Archive: July, 2012

McLaren’s 204mph MP4-12C Spider

Posted on 07/03/12 by Chris Knapman

McLaren has taken the wraps – and the roof – off its new £195,000 MP4-12C Spider.

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McLaren’s 204mph MP4-12C Spider

Posted on 07/03/12 by Chris Knapman

McLaren has taken the wraps – and the roof – off its new £195,000 MP4-12C Spider.

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Ferrari ‘Godfather’ dies age 85

Posted on 07/03/12 by Telegraph Staff

The Italian godfather of car design, Sergio Pininfarina, renowned for crafting sleek Ferrari race cars and revolutionising the common automobile, died on Tuesday aged 85, Italian media reported.

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Goodwood Festival of Speed: ‘I’ve never had a proper job’, says Dougie Lampkin

Posted on 07/03/12 by Telegraph Staff

The winner of five consecutive World Indoor and seven consecutive World Outdoor Championships explains why riding trials bikes was the only job he ever wanted.

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Goodwood Festival of Speed: Alain Prost says Bahrain Grand Prix turned out to be a good decision

Posted on 07/03/12 by Telegraph Staff

The famous French Formula One racing driver compares opposition to the Bahrain Grand Prix to the anger he faced when he competed in South Africa during apartheid.

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Motorists should be stopped from driving above 55mph says Formula One ace Damon Hill

Posted on 07/03/12 by Richard Alleyne

Speed limits should be cut because most motorists not safe to drive any faster, says former Formula One champion Damon Hill.

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Nissan Leaf races up Goodwood hillclimb – in reverse

Posted on 07/02/12 by Telegraph Staff

Stunt driver Terry Grant races at speeds of up to 70mph in reverse up the Goodwood hillclimb course at the Festival of Speed.

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Thieves placed bugs and hacked onboard computers of luxury cars

Posted on 07/02/12 by Telegraph reporters

The leader of a gang that hacked into the onboard computers of luxury cars is facing jail.

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Hot Wheels drivers set world record with death-defying double loop

Posted on 07/02/12 by Telegraph Staff

Two daredevil drivers simultaneously race through a giant up-side-down loop in a real-life version of the famous children’s car racing toy.

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Goodwood auction: the results

Posted on 07/01/12 by Telegraph Staff

See how much money ten of the star lots fetched at the Goodwood Festival of Speed auction.

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