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Dixon tops opening Indy 500 practice

The first official Indy 500 practice session is in the books, with Scott Dixon leading the charge. Dixon’s fastest lap saw him average 227.119 mph around the hallowed Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The 2008 winner of the race was pursued by Chip Ganassi teammate Marcus Ericsson, a meagre 0.154 mph slower. The day ran without any caution periods or incidents, giving teams and drivers a full two hours to tune...

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UK looking at making extending vehicle inspections from 12 months to 24

The United Kingdom is planning to make car inspections a 24 month occurrence for modern cars rather than yearly. Currently, the UK requires cars older than three years to have annual MoTs (basically WoFs but with a less flashy name). Like New Zealand, a brand-new car in the UK gets its first MoT for three years. After that, they need to have an inspection every 12 months. However, a...

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Aprilia Tuono 660

This is the Tuono 660, the streetfighter version of the wicked RS 660 Aprilia we checked out late last year. It’s just as fiery and exotic, and more comfy for general duties....