Traversee de Paris – 919 Hybrid – Madrid demo

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919 Hybrid:

919 Hybrid: Porsche unveiled the name of its new Le Mans challenger, and the driver line up, at its Night of Champions events in Germany last night. The 919 is christened in succession with the all-conquering 917 endurance racer and recently unveiled 918 hypercar. Alongside established stars Mark Webber, Neel Janni, Timo Bernhard and Romain Dumas will race former Red Bull junior Brendon Hartley and – most interesting – Marc Lieb, the man at the wheel of the 918 when it set its now legendary 6m57 lap of the Nurburgring.

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Kiev, Sofia, Turin and now Madrid have all been hit by violent demonstrations in the past week. last night 3,000 protestors took to the streets of the Spanish capital in revolt at new

City Break: Kiev, Sofia, Turin and now Madrid have all been hit by violent demonstrations in the past week. Last night 3,000 people took to the streets of the Spanish capital in revolt at new anti-protest laws. Insulting the state, burning the Spanish flag or unauthorised mass gatherings outside parliament can now attract fines of tens or even hundreds of thousands of euros. Twenty three injuries were reported, including innocent bystanders caught by surprise. Be aware. Photo via @severinodigiov2/@newsfromitaly

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Six hundred quirky classics – cars, vans, bikes, buses and tractors, all more than 30 years old - take the streets of Paris next month on what could be the final Traversee de Paris. Back in 2012 mayor Bertrand Delanoe promised to ban all vehicles over 17 years old from inside the A86 ‘super-peripherique’ within two years. Such bans are increasingly common, applying in most German and Italian towns and cities. As far as we know, only Lisbon makes an exception for classics. Paris: participants assemble at Chateau de Vincennes in east Paris on Sunday 12 January before driving across the city, visiting many of the famous landmarks. See www.vincennesenanciennes.com for more.

Six hundred quirky classics – cars, vans, bikes, buses and tractors, all more than 30 years old – take the streets of Paris next month on what could be the final Traversee de Paris. Back in 2012 mayor Bertrand Delanoe promised to ban all vehicles over 17 years old from inside the A86 ‘super-peripherique’ within two years. Such bans are increasingly common, applying in most German and Italian towns and cities. As far as we know, only Lisbon makes an exception for classics. Paris: participants assemble at Chateau de Vincennes in east Paris on Sunday 12 January before driving across the city, visiting many of the famous landmarks. See www.vincennesenanciennes.com for more.

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