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    Renault Megane RS 250 Monaco Grand Prix Limited Edition gilds the lily
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    Typically, when Renault comes out with a Monaco or Silverstone GP edition or something similar, it's targeted at those who'd like to get their hands on a full-fat Renaultsport model but can't quite get there. This time, however, the Monaco Grand Prix edition packs everything you'd expect from a ...

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    Report: Driver causes supercar catastrophe in Monte Carlo
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    Car accidents are never fun and often expensive. In certain parts of the world, accidents can be push expenses into the stratosphere, and Monte Carlo has reportedly just played host to such a fender bender. A woman was driving a Bentley Azure near the Monte Carlo Casino when she doubled-down on a ...

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    Official: Lexus LS 600h L Landaulet for Monaco Royal Wedding blows our minds [w/videos]
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    Staffers here at Autoblog have been fortunate enough to drive cars like the Porsche Panamera and Bentley Continental at our weddings, but it takes a very high-ranking person to get an automaker to build a special vehicle just for the knot-tying ceremonies. His Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco ...

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    PSA: Top Gear Series 17 starts on June 26
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    There have been rumors that the Top Gear juggernaut may be nearing its end, but James May (the guy who most recently ignited the retirement talk) has been quick to shoot them down. And even if the show were nearing its end, we can at least count on another season coming, and soon. The Top Gear ...

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    Official: Monte Carlo rally returns next season to World Rally Championship
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    Every racing series has its iconic race. F1 has Monaco. NASCAR has Daytona. Indy and Le Mans hardly need any elaboration. And rallying has Monte Carlo. The thing is, the Monte Carlo rally hasn't been part of the World Rally Championship for several years now. But that's about to change. The ...

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    Report: Lewis Hamilton apologizes for joking insinuation of racism after Monaco GP penalty
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    Lewis Hamilton may be best known for his racing, but in the wake of a controversial performance at the Monaco Grand Prix this weekend, it was another race card he played altogether. The young Brit was called in to speak with the race stewards regarding an incident with Williams rookie Pastor ...

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    2011 Monaco Grand Prix is as tight as it gets [spoilers]
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    The funny thing about speed is that it's relative, at least in a cognitive sense. Sure, you can measure the pace at which a moving object travels over ground, water, air, or even space. But place a Formula One race car on a wide-open track-say, Turkey's Istanbul Park, for example-and it doesn't ...

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    NART Ferrari 512 BB/LM on the auction block for $2 million
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    When Ferrari debuted the Berlinetta Boxer to replace the iconic Daytona in 1971, it was a revolutionary step forward. It was the first mid-engine Ferrari road car, and following hot on the heels of the Lamborghini Miura, one of the first mid-engined sports cars on the market. Unfortunately it ...

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    Gemballa Tornado snapped up off the show floor at Top Marques Monaco
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    If you want to pick up a new supercar, there are few better places to do so than at the Top Marques show in Monaco. This year's Monegasque exposition featured a staggering array of exotic machinery packed into close proximity, and for the first time included a closed-off section of the street ...

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    Renault answers demand with Laguna Monaco GP edition
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    A few months back, Renault launched a special edition of its Laguna coupe called the Monaco GP edition. Only 400 examples were earmarked for production, available exclusively in the automaker's domestic market. They proved an instant hit, selling out in short order. To satisfy customers' demand ...

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    Monaco commissions a Lexus LS 600h for "the other royal wedding"
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    The BMW M3 Royal Edition may have been an April Fool's Day hoax – the British royal couple will use a variety of coaches to travel between Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey for the ceremony – but the heir to the throne of the United Kingdom isn't the only prince getting ...

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    Spada Codatronca Monza leaks onto the interwebs
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    Images of the Spada Codatronca Monza boutique sports car have leaked onto the internet ahead of its debut at this year's Top Marques Monaco show. The Codatronca, you'll recall, is a Chevrolet Corvette Z06-engined low-volume supercar cooked up by Ercole Spada. Spada cut his teeth working for ...

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    Soleil Anadi coachbuilt Corvette headed for Top Marques Monaco
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    There's a grand old tradition of Italian coachbuilders rebodying Corvettes that stretches back for decades. And thankfully that tradition has been revived of late, giving us such radical creations as the Bertone Mantide and the Spada Codatronca. And now we can add one more to the mix. Just shy ...

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    Spada to unveil track-focused Codatronca Monza roadster in Monaco?
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    You may remember the Spada Codatronca from a few years back. The controversially-styled (see below for high-res image gallery) coachbuilt Corvette was unveiled in 2008 at the Top Marques show in Monaco, bearing radical bodywork penned by former Zagato designer Ercole Spada and his son Paolo. Now ...

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    Skoda rallies to the cause with Monte Carlo edition Fabia
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    Škoda Fabia Monte Carlo – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Some terms we use in the automotive lexicon are absolute. Others are relative. Take "subtle" for example. Most wouldn't call painting a car bright red "subtle", but when you compare it to the last rally-edition Skoda ...

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    Video: Nico Rosberg shows off 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK with Magic Sky Control
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    Nico Rosberg and the 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    One of the benefits of having an F1 team at your disposal is that, in the off season at least, you've got some of the world's best professional drivers on call for test driving duties. And ...

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    Caterham releases Roadsport 125 Monaco
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    Caterham Roadsport 125 Monaco – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Lightweight aficionados rejoice! Caterham has announced a new special edition roadster is joining its ever-expanding lineup. Allow us to introduce you to the Caterham Roadsport 125 Monaco. The brushed aluminum bodywork ...

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    Bob Bondurant gets hitched at Monaco Grand Prix
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    Bob Bondurant and his wife Patricia exchanged vows on the tarmac of the Monaco Formula One track on May 14. Spectators who gathered for the F1 race were treated to a different kind of spectacle when the two walked out onto the track with a handful of friends and family as witnesses. Bondurant has ...

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    2010 Monaco Grand Prix: Safety First at the Crown Jewel of the F1 calendar [SPOILER ALERT]
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    2010 Monaco Grand Prix – Click above for high-res image gallery
    IndyCar racing has the Indianapolis 500. Sportscars, Le Mans. NASCAR, the Daytona 500. Rally-raid has Dakar. And while the Formula One calendar may not count any one round higher than any other, if there's one headline event, ...

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    McLaren gives Button and Hamilton extra bling for good luck
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    Lewis & Jenson's diamond-encrusted steering wheels and helmets, 2010 Monaco GP Click above or below-right for high-res image gallery
    We've seen F1 teams pulling all kinds of shtick in an effort to edge out the competition. But embedding diamonds into the helmets and steering wheels? Well, it ...

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