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VW Group rules out F1 entry

The VW Group will not enter Formula 1 while the ownership of the sport and the technical regulations remain in turmoil, according to the group’s motorsport boss, Wolfgang Dürheimer. “Formula 1 is not on our agenda right now,” said Dürheimer. “The situation is not predictable enough to make the kind …

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VETTEL QUICKEST AGAIN IN BARCELONA TESTING DESPITE LATE STOPPAGE

The Ferrari driver’s timesheet-topping lap came shortly before the lunch break when the German bolted on a set of Pirelli’s new ultra-soft tyres. Vettel’s time of 1:22.810 was seven tenths of a second clear of second-placed Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull Racing. The Australian also used the purple-banded ultra-soft compound …

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ASTON MARTIN RACING LAUNCHES NEW GTE CHALLENGER

Aston Martin Racing has today unveiled its ambitious plans for the 2016 season, its latest V8 Vantage GTE challenger and an exciting new collaboration with global energy supplier TOTAL and tyre supplier Dunlop. The premiere GT-racing outfit, which enters its twelfth year of competition, will field a three-car campaign in …

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GORDON MURRAY HONOURED FOR THE GREATEST CAR OF THE 20TH CENTURY

A unique display to be unveiled at the London Classic Car Show on February 18, 2016 will celebrate the McLaren F1 and its creator, Professor Gordon Murray. Murray built and raced his first home-built car (IGM Ford) in Durban in the late 1960’s and as a youngster he developed a …

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FIA World Endurance Championship WEC, LMP1

For the first time, Porsche is showing images of the heart of its Le Mans-winning Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car – the combustion engine. Back in 2014, the company entered the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) with the most innovative drivetrain concept on the entire grid: a turbocharged four-cylinder …

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Alfa Romeo eyes Formula 1 comeback

Alfa Romeo is considering a Formula 1 comeback, according to Fiat Chrysler and Ferrari boss Sergio Marchionne, who has suggested a partnership with Ferrari for the brand’s motorsport reboot. Marchionne suggested the brand’s sporting image would be bolstered by a Formula 1 return. “In order to re-establish itself as a …

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JENSON BUTTON CONFIRMED FOR CLASSIC CELEBRATIONS

Jenson Button is breaking off from his busy preparations for the forthcoming grand prix season to attend the opening night of this month’s London Classic Car Show (18-21 February). The 2009 Formula One World Champion will be joined by the evening’s host Suzi Perry plus top guests from the motor …

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