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Can you out-drive David Coulthard? (incl/VIDEO)

Later on this afternoon you’ll be able to answer the question, “Am I as quick as an F1 driver?”, as thousands of gamers compete on Gran Turismo 5 (GT5) against ex-F1 driver David Coulthard, who will be driving a 6.2-litre V8 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG around a real track.

Honda Racing produces 4-part BTCC documentary (w/VIDEOS)

Honda Racing Team has produced four short documentary films on its participation in the 2011 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship. Each film will focus on what drives the Honda Racing Team to achieve success in one of Britain’s biggest and most exciting race series. The first documentary, produced by leading short film label, Future Shorts, will be released in late August, ahead of Rounds 19-21 of the BTCC at Knockhill.

Lewis Hamilton and NASCAR’s Tony Stewart swap cars

Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton and two-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Tony Stewart came together to swap race cars at the legendary Watkins Glen International circuit, near New York. The event which was announced earlier in April, was organised by ExxonMobil Lubricants as a promotional tool for the company’s Mobil 1 synthetic motor oil brand.

Mercedes launches a social-media race

Mercedes-Benz USA has launched a Tweet Race to the 45th Super bowl in what the company describes as a leap of faith into social media. The destination of the race is the Super Bowl on Feb 6 next year, the means of travel is by Mercedes-Benz, the fuel to get there is tweets by the gallon. The prize is a brand-new 2012 Mercedes-Benz C-class Coupe.