Supercharged Tesla Odyssey: From UK to Netherlands via Pikes Peak and Pau-Arnos

July began with a buzz for me. Quite literally, considering the source of it was Tesla, for the most part. There was the Tesla store opening in Dubai coming up, in the second week. There was Drivemeonline’s 6th birthday turning up even sooner and, around the same time, something I’ve …

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Goodwood sees most powerful ever Porsche 911

The new Porsche 911 GT2 RS just celebrated its world premiere at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK, which came to a close today. With a 700 hp (515 kW) biturbo flat engine mated to a customised GT seven-speed double-clutch transmission (PDK), the new lightweight 911 GT2 RS …

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Team Habibeez unveil Gumball 3000 cars

Gumball 3000 is not another race. In fact it isn’t even a race, as far as events that move cars at great speeds go. It is instead an event that moves people – across cities and across the realms of art, fashion, sport and popular culture. Which is why the …

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SportTrack April catch up edition

AMG clocks 50 Catching up on performance motoring: the three familiar letters of AMG turns 50 years old this year – just in case aficionados want to gather around a cake that smells of caramelised rubber! You can of course switch it for some real burnt tires behind the numerous …

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Two seconds and counting backwards

If strategy wins a war, the F1 pit lane would be where it is celebrated most. Nowhere else perhaps is the role of ‘back-end’ so obvious in the racing game as when twenty two people stand and scamper to prepare the car before you can blink again: with an F1 …

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Where crazy skiers dare, Range Rover Sport sets a record

  The crazy things that men do; some of which are done in a Range Rover Sport! Like racing down the Inferno at break-neck speeds, on a course where only skiers dare… insane skiers! There is nothing about completing 14.9 km in 21 min and 36 seconds that is worth flicking …

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The desert kicks up dust and thrills

Desert Sport Festival offers gala fun and adventure Off-road racing event offers adrenaline rush for safari motorsport enthusiasts and tons of fun for visitors of all ages, on Thursday and Friday. This weekend the place to be for adventure-seekers is the Al Bayader Desert on the Dubai-Hatta Road, renowned for …

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Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge tests ‘race or rest’ strategy

In the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge series, things are being as closely fought on the leaderboard as on the track itself. After two rounds, the top two Gold category leaders Charlie Frijns and Ryan Cullen, are tied on points, while in the silver category, Oman’s Al Faisal Al Zubair heads …

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YAS SUPER STREET CHALLENGE THIS WEEKEND

It’s the third season of Drag. The roar of street machines will bang their heads in crazy excitement on the walls of Yas Marina drag racing strip this weekend. UAE’s most exciting urban racing series is in its third edition and mean machines and modified tractors will line up for oil …

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Triple win for Nissan Silvia in Car Park Drift

Some models along the way are stuck to the firmament as stars of motoring, and keep shining even after decades. In Nissan’s victory yesterday at the Red Bull Car Park Drift Final, it was Nissan Silvia that refused to leave the pages of history yet again. All three podium ascendants …

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