Sport

  • SCHUMEY TO MAKE F1 RETURN

    SCHUMEY TO MAKE F1 RETURN

    By on Thu 30 Jul 2009

    SEVEN-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher is set to make a dramatic return to the sport as a stand-in for injured Ferrari driver, Felipe Massa.The German race legend, who has remained with Ferrari on a consultation basis since his retirement in 20

  • BMW SET FOR F1 DEPARTURE

    BMW SET FOR F1 DEPARTURE

    By on Wed 29 Jul 2009

    BMW'S Formula One team will become the second manufacturer-run team to leave the championship.An announcement this morning (Wednesday 29) confirmed that the team, which currently campaigns with drivers Kick Heidfeld and Robert Kubica, would end their three

  • NEW FERRARI TO BOAST 202MPH TOP SPEED

    NEW FERRARI TO BOAST 202MPH TOP SPEED

    By on Tue 28 Jul 2009

    IT'S not everyday that Ferrari launch a new car but this week the famous Italian supercar maker launched pictures of its latest creation—the 458 Italia.The mid-rear engined berlinetta will be unveiled at the next Frankfurt Motor Show in September and

  • MICHAEL JACKSON FAN BECOMES KING OF PLATES

    MICHAEL JACKSON FAN BECOMES KING OF PLATES

    By on Tue 21 Jul 2009

    DISTRAUGHT Michael Jackson fan Thomas Slater became the king of 'plates this week when he made what appeared to be a far from dangerous investment.The distraught Jacko fan wasted no time buying the perfect tribute to his hero following the death of the kin

  • JAGUAR ROARS IN WITH NEW XJ

    JAGUAR ROARS IN WITH NEW XJ

    By on Mon 13 Jul 2009

    JAGUAR'S unveiling of their all new XJ luxury saloon has taken place at a high-profile event packed with celebrities.But the most striking attendee was the British marque's new flagship which hopes to follow in the footsteps of its critically acclaimed lit

  • ASTON DEVELOPS SUPER EXCLUSIVE SUPERMINI

    ASTON DEVELOPS SUPER EXCLUSIVE SUPERMINI

    By on Wed 01 Jul 2009

    SUPER coupe supremos Aston Martin are in the process of developing a super exclusive £22,000 city car based on Toyota's tiny iQ.Where Aston are renowned for a range of cars that are as fast and noisy as they are stunning, the diminutive Japanese runa

  • F1 SAVED AS COMMON SENSE PREVAILS

    F1 SAVED AS COMMON SENSE PREVAILS

    By on Wed 24 Jun 2009

    PLANS for some of Formula One's longest-standing teams to form a rival, breakaway series, appear to have been shelved.Following a meeting of the sport's governing body, the FIA, in Paris today (24), the two month row over proposed £40 million annual

  • TAKEOVER PLANS ARE SWEDE MUSIC FOR SAAB

    TAKEOVER PLANS ARE SWEDE MUSIC FOR SAAB

    By on Thu 18 Jun 2009

    SUPERCAR specialists Koenigsegg have come to the rescue of fellow Swedes Saab.The executive car manufacturer was left floundering after the financial meltdown of GMbut the US motoring giant has now signed a memorandum of understanding for the company's pur

  • OPEN WEEKEND AT NEW LOTUS SILVERSTONE DEALERSHIP

    OPEN WEEKEND AT NEW LOTUS SILVERSTONE DEALERSHIP

    By on Wed 03 Jun 2009

    Silverstone Circuit, the home of British Motor Racing, is due to open the doors to its first franchised dealership on its 800 acre Northamptonshire site on Saturday 6 June.The brand new Lotus showroom becomes the venue’s maiden venture into the

  • NEAL IN DRIVING SEAT AS BTCC HEADS TO OULTON PARK

    NEAL IN DRIVING SEAT AS BTCC HEADS TO OULTON PARK

    By on Thu 28 May 2009

    VX Racing's Matt Neal leads the title chase as the HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship heads to Oulton Park this weekend.The British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) is the biggest car event on Oulton Park's calendar, attracting a record 35,000 spectat

  • MCLAREN RACE TOWARDS SUCCESS...OFF THE TRACK

    MCLAREN RACE TOWARDS SUCCESS...OFF THE TRACK

    By on Thu 21 May 2009

    MORE than 800 motor industry workers will be joining former Formula One team boss Ron Dennis to create a stunning new range of McLaren supercars.McLaren Automotive have set aside the economic gloom with plans for a new high technology production facility e

  • MINI CAR PROMPTS MASSIVE CELEBRATION

    MINI CAR PROMPTS MASSIVE CELEBRATION

    By on Thu 14 May 2009

    IT'S 50 years since the first ever Mini rolled off the production line at Cowley. Now thousands of Mini fans from across the globe are preparing to celebrate the iconic little car's 50th anniversary at MINI United—a special automotive music festival