11 Honda Civic Type-R sets 5 front wheel drive lap records

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With help of 4 professional racing drivers from World and British Touring Car championships, Honda Civic Type R travelled through UK, Belgium, Italy, Portugal and Hungary, setting front wheel drive production car lap records in 5 well known European race tracks - Silverstone, Spa, Monza, Estoril and Hungaroring.

While Silverstone time was recorded in track configuration previously not featured on FastestLaps.com, and Estoril, Spa and Monza are not yet well represented by ...more


6 McLaren 675 LT, allegedly, sets a new Top Gear track record

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I know this is old news, but since I only managed to add this time today, I figured it might still be worth putting together few sentences, expressing my thoughts on this spectacular laptime.

First of all, congratulations to McLaren for beating Huayra, despite the great lenghts Pagani were going to in order to beat Bugatti Veyron Supersport and the rest of the "recognised" Top Gear laptime holders.

Remember those "extra special" ...more


4 BBC Top Gear 2.0 is a missed opportunity

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First episode of the new BBC Top Gear aired last week and reception from viewers and critics has not been great.

Matt LeBlanc is witty and looks comfortable in a role of TopGear presenter, and Chris Evans has a good radio voice, but neither can do what Clarkson, May and Hammond did.

The old trio were known for comedy, but Top Gear was much more than a comedy talk show - it ...more

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