner-up this week…
04.23 / 23:02
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McLaren wary of 'price to pay' if Honda supplies another…
04.23 / 22:10
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Boy killed in karting crash at Alonso's…
04.23 / 22:10
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Motorsport Ireland/Sport Ireland Young Driver of The Year, Cian Carey made  his Formula 3 debut at Donington Park in Leicestershire over the weekend. Having topped the timesheets in testing, Cian was confident ahead of the all important qualifying session, but fully aware that just tenths of a second would ultimately separate the top runners. As the times tumbled, the …
04.23 / 20:06
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On the last Sunday in March this year, the chequered flag at Wimbledon Stadium fluttered for the final time Wimbledon Stadium has closed its doors to short oval racing after 55 years. We watched the curtain fall on London’s last active motorsport venue Wimbledon Stadium holds a special place in my heart. Almost 20 years ago, it was the first venue at which I ever watched short oval racing, which left me spellbound. In subsequent years, I was a regular visitor to the track in southwest L…
04.23 / 08:12
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