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Driven: Toyota Corolla fights back

By Nick Hodgson. It seems “epic” is the pet peeve word of the moment. It’s easy to see why as well with the word being bandied about with such abandon, being used to describe everything from what Kim Kardashian had for lunch to the England World Cup squad. Personally though, the word that really grinds my … Read more

F1: Conclusions from Austria

By Nick Hodgson. “Okay Lewis, its hammer-time”… A more prophetic and hilarious team radio call you’re unlikely to hear until Kimi Raikkonen’s race engineer starts a stand-up routine. In context it was clear that Peter Bonnington, Hamilton’s race engineer, was simply trying to give his man an extra push in the right direction for the race … Read more

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Why should we respect traffic police?

By Nick Hodgson. Traffic laws exist for a reason. They help maintain law and order, prevent carnage and most importantly reduce deaths in what is unequivocally the most dangerous mode of transportation on the planet. South Africa has one of the worst road death statistics in the world. In fact in a survey conducted by … Read more

Formula 1: Conclusions from Canada

By Nick Hodgson. Maximum non-finisher “Don’t take out your team-mate.” It is unspoken-rule-number-one in any form of motorsport; but the massive tank-slapper Chilton had through turn 3 on the opening lap was only going to end one way, regardless of however late he thought Bianchi braked. You could almost hear the envious sighs of soap … Read more