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There was another start under the safety car due to wet conditions at Silverstone. Whatever happened to letting them race?

by Mark Tisshaw
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F1 2016
Formula 1

How does Mercedes-AMG solve a problem like Hamilton vs Rosberg?

It's no secret that tension between F1's top two drivers is growing. Does Mercedes-AMG have a plan to deal with it?

by Simon Strang
8 July 2016
Motorsport
Will full autonomy mark the end of the driven road car?

Will full autonomy mark the end of the driven road car?

Advancements in autonomous tech are causing self-driving cars to become increasingly in-demand. But what does this mean for the driven road car?

by Matt Prior
8 July 2016
Tester’s notes
F1
Credit: Stuart Collins

What does driving a 1000bhp-per-tonne race car really feel like?

The covers are off the Aston Martin/Red Bull AM-RB 001, but what is it like to drive a 1000bhp-per-tonne car? We find out

by Andrew Frankel
6 July 2016
Industry
Lined up in front of Burghley House

Festival of Aston Martin in pictures

When we heard the largest gathering of Aston Martins in the world was taking place over the weekend, we just had to go and investigate

by Alan Taylor-Jones
5 July 2016
Anything goes

Why the Aston Martin Red Bull AM-RB 001 could be the car that defines a decade

It's rare that a car comes along which is quite so unique as the AM-RB 001; we ponder whether it replaces the Bugatti Chiron as the car of the 2010s

by Rachel Burgess
5 July 2016
New cars
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Why autonomous cars are inevitable

A fatal accident involving a Tesla driver using Autopilot has raised safety issues, but autonomous cars are here to stay

by Jim Holder
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Anything goes
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New Top Gear, the final verdict

New Top Gear has ended its six-episode run. Now it's time to take stock and reorganise - so what should change?

by Jim Holder
3 July 2016
Anything goes
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Formula E’s Oliver Turvey on the differences of electric racing

McLaren test driver and NextEV Formula E racer says he enjoys the instant torque of electric motors

by Sam Sheehan
3 July 2016
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by Matt Prior
1 July 2016
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