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F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone offers $36m for bribery trial to be dropped

Daniel Johnson Prosecutors in Bernie Ecclestone’s trial for bribery will have to decide whether to accept an offer of nearly £20 million for the criminal case against the Formula One chief executive to...

Horner angry over F1 media's political questions

Red Bull team chief Christian Horner.

Red Bull team chief Christian Horner erupted when he was repeatedly asked about the race due to be held in Sochi on October 12

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V8 Supercars star Craig Lowndes leads a strong Australian contingent in Spa 24-hour race

Test of man and machine: Craig Lowndes is racing in this weekend's Spa 24-hour  race in a Ferrari.

David McCowen and Stephen Ottley V8 Supercars stars, including Craig Lowndes, are taking on the world at the Spa 24-Hour sports car race this weekend.

Ricciardo is going places in the ruthless world of F1

Daniel Ricciardo made his point on the track in his battle with Alonso..

Mark Fogarty The message is finally getting out that behind his toothy smile and easygoing nature, fast-rising Formula one  star Daniel Ricciardo is a ruthless racer.

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V8 star Jamie Whincup's season far from over

Jamie Whincup.

Mark Fogarty Although he has been seen to be struggling so far this season, defending V8 Supercars champion Jamie Whincup's statistics suggest otherwise.

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Lewis Hamilton's F1 pole hopes go up in smoke

Lewis Hamilton watches his pole position go up in smoke.

Lewis Hamilton's hopes of regaining ground in this year's Formula One drivers' world championship suffered a smoky hit on Saturday.

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Brazilian veteran Felipe Massa thrives in Williams team's formula one revival

Ferrari Formula One driver Felipe Massa.

Daniel Johnson Brazilian formula one veteran Felipe Massa is smiling again as the iconic British team he joined this year, Williams, puts the dark days behind it to challenge its big rivals again.

Daniel Ricciardo wins Hungarian Grand Prix

Speed merchant : Daniel Ricciardo celebrates victory in Hungary.

Australian Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo has beaten out Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton to win the Hungarian Grand Prix.

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Daniel Ricciardo: a man in a hurry

Daniel Ricciardo celebrates his win in the parc ferme.

Mark Fogarty In little more than four months, Daniel Ricciardo has established himself as one of the most respected drivers in Formula 1.

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Daniel Ricciardo 'one of F1's best drivers'

'I was just as hungry for this second one and it feels just as good.': Daniel Ricciardo.

Daniel Ricciardo hailed as one of the best drivers in formula one after scoring his second grand prix win in Hungary.

Nico Rosberg to Lewis Hamilton: I'm 100 per cent German

Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton at the British Grand Prix on Sunday.

Nico Rosberg declared himself "100 per cent German" on Tuesday after Lewis Hamilton jokingly questioned his Mercedes teammate's nationality ahead of next week's German Grand Prix.

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Marc Marquez targets nine from nine in MotoGP

Unstoppable: Marc Marquez does a celebratory lap after his winning the Catalunya GP last month.

Runaway MotoGP world championship leader Marc Marquez targets a ninth win from as many races on Sunday at the German Grand Prix with the flying Spaniard on course to have the title wrapped up in...

Michael Schumacher getting better, says wife

BERLIN, July 10 AFP - The wife of Michael Schumacher believes the former Formula One champion is getting better after emerging from his coma and being moved to a Swiss hospital last month.

Michael Schumacher's wife believes he's getting better: magazine

Michael Schumacher

The wife of Michael Schumacher believes the former formula one champion is getting better after emerging from his coma and being moved to a Swiss hospital last month, she told a German magazine.

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Marc Marquez makes it nine straight with win in German MotoGP

Marc Marquez leads Dani Pedrosa during the German MotoGP.

Sachsenring, Germany Spaniard youngest rider to win nine races in a row, breaking the 1984 record held previously by the late Englishman Mike Hailwood.

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Nico Rosberg extends F1 contract with Mercedes

Saying with the silver arrows: Nico Rosberg has signed a multi-year extension with Mercedes.

Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg has signed a multi-year contract extension with Mercedes ahead of his home German Grand Prix at Hockenheim this weekend, the team said on Wednesday.

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Nico Rosberg's World Cup tribute to Germany fouled by FIFA

Denied: Nico Rosberg's tribute helmet has been ruled out by FIFA.

Formula One world championship leader Nico Rosberg has been forced to redesign a planned tribute to Germany's World Cup win due to a FIFA protest.

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V8 Supercars boss James Warburton backs new broadcast deal

Man with a plan: V8 Supercars boss James Warburton.

Sam Hall, David McCowen, Stephen Ottley V8 Supercars boss James Warburton believes the sport will undergo its biggest transformation since 2007 next year with the arrival of a new broadcasting deal and more prime-time exposure.

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Marc Marquez clinches pole for German MotoGP

Marc Marquez negotiates a corner during the MotoGP qualifying at the Sachsenring circuit on Saturday.

Sachsenring, Germany Spanish world champion Marc Marquez will start his bid for a perfect nine out of nine start to the season in pole posiiton after Saturday's qualfying.

Marc Marquez chalks up ninth win in a row

Honda MotoGP riders Marc Marquez of Spain and compatriot Dani Pedrosa of Spain (R) lead the German Grand Prix.

MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez chalked up his ninth victory in a row on Sunday despite starting the German Grand Prix from a crowded pitlane after pre-race rain at the Sachsenring.