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Trouble brewing for British MotoGP fans

2014-09-02 09:41

There’s bad news on the horizon for British MotoGP fans as the iconic race at Silverstone could be moved to a new ‘Circuit of Wales’. Bike guru DAVE FALL asks: “Will a Welsh version of South African Toby Venter step up to the plate, please?’

Lauda to Merc duo: 'Team comes first'

2014-09-01 09:14

Mercedes team boss Niki Lauda has told feuding drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton they can do as they want - but the team stays top in the title races.

Merc's driver feud: Main man steps in

2014-08-29 11:42

Mercedes' CEO Dieter Zetsche has stepped in to try to resolve the ugly spat simmering between his Formula 1 drivers. Oopsie...

The littlest Renault is back in town!

2014-08-29 11:01

Well, not our town exactly, but Renault has launched a colour-popping Twingo loaded with customisable goodies. Take a look at the best and most original car-launch pics Wheels24 has seen.

Jag Mk.II roars again: Unique twist on classic Jag

2014-08-29 10:33

Jaguar's design guru Ian Callum collaborated with car-restorer Classic Motor Cars for a modern twist on a classic British icon - Jaguar's Mk.II. Gallery images and video.

Vitara reborn! Launch at Paris auto show

2014-08-28 13:45

Suzuki will unveil its all-new Vitara SUV based on the iV-4 concept at the 2014 Paris Motor Show. Yes, Suzuki SA is looking at it...

Record-man Marc not certain of GP title

2014-08-28 08:10

MotoGP ace Marc Marquez might have won 10 races so far but he's not yet totally confident about winning a second consecutive title. As he says, things can happen...

McLaren: Whitmarsh out, Dennis the boss

2014-08-26 15:56

Martin Whitmarsh has formally left McLaren after being ousted from the role of team principal in favour of former team boss Ron Dennis.

Red Bull fed-up, pulling rank at Renault

2014-08-25 10:12

After much disappointment and frustration with Renault's F1 engine project reigning champion team Red Bull is now deeply involved with the improvement of its 'power units'.

How to greet people when travelling abroad

2014-08-20 15:54

Travelling to a different country soon, but not quite sure how to say ‘howzit’ to potential new foreign friends? Here’s your guide.

Lotus, Williams switched lucky charms?

2014-08-13 10:51

Despite his poor first half-season with Lotus, Pastor Maldonado has signed up with the team for 2015 and claims are things are better much compared to his stint with Williams.

First Range Rover to fetch R2.4-million

2014-08-13 07:00

The first Range Rover, chassis number #001, will be up for auction at the Salon Prive Sale in London. The iconic 4x4 could be sold for the equivalent of R2.4-million.

First Range Rover to fetch R2.4-million

2014-08-12 09:19

The first Range Rover, chassis number #001, will be up for auction at the Salon Prive Sale in London. The iconic 4x4 could be sold for the equivalent of R2.4-million.

Garish gold-plated Range Rover worth R2.6m

2014-08-05 13:00

A wealthy customer turned to tuning specialists Hamann to transform his 4x4 into something truly unique - a gold-plated Range Rover worth R2.6-million. Awesome bespoke Range Rover or the most ridiculous modification ever done to an SUV?

Slow lane? Bah! Ron, 98, going strong

2014-08-03 13:00

Who says you have to slow down as you age? Ron Easton, two years shy of 100, is the proud owner of a 1981 MGB GT and a 2004 MGF sports cars, the latter his daily drive. Go, Ron!

Slow lane? Bah! Ron, 98, going strong

2014-08-01 10:18

Who says you have to slow down as you age? Ron Easton, two years shy of 100, is the proud owner of a 1981 MGB GT and a 2004 MGF sports cars, the latter his daily drive. Go, Ron!

Merc pilots told 'obey orders in future'

2014-07-31 09:22

'If Paddy says something on the radio, this is followed, even if it appears irrational to the drivers.' That's what Merc F1 boss Toto Wolff has cast in stone for the remaining 2014 races.

Paper dreams: From hobby models to F1 cars

2014-07-30 07:00

Paul Bischof has been building paper models of planes and cars since he was eight-years old. Watch how his passion for scale models eventually led to his role as Red Bull design engineer!

Ultimate awesome silent drifting machine

2014-07-24 10:24

American company Razor has launched an electric kart that can reach 20km/h and features a bespoke Drift Bar for what it calls "hours of sideways fun". Take a look...

Volvo tech takes pain out of parking

2014-07-23 12:43

Volvo's new XC90 will feature ultrasonic sensing technology to make everybody a pro in those tricky parking situations with a bird's-eye view and a parking assistant pilot.

F1 parade: 60 years of classic cars

2014-07-21 10:00

Spectators at the 2014 British GP were treated to a veritable smorgasbord of classic F1 cars, and to top it off former Red Bull driver Mark Webber was present in his 2013 car. Watch the parade!

New Caterham team to axe ugly 2014 nose

2014-07-16 09:04

Caterham has new owners and bosses so perhaps now the struggling team will have new 'noses' on its cars, too.

Next GT racer? SA teen lands Nismo test

2014-07-11 09:01

South African racer Liam Venter (19) could land himself a GT racing seat as he tests a Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 at the Brands Hatch circuit in England. Here's hoping he receives 'that' call...

Boxer vs WRC star: Adams meets Neuville

2014-07-10 20:14

Olympic boxer Nicola Adams vs Hyundai's WRC star Thierry Neuville: watch as these Hyundai brand ambassadors star in a special showdown on track and in the ring!

Opel reveals new SA-bound Corsa

2014-07-09 12:32

Opel has revealed its fourth-generation Corsa ahead of its debut at the 2014 Paris auto show. We have details and images!

 

F1 experts slate Merc over drivers' duel

2014-09-01 10:29

Formula 1 experts have blamed Mercedes management for allowing the the driver feud between Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton to have deteriorated so badly.

UPDATE: Nico disciplined for Spa crash

2014-08-29 14:59

"Suitable disciplinary measures have been taken," Mercedes said after disciplining Nico Rosberg for his disastrous collision with team mate Lewis Hamilton at the 2014 Belgian GP.

SA-bound Corsa: Details beat Paris show

2014-08-29 11:13

Opel has released engine details for its fourth-generation Corsa ahead of the car's debut at the 2014 Paris auto show in October. It's scheduled for South Africa - find out when..

Stay? Retire? Button's F1 future wobbly

2014-08-29 10:33

'If I have to retire at the end of the season then so be it,' says McLaren's Jenson Button whose Formula 1 future is looking increasingly uncertain.

Maldonado: 'Things will get better'

2014-08-29 10:25

Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado is having a terrible 2014 F1 season yet is in no doubt that he's a better driver than he who also attracted headlines for Williams after race incidents.

Vettel gets third new chassis for Monza

2014-08-28 10:33

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel will use a third chassis for the 2014 season due to handling issues. Will the reigning champion's luck change in Monza?

Honda to poach Vettel, Newey?

2014-08-27 14:21

McLaren's new works partner Honda, thinks it can convince Red Bull's star staffers, reigning four-times World champion Sebastian Vettel and design guru Adrian Newey, to join its team.

VIDEO UPDATE Rosberg: 'My version is different'

2014-08-26 07:18

The Mercedes star wars continues as Nico Rosberg says his version of the crash during the Belgium GP is different - but he'll keep his quarrels internal.

FIA officially bans 'Fric' suspension

2014-08-21 09:54

The controversial 'Fric' suspension, used by several teams in the sport, has been officially banned by Formula 1's governing body.

5-year MotoGP deal for Welsh circuit

2014-08-14 07:37

Anew circuit will be built in Wales to host the British round of the MotoGP World championship until 2024.

Horner: Red Bull 'unlikely' to catch Merc

2014-08-13 08:54

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner says it's unlikely his team will catch up with dominant Mercedes in 2014. Driver Daniel Ricciardo is more confident of his team's chances...

Classics reborn: Jag reveals lightweight E-Type

2014-08-12 14:53

Jaguar will build six special editions based on its lightweight E-type made in 1964, finally completing its special GT E-type project which began more than 50 years ago.

Survey: '1 in 4' take selfies while driving

2014-08-08 14:29

A survey of 7000 drivers in Europe has revealed that '1 in 4' admitted to taking selfies while driving. The automaker released a video showing why taking selfies behind the wheel is dangerous!

Garish gold-plated Range Rover worth R2.6m

2014-08-05 08:51

A wealthy customer turned to tuning specialists Hamann to transform his 4x4 into something truly unique - a gold-plated Range Rover worth R2.6-million. Awesome bespoke Range Rover or the most ridiculous modification ever done to an SUV?

Lotus losses: Debt reaches R2.6bn

2014-08-01 11:09

Lotus' financial woes continue to worsen as a report reveals its debt has reached the equivalent of a staggering R2.6-billion.

Teams to Bernie: No 22-race calendar

2014-07-31 10:16

Formula 1 teams are unhappy with the sports' supremo Bernie Ecclestone's decision probably to stretch the calender to 22 races for the 2016 season. But then who believes Bernie...

Next XE: Most fuel-efficient Jag yet?

2014-07-30 09:06

Jaguar claims its XE, built 75% of aluminium, will be its most frugal vehicle yet, with a claimed fuel consumption of 3.1 litres/100km.

Aston Martin to revive Lagonda

2014-07-25 09:31

Aston Martin is reviving the historic Lagonda name on a new super-saloon....

Ferrari F1 dream 'a cliche', says Riccciardo

2014-07-23 12:52

Red Bull's Formula driver Daniel Ricciardo says despite his Italian heritage, he does not dream of driving for Ferrari.

Paper dreams: From hobby models to F1 cars

2014-07-21 10:00

Paul Bischof has been building paper models of planes and cars since he was eight-years old. Watch how his passion for scale models eventually led to his role as Red Bull design engineer!

Coming soon: Aston's fastest Roadster

2014-07-17 09:55

A six-litre V12 engine, 421kW and 610Nm... Meet Aston Martin's most potent car yet, the 2104 Vantage S Roadster.

Jaguar previews new XE tech

2014-07-15 09:49

Jaguar will unveil the latest addition to its sports car family, the XE, in September. Ahead of its official debut, the automaker reveals key technology under the new sports sedan's metal.

JLR's virtual windscreen in the works

2014-07-11 07:59

Jaguar Land Rover is developing virtual technology with a head-up windscreen display to show optimum racing, braking guidance and ap times. First a virtual bonnet, now ’s a virtual windscreen!

Meet the learning, self-driving, Landy

2014-07-10 10:13

Future Land Rovers and Jaguars may be able to take over daily-driving ‘chores’ to let drivers concentrate on the road ahead. The cars are, apparently, capable of ‘learning’.

Merc advantage set to end?

2014-07-09 10:51

The legality of Mercedes' suspension "could be called into question", reports the FIA's Charlie Whiting. Could this spell an end to Mercedes' dominance in Formula 1?

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