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Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix preview

The 2017 Formula 1 World Championship battle continues this weekend with round 14 taking place in the hot and steamy conditions of Singapore. Yes, the Singapore Grand Prix, one of F1's highlight events, is on this weekend at the Marina Bay Circuit. Being F1's only night event, the race has a completely different ambiance to those held during the...

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McLaren F1 team to ditch Honda for Renault power in 2018

Honda's return to Formula 1 in 2015 as a power unit supplier to McLaren has been disastrous, with the Japanese firm's power units so far proving unreliable and lacking in performance. As a result, McLaren on Friday finally confirmed what had been rumored for some time—that it would cease its partnership with Honda at the end of the current...

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Hamilton: Mercedes can build a better supercar than Ferrari

Mercedes-Benz is already whipping Ferrari's tail in Formula 1, but the German automaker's star racing driver Lewis Hamilton thinks Mercedes can beat Ferrari in road cars as well. Hamilton revealed his thoughts to Top Gear during Monday's reveal of the Mercedes-AMG Project One. "I've been saying to Mercedes for so long, why...

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Report: McLaren F1 team to ditch Honda for Renault power in 2018

Honda's return to Formula 1 in 2015 as a power unit supplier to McLaren has been disastrous, with the Japanese firm's power units so far proving unreliable and lacking in performance. McLaren is under contract with Honda until 2024 but Motorsport.com has learned from its sources that the two have reached an agreement to end the partnership at...

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BMW M8 GTE race car debuts in Frankfurt, ready to battle at LeMans

While BMW holds off on unveiling the production version of the upcoming BMW 8-Series awhile longer, the Bavarian automaker is whetting our palettes with the debut of the BMW M8 GTE race car at the Frankfurt motor show. It's not the "8" we'll see on the street, but the M8 GTE program has run parallel with the road car's development. A 4.0-liter twin-turbo...

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Jaguar I-Pace electric car gets its own race series

Jaguar is breaking new ground with one of the world's first race series for a production-based electric car. We wouldn't call it the first race series of its type, as a series using Tesla Model S-based racecars has already been announced, though this doesn't at all diminish what Jaguar is out to achieve. Jaguar's series is a one-make...

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Hamilton back in F1 title lead after 2017 Italian Grand Prix

Mercedes AMG's Lewis Hamilton is back in the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship lead after a dominant display of performance on Sunday at the Italian Grand Prix. The race, held at Milan's high-speed Autodromo Nazionale Monza, ended with a Mercedes one-two finish, with Hamilton crossing the line first and his teammate Valtteri Bottas 4.471 seconds...

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Here’s how you build a rally car

So you want to go rally racing? Well you're going to need a car, and it's going to need to be strong. The folks at Team O'Neil Rally School know all about rally-car prep, and instructor (and amazing driver) Wyatt Knox is here to share his knowledge with regards to building up a car for rallying in the video above. Like a Rubik's Cube, it all starts at the...

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