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Honda Civic Type R sets new Silverstone GP record - Video

Honda has continued its record run in the Civic Type R, beating its own lap record around the UK's Silverstone GP Circuit.  The new Type R lapped the famous British circuit in just 2:31.32. That's well off the 1:26...

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Provisional calendar unveiled for Electric GT

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Nissan GT-R/C is a full-size remote control car with a difference
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Nissan GT-R/C is a full-size remote control car with a difference

To celebrate the launch of Gran Turismo Sport, Nissan has created a GT-R with... a difference. Rather than relying on a driver or conventional remote, the GT-R/C is controlled with a DualShock 4 unit from the PlayStation 4. The company sat Nismo driver, Jann Mardenborough, in an R44 Raven II helicopter and let him loose at Silverstone to show off its new toy...


Jim Richards to run 1985 JPS BMW 635 at Silverstone Classic
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Jim Richards to run 1985 JPS BMW 635 at Silverstone Classic

Jim Richards' legendary JPS BMW 635 CSi will be making an appearance at the Silverstone Classic in the UK, with its championship-winning driver behind the wheel. In 1985, Richards drove the black and gold Beemer, for Frank Gardner Racing, to seven wins and won its first title in the Group A specification...


2016 Honda Civic Type R claims production-car lap records; Nurburgring not among them
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2016 Honda Civic Type R claims production-car lap records; Nurburgring not among them

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Grand Turismo 15th anniversary event, GT 6 teased
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Grand Turismo 15th anniversary event, GT 6 teased

Sony has released a video celebrating 15 years since Gran Turismo was globally released on the PlayStation gaming system, and teasing an upcoming event marking the occasion. To take place today at the Silverstone Gran Prix circuit in the UK, the event marks the 15th anniversary of ‘the real driving simulator’ with the original Gran Turismo video game being released globally in 1998 after first being seen in Japan in December of 1997...


Ferrari F40: world record set at Silverstone
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Ferrari F40: world record set at Silverstone

A parade of 60 Ferrari F40 supercars have not only marked the 25th anniversary of the iconic Italian road-weapon at Britain's Silverstone Gran Prix circuit but also set a new world record in the process. The numerous record-breaking Scarlet Red Ferrari F40s, organsied by the Ferrari Owners' Club of Great Britain, led a parade of more than 400 rare and exotic cars attending the 2012 Silverstone Classic held last weekend at the Silverstone circuit in Northamptonshire in the UK...


Alfa Romeo 158 returns to Silverstone
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Alfa Romeo 158 returns to Silverstone

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