Whincup’s V8 Supercars title defence may be over

Mark Fogarty, Willowbank   It may seem premature to call Jamie Whincup's V8 Supercars title defence over when the championship has only just passed the halfway mark, but he is now far enough behind to be ruled out of all but mathematical contention.

V8 Supercars' takeover of Bathurst 12 Hour focuses on 'international point of view'

Mark Winterbottom

Mark Fogarty, Willowbank   Motor sport enthusiasts have been assured that V8 Supercars' takeover of the Bathurst 12 Hour is aimed at increasing the event's stature as an international GT sports car endurance race.

Winterbottom riding high after V8s double

You beauty: Mark Winterbottom celebrates a race win in Ipswich, Queensland.

Ed Jackson   Red-hot Ford driver Mark Winterbottom continues to close in on a maiden V8 Supercars championship after another day of dominance on Saturday.

V8s offers support for Goodes

Backing: V8 Supercars will pay tribute to Adam Goodes during the Ipswich SuperSprint.

Mark Fogarty   V8 Supercars has weighed into the Adam Goodes debate, showing support for the outspoken Swans star with a tribute during the Ipswich SuperSprint.

Ricciardo's Red Bull contract 'watertight'

'Watertight': Daniel Ricciardo looks set to stay at Red Bull.

Daniel Ricciardo looks set to stay at Red Bull next year, with team boss Christian Horner insisting the Australian's formula one contract is watertight for 2016.

V8 Supercars takes over Bathurst 12 Hour

Nissan will be able to tap its V8 Supercar stars for its Bathurst 12 Hour defense in 2016.

Stephen Ottley   V8 Supercar drivers are queuing up to test themselves against the world's best sports car racers in the 2016 Bathurst 12 Hour.

Renaissance man Rossi to take on young gun Miller

Jack Miller

Mark Fogarty   As MotoGP star Valentino Rossi defies his age by bidding for a late-life world title, Australian rookie Jack Miller is belying his youth in his leap into the premier class of motorcycle racing.

Honda apologise to Casey Stoner after throttle malfunction causes horror crash at Suzuka

Australian motorbike champion Casey Stoner

Roje Adaimy    Honda has apologised to Casey Stoner after discovering a malfunctioning throttle was behind his crash in Sunday's Suzuka 8-Hour endurance race.

Ricciardo says he was quick enough to win

Daniel Ricciardo

Alan Baldwin   ​Former champions Red Bull were back on the Formula One podium for the first time this season in Hungary on Sunday but Daniel Ricciardo felt he could have won.

Stoner hurt in sickening crash

Crash: Casey Stoner is thrown form his bike.

It was the moment that left viewers of the Suzuka endurance race fearing the worst.

Hungarian Grand Prix: Vettel wins for Bianchi

Sebastian Vettel celebrates on the podium next to Daniel Ricciardo (right) and Daniil Kvyat of Russia.

German driver Sebastian Vettel has delivered an emotional high-speed tribute to his late colleague Jules Bianchi as he stormed to victory for Ferrari in a dramatic and incident-filled Hungarian Grand Prix.

Hamilton on pole for Hungarian Grand Prix

Just like that: Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates after putting his car on pole.

F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Saturday with a lap more than half a second faster than Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg.

Perez crash leaves F1 holding its breath

Sergio Perez's car rolls in practice.

Daniel Johnson   If Formula One needed reminding why it has become so numbed to the dangers of racing over the past decade or two, then practice yesterday at the Hungaroring provided a timely example.

Bianchi's death changes Ricciardo's outlook on F1

F1 star Daniel Ricciardo remembers fallen friend Jules Bianchi.

Stephen Ottley and David McCowen   Daniel Ricciardo should be competing at this weekend's Hungarian Grand Prix with optimism but instead is carrying a heavy heart.

Formula One champions say farewell to Bianchi

Jules Bianchi, 25, died in a Nice hospital on Friday after suffering critical head injuries when he skidded off the track and hit a tractor in last October's Japanese Grand Prix. His race number will be retired.

Alan Baldwin   Formula One world champions past and present paid their respects to Jules Bianchi and mourned one of their own at the French driver's funeral on Tuesday.

Bianchi's race number 17 to be retired

Jules Bianchi's race number will be retired.

Jules Bianchi's racing number 17 has been retired from use in Formula One following the French driver's death last week, the sport's governing body announced on Monday.

Whincup faces daunting task to retain V8 Supercars crown

Jamie Whincup drives the #1 Red Bull Racing Australia Holden during qualifying for race 17 of the Townsville 400 at Reid Park on July 12, 2015.

Mark Fogarty   Jamie Whincup has never faced such a daunting task to retain his V8 Supercars crown as he does approaching the halfway mark of this year's title race.

Bathurst race to avoid another date clash

Chilly relations between V8 Supercars and the Bathurst 12 Hour look to be warming up.

David McCowen   Mount Panorama garnered plenty of attention on social media this week following heavy snowfall in the state's central west.

F1 driver Bianchi dies after horror crash

Jules Bianchi, 25, had been in a coma since the October 5 accident.

The family of Jules Bianchi says the French Formula One driver has died from head injuries sustained in a crash at last year's Japanese Grand Prix.

Hill on the road to success

Cameron Hill of Queanbeyan is leading the Formula Ford Championship.

Elliot Williams   Canberra youngster, Cameron Hill, is looking to follow in the footsteps of some of Australian motorsport's biggest names, by turning success at Formula Ford level into a major racing contract.