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Superb Campbell Celebrated at Shelsley Walsh

Malcolm and Donald Campbell were honoured at the Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb during Classic Nostalgia with a fabulous display of cars, including the Napier Bluebird replica. Gina Campbell and Don Wales joined in the Midland Automobile Club’s celebrations as the family’s Speed Records were put on display. Eight cars associated with the family surrounded the middle of the paddock, a ...

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Tracker Recovers Over Half A Million Pounds Worth of Stolen Caravans

…As Latest Figures Show 52% Increase in Number of Thefts With the number of caravans thefts increasing by 52% within a year*, TRACKER, stolen vehicle recovery (SVR) expert, is urging owners to ramp up their security this summer. In June alone TRACKER recovered eight stolen caravans worth a total of £75,000. The most recent recovery was a Swift Eccles Sport ...

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2018 Jaguar XJ Benefits from Technology Upgrades 

Jaguar has announced a range of enhancements to its XJ luxury sports sedan. The 2018 model year (2018MY) updates include the introduction of the XJR575 performance flagship model, a host of technology upgrades and the addition of the latest intelligent safety features. The new XJR575 is the most dynamic derivative in the line-up and delivers 423kW and 700Nm of torque ...

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IMF Sees Oil Making Up 4 Percent of Battered Uganda Economy

Uganda’s new-found oil reserves may account for as much as 4 percent of its economy annually in coming years if managed well, the International Monetary Fund’s country chief says. IMF Mission Chief for Uganda Axel Schimmelpfennig writes in a blog post that the country also needs some strategic infrastructure investment and better debt management. Uganda’s economy has taken a hit ...

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215km/hr Speed-maniacs Get Suspended Jail Sentence

…As Road Safety Group Kicks A British judge on Monday handed three men suspended prison sentences after they were filmed speeding at 134mph on a dual carriageway in the West Midlands. At Birmingham Crown Court, Amar Paul, Tejinder Bhuee and Zafar Iqbal were disqualified from driving for 12 months and fined. Their six-month prison sentences have been suspended for two ...

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New Ford Mustang Hits 0-60 mph in Less Than Four Seconds

Ford’s most advanced and powerful Mustang GT is also the fastest ever, achieving 0-to-60-mph in less than four seconds in Drag Strip mode. The new Mustang is also faster than a $94,000 Porsche 911 Carrera, which Carl Widmann, Mustang chief engineer, attributes to five factors: Improved horsepower and torque output of the redesigned 5.0-liter V8 Maximum acceleration of available Drag ...

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Bridgestone Premises Blaze: Investigation Fingers Veldt Fire

Preliminary information indicates that an external veldt fire was the probable cause of a blaze at Bridgestone’s off-the-road (OTR) retreading premises in Benoni on Sunday 23 July. The Benoni premise refurbishes tyres used by off-highway equipment such as construction machinery. “No injuries have been reported and the fire has been brought under control by the local fire brigade. The damage ...

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New Bentley Continental Named After Greek Goddess Unveiled

Bentley Motors on Monday unveiled a new Bentley Continental GT Convertible named after a Greek goddess of calm sea known as Galene. Bentley’s bespoke commissioning division, Mulliner, has created the ultimate edition of the Continental GT Convertible in collaboration with British yacht experts, Princess Yachts, and takes inspiration from yacht design. Defined by brilliant Glacier White and Sequin Blue hues ...

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Silverstone Classic : World Bike Legends Return in Force

World GP Bike Legends are returning to this weekend’s Silverstone Classic (28-30 July) with a spectacular showcase featuring world champions, British champions, TT heroes and some of the most famous names from motorcycling racing history. After their massively popular and super successful debut at last summer’s standout festival, the Bike Legends will again be delighting fans of two-wheel motor sport ...

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