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Fifth Column-Nigel Roebuck

Until the rules on track limits are enforced consistently, or flouting them puts a driver at a disadvantage, they’ll continue to be disregarded.

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Autosport
November 02,2017

Dovizioso's Wet Win Keeps Thrilling Title Race Alive

JUST WHEN IT SEEMED MARC MARQUEZ was on the brink of securing MotoGP title number four, Andrea Dovizioso scored a sixth race win of the season to ensure that this most unpredictable of championship campaigns goes down to the last race.

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Autosport
November 02,2017

Ogier's New Home

For the first time since he started winning world championships, Sebastien Ogier will arrive at rally GB without having already sealed the title. But the four-time world champion has no regrets about signing for m-sport after Volkswagen’s withdrawal from Ralling.

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Autosport
October 26,2017

The Shock Of The New

If the spectacle of Lewis Hamilton carving his way to the world title seems familiar, much is changing off-track in the new Liberty era.

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Autosport
October 26,2017

King Richard The Lionheart Triumphs

“I HAD TO WIN THAT RACE; NOTHING else could do,” said a mentally drained Richard Tarling, having snatched the Historic Formula Ford crown in his Jamun from beneath the noses of Merlyn men Michael O’Brien and Callum Grant in a classic Silverstone slipstream finish. It had been an emotional rollercoaster of an HSCC Championship Finals meeting in which the fortunes of all three waxed and waned over the double-header, and two dropped scores became the key arbiters.

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Autosport
October 26,2017

Fighting Foster Takes Festival Triple

THOSE IN THE KNOW SAY THAT to win the Formula Ford Festival even once you need a combination of speed, experience, and a little bit of luck. 

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Autosport
October 26,2017

Bentley Breaks Status Quo

Parfitt and Morris rocked all over the world. Well, the UK anyway.

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Autosport
October 26,2017

Lewis Inflicts A Painful Defeat

SEBASTIAN VETTEL MADE A GREAT START TO GET AHEAD OF LEWIS HAMILTON in the United States Grand Prix but, as he struggled to build a substantial gap, it soon became clear that the Mercedes had a clear performance advantage. Hamilton used this to claim another win, widening his drivers’ championship lead and sealing another constructors’ crown for Mercedes.

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Autosport
October 26,2017

Why Toro Rosso May Not Be Honda's Rebound

LAST FRIDAY, OVER THE COURSE OF 12 minutes, a flurry of announcements was made in the Singapore Grand Prix paddock.

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Autosport
September 21,2017

Turkington's Missed Chance As Sutton Digs Deep

An unexpected twist of fortunes ensured points leader Sutton held his advantage.

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Autosport
September 21,2017

How Vettel Shot Himself In The Foot

“YOUR GUESS IS AS GOOD AS MINE,” WAS LEWIS HAMILTON’S DOWNBEAT response, a few hours after qualifying fifth, when asked how he intended to limit the damage Sebastian Vettel would inflict upon him in the following evening’s Singapore Grand Prix.

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Autosport
September 21,2017

Prodrive Pair Peerless

TWO NEW NAMES WERE ADDED TO THE list of Supercars race winners at Sandown, as Cam Waters and Richie Stanaway combined to take their maiden main game victories.

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Autosport
September 21,2017

Porsche Closes On Title After Another Swap

Neel Jani, Andre Lotterer and Nick Tandy were the moral victors, but had to hand the lead over to their team-mates. Again.

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Autosport
September 21,2017

Newgarden Dethrones Pagenaud

The 2016 champion won the race, but couldn’t prevent his Penske team-mate taking the title.

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Autosport
September 21,2017

Frijns And Leonard Defy Finale Chaos

THE BLANCPAIN SPRINT CUP FINALE WAS so frenetic and dramatic that two unexpected title contenders – of the 13 drivers who entered the weekend with a shot at the championship – didn’t even realise they were fighting for the crown when the crucial pass was made.

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Autosport
September 21,2017

Fittipaldi Frustrated In Austin

PIETRO FITTIPALDI HAD A HARD time of it in Austin, the first round of this series in the US, where his Formula V8 3.5 championship lead was cut to 10 points with just one round remaining.

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Autosport
September 21,2017

DTM Drops Hated Performance-Balance System

FEW EXPECTED THE DTM TO DROP its controversial performance-weight system last week – at a crucial point of the season, with just two rounds remaining and drivers from all three manufacturers in the title hunt.

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Autosport
September 21,2017

Results Are In From F1 World Cup

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Autosport
August 31 2017

Second Title On The Spin For Clio Man ‘Patch'

VICTORY FOR PATRICK FLETCHER in the second Clio 182 race at Thruxton sealed back-to-back championship wins, with two races of the series remaining.

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Autosport
August 31 2017

Smith Strikes Gold In F2 March

FORTY-FIVE YEARS AFTER RONNIE Peterson won the last Formula 2 race at Oulton Park in a March 722, Northern Ireland’s Darwin Smith drove a sister car to a scintillating double victory over Richard Evans’s 742.

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Autosport
August 31 2017

Two Wins For Fassler And Vanthoor

BLANCPAIN SPRINT CUP HUNGARORING (H) AUGUST 26-27 ROUND 4/5

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Autosport
August 31 2017

History Books Miss Out Leclerc's Spa Brilliance

FORMULA 2 SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS (B) AUGUST 26-27 ROUND 8/11

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Autosport
August 31 2017

Marquez's Lead Blown Away By Dovi

A rare Honda engine failure shook up the championship order, and it was Ducati rider Dovizioso who took advantage

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Autosport
August 31 2017

Behind The Wheel: The Noise Of Silence

IT’S NOT THE ‘RADIO controlled-car on steroids’ sound emitted from the motors that grabs my attention; it’s every other noise I’m noticing as I drive the world’s first fully electric rallycross car.

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Autosport
August 31 2017

Sutton Again As Title Race Slims To Two Man Bout

The momentum is with the Subaru man, and it seems that only Turkington can stop him.

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Autosport
August 31 2017

Battery And Assault

Electric rallycross is on its way soon. But how did Austrian company STARD develop its prototype for this all-action branch of the sport?

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Autosport
August 31 2017

Hamilton's Race Ferrari's 'Victory'

Why Vettel's Spa pace scares Mercedes

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Autosport
August 31 2017

Ginetta Junior - Priaulx Under Pressure

No driver who’s won the Ginetta Junior Winter Series has finished outside the top two in the standings the following year if they’ve completed a full season. No wonder Seb Priaulx is feeling a little bit under pressure.

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Autosport
March 30,2017

Vettel Proves Ferrari Is Back

FORMULA 1'S NEW ERA IS ALL ABOUT BIGGER CARS, WIDER TYRES, MORE downforce, and greater performance than ever before. But this category remains one defined by small margins, and ultimately it was minor details that meant Ferrari rather than Mercedes went home victorious from the first grand prix of 2017.

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Autosport
March 30,2017

Nigel Roebuck

A genuine threat to mercedes.

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Autosport
March 30,2017