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    Video: Miata driver pulls off hilariously diabolical move in fender-to-fender racing
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    Racing is all about finding the little advantages over competitors that allow you to get ahead. Sometimes those are legitimate means – like being able to take advantage of a better line through a corner – and other times drivers get a little more creative for a leg up over opponents. ...

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    Video: Watch a McLaren P1 get tormented by a BAC Mono at Silverstone
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    Could there be anything more infuriating than making a million-plus-dollar investment in a vehicle like the McLaren P1, only to take it to a track and find you're unable to outrun a car that costs, without options, about 96,000 pounds ($159,000 at today's rates)? One P1 driver experienced that ...

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    Motorsports: MG reveals MG3 Trophy Championship concept at Silverstone
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    The name MG hasn't often appeared on our radar screen in the decades since the British automaker stopped producing the little roadsters beloved by so many, and it hasn't been equated with "excitement" in about as long. These days it's owned by Chinese automaker SAIC and makes budget hatchbacks ...

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    Official: FIA Online Championship coming to Gran Turismo
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    Gamers know that you can't get much closer to the action than in the latest installment of Polyphony Digital's Gran Turismo simulator series for the PlayStation. But just how close is that virtual reality to actual reality? According to the FIA, extremely close. At the FIA Sport Conference that ...

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    Video: Brits recreate iconic Bullitt chase scene
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    Recreating the famous chase scene from Bullitt has become almost an art form in its own right. We've seen it done in a music video, with scale models and even in commercials. There are few films that are as defined by a single scene as the 1968 classic. Even if you don't know a single beat of the ...

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    Video: Gran Turismo vs reality as Red Bull pro-gamer takes on Nismo pro racer
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    The last time we saw a real racing driver pitted against a professional gamer, Viagame threw one of each in a Renault Megane RS and the contest was staged as the pro driver navigated the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona. That could be seen as a handicap for the gamer, since he's got to get his ...

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    Video: Watch 1,208 Porsche 911s collect at Silverstone for world record
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    Porsche has been spending the majority of 2013 celebrating the 50th birthday of the 911, with its latest stunt taking the German brand to the home of British motorsports, Silverstone. To celebrate, Porsche invited enthusiasts to take their personal 911s on a lap of the former airfield, and boy, ...

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    Video: Hot lap the Hungaroring with Codemasters' F1 2013 and Anthony Davidson
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    Au courant with the Hungarian Grand Prix running this weekend, Codemasters has released in-game footage from F1 2013 of a hot lap video of the Hungaroring driven by Scuderia Toro Rosso's Daniel Ricciardo and narrated by ex-Formula One driver and current Sky F1 commentator and sportscar racer ...

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    Video: Alfa Romeo introduces us to the art of "undertaking"
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    As the official safety car of the World Superbike motorcycle racing series, it's a little odd that Alfa Romeo decided to publicize its Mito SBK by performing what appears to be a rather dangerous stunt. Odd... but awesome. Officially known as the limited edition Alfa MiTo Quadrifoglio Verde SBK, ...

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    Video: Watch this world-record parade of 964 Ferrari models prancing at Silverstone
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    Five years ago, Ferrari entered the Guinness Book of World Records for the Largest Parade of Ferrari Cars. They sandwiched 385 Prancing Horses to trot around the UK's Silverstone Circuit, thereby fulfilling the requirements of driving at least two miles no further than two car lengths apart, with ...

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    Video: What 60 Ferrari F40s look (and sound) like
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    It isn't clear if Ferrari's London office was able to marshal a record-breaking 1,000 prancing horses for this year's Silverstone Classic, but there was another record broken: 60 F40s in one place lapping the Silverstone track on the supercar's 25th anniversary. You'll find a video below from ...

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    Motorsports: Chasing gold at Silverstone for the 2012 British Grand Prix [spoilers]
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    The British Grand Prix could be considered the sport's home race. That's why Silverstone, as behind the times as it may be, is still on the calendar, and why so many elements within the sport are keen on having a race in London. Because while other races come and go, F1 could not do without a ...

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    Official: Ferrari aims to set record at Silverstone with thousand-car parade
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    The record for the longest parade of Ferrari models was set back in 2007 when 385 examples lapped Silverstone at the same time. That record was broken with 490 cars sometime thereafter, but the Maranello automaker's London-based unit is gearing up to shatter the record once again. So far, ...

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    Official: Matt Neal takes the British Touring Car Championship for Honda
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    After an epic five-way showdown for the crown and a record 30-car field, Matt Neal has won the British Touring Car Championship, becoming the first three-time champion in the series since the '80s. The battle came down to the final three races held this past weekend at Silverstone – the ...

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    British Touring Car Championship down to five-way title fight at Silverstone finale
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    It's not often that the series crosses these pages, but there's no getting around the fact that UK racing fans have enjoyed an unprecedented level of competition in the British Touring Car Championship this year. No season in BTCC history has had a bigger or more varied field of entries, the lead ...

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    Official: New Formula Renault 3.5 racer unveiled at Silverstone
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    Formula One drivers aren't born, they're made. Sure, a select few enter life with otherworldly reflexes, a sixth sense for speed and the financial backing needed to make it to the top. But there's a whole mess of steps they need to take before they can get there. And for many – take ...

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    Video: Vintage Morgan goes tumbling at Silverstone Classic
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    Vintage racing is one of the more beautiful forms of motorsport. Classic machines returning to the track create a flurry of aural and visual delights. It's also a test of the person behind the wheel, as older race cars are more difficult to drive than their modern counterparts. Morgan driver ...

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    Video: Alonso laps Ferrari's first grand prix winner at Silverstone... sixty years later
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    Ferrari sure had a lot to celebrate this past weekend at Silverstone. Not only did Fernando Alonso score the team's first win of the season, but he did it on a rather momentous occasion for the Scuderia: Sixty years ago in 1951, José Floilán González scored the team's very ...

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    2011 British Grand Prix brings the circus back home to Silverstone [spoilers]
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    Unlike racing series such as IndyCar or Le Mans, the Formula One championship isn't built around any specific race. But even though each grand prix carries the same weight in the standings, some are, symbolically speaking, more important than others. While Monaco is clearly the most exciting, ...

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    Official: Renault gears up for race weekend with Silverstone GP edition Twingo & Clio RS
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    With the British Grand Prix coming up this weekend, Renault has launched a pair of special edition hot hatches to join its new Megane Trophy. Based on the existing Twingo Renaultsport 133 and Clio Renaultsport 200, the Silverstone GP editions upgrade on their already considerable levels of ...

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