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It’s the Lewis and Valtteri show

Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Motorsport drivers Lewis Hamilton and teammate Valtteri Bottas

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport drivers Lewis Hamilton and teammate Valtteri Bottas were in Turin today to celebrate the unveiling of Petronas’ new £43 million Global Research & Technology Centre. The state-of-the-art facility will drive Petronas’ cutting edge technology and will lead the global development of fluids and lubricants the world over …

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Watch ice man Kimi Räikkönen ice karting

Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen ice karting

Oil giant Shell kept Scuderia Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen busy over the F1 winter break with a special sub-zero challenge at a closed track in the Swiss Alps. Fans and guests pitted their skills against each other, the elements, and the surprise addition of the former World Champion in a …

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Wild drag race: Formula E car vs cheetah

Formula E car vs cheetah

A 100% electric Formula E car has taken part in a head-to-head race with a cheetah to highlight the impact of climate change on a species increasingly under threat. The world’s fastest land animal and Montreal E-Prix race winner Jean-Eric Vergne lined up against each other on a landing strip in …

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London museum showcases Ferrari spectacular

Ferrari exhibition at London's Design Museum

A must-see exhibition has opened at the Design Museum in London to mark the 70th anniversary of Ferrari. Some £140 million worth of cars from the Prancing Horse feature in “Ferrari: Under the Skin” including a racing car driven by F1 legend Stirling Moss. Rare exhibits from private collections include original …

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Lewis Hamilton takes Usain Bolt on a flying lap

Lewis Hamilton and Usain Bolt 1

Watch sprint king Usain Bolt shriek as he’s driven around a racetrack in a Mercedes-AMG GT R by Formula One champ Lewis Hamilton. The two fastest men in the world met at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin thanks to PUMA, Mercedes-AMG Petronas and Formula One. Hamilton showed Bolt …

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F1 star David Coulthard backs Tyre Safety Month

Cooper Tire Safety and Performance Ambassador David Coulthard

Ex-Formula One driver and Cooper Tire Safety and Performance Ambassador David Coulthard features in a new video produced for Tyre Safety Month. Coulthard explains the importance of setting and maintaining the correct air pressure in your tyres, to keep you safe and improve the performance of your vehicle. “Keep an …

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Bugatti Chiron sets new 0-249-0 mph world record

Juan Pablo Montoya drives the Bugatti Chiron

The Bugatti Chiron has become the fastest car to achieve a 0-249mph (0-400-0 km/h) dash and back to standstill in just 41.96 seconds. At the wheel was Juan Pablo Montoya, winner of the Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix, two-time winner of the Indy 500 and three-time winner of the Daytona …

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Ferrari F1 stars vs Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio

Ferrari F1 drivers and the Alfa Romeo Quadrifoglio

Ferrari Formula One drivers Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Räikkönen, plus reserve Antonio Giovinazzi, have put the potent Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio through its paces on track. Fresh from the Italian Grand Prix, the trio swapped their scarlet F1 race car for a spin at the Balocco test track near Milan …

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Goodwood Festival of Speed’s F1 treats

Nico Rosberg at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Reigning Formula One World Champion Nico Rosberg will be among the motor racing stars at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed (June 29 – July 2). He will be roaring up the famous Goodwood Hill on Sunday July 2 in his 2014 Mercedes F1 W05 Hybrid, while Russian Grand Prix …

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