Motor sport

Formula One pendulum swings towards Ricciardo, Rosberg

Race winner Nico Rosberg, centre, sits with Daniel Ricciardo, left, and Lewis Hamilton.

It's a brave commentator who would predict the ultimate winner in the Mercedes-dominated title battle in 2016, but if the second half of the Formula One season has shown anything it's that Daniel Ricciardo and his Red Bull might be in the mix come 2017

Courtney stays with Holden

Courtney looks on during practice at Sandown.

Mark Fogarty Supercars star James Courtney is set to stay with the longest-running Holden team even though it will lose the car-maker's backing next year.

Red Bull looks to greener pastures

Daniel Ricciardo finished fifth at the Italian Grand Prix.

There have been two big winners since Formula One returned from a mid-season break – Mercedes' Nico Rosberg and Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo. 

Button not retiring but may not race on either

Sabbatical: Jensen Button will take 2017 off from racing.

McLaren boss Ron Dennis was at pains to point out that Jenson Button was not retiring from Formula One at the end of the season but there are no guarantees the 2009 champion will race again either.