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21 Jun 2010: Bird to sample F1’s past and present at Goodwood Festival of Speed

British GP2 pilot Sam Bird is to appear at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed driving two Formula One cars from two very different eras up the famous Goodwood hillclimb.

21 Jun 2010: Thousands gather at Snetterton for the Classic Team Lotus Festival

As far the eye could see there were cars, with seemingly every fourth one a Lotus – Elans, Eclats, Esprits, Elites, and so many Elises and Exiges they were barely worth remarking on. Unfortunately, this wasn’t Snetterton and the Classic Team Lotus Festival. This was the two-hour traffic jam on the A11 leading to the event.

17 Jun 2010: Classic Team Lotus Festival comes to Snetterton this weekend

Fans of all things Lotus are heading to Norfolk on Sunday for what should be one of the most entertaining racing-themed events of the summer.

13 Jun 2010: 24 Hours of Le Mans: Audi triumph as Peugeot collapse

Audi has taken a clean sweep in the LMP1 class of the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race following one of the toughest and most attritional events in living memory.

12 Jun 2010: UPDATED – Le Mans: Nigel Mansell in hospital after 200mph crash

The Mansell & Sons assault on the 24 Hours of Le Mans ended after less than 20 minutes when former F1 and CART champion Nigel Mansell spun and crashed heavily, suffering a concussion.

11 Jun 2010: 24 Hours of Le Mans: Davidson’s Peugeot qualifies second

Team Peugeot Total has locked out the front of the Le Mans grid with the car due to be driven by Anthony Davidson starting in second place after a storming qualifying performance from his co-driver Alex Wurz.

9 Jun 2010: The Brits on Pole user guide to Le Mans 2010

Wanting to follow the world’s most famous endurance race this weekend? Here’s all you need to know.

8 Jun 2010: 24 Hours of Le Mans: the Brits to watch out for this year

Webber wins the Monaco Grand Prix and Franchitti the Indianapolis 500. Can a Brit take the 24 Hours of Le Mans podium? Put it this way – there’s a pretty good chance.

5 Jun 2010: Organisers pleased with Beaulieu MotorMart turnout

Beaulieu, home of the National Motor Museum, says it is pleased with the turnout for its recent MotorMart Autojumble – the third-highest since the event was launched in 1994.

5 Jun 2010: Reborn Double Twelve brings Brooklands to life

This weekend an event designed to recall the golden era of racing at the Brooklands Circuit in Weybridge is under way. It just goes to show that residents complaining about noise from racetracks is nothing new…

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