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Freddie Hunt. The long road to Le Mans

The son of 1976 Formula 1 World Champion James Hunt has his sights set on the Le Mans 24 Hours in 2018 and beyond, and what better preparation is there than competing in his first-ever endurance race? Driving’s James Gent…
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EIGHT things you might not know about the F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Our publishing editor is a self-proclaimed motorsport nerd, he’s compiled a list of EIGHT things you might not know about the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in the eight year’s it’s been run.
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INTERVIEW. Lawrence Tomlinson. Ginetta returns to Le Mans

James speaks with Ginetta Cars chairman Lawrence Tomlinson to discuss the British marque’s return to Le Mans in the LMP1 category in 2018.
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QUICK CHAT. Robert Kubica, former F1 Grand Prix winner

Turns out former Grand Prix winner Robert Kubica is a really nice bloke. Despite the fact I’ve inadvertently interrupted preparations for his first ever stint in a 24-hour race – a combination of moderate hero worship and sheer cheek –…
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INTERVIEW. Jorge Lorenzo. Three-time MotoGP Champion

After nine seasons with Yamaha in MotoGP, Jorge Lorenzo makes his way to Ducati for 2017 with a hall of fame career already under his belt. Alongside his back-to-back 250cc titles with Aprilia in 2006 and 2007, Lorenzo has taken…
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A brief history of Jaguar Racing

This week Jaguar made its debut in the all-electric Formula E. And that got James thinking about nearly half a century of Jaguar Racing.
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Porsche WEC. Behind the scenes with Le Mans winners

In 2015, the 919 LMP1 Hybrid secured Porsche its 17th Le Mans victory as well as both World Endurance Championship crowns. That’s quite an act to follow…
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WHAT A MACHINE! 1986 Audi S1 Quattro

James gets up close and personal with this meticulously constructed replica of a 1986 Audi S1 Quattro, that of Group B rallying fame. Check out the original post on crankandpiston.com HERE and pdf coverage from evo Middle East HERE Any of…
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INTERVIEW. 15m 24s with Sir Jackie Stewart

James grabs some time with Formula 1 legend Sir Jackie Stewart during the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend to discuss his three world championships and record-breaking 27 career victories; life as a driver and a team principal with Stewart Grand…