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F1: Lewis Hamilton wins in Singapore

McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton held his lead throughout the 61-lap Singapore GP tonight to take the chequered flag ahead of?Timo Glock, who gave the Panasonic Toyota team its best finish this year. Third?place went to Fernando Alonso who showed that the controversial events affecting the Renault team did not distract him […]

F1: Renault team gets 2-year suspended sentence

F1: Renault team gets 2-year suspended sentence

The FIA has?given the Renault F1 team a suspended sentence for 2 years following the scandal of race-fixing at the 2008 Singapore GP which was brought to light by former driver, Nelson Piquet Jr.?Flavio Briatore and Pat Symonds, both of whom resigned earlier, were given severe punishments that effectively keep […]

13,500 Volkswagens recalled for transmission fault

13,500 Volkswagens recalled for transmission fault

At least 13,500 VWs with the DSG transmission are being recalled?for a possible fault with a temperature sensor. In some rare cases, the transmission may shift into neutral. The recall, affecting 2009 model year cars and some?models built between September 2008 and August 2009, has so far only been made […]

Top 10 Car Brands in the World

Top 10 Car Brands in the World

The 2009 Best Global Brands, an annual study carried out by leading brand consultancy Interbrand (in collaboration with Businessweek magazine) shows Toyota still No. 1 among carmakers, followed by Mercedes-Benz and BMW.?? Models like the Genesis Coupe helped Hyundai’s brand move up in ranking Toyota was the highest-ranked auto company […]

F1: Brawn 1-2 in Italian GP

F1: Brawn 1-2 in Italian GP

Brawn GP scored a 1-2 at Monza today with Rubens Barichello taking the chequered flag ahead of team mate Jenson Button. Kimi Raikkonen took third place but it was fourth-placed Adrian Sutil of the Force India team who gave the most impressive performance as he kept in the slipstream of […]

F1: Raikkonen gives Ferrari first 2009 win at Spa

F1: Raikkonen gives Ferrari first 2009 win at Spa

Kimi Raikkonen gave Ferrari its first 2009 win at the Belgian GP today after holding off Force India’s Fisichella who finshed just a second behind. Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel was third. Jenson Button scored no points after crashing out in lap 1 but still remains championship leader with a 16-point […]

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 […]