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Ever fancied trying parachuting but afraid of heights...? The Army have the perfect thing for you at Silverstone this weekend

The British Army is holding an engagement event at Silverstone Circuit, Towcester on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 April where local people seeking a challenge, adventure or training either in their spare-time or as a full-time career can find out about a wide variety of paid opportunities.

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Tom Ingram puts the car through its paces. Picture: Matt Sayle Photography

Ingram up to speed and on form ahead of BTCC season opener

Tom Ingram has underlined his and Speedworks Motorsport’s credentials ahead of the 2017 British Touring Car Championship, by pacing the field in his Toyota Avensis in the only official pre-season test at Donington Park.

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Alex Kapadia in LMP3 action at Le Mans last year (Photo James Beckett)

Pitstone’s Kapadia excited for new season after signing up for Le Mans Cup

Le Mans 24-Hour Race driver, Alex Kapadia, has signed a deal to contest the 2017 Michelin Le Mans Cup in a Ligier JS P3 for the RLR/Mike Smith team and share driving duties with Ross Warburton, writes James Beckett.

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A new Aylesbury Vale-based team aim to run a Porsche at Le Mans in 2019 (Photo James Beckett)

New racing team to be based in Aylesbury ahead of 2019 Le Mans venture

A new racing team, with its sights set on contesting the 2019 Le Mans 24-Hour Race, has this week said that the headquarters for their project will be based within the Aylesbury area, writes James Beckett.

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Louis Hamilton celebrates wining the British GP

Silverstone could lose the British Grand Prix as British Racing Driver's Club threaten to pull out

The future of Grand Prix at Silverstone is in doubt after a leaked letter revealed fears that hosting the races would bring “potentially ruinous costs” for the track’s owners.

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Artists impression of Silverstone Heritage Experience

Silverstone Heritage Experience set to become reality after £2 million Aylesbury Vale District Council loan facility becomes available

An exhilarating journey through motor racing past, present and future is set to become a reality after AVDC provide financial backing for the project.
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Webber and his team-mates

Retiring Webber gears up for one final time

Mark Webber will contest the final race of his professional racing career this weekend when he takes part in the final round of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship.

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Webber and his team-mates

Webber to sign off in style after leading Porsche to WEC title

Mark Webber ensured he will sign off his illustrious racing career with another title after driving to victory alongside Porsche team-mates Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernhard in Sunday’s penultimate round of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).

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Mark Webber celebrating after winning the 2012 British Grand Prix

Proud Webber has no regrets after calling time on his glittering career

Mark Webber has announced that he will retire from professional motor racing when the current season of the FIA World Endurance Championship reaches its conclusion in a few weeks’ time.

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Porsche Team: Brendon Hartley, Timo Bernhard, Mark Webber (l-r)

Webber makes it a hat-trick in Texas

Mark Webber and his Porsche team-mates, Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernhard, scored a third successive victory in a round of the FIA World Endurance Championship when they won Saturday’s 6-Hours of the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas.

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Mark Webber in action

Webber and Porsche clinch victory in Mexico

Mark Webber and his Porsche team-mates, Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernhard, scooped victory in Saturday’s 6-Hours of Mexico at the Circuit Hermanos Rodriguez – the fifth round of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship.

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Webber back on track for fifth round of 2016 WEC season

Webber back on track for fifth round of 2016 WEC season

The 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) continues on Saturday when the fifth round of the season takes place in Mexico, writes James Beckett.

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Max Verstappen defends from Kimi Raikkonen

Verstappen hits back after Ferrari criticism

Max Verstappen has laid the blame at Ferrari’s door after a first lap crash involving Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel almost eliminated all three drivers in Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix.

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Daniel Ricciardo was second on the podium

Ricciardo on the podium in Belgium as Verstappen struggles

Daniel Ricciardo made it three podiums in a row for Red Bull Racing in Belgium on Sunday as Max Verstappen failed to convert a front row start into points.

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Max Verstappen

Verstappen makes history with front row in Belgium

Max Verstappen will start on the front row of the Belgian Grand Prix.

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Max Verstappen top the times in Spa

Verstappen tops the timing sheets as Red Bull lead the way in Belgium

Red Bull Racing topped the time sheets as Max Verstappen set the pace ahead of Daniel Ricciardo in free practice at an unusually warm Belgian Grand Prix on Friday.

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Max Verstappen celebrates Red Bull's double podium finish with team-mate Daniel Ricciardo

Verstappen surprised by Hockenheim pace

Max Verstappen admitted he wasn’t expecting both Red Bull cars to be on the podium in Germany.

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Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen celebrate on the podium in Germany

Germany podium ‘best feeling in the world’ for Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo said standing on the podium again was the ‘best feeling in the world’ after he took an excellent second place in Germany on Sunday.

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Ricciardo and Verstappen celebrate their podium finishes in Germany PNL-160731-145546002

Ricciardo and Verstappen on the podium in Germany

Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen took a superb double-podium for Red Bull Racing at the German Grand Prix on Sunday.

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Daniel Ricciardo

Ricciardo wants to mix it with the Mercedes in Germany

Daniel Ricciardo believes his Red Bull car has good long run pace and could mix it with the Mercedes cars in the German Grand Prix.

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