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The Girlie Guide to … the Monte-Carlo Rally

The 2019 World Rally Championship (WRC) begins this evening, Thursday 24 January, with the start of the 87th running of the legendary Monte-Carlo Rally. This article, hopefully, will go some way to explaining the history of the event and what … 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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Top 10 Funniest Tweet Awards – Russian Grand Prix 2018

After all the drama and excitement in Singapore, to say that this week’s Russian Grand Prix was a bit flat would be an understatement. It had its moments, but they were few and far between. Someone had obviously switched the … Continue reading

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Top 10 Funniest Tweet Awards – Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2018

What. A. Race! Wow! Just wow! For the second year in a row the grand prix around the street circuit of Baku did not disappoint. Safety car on lap one, plenty of overtaking, a crash, another safety car, and then … Continue reading

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Top 10 Funniest Tweet Awards – Chinese Grand Prix 2018

With an early alarm call, the first few laps of the race were not the best to write home about. No overtaking, procession status had been established, cue for another 50 laps of dullness. But then, last week’s star Pierre … Continue reading

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Grid girls, grid kids, what’s the issue here?

Why is everyone up in arms? Formula 1 (F1), or indeed any other motorsport, will still, or should be about the cars, drivers and races, with or without the presence of grid girls, mascots or flag bearers, call them what … Continue reading

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Top 10 Funniest Tweets – Baku Grand Prix 2017

Well, that was a race and a half! Three safety cars and a red flag before we’d even clocked up 25 laps! The beautiful city of Baku gave Formula 1 the best race of the season so far. There were … Continue reading

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