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    Motorsports: S├ębastien Loeb tops Goodwood but misses record

    Heading into the Goodwood Festival of Speed this past weekend, insiders speculated that we'd have a new top time on our hands. The record for the English hill climb course has stood at 41.6 seconds since 1999 when Nick Heidfeld drove the McLaren MP4/13, but expectations were high that nine-time ...

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    Video: Watch Alfa's 4C storm up Goodwood's hillclimb course quicker than a Corvette

    Alfa Romeo's gorgeous 4C remains a car that we in the United States are forced to admire from afar. Thankfully, our petrolheaded brethren in the UK and Europe seem all too happy to flaunt the 4C at most every opportunity. Take this video of the team at Goodwood, running the mid-engined Alfa up ...

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    Video: Radical RXC road car tackles the Goodwood Hillclimb

    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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    Video: Watch this Nissan Leaf set a record up Goodwood... backwards

    There's more than one way to set a record at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Just ask Nissan. The automaker took to the hill climb this year with its electric Leaf and actually managed to capture a spot in the record books with a unique stunt. Terry Grant jumped behind the wheel of the EV for a ...

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    Video: Sir Stirling Moss talks about his Porsche history before running up the hill at Goodwood

    Despite his predilection for British cars, Sir Stirling Moss has a name and career that can be attached to a few special race cars from other parts of the world. Among the most notable are his ties with Germany's Mercedes-Benz and Porsche. Moss was recently seen at the 2011 Goodwood Festival of ...

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    Report: Nissan Leaf not allowed to attempt record-setting backwards hill climb at Goodwood

    Unlike most vehicles in which speeds are limited in reverse, the Nissan Leaf, if slightly modified, can be driven backwards at speeds of up to 90 miles per hour. That's why the Leaf, piloted by professional stunt driver Terry Grant, was the vehicle chosen to attempt a record-setting backwards ...

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    Peugeot 907 Concept supercar to storm the Goodwood hill

    Peugeot has decided to send its gorgeous 907 concept car to next month's Goodwood Festival of Speed, where the big GT will charge up the hill at full-tilt as it takes part in the Supercar Run. This is significant, because most aficionados never get to see concepts like the 907 do anything other ...


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