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On this day in… 1984

Thirty years ago today the first round of the 1984 Formula 1 World Championship took place at the Jacarepagua circuit in Rio de Janeiro.

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Video: Tarmac rally insanity

Breathtaking in-car footage captures the madness of a full-tilt tarmac run.

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Video: Williams in 60 seconds

Williams know exactly what you want – to drool all over their greatest F1 machinery whilst spending just one minute of your time.

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“Spin and win” – Spectacular Indy 500 save! (1985)

Watch as Danny Sullivan loses control whilst dueling with Mario Andretti, spins out and performs a perfect 360 before winning the race!

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Video: “Magic spin” at F1 Long Beach (1983)

You’ll watch this eight-second video twice, we promise.

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Gallery: Stunning vintage sidecars

10 absolutely epic photos taken at a vintage sidecar event.

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Photo of the day: Juha Kankkunen (1999)

There’s oversteer, there’s understeer, there’s jumping and then there’s this spectacular combination. Juha Kankkunen behind the wheel of his Impreza WRC during the 1999 Rally Australia.

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Volvo to knock the dust off iconic racing machines

It seems like Volvo are excited about motor sport all over again. This is a very good thing.