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Daniel Ricciardo can finish the season as a top three driver, says formula one legend Alan Jones

Jon Pierik Australian formula one legend Alan Jones says Daniel Ricciardo has the talent to finish the year as one of the top three drivers.

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Mark Webber among great drivers says Alan Jones

Chris Dutton Mark Webber's parents have witnessed the highs and lows of his long and valiant career, writes Chris Dutton.

Australian F1 GP doomed: Alan Jones

Robert Grant Former world champion Alan Jones believes the Australian Grand Prix will disappear from the Formula One calendar after 2010.


2014 Formula One form guide

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Mark Fogarty It's been an off-season of intrigue and technical shenanigans, but now the real work starts in Melbourne this week. For those late to the carnival, here's what's happened in trackwork.


Bernie Ecclestone: an audience with the F1 supremo

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Darren Kane Bernie Ecclestone didn’t receive an Oxbridge qualification. Indeed he eschewed formal education as soon as he could.

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2014 Melbourne Grand Prix

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Peter Litras Follow all the race day action with our live blog from 4pm on Sunday. Peter Litras will be trackside and will take you through all the developments as the 2014 formula one season begins in earnest.


MotoGP contender Jorge Lorenzo will need all his experience

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Peter McKay It's shaping as a glorious fight between the two outstanding gladiators of MotoGP for the year, and let's all hope the world championship is determined by ability rather than good fortune.

Formula one crisis in Australia

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Stephen Ottley Mark Webber looks set to be the last of his kind.

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Last formula one start for Mark Webber

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Chris Dutton Mark Webber has earned the right to a 'fairytale finish' to his formula one career.

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Mark Webber earned his place in history as a formula one star

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Mark Fogarty Australia's F1 star has always possessed a rare talent - even if it has not been fully appreciated.

V8 Supercars expansion too late

Peter McKay Back in the 1990s, while writing a column for a motoring magazine, this writer occasionally reminded the people running V8 Supercars that two-make racing was badly conceived, appealing as it was to a...

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Webber to leave with head high: Jones

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David Polkinghorne Former world champion Alan Jones thinks Mark Webber could still go out on a high by claiming this year's formula one title.

Numbers show Webber deserves place on main podium

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Peter McKay When Mark Webber becomes a "former" formula one driver at the end of this year, how will his 12 seasons in the premier form of motor sport be regarded? While Sir Jack Brabham and Alan Jones, because...

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Webber flags early wins for successor

Moving on: Mark Webber.

Matthew Clayton Only three Australians - Jack Brabham, Alan Jones and Mark Webber - have won grands prix.

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No need for night grand prix: Jones

Tribute: Alan Jones at Albert Park on Wednesday in a car his father  drove in the 1953 race.

Adam Cooper Former Formula One world champion says Australian Grand Prix admired across the globe.

V8 Supercars mark a moment for Klimenko

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Peter McKay While at next month's opening title race we'll all be much the wiser about which teams are hot and which are going to struggle in this first year of V8 Supercars' bright-eyed Car of the Future era,...

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Sky's the limit

Mark Webber speaks to the media during the Top Gear Festival at Sydney Motorsport Park on Sunday.

Mark Fogarty For a decade, Mark Webber has carried the weight of Australia's high hopes of grand prix glory.

Excitement of the unknown on a day of thunder

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Peter McKay So here we go again … that bizarre and noisy coalition of talent, ego, brainpower and money fires up on Sunday evening at Albert Park.

Webber win awaits right time and place


Alan Jones One of the crucial skill sets required to become the formula one world drivers' champion is being in the right place at the right time.

Hopes dashed, Napthine 'snubbed', but at least the weather held out

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Tony Wright Premier Denis Napthine, well known as a horse racing man but assuring all in earshot that he enjoyed all forms of sport, was backing Australia's Mark Webber at Sunday's Formula 1 Grand Prix, with an...