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    Superhuman

    Despite their combined age being a mere ten years short of 100, there was a very real chance that Sebastien Loeb and Daniel Elena would win in Catalunya. Bedding himself back into Citroen’s difficult C3 on Friday’s gravel stages, the switch to Tarmac on Saturday saw Seb end the day eight seconds off the lead. At that point, it was…

    Ma Petite Voiture Bleue

    Every evening, without fail, six or seven cars parked up in the town square. Often more. Hell, I think there were six different Peugeot 106 GTIs alone, including one in that ludicrously rare Sundance Yellow colour and another Cherry Red car with 306 GTI-6 Cyclone wheels that looked just perfect. Tonnes of JDM stuff, too. Integras, AE86s, Imprezas, Glanzas, S-chassis….

    Competition Gearboxes Will Break Your Hearing

    Is your gearbox clunking and whining? Does it not want to go into gear sometimes? Is the gearlever three times the size it should be? Are your ears bleeding profusely? If so, you may have a racing transmission. You can forget about screamer pipes and all that – straight-cut gears will much drown out pretty much any other sound. Some…

    Road Racing Is Insane And You Need To Experience It

    Road racing is something I’ve always kept an eye on. Cars may be my first love, but it’s impossible not to be awed by the sheer lunacy of bikes racing wheel-to-wheel on country roads. Back in May 2017, the North West 200 gave me an experience I won’t forget. A Snapchat from a friend the week prior planted the seed,…

    McRae’s Last Stand

    A needless cut spelled the end for Colin McRae’s 2001 world title bid, but it also served as a metaphor for the beginning of the end of rallying’s greatest era. The 2001 World Rally Championship was arguably one of the best in the history of the sport, with no fewer than four drivers in contention for the title come the…