High-level panel formed for Bianchi crash investigation

Jules Bianchi

A high-level panel including former world champion Emerson Fittipaldi will investigate the Japan Grand Prix formula one crash that left French driver Jules Bianchi fighting for his life.

Rossi wins MotoGP on Phillip Island

Valentino Rossi holds up his trophy.

Italian veteran Valentino Rossi has won the Australian MotoGP on Phillip Island with champion Marc Marquez crashing out late.

True blue Aussie Miller triumphs in Moto3 thriller

Jack Miller celebrates his win.

Mark Fogarty   Every time he pulls on his racing helmet, Jack Miller is reminded of where he comes from and what symbolises home.

Jack Miller is on track, says Mick Doohan

Five time 500cc world champion Michael Doohan next to a bronze bust in honour of his achievements at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.

Australian motorcycling legend Mick Doohan says teenager Jack Miller needs no advice from him before the youngster’s MotoGP debut next season.

Marquez reaching the greatest of heights

Marc Marquez during practice at Phillip Island on Saturday.

Mark Fogarty   Newly re-crowned world motorcycle champion Marc Marquez is well on his way to becoming the greatest rider in MotoGP history.

Marquez shows class to take MotoGP pole

Marc Marquez grabbed pole at Phillip Island

MotoGP champion Marc Marquez will start from pole at Phillip Island after a sensational qualifying effort for the Australian Grand Prix.

Bathurst climbs the highest mountain

Bathurst 1000 winners Paul Morris and Chaz Mostert with the Peter Brock Trophy at Luna Park last week.

Mark Fogarty   For sustained drama and action – from wild weather to wild animals – nothing comes close to the Bathurst 1000. It is a sporting event that continues to deliver year after year.

Remy Gardner impresses on Australian Moto Grand Prix debut

Turning heads: Remy Gardner has pedigree.

Ben McKay   Remy Gardner, the 16-year-old son of Australian world champion Wayne Gardner, slashed his best Friday practice time at the Australian Grand Prix debut as he looks to convert his wildcard Moto3 ride into a regular team position.

Gardner follows his father into the hot seat at Phillip Island

Wayne Gardner and his son, Remy, at the Phillip Island circuit on Thursday.

Mark Fogarty   Second-generation racer Remy Gardner has a lot riding on his first appearance at the event that enshrined his famous father in Australian motorcycle racing folklore.

Clown prince of motorcycle racing

Jack Miller.

Mark Fogarty   Two years ago, as Casey Stoner raced to victory in his final Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix before retirement, his successor as the nation’s next MotoGP star was still undiscovered.

Jack Miller tops Moto3 practice

Jack Miller during free practice for the 2014 MotoGP at Phillip Island.

Jack Miller has leapt to the top of the time charts in Friday's afternoon Moto3 practice session for the Australian Grand Prix.

The Pitstop: Ford still open to V8 future

No comment: Ford remains tight-lipped on its future V8 Supercar plans despite winning last weekend's Bathurst 1000.

Stephen Ottley   Rumours of the blue oval’s demise may have been exaggerated, FPR owner says.

Red Bull: Ricciardo ready to lead

Daniel Ricciardo is ready to lead Red Bull Racing in 2015.

Stephen Ottley   Australian F1 ace backed to fill Sebastian Vettel’s shoes.

Lorenzo is ready to take winning form to the island

Jorge Lorenzo celebrates victory on the podium in Japan last weekend.

Mark Fogarty   Former world champion Jorge Lorenzo is aiming to spoil arch-rival Marc Marquez's title celebrations in Sunday's Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix at Phillip Island.

Australian racer Jack Miller takes aim at Alex Marquez

Jack Miller

Melissa Woods   Teenage star Jack Miller has lit the fuse for a fiery showdown with Spaniard Alex Marquez in the Moto 3 race at the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix on Sunday.

Whincup cost us Bathurst win: team boss

Jamie Whincup

Red Bull Racing team owner Roland Dane has slammed V8 Supercars championship leader Jamie Whincup for ignoring orders to save fuel and costing them victory at the Bathurst 1000.

Vladimir Putin's big day out at the Russian Grand Prix was political theatre

Bernie Ecclestone speaks with Russian Resident Vladimir Putin

Daniel Johnson   President turns up on lap 39 in Sochi where Formula One's claim not to be a political sport is again left open to question, writes Daniel Johnson from Sochi.

Lewis Hamilton wins inaugural Russian Formula One Grand Prix as Mercedes take constructors' title

Winner: Lewis Hamilton.

Lewis Hamilton won the inaugural Russian Formula One Grand Prix and extended his championship lead on Sunday in a Mercedes one-two that clinched the team's first constructors' title.

From last to first: Ford takes thrilling final-lap victory in the Bathurst 1000

How sweet it is: Paul Morris and Chaz Mostert celebrate their epic Bathurst victory.

David McCowen   Ford’s Chaz Mostert and Paul Morris took an extraordinary win in the Bathurst 1000 that pushed drivers, cars and the circuit to its limits.

Whincup's epic drive comes up short

Agonisingly close: Jamie Whincup chased victory until the very end of the Bathurst 1000.

Stephen Ottley   He went from last to first, twice, but Jamie Whincup still fell short of Bathurst glory.