Fast cars

Apr

28

2016

Fast cars

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Charlotte Pearson finds out what it takes to be a GT driver. There is more to GT racing than meets the eye. “People think it is just a case of getting in a car and driving,” explains 18-year-old driver Alex Reed. “But you have to be fit, know the strategy, how the car works including tyre management,...

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A new Dawn

Oct

28

2015

A new Dawn

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Laura Cartledge discovers how the latest model fits into the Rolls-Royce story. Dawn is more than just a name for the latest Rolls-Royce model, as it also gives a nod towards what is a new direction for the prestigious brand. JPET Rolls-Royce Dawn launch. Pics: Laura CartledgeRolls-Royce Dawn Nov15...

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Mysterious beauty

Sep

11

2015

Mysterious beauty

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Car enthusiast Grant Ford tracks the history of a Singer 9 Le Mans car which now resides in Worthing. A select few of 1930s British designed cars justified being included under the heading of ‘Airline Cars’, a phrase used nowadays to describe a time of experimentation with streamlining combined with...

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Fast and furious

Jul

24

2015

Fast and furious

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Simon Robb takes on the ultimate driving challenge at Goodwood in a few world-class performance cars. “Take it slowly; the vehicle is going to go up on two wheels… seriously! It’s perfectly safe, it’s going to rock about and it’s going to suddenly flop down and at this point there’s normally...

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Spirit of adventure

Mar

12

2015

Spirit of adventure

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Two friends, one car and 10,000 miles certainly adds up to an ‘epic trip’, as Laura Cartledge discovers. For two thrill-seeking friends turning 30 was never going to be marked with just a quiet pint down the pub. Alec and Steve “It was Steve’s idea really – between us we do come up with hair...

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Thrill ride

Jan

2

2015

Thrill ride

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Ever wanted to try your hand at off-road driving or race around the circuit? Lesley Langridge finds you can do just that in the beautiful Sussex countryside. I am a bit of a speed demon at heart so imagine my excitement when I heard Goodwood had teamed up with one of the top car manufacturers to offer...

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Hubcap creatures

Aug

26

2014

Hubcap creatures

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Laura Polkinghorne speaks to the one man company Hubcap Creatures about its innovative way of recycling. Scratched and worn, to most people old hubcaps seem like rubbish. But to Brighton artist Ptolemy Elrington they are the beginnings of a sculpture, waiting to transform into a stunning creature. “My...

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Retro charm

Jun

8

2014

Retro charm

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The Caterham Seven, a flyweight British marvel is still going strong, and comes with a very clever and efficient new engine. It’s even better value too, says Matt Joy. What’s new? A few important details. Firstly the model itself, dubbed the 160 on account of its power-to-weight ratio, and it gets...

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Going radio ga ga

Apr

17

2014

Going radio ga ga

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That’s a wrap

Feb

27

2014

That’s a wrap

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Charlotte Pearson ventures into the world of vehicle wraps. When you buy a new car the colour is just as important as the make or model. But after a couple of years, or even months, that well loved vehicle could seem boring – especially if you see a more exciting shade pull up next to you at the traffic...

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