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    Motorsports: Sebastien Loeb and Peugeot targeting Goodwood hillclimb record
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    Sebastien Loeb and the more motorsport-obsessed elements of the PSA Peugeot Citroën group seem hellbent with breaking records. Together they've accumulated an unprecedented nine World Rally Championship titles, 78 rally wins and the all-time record for climbing Pikes Peak. And this season ...

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    Report: BMW M4 Convertible poised for Goodwood unveil
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    It shouldn't be a shock that BMW is working on a convertible version of the M4. Not only have we caught it testing twice, but this is an automaker that seems willing to build a vehicle for nearly every buyer's needs. Evo claims that the high-performance droptop is going to debut at this year's ...

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    Video: Radical RXC road car tackles the Goodwood Hillclimb
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    There are a multitude of reasons to watch this video, not least of which is the car featured in it. It's a Radical RXC, a street-legal racer we last saw in September at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Powered by a 380-horsepower, 3.7-liter Ford V6 (which sounds nothing like it does in the Mustang), the ...

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    Report: Mazda MX-5 GT gets green light
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    The Mazda MX-5 Miata is as popular around the Autoblog offices as Kate Upton posters are around fraternity houses. Few staffers have much criticism for Mazda's ubiquitous roadster, and fewer still aren't overjoyed when one arrives in their driveway. So you can imagine how a report from Auto ...

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    Video: McLaren takes P1 up the hill at Goodwood with contest winner in tow
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    Andrew Freeman is proof that video games will take you places. That's not really news, we suppose, considering the success of Nissan and the GT Academy, which takes talented gamers and turns them into full-blooded racecar drivers. Freeman's case is a bit different, though, as it was more ...

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    Official: Sin R1 is a Corvette V8 in a German wrapper
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    The Sin R1 made quite a showing in its Goodwood Festival of Speed debut. The Munich-based outfit made its public driving debut on the Earl of March's driveway, after an initial debut at the 2013 Autosport International show. As a boutique supercar manufacturer, Sin kind of has carte blanche when ...

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    Report: Maserati Ghibli pricing announced for UK
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    Maserati's newest car, Ghibli, is a stunningly well-proportioned luxury sedan mixing the styling of the larger Quattroporte sedan and the GranTurismo coupe. We found it plenty good to in our First Drive review, and now we know how much it will cost (in the UK, at least). Ghibli pricing announced ...

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    Video: Highlights from the Goodwood Festival of Speed, including the McLaren P1 and a Ford Transit running the hill
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    The sole purpose of this post is as a time-waster, and since you shouldn't have to work to waste time, we've done it for you. In the numerous videos below you'll find cars that have lately been in the news tramping all over the grounds of Lord March's estate in Goodwood, England. There's the ...

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    Report: Citroen DS3 Cabrio Racing going into limited production
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    We just heard about the Citroën DS3 Cabrio Racing getting its global debut at the 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed, now Autocar reports that Citroën reps on site have said they're studying production possibilities. This would back up what UK magazine What Car? was also told by the car's ...

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    Official: Fangio F1 car sells for record $29M at Goodwood auction
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    Rare gems of automotive history are always popping up at the Bonhams auction at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, but the racecar you see above just made a little more history. This Mercedes W196R was driven by Juan Manuel Fangio to wins in the 1954 German and Swiss Grand Prix races, and when the ...

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    Official: Toyota brings TRD Griffon GT86 to Goodwood [w/video]
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    In the midst of the 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed, there's a particularly special Toyota running up the hill. This special entry is a GT86 (the cousin to our Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ) that's been poked, prodded, and tweaked by the minds at Toyota Racing Development. The result of TRD's ...

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    Official: Bentley releases official Continental GT3 details [w/video]
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    It's been almost a year since we first laid eyes on the Bentley Continental GT3, but this race-bred Continental GT is finally ready to show off its moves. After debuting last year at the Paris Motor Show, the Continental GT3 makes its racing debut today at the Goodwood Festival of Speed before ...

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    Official: 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed statue unveiled
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    Each year at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, a single marque is celebrated with a large and ornate "Central Feature" sculpture, with recent automakers including Audi in 2009, Alfa Romeo in 2010, Jaguar in 2011 and Lotus last year. This year, Porsche gets the honor, and it is using the opportunity ...

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    Official: Gran Turismo 6 will feature Goodwood Hill Climb
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    For those of us who aren't able make this weekend's Goodwood Festival of Speed, now there's a reason to be even more jealous of those in attendance. Polyphony Digital has announced that starting today, Goodwood attendees will be able to experience an exclusive demo of Gran Turismo 6 on the very ...

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    Official: Peugeot RCZ R is the most potent production Pug ever
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    Peugeot will use this weekend's Goodwood Festival of Speed to unveil the most powerful production car in its 100-plus-year history – the RCZ R. The RCZ R uses a new version of the 1.6-liter, turbocharged four-cylinder found in the standard RCZ. Given the sexy name of EP6CDTR, it sports a ...

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    Official: Citroën DS3 Cabrio Racing concept set for Goodwood debut
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    Akin to the line of specialty rides waiting their turn to snake up the hill at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, there is a line of cars waiting to be introduced to the public for the first time like the Jaguar Project 7, Caterham R620, McLaren 12C GT Sprint and Skoda Octavia vRS, for starters. ...

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    Official: Jaguar Project 7 concept is an F-Type in a D-Type mold [w/video]
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    In addition to the XJR, XFR-S and XKR-S GT models Jaguar is bringing to the Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend, the manufacturer announced that the F-Type-based, D-Type-inspired Project 7 design study will make its "dynamic" debut at the festival, with driving duties assigned to Mike Cross, ...

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    Official: Goodwood-bound Caterham R620 to hit 60 mph in under 2.8 sec
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    With apologies to The Beatles, it was 40 years ago today (well, sort of...) that Caterham taught the Seven to play. The car as you're likely aware, is a direct descendant of the quintessential Lotus of the same name. As befitting an anniversary year, Caterham has decided to up the Seven's ante by ...

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    Official: Jaguar F-Type 'Design Study' headed to Goodwood
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    With the Goodwood Festival of Speed taking place this weekend, Jaguar has announced it will be there with its new trio of R models as well as a design study version of the hot new F-Type sports car. While we've already seen the XFR-S last year at the LA Auto Show and the XJR and XKR-S GT at the ...

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    Official: Production Peugeot RCZ R set to zoom into Goodwood
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    What you're looking at here is the most powerful production car Peugeot has ever created – the RCZ R, set to make its debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in July. The French automaker showed off a concept version of this hotter R model at the Paris Motor Show last year, and the actual ...

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