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“Ice man” melts into Fireman Kimi

Formula One star Kimi Raikkonen has taken part in a unique job swap – becoming a firefighter for the day. The Ferrari ace took the wheel of an 18-tonne fire truck, usually driven by Mohd Uzair bin Abdullah – a veteran with Malaysia’s Fire and Rescue Department. The Shell V-Power …

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Nigel Mansell’s up and under

Nigel Mansell's rugby deal

Ex Formula One World Champion Nigel Mansell’s Jersey car dealership, Mansell Mitsubishi, has teamed up with the island’s biggest rugby club. The St Helier dealership has struck a deal with St Peter-based Jersey Reds, who play in the Greene King IPA RFU Championship. In exchange for prominent advertising at the …

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Sebastian Vettel’s 999 ‘job swap’

Sebastian Vettel's 999 'job swap'

Watch what happened when four-time F1 world champion Sebastian Vettel took to the wheel of a three-tonne ambulance as part of a job swap with a twist. Scuderia Ferrari Formula 1 driver Vettel shared tips with another high performance driver in a different field – UK paramedic Alex Knapton. Shell …

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Hamilton and Rosberg to headline Goodwood

Lewis Hamilton at Goodwood

Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg have confirmed they will be among the glittering line-up of star drivers attending the world’s largest motoring garden party. For the first time, the sell-out Festival of Speed (June 23-26) crowd will be able to see – and hear! …

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Brundle’s Jaguar XJR vs Jetman

F1 star Martin Brundle and Jetman Yves Rossy

Watch Formula One legend Martin Brundle drag-race the new Jaguar XJR against the fastest man in the sky, Yves ‘Jetman’ Rossy in the Dubai desert. Brundle had the new all-aluminium 550PS, 5.0-litre supercharged V8 Jaguar XJR at his disposal while Rossy was strapped to his 2m-wide fixed wing, powered by …

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Jude Law takes to the wheel

Jude Law behind the scenes on the set of The Gentleman’s Wager II, a short film from Johnnie Walker Blue Label. Law races a Delahaye 135S classic racing car

Jude Law co-stars with a vintage 1930s Delahaye 135S racing car in enchanting short film. In the second instalment of the Gentleman’s Wager film series for Johnnie Walker Blue Label, two men (Law and Italian actor Giancarlo Giannini) enter a wager over a priceless car, which is not only the …

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The ultimate Scalextric track?

Martin Brundle's ultimate Scalextric

Your chance to own an awesome Scalextric layout designed by ex-Formula One star Martin Brundle. The track, which is the biggest layout experts at Hornby Hobbies have ever created, will take centre stage on the company’s stand at CarFest South August 28-30. Made up of 177 pieces, the circuit is …

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Win a Formula One drive

Infiniti Red Bull F1 competition

Infiniti has launched the ‘Ultimate Test Drive’ giving one lucky motorist from the UK the opportunity to get behind the wheel of an F1 car. Not only will the winner get to drive an Infiniti-sponsored Red Bull, but they will get instruction from drivers Daniil Kvyat and Sebastien Buemi. Customers …

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Lauda: The Untold Story

Lauda: The Untold Story

Must-see film for motorsport fans explains what happened in 1976 when Niki Lauda survived one of the most famous crashes in Formula One history. Using previously unseen footage, the documentary looks in detail at the events of that fateful, and near fatal day at the Nürburgring, then follows Lauda’s courageous …

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