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WATCH: Dramatic moment drag racing car is engulfed in flames at Northamptonshire’s Santa Pod race track

These dramatic images capture a 1,200bhp drag racing car being engulfed in flames as it performs a ‘burn out’ on the start line at Santa Pod in Northamptonshire.

Corby boxer Simon Barclay is set to return to the ring in November

Returning Barclay insists the best is yet to come

Corby cruiserweight Simon Barclay is back and insists the best is yet to come.

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Emily Williams celebrates as she crosses the line to win the U17 Girls 800m at the SAIB Track & Field International

It just gets better as Harrier Emily seals international glory

Emily Williams capped off a magnificent week by claiming her first international win as she became the British & Irish U17 Girls 800m champion in Dublin.

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Emily Williams shows off her gold medal at the English Schools Championships

Williams takes English Schools title with a scintillating display

Kettering Town Harrier Emily Williams came of age with a truly scintillating performance to win the Inter-Girls 800m final at the English Schools Championships.

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Christian Horner slams 'mismanaged' Silverstone after F1 quit-threat

Red Bull Racing boss Christian Horner has hit out at the owners of Silverstone after they threatened to quit hosting the British Grand Prix from 2020.

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There will be motocross action at Woodford this Sunday

Woodford to host motocross event

Spectacular historic four-stroke and two-stroke single and twin cylinder motocross bikes will rev into action on Sunday for the fourth annual Northampton Classic Club scramble on a superb track at Woodford
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Alex Ward was beaten by Kyle Edmund on Court No.3

Ward rues failure to build on big start at Wimbledon

It all started so well for Northampton's Alex Ward.

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Mother's pride despite Ward's Wimbledon exit

He may not have been able to give his family a double celebration on day two of Wimbledon, but Northamptonshire’s Alex Ward still gave his mum something to be proud of on her 60th birthday.

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DREAM OVER - Alex Ward was beaten in four sets at Wimbledon

Bright start not enough as Ward loses to fellow Brit Edmund at Wimbledon

Alex Ward got off to a fast start at Wimbledon - but the Northampton-born ace was eventually beaten by fellow Brit Kyle Edmund in the first round.

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Murray sees a huge opportunity for Ward at Wimbledon

Whatever the outcome of the battle of the Brits on court today, Alexander Ward has already scored a big win at Wimbledon this year.

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Alex Ward will face Kyle Edmund at Wimbledon

Northampton’s Ward will face Edmund at Wimbledon

Northampton’s Alex Ward will be involved in a battle of Britain in the first round at Wimbledon.

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Ward's delight at booking Wimbledon place

Alex Ward was almost lost for words after sensationally booking his place in the main draw of this year’s Wimbledon championships.
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Northampton’s Ward makes it to Wimbledon

Northampton’s Alex Ward has qualified for the first round at Wimbledon.

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Elyse Giddens and her sister Evie will be representing England in ten-pin bowling in August

Giddens sisters are set to strike for England

Wellingborough YBC members Elyse and Evie Giddens will be representing England at the Junior Triple Crown Ten-Pin Bowling Championships in Scotland this year after coming through the U18 Trials in Poole last weekend.

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County star Ward wins his first Wimbledon qualifier

Securing your maiden Wimbledon victory is always a special feeling, as Northampton tennis player Alexander Ward found out on Monday.

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Corby Swimming Clubs competitors at the Regional Championships pose for the camera. From left, standing: Sophy Kendall, Beatriz Cunha, Lara Sinclair-Banks, Louis Mitchell, Caleb OBrien, Katy Wilson, Libby Evans, Charlotte Preston, Keeley-Rose Richards, Charlotte Lund. Sitting: Archie Evans, Lucy Kendall, Harry Kendall, David Gillespie

Corby swimmers star at the Regionals

Fourteen swimmers from Corby Swimming Club qualified to compete at this year’s prestigious Regional Championships and they produced some amazing swims.

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Kettering's Kyren Wilson will compete in the World Games next month

Kyren's hoping to strike gold at World Games

Kyren Wilson has set his sights on striking gold when he heads to the 2017 World Games next month.

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Kettering snooker star Kyren Wilson

A mixed start for Kettering cueman Kyren

Kyren Wilson had a mixed start in the early stage of the new snooker season.

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Kyren Wilson will be competing in the World Games next month

Kettering star Kyren set for the World Games

Kettering snooker star Kyren Wilson will be taking part in the 2017 World Games in Poland next month.

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Emily Williams has hit the top of the UK rankings for her age group

Brilliant Emily hits the top of the UK rankings

Emily Williams has completed an incredible week which saw her produce two stunning performances to propel her to the top of the UK rankings for both the 1500m and the 800m and establish herself as one of the very best U17s in the country.

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