Category Archives: General

5 rules of the road that are actually law

Do you remember The Highway Code? You know, that book we study religiously so we can pass our driving test, and then it never sees the light of day again.

Let’s face it, most of their ‘rules of road’ are normally very quickly forgotten once we’ve passed our tests, as we deal with all the other road users who have forgotten the contents as well.

Here are five ‘rules of the road’ that drivers are wont to ignore, but are, in fact, enforceable by law: Continue reading

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A Comedy of Errors and a shambolic day in Melbourne

Let’s face it, the confusion and speculation over whether the Australian Grand Prix should continue following the news that one of the McLaren team had tested positive for COVID-19 would not have looked out of place in a farce on the West End stage. Continue reading

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Everything you wanted to know about WRC …

Everything you wanted to know about WRC …

… and more is in this amazing new 800-page book, packed with info & stats from 47 years of WRC history.
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How easy would it be for you to reduce your car use?

Hands up if you think the traffic on the UK roads is a nightmare!

Would it be a surprise to find out that in the last 20 years, the number of licensed vehicles in the UK has increased by 38.1 percent! As opposed to the UK population which has only grown by 15.1 percent.

Is it any wonder, therefore, that it is taking us longer to get anywhere? Not to mention our towns and cities becoming overly polluted due to 24-hour traffic jams.

But what can we do about it? Continue reading

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Rich Energy and a series of unfortunate tweets

Once upon a time a young boy had a dream to take over the
energy drink marketplace.

Fast forward a few decades and that same young boy found
himself CEO of an energy drink company and signing on the dotted line to become
a title sponsor for a Formula 1 team. Continue reading

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The Girlie Guide to … the Dakar Rally

The Paris-Dakar Rally started life after Thierry Sabine got lost, on his motorbike, in the Libyan desert whilst competing in the Abidjan-Nice Rally of 1977. Some 40 years later, it is still the ultimate name in endurance rallying, despite having … Continue reading

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Girl in the Pitlane’s 2019 Formula 1 Preview

With 49 days until F1 winter testing for the 2019 season, here is my preview: who will shine, who will be under pressure, who will surprise and who will end the season victorious… Continue reading

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