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Autotrivia Quiz – Fri 18 – 24 March 2011

Last week I tried to thwart the ‘googlers’ again, and asked what was this car? I wanted make and model and did say...

Bahrain GP cancelled

I began this item two weeks ago.  The political situation then in Bahrain was decidedly fluctuant. For the motor racing fraternity the possible...

BMW going electric?

BMW have had hydrogen cars running for many years now, and fuel cells and now electric vehicles, but it looks as if BMW...

Which car is the quickest around the Nordschleife?

Many manufacturers like to boast of the times recorded by their models around the famous Nurburgring Nordschleife (Northern Loop).  Having driven round there myself...

Pizza Company continues sponsorship of Sandy and Feem

The Pizza Company driver Sandy Nicholas Stuvik won the 2010 Asian Formula Renault Championship, becoming the first Thai driver to ever win that...

Autotrivia Quiz – Fri 11 – 17 March 2011

Last week I tried to thwart the ‘googlers’, and asked what was this car? I wanted make, model and year!  It was not...

Eddie Jordan

I was given Eddie Jordan’s autobiography by another Irish Eddie, Eddie Irvine, the father of Eddie Irvine, the ex-Jordan and ex-Ferrari driver.  It...

If you think that was good – wait till the 11th

Casa Pascal restaurant had the second half of its 10 year celebrations last weekend.  A New Orleans flair menu was prepared for the...

Cheap drugs – Are they dangerous?

This week, let’s look at cheap (generic) drugs.  Most people here know that you can buy “brand name” medications, which tend to be...

AFG looks at the auto FTA’s

The Automotive Focus Group (AFG) invited Graeme Sheard from KPMG to address the group at the latest meeting last week, held in the...

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