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Taming nature

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Take a deep breath

Around June time we like to invent a game at Torque. This year it’s rather fetchingly called “Up yours”. Now for any self respecting petrolhead,…

First came the spider...

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…now comes the scorpion

At the end of last year we celebrated the anticipated return of a motoring icon. The very welcome return of a 1960s classic, the Fiat…

Ask Charlie...

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Ain’t no mountain high enough

Hill climbing, despite being one of the original forms of motorsport,  doesn’t get the coverage it deserves in the UK. There are a few names…

Two wheels very good.

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Perfectamundo

Broadening the mind. That what we see our job here at Torque as being. And it’s a fact that getting…

The naughty corner

Look out of the window and what do you see. Clouds? Maybe rain in the air? Can only mean one…

Touring cars. Not.

To us, the title touring cars conjours up hot summer days, driving along dusty foreign roads in something sporty, roof…

Open for business

Yachts. Blondes. And Formula One. Not necessarily in that order, but they do sum up in a nutshell what makes…

Land Speed Record attempt

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The Need for Speed

There are periods in history when man takes giant leaps, rather than simple strides. The 1960s were just such a time. President Kennedy had commanded that America should put a man on the moon by…

Two wheels good

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British bulldog

Land speed record. There is something about those three words that capture the imagination like no other powered pursuit. Think about it. Formula One could be a vitamin supplement. NASCAR something nasty you caught on…

Can it go any higher?

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Bugatti raises the bar

Name a car after a racing driver and you really nail your colours to mast. And it’s not necessarily a winning formula. Try these for size… Ferrari Vettel? Hmmm. McLaren Senna? Definitely not Ron. Mercedes…

Time for a remake?

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Significant anniversary

Back in 1966 there was a minor earthquake in France. Fortunately no one was hurt. But a lot of egos were severely bruised. The epicentre of this event was the race track which hosts an…

Classic treats at Excel

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Winter warmers

Winter can be a troublesome time for petrol heads. Weather too unpredictable to let your pride and joy lose on the roads. The motorsport season is still under wraps, though no doubt there’s all kinds…