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F1: Brawn’s Barichello wins European GP

F1: Brawn’s Barichello wins European GP

Brawn GP’s Rubens Barichello had a much-applauded victory at the European GP in Valencia, Spain, today, followed by McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton who lost his lead due to a pit fumble. Third was Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen. Full results and race discussion in the MTM Forum. ? ? ? ? ? ? […]

97.8 kms/litre from Chevy Volt!

97.8 kms/litre from Chevy Volt!

Development unit of the Volt For all the bad press that GM got for its fuel-guzzlers which were partly blamed for the corporation?s downfall, it now has something that is just the opposite to offer ? a production car that can go the equivalent of ?230 US miles per gallon, […]

F1: Lewis Hamilton finally gets a win

F1: Lewis Hamilton finally gets a win

McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton saw his first chequered flag of 2009 at the Hungarian GP today after taking over the lead from Renault’s Fernando Alonso and holding it till the end of the race. Runner-up was Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen (position pending an investigation)?with Red Bull’s Mark Webber in third. However, the […]

Formula DRIFT Singapore ProAm Series 2009

Formula DRIFT Singapore ProAm Series 2009

Team Goodyear drivers representing Malaysia – Johan Norman and Ariff Johanis – raised their hands in joyous victory as they celebrated their second and third place wins, respectively, in the Formula DRIFT Singapore ProAm Series 2009. The dynamic duo, along with first-place winner, Tengku Djan, held the Malaysian flag up […]

F1: Another Vettel-Red Bull victory in Silverstone

F1: Another Vettel-Red Bull victory in Silverstone

Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber led the Red Bull team to a 1-2 victory at Silverstone today, Vettel driving impressively throughout the race. Championship leader Jenson Button managed only a 6th placing but his team mater Rubens Barichello got a chance to stand on the podium with a third place […]

F1: Brawn 1-2, Ferrari 3-4 at Monaco

F1: Brawn 1-2, Ferrari 3-4 at Monaco

Jenson Button took his 5th win of the 2009 season with an easy run from start to finish, unchallenged except briefly when he lost his lead after pitting. Team mate Rubens Barichello followed him past the finish line trailed by two Ferraris with Kimi Raikkonen leading. View the full results […]

Honda Insight Hybrid No.1 in Japan

Honda Insight Hybrid No.1 in Japan

It has to be a sign of the times that a hybrid model has become the best-selling car in Japan. According to data compiled by the Japan Automobile Dealers Association, the Honda Insight, launched in February 2009, was the best-selling model for the month of April with 10,481 units sold. […]

F1: 1-2 for Brawn GP, Massa finally gets points

F1: 1-2 for Brawn GP, Massa finally gets points

Brawn GP dominated the Spanish GP with Jenson Button leading Rubens Barichello past the chequered flag. Felipe Massa got his first points of the season, barely making it past the finish line as his Ferrari ran out of fuel. Third place went to Sebastian Vettel. For the full results and […]

Ferrari California debuts in China

Ferrari California debuts in China

Kimi Raikkonen was also present at the unveiling of the California at the motorshow Following its global debut at the Paris Motorshow last October, the Ferrari California made its official appearance in China at the recent Shanghai Auto Show. The model has already been recognised as an exceptionally innovative car […]

1,172 kms per litre!

1,172 kms per litre!

Distance, not speed, was the goal on the track at the 2009 Shell Eco-marathon Americas, a challenge for students in America to design, build and test fuel-efficient vehicles that would travel the farthest distance using the least amount of fuel. This year, more than 500 students from North and South […]