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This Week's News on Wheels

This Week in Motoring: June 8, 2015

The Ferrari Dino is going to be resurrected, TVR hires a McLaren F1 designer and contracts Cosworth engines, Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes dominate the Canadian GP and more.

This Week's News On Wheels

This Week in Motoring: April 20, 2015

Hamilton wins the Bahrain F1 GP as Raikkonen takes second, Rossi earns an Argentina GP win after clash with Marquez, Dodge starts production of custom Vipers and more.

Pages of legends

Petrol Pages: 10 Essential Automotive Books

Every man's library should consist of great books. Of course, regardless of how many classics you've read, if you're a devotee of automobilia, your shelves should also house some truly great car books. We take a look at some of the best automotive books around in hopes that you'll get your hands on some of them, park yourself in a comfy chair and spend a weekend afternoon imagining the sights, sounds and smells of great motoring.

The History of the Formula 1 Car

The Formula 1 Car has always been the pinnacle of automotive engineering. Currently in its sixty-third season, the best and brightest in motorsport continue to find ways around rules and regulations with their motorized manipulations of physics on the track. Rufus Blacklock has painstakingly produced an animated history of

In the hands of the Master

Ayrton Senna’s F1 Steering Wheel

Over thirty years ago, a racing legend made his debut at F1, though his sterling career would sadly be cut short by a freak accident. Aytron Senna, as many of you have seen in the much acclaimed documentary Senna, possessed mad


Art of the Formula 1 Race Car

It's tough to appreciate the true beauty of a race car's design, unless it's standing still. We also focus so much on the "form follows function" mindset that we fail to see the artfulness of track-only vehicles, especially when they are