Competitions

Jorge Lorenzo wins rain-hit Aragon Grand Prix

Spaniard Jorge Lorenzo won a rain-affected and crash-strewn Aragon Grand Prix for Yamaha on Sunday while Honda's MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez fell for the second race in a row.

Australian teenager Jack Miller will be brave to step into MotoGP

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Seven-time world champion Valentino Rossi says Jack Miller is "very brave" to make the jump to MotoGP next season.

Daniel Ricciardo is making my life difficult, four-time Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel says

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Defending Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel admits Australian young gun Daniel Ricciardo has "made life difficult" for him this season, but insists he has no plans to join Ferrari next...

Tony Stewart avoids homicide charges after death of Kevin Ward

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Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart will not be charged with the death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York, prosecutors said Wednesday in disclosing for the first time...

Kevin Ward's family slams grand jury decision on Tony Stewart

Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo fronts the press.

The family of racing car driver Kevin Ward slammed a US grand jury's decision on Wednesday not to charge Tony Stewart with the death of their son, saying they will "pursue all remedies."

V8 champ Jamie Whincup welcomes Penske's move into local competition

American motorsport giant Roger Penske's decision to enter next year's V8 Supercars championship has been hailed by Jamie Whincup.

Lewis Hamilton repairs relationship with father

Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the Singapore Grand Prix with his team including Nico Rosberg of Germany, his father Anthony Hamilton and his step-mother Linda Hamilton.

Daniel Johnson It was the father-son handshake on the grid in glitzy Singapore that left Anthony and Lewis Hamilton feeling like they were back at the beaten-up go-kart track in Hertfordshire.

Lewis Hamilton wins Singapore Grand Prix

Night rider: Lewis Hamilton on his way to victory in Singapore and the formula one championship lead.

Daniel Ricciardo has added another podium finish to his stunning formula one season, but British driver Lewis Hamilton won the Singapore Grand Prix to take the lead in the drivers championship from...

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Formula One driver Kevin Magnussen suffered burnt backside in Singapore Grand Prix

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Danish rookie Kevin Magnussen needed medical attention for burns to his backside following Sunday's Singapore Grand Prix in which he finished 10th for McLaren.

Lewis Hamilton takes Singapore pole in thriller

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Daniel Johnson No wonder Nico Rosberg exclaimed "damn it!" over the radio. Fierce rival Lewis Hamilton had just pipped him to pole position by the tiniest of margins - seven thousands of a second to be precise - in...

Ricciardo can shine under Singapore's bright lights

Singapore sling: Daniel Ricciardo in his formula one car.

Mark Fogarty, Singapore The only things that shine brighter than Daniel Ricciardo's beaming smile at the Marina Bay street circuit in Singapore are the track's dazzling floodlights.

Lewis Hamilton takes pole in Singapore, Daniel Ricciardo third

Daniel Ricciardo, Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg after the qualifying session for Sunday's grand prix..

Daniel Ricciardo qualified third fastest for the Singapore Grand Prix on Saturday as Formula One leaders Mercedes completed another sweep of the front row.

Grooming F1 drivers has pitfalls

Brad Spurgeon The concept of a formula one team taking a young driver from go-karting or the lower levels of car racing and nurturing his career, paying his racing costs and grooming him to reach the pinnacle of...

Jann Mardenborough has the right stuff to go from gamer to Formula One racer

Roar talent: Mardenborough had never raced a car before 2011.

Stephen Ottley Can you turn a computer game player into a real-life racing car driver? Yes, and he might even be good enough for formula one.

Team Penske to shake up V8 Supercars scene

Ultimate road roacer: Former V8 Supercars champion Marcos Ambrose is set to return to the series.

Stephen Ottley and David McCowen Roger Penske, Dick Johnson and Marcos Ambrose are set to rock the sport.

Daniel Ricciardo targets podium ahead of Sebastian Vettel in Singapore Grand Prix

John O'Brien Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo believes he can get back on the formula one podium in Singapore on Sunday after his winning streak ended in Italy two weeks ago.

Radios set to go quiet for Singapore Grand Prix

A-OK: Daniel Ricciardo has welcomed the new emphasis on drivers' input.

Mark Fogarty The big talking point ahead of Sunday night's Singapore Grand Prix is the new restrictions on what drivers and their teams can discuss in two-way radio conversations.

Daniel Ricciardo's title hopes hinge on Singapore

If Daniel Ricciardo is going to win this year's Formula One world championship, something good needs to come of the next two races.

Australian teen Jack Miller signs for MotoGP with LCR Honda

The big jump ... Jack Miller will move to MotoGP

Alan Baldwin Australian teenager Jack Miller will make the big step up from Moto3 to ride in MotoGP next season, the LCR Honda team run by former racer Lucio Cecchinello has announced.

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Rally Australia in pole position as world motor sport championship

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Mark Fogarty Australia is one of only four countries to host rounds of all the main motor sport world championships.