Lorenzo gets first win of MotoGP season

12:03 AM   Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo savoured his first MotoGP victory of the season on Sunday with a pole-to-flag victory in his home Spanish Grand Prix ahead of reigning world champion Marc Marquez.

Davison reigns on Lowndes' parade

Will Davison celebrates on the podium after his win.

Mark Fogarty   V8 Supercars underdog Will Davison scored a breakthrough victory at the Perth SuperSprint on Sunday as he denied Craig Lowndes a historic success

Alessi expects tough time defending ACT title

Dean Alessi competing in the National 4 Cylinder Sedans.

David Polkinghorne   ACT champion Dean Alessi is expecting a tough time defending his national four-cylinders title.

Ricciardo smiles through bitter campaign

Wiser now: Daniel Ricciardo has developed despite Red Bull's failures.

Matthew Clayton   Unreliable Renault engine has left Australian fighting with one hand tied behind his back.

Atko backs Extreme Rallycross

"I've had my eye on rallycross for a little while now": Chris Atkinson.

Stephen Ottley   Australia's World Rally star Chris Atkinson has thrown his support behind the planned Australian Extreme Rallycross Championship.

What's in store for Red Bull?

Red Bull Formula One driver Daniel Ricciardo.

Matthew Clayton   Would Red Bull really call off a stampede that has seen it set the standard in Formula One for much of the past five years? From its early days as a team seemingly more concerned with partying than performing in the mid-2000s, Red Bull became the sport's benchmark in the early part of this decade.

Perth race a test of new broadcast deal

Mark Winterbottom holds his trophy aloft.

Mark Fogarty   The first real test of V8 Supercars' new broadcast deal is viewer interest in the Perth SuperSprint, which is not being shown live on free-to-air TV.

Speculation on V8 drivers hitting top gear

Set to be replaced: Shane van Gisbergen.

Mark Fogarty   While all the leading V8 Supercars drivers are locked in with the top teams for at least another year, speculation about the futures of several in the next tier is rife.

V8 Supercar stars Whincup and Lowndes roll into Perth

V8 Supercars have rolled into Perth

James Mooney   They are a pretty handy team at Red Bull Racing with Craig Lowndes eyeing off his 100th race win and current V8 Supercars champion Jamie Whincup.

Senna booked for a special appearance

One of the greatest: Ayrton Senna.

First there was the second coming of Tupac at Coachella, now the Brazilian Formula One legend is poised for a return in holographic form.

Shake-up for timing of Australian F1 grand prix

Lewis Hamilton at the Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park in March.

The Australian Grand Prix has undergone a scheduling shake-up for 2016 that will see the race start later in the year and earlier in the day.

V8s set to compact season

V8 Supercars chief executive James Warburton.

Mark Fogarty    V8 Supercars is planning a two-part compacted calendar next year to eliminate big gaps between events.

Ambrose return still unclear?

Marcos Ambrose watches Scott Pye test the Team Penske-DJR V8 Supercar at Queensland Raceway last week.

Stephen Ottley   Former champ still sidelined; Reed confirms Aussie return; Bayliss' American adventure.

Hamilton earns Sir Jackie Stewart's approval

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton is interviewed by former F1 champion Sir Jackie Steward on the podium in Bahrain.

Daniel Johnson   Sir Jackie Stewart and Lewis Hamilton have never been the closest of acquaintances, but after his victory here under the lights the Scot took Hamilton to one side and told him it was a just a matter of time before he matched his mark of three Formula One titles.

Engine woes threat to Ricciardo’s season

Daniel Ricciardo during the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday.

Mark Fogarty   Australian star Daniel Ricciardo's struggles are likely to get worse as the Formula One season goes on even if this year's tighter restrictions on replacing engines are relaxed.

Red Bull face F1 engines limit crisis

Daniel Ricciardo finished a 'lonely' sixth.

Red Bull Formula One team boss Christian Horner did not know if he should laugh or cry on Sunday as Australian Daniel Ricciardo crossed the line to finish sixth at the Bahrain Grand Prix - and his car's Renault engine exploded in smoke behind him.

Rossi wins dramatic Argentine MotoGP

Italy's Valentino Rossi celebrates his victory.

Valentino Rossi survives a late battle with defending world champion Marc Marquez, who crashed with two laps to go, to win Sunday's dramatic Grand Prix of Argentina.

Lewis Hamilton powers to flawless Bahrain win ahead of Raikkonen

Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix for Mercedes on Sunday.

Tim Collings   Defending world champion Lewis Hamilton extended his lead in this year's title race on Sunday when he drove to a near-flawless victory in the Bahrain Grand Prix.

Meet Crashtor, Formula One's love-to-hate villain

Crash magnet:  Maldonado collides with Esteban Gutierrez of Mexico and Sauber during the British  Grand Prix last year.

Daniel Johnson   To find the limit, you need to cross it, says F1's 'Crashtor'.

Hamilton on pole for Bahrain Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton (right) and Sebastian Vettel.

Series leader and defending world champion Lewis Hamilton secured his fourth straight pole position of the season when he outpaced all his rivals in qualifying for Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix.