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McLaren P1 GTR

August 19, 2014
McLaren P1 GTR

They say that actions speak louder than words. In that case, this McLaren P1 GTR design study is positively shouting across the room! The ‘standard’ P1 is a roadgoing car like no other. This GTR (track only variant) is a design study created by the McLaren Special Operations to be totally optimised for the track. [...]

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A New Renaultsport Race Car Is Coming…

August 2, 2014
Renault R.S.01

Renault are no strangers to a variety of racing series. However, the big news is this – the Renaultsport R.S.01 racing car! All of the details will be revealed on August 27th 2014 when the Moscow Motor Show will be in full swing. The car is set to become the next star in the World [...]

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Skoda VisionC Concept

June 24, 2014
Skoda VisionC concept car

Skoda will be in attendance in 2014 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, bringing not one but two amazing concepts for visitors. The first and the one which we are most interested in here at Car Articles is the VisionC concept. It is designed to be proportionately perfect in the well known five door body [...]

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Man Arrested After Taking Car On To Track During Race

June 18, 2014

Sky News is reporting that a man has been arrested following taking his car on an unplanned trip to Brands Hatch Racing Circuit – whilst a race was happening! The male driver took to the track whilst the Fun Cup Championship was in progress, taking his white Volkswagen Golf on to the hallowed ex-Formula 1 [...]

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Super Touring Greats Return To Thruxton

April 17, 2014

Two of the most popular and successful drivers of the iconic Super Touring era are set to roll back the years at Thruxton’s second Easter Revival meeting this weekend (19-20 April), as John Cleland and Patrick Watts prepare to renew battle in the inaugural rounds of the new Super Touring Car Championship. Organised by the [...]

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Sir Chris Hoy Is Coming To Motorsport

April 11, 2014
Sir Chris Hoy with Nissan

Not all racers are fast off the track – yet Sir Chris Hoy is a legend on two (unmotorised) wheels! He’s now looking to turn his hand at motor racing. Hoy will compete in the 2014 British GT Championship in a Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3. The car has been a feature on grids around the [...]

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The 2014 BTCC Grid Is Huge!

March 25, 2014
The 2014 BTCC grid

The 2014 BTCC grid will feature a massive 31 car grid when the season opens at Donnington Park. All cars will be running the latest NGTC (Next Generation Touring Car) specifications for the very first time. Not only does this year’s grid boast incredible strength in numbers, but the NGTC rules have also significantly aided [...]

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Croft Autodrome Is 50 In 2014

March 17, 2014
Racing at Croft Autodrome

Croft Autodrome will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2014, and with a bumper calendar of high-octane outings capped by the prestigious mid-summer Nostalgia Weekend, fans will be kept entertained season-long from lights-out to chequered flag. Croft Autodrome hosted its first motor racing event on August 3, 1964, in the guise of the Daily Mirror Trophy [...]

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Aston Martin Celebrates 10 Years of Racing With Huge Programme For 2014

March 3, 2014
Aston Martin celebrates 10 years of racing

The wonderful marque that is Aston Martin Racing has now been racing for ten years! Aston Martin has been around for 101 years but 2014 will be the most active programme of motorsport that the company has ever been involved in. TheFIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) will once again be the highlight of the calendar, [...]

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GT Academy Winner Gets A Step Closer To F1

February 28, 2014
Jann Mardenborough

Jann Mardenborough was the winner of Sony’s Gran Turismo inspired GT Academy – a racing programme that initially featured video gamers testing on virtual circuits before completing tryouts. One lucky winner then went on to take a seat in a Nissan for real. Mardenborough has spent the last two seasons in GT cars, Le Mans [...]

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