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Time to celebrate 10 years of the Zed series

August 2, 2011 by

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The Imperial War Museum at Duxford, Cambridge, played host to more than just old aircraft on Sunday. Not yet classics but by no means modern either, the Zed series from MG Rover has, believe it or not, been going for 10 years now. Enthusiasts swarmed from all over the country to celebrate the birthday of […]

MG is heading back to the race track with Lola

July 28, 2011 by

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MG Motor UK announced yesterday that they will be returning to the motorsport world in 2011 by partnering with Le Mans contenders and Lancashire-based Team RLR. The team will use the MG Lola EX265 sports prototype (see above) to compete in the remaining races, which will take place at Silverstone and Estoril (Portugal). The deal with Team […]

The Two-Sixties to celebrate 10 years of the Zed Range

July 13, 2011 by

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The Two Sixties will be at Duxford for ZedTen on 24th July. We will be looking to have 54 cars there as I write so if you would like to see loads of V8’s together in one place do come and say hello. Gates open at 10:00am. We will even have 001 which is the […]

Down under: The Two-Sixties in Australia

July 4, 2011 by

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I’ve always loved cars, but I wouldn’t describe myself as a car nut.  I’ve rarely bought modern motoring magazines for example and I  find  the  endless chatter by the motoring journalists a bit tedious, yet somehow here I am scratching out a living writing about cars.  Curious isn’t it how life works out?  Still, the […]

The mean, green, V8 recharging machine

July 4, 2011 by

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As a result of being jumped by a ZS at work I have installed two solar chargers to the windows of the garage. I was going to plop them on the garage roof but  not  sure they were water tight. Wired in two permanent connections into the battery taking it up through the boot base […]

I love the smell of octane in the afternoon!

June 4, 2011 by

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It doesn’t matter how many times I drive into Silverstone, I always get that warm, fuzzy feeling that I’m at a very special motor racing circuit  that  has  seen  countless  champions  and  champions  in  the  making  screaming round in the name of Motorsport and our entertainment. If, when you’re walking down the pit lane you […]

The Difference is Dreadnought Racing

May 4, 2011 by

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Over time, Scotland has given us many good things; Sean Connery, whisky, Billy Connolly, whisky, shortbread, the Fourth rail Bridge, John Logie Baird and did I mention whisky? But now there is one more good thing to add to the list, something that has been around since 1984, something that will put a coat hanger […]