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PREVIEW - PUBLISHED ON JULY 7TH 2011
In the magazine: British Grand Prix special
This week's AUTOSPORT magazine looks ahead to Britain's biggest motorsport event, the British Grand Prix, with a free 24-page preview as well as bringing you all the analysis, news and reports from the last week in racing

British grand prix crowd 2010

Our 24-page guide to Britain's biggest motorsporting spectacle comes free with this week's magazine.

Britain's newest Formula 1 star Paul di Resta talks exclusively to Edd Straw and says he can't wait to race in front of his home crowd.

Charles Bradley analyses the run down to Silverstone's new first corner at Abbey with the help of a number of international racers who have already sampled the right-hander. They reckon there'll be fireworks too!

We take a look at the fabulous British Grand Prix trophy collections at Williams and McLaren and uncover some of the secrets behind how they won them, and there's all the regular opinions from grand prix editor Mark Hughes, technical expert Gary Anderson and twice British GP winner David Coulthard.

As if that's not enough, you can expect to find all this in the magazine...

Mark Hughes column - Grand Prix editor Mark Hughes explains how drivers improve as they evolve from F1 rookie to world champion, given the equipment at their disposal.

Goodwood Festival of Speed - Marcus Pye's annual appraisal of action from this year's 19th Festival in the grounds of Lord March's family seat in West Sussex, featuring F1 champions, Indianapolis 500 heroes, Le Mans 24 Hours winners, World Rally Championship monsters and everything in between.

DTM Norisring - Mercedes stretched its unbeaten run on the German city streets to nine victories, this time courtesy of new championship leader Bruno Spengler. Glenn Freeman was there.

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World GT1 Navarra - It's double-top for the All-Inkl Lamborghini Murcielagos, with both cars sharing the honours in Spain.

F2 Nurburgring - Italian Mirko Bortolotti triumphed in both races in Germany, as Ben Anderson watched him move further ahead in the title race.

WTCC Porto - Chevrolet has now won 11 of the 12 races in this year's global tin-top series. This time, Mark Glendenning watched Alain Menu and Rob Huff snare a victory apiece around the Portuguese streets.

Formula Renault 3.5 Hungaroring - Jean-Eric Vergne assumed the points lead with a consummate double in Hungary, witnessed by Peter Mills.

British F3 Nurburgring - Ben Anderson reports on all three races from the Nurburgring, with Kevin Magnussen, Jack Harvey and Felipe Nasr racking up victories.

IMLC Imola - Peugeot and Audi came together in Italy for the first time since Le Mans last month and this time, the French got the better of the Germans, thank to an imperious drive by Anthony Davidson and Sebastien Bourdais in the 908 diesel prototype.

From the archive - AUTOSPORT columnist David Coulthard recalls his back-to-back victories in the British Grands Prix at Silverstone in 1999-2000, the last time a Brit took a home double.

Race of my life - Argentinian Enrique Mansilla looks back with Henry Hope-Frost on the day, back in 1981, when he beat Ayrton Senna in a British Formula Ford championship thrash at Mallory Park.

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  FEATURES FROM JUL 7, 2011 - JUL 13, 2011
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Setting the scene for the British Grand Prix
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Britain's Top 10 Formula 1 drivers
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Why Red Bull has had a diffuser boost
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Five themes to watch for in Britain
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How McLaren could manage Hamilton better
By David Coulthard
Alonso equals Stewart; Mansell next up
By Michele Merlino
The complete 2011 British GP review
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Inside the exhaust soap opera
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Behind the scenes at Silverstone
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How Alonso outperformed Red Bull at Silverstone
By Adam Cooper
Bamber's Week
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The implications of the Red Bull team orders row
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The WRC half-term report
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How Carroll is pursuing his American dream
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