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Sir Chris Hoy sets donut record in a Caterham

Sir Chris Hoy Caterham donut record

Six-time Olympic cycling gold medalist Sir Chris Hoy has broken his first record on four wheels at Donington Park. Sat inside Caterham’s most powerful model, the Seven 620R, he completed 19 consecutive donuts in 60 seconds as part of the Seven’s 60th anniversary celebrations. “Everyone knows I spend a lot …

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Jaguar XF Sportbrake skis into record books

Graham Bell and the Jaguar XF Sportbrake

Former Olympic skier Graham Bell and Jaguar have set a new Guinness World Record for the fastest towed speed on skis. Brit Bell was pulled along by a Jaguar XF Sportbrake, reaching an average top speed of 117mph, to smash the previous record by more than 47mph. With temperatures of …

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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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New Jaguar E-Pace leaps into record books

New Jaguar E-Pace

Jaguar has unveiled its second SUV, the compact E-Pace, breaking a world ‘barrel roll’ record in the process at the world premiere. Driven by stunt driver Terry Grant, the car completed a a 15.3 metre-long jump complete with a 270-degree corkscrew, emulating the iconic feat seen in the Bond film, …

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Nissan GT-R smashes drifting record

Nissan GT-R NISMO sets drifting world record

A Nissan GT-R NISMO has set a new Guinness World record for the fastest 30-degree slide ever. Japanese drift champion Masato Kawabata drove the specially tuned GT-R at 304.96kph (189mph) to break the record of 217.97kph (135mph) set by Poland’s Jakub Przygoński in 2013. The feat took place on the …

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