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Thursday 29th January 2015

 

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Segrave’s 1000bhp Sunbeam

Henry Segrave’s record-breaking run in his fearsome 1000bhp car

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In praise of NASCAR’s Tony Stewart

These days my enthusiasm for NASCAR is not, I confess, what it was, in part because I like the look …

Build your own Grand Prix car

At first glance Bob Alexander’s introduction to racing was much like that of every designer, engineer or mechanic in motor …

Looking forward to Spa-Francorchamps

The last Grand Prix I attended was at Silverstone in 2003. It was an epic race, enlivened by Neil Horan’s …

Floyd Ganassi, 1926-2013

Everyone who knew Floyd Ganassi was deeply saddened to learn of his death on Monday. Floyd was Chip Ganassi’s father …

American racing in the 1960s

Last week I touched on some of the reasons why the 1960s was such a great decade for Formula 1 …

A historic weekend at Road America

Before travelling to Wisconsin this last weekend, I didn’t have any idea what sort of ‘historic’ weekend it was going …

Roebuck’s legends: Innes Ireland

He was called Carlos, and some said he was from Brazil, others Spain. All I know…

Ducati’s winning secret

It’s going to be a weird weekend for Cal Crutchlow. He will be contesting the Indianapolis GP for Monster Yamaha …

The long shadow of the 1960s

We often write about the 1960s in the pages of Motor Sport, and here on the website too, and for …

August video round-up

A round-up of the videos you should be watching this weekend. Loeb and Muller test Citroën’s 2014 WTCC car This …

Webber’s choice familiar to Blundell

In my last column here on the Motor Sport website I talked about stepping down from racing with United Autosports …

Audio podcast with Richard Noble

“We deployed the parachute at 600mph and immediately you had 6g deceleration,” Thrust2 driver Richard Noble tells us. “The weird …

Should Birkin’s Bentley go abroad?

Having been far from these climes for the last three weeks, it’s entirely possible you have known for longer than …

Lunch with John Coombs

Motor racing’s history is peppered with significant private entrants…

Charlie Kimball’s first IndyCar win

While early leaders Ryan Hunter-Reay, Will Power and Scott Dixon took conservative strategies, trying to save fuel so they could …

Chandhok’s racing idol: Alain Prost

One of the most common questions that journalists ask me is: “Who was your racing idol when you were growing …

Collarbone injuries in MotoGP

They say that the only certainties in life are death and taxes. If you’re a motorcycle racer, you need to …

NASCAR at mid-season

Prior to last weekend’s Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis, NASCAR’s drivers and teams enjoyed a rare weekend off, a welcome mid-summer …

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