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Lewis Hamilton pips Daniel Ricciardo for pole for Chinese Grand Prix

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton showed his mastery in the wet to chalk up his third pole position in four races in Chinese Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday.

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Australia's Daniel Ricciardo smiles through the setbacks

On the podium: Australia's Daniel Ricciardo before he was stripped of his second-place finish in the Australian Grand Prix.

Daniel Johnson Daniel Ricciardo cannot help but smile. Even when he is suggesting he was a little underestimated before his switch to Red Bull, or discussing being disqualified from his home grand prix, that wide,...

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Mark Webber primed to reboot career with opening skirmish of FIA World Endurance Championship

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Peter McKay Mark Webber's first competitive challenge in his life after formula one happens on Sunday at Silverstone, a circuit that has already landed him lots of hardware.

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Mercedes drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton to hold clear-the-air talks

Daniel Hicks World championship leader Nico Rosberg says the Mercedes team will sit down and clear the air between him and Lewis Hamilton after their battle in Bahrain.

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FIA considers return to suspension that made Nigel Mansell king

The Ferrari crew prepares for this weekend's Chinese Grand Prix.

Daniel Johnson A return to the technology which propelled Nigel Mansell to his championship triumph more than two decades ago is being considered by formula one's rule makers in a bid to reduce rising costs.

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Red Bull no longer F1's benchmark: Webber

Former Red Bull F1 driver Mark Webber.

Mark Webber believes his former team Red Bull is no longer the benchmark in formula one, but is confident it will bounce back from its early season woes.

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Daniel Ricciardo third-fastest in Chinese Formula One GP practice

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Australian Daniel Ricciardo was third-fastest in Friday's initial practice session for the Chinese Formula One grand prix as Fernando Alonso brought some welcome cheer to Ferrari after a troubled...

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Daniel Ricciardo appeal verdict due on Tuesday

Red Bull's bid to have Daniel Ricciardo's Australian Grand Prix disqualification overturned is likely to be decided on Tuesday after the Formula One team's appeal was heard in Paris.

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Ferrari F1 boss Stefano Domenicali quits

Stefano Domenicali.

Rome Legendary Italian team's disastrous start to the 2014 season claims a scalp.

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Red Bull loses Daniel Ricciardo appeal

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Formula One team Red Bull's appeal against Daniel Ricciardo's disqualification from the Australian Grand Prix has been rejected.

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Australia's Jack Miller makes Moto3 history

Jack Miller.

He's been touted as Australia's next Casey Stoner - but on Monday morning Jack Miller achieved something the motorcycling champion never could.

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Schumacher shows 'small signs of progress'

Michael Schumacher

Berlin Michael Schumacher is "showing small signs of progress", his spokeswoman says, with the Formula One legend slowly recovering from devastating brain injuries suffered in a ski accident.

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Marc Marquez defends Texas title in MotoGP

Marc Marquez of Spain.

Austin, Texas Marc Marquez made the Grand Prix of the Americas look like a breezy Sunday ride.

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Mercedes duo set for tense battle for F1 supremacy

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Peter McKay Yes, the Bahrain Grand Prix was an interesting, at times exciting, motor race with standout performances from Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, who fought ferociously though fairly to their...

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Marquez takes MotoGP pole in Texas

World champion Marc Marquez set a qualifying lap record on his way to securing pole position for the second MotoGP race in succession on Saturday at the Grand Prix of the Americas.

V8s on collision course with AFL grand final

Ed Jackson V8 Supercars are on a collision course with the AFL with next year's Bathurst 1000 and the AFL grand final poised to be held on the same weekend.

Daniel Ricciardo must push for points in Bahrain

Daniel Ricciardo

Roje Adaimy If there’s a time for Daniel Ricciardo to unleash the real honey badger, this weekend is it. With a 10-place grid penalty to overcome and zero championship points to his name, the West...

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Ricciardo grid penalty too harsh: Vettel

Four-time Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel believes the 10-place grid penalty handed to teammate Daniel Ricciardo for this weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix is too harsh.

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Daniel Ricciardo smiling despite horror F1 start

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Roje Adaimy He might just be one of Formula One's unluckiest men, but Daniel Ricciardo remains philosophical about his cruel start to 2014.

Jamie Whincup has favourite Volvo in his sights for Tasmania 400

Mark Fogarty Symmons Plains defending champion Jamie Whincup isn't convinced that new V8 Supercars cult heroes Scott McLaughlin and Volvo are the combination to beat in this weekend's Tasmania 400 at Symmons...