Fernando Alonso

Fernando Alonso 'bored and frustrated', but staying at Ferrari

Fernando Alonso is not relishing his racing with Ferrari this year and has little hope of success at this week's Italian Grand Prix, but he has rejected persistent speculation that he is set to move...

Motorsport

Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso salute Ayrton Senna's legacy

Ayrton Senna in 1992.

Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso have paid emotional tributes to Ayrton Senna on the 20th anniversary of the death of the maverick Brazilian superstar and three-time world champion.

Motor Sport

Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen unveil Ferrari's new car for formula one season

Ferrari Formula One drivers Fernando Alonso of Spain and Kimi Raikkonen of Finland pose near the new Ferrari F14-T Formula One car.

Former world champions helped unveil Ferrari's new F14 T car.

Fernando Alonso is sick of second but loves the red of Ferrari

Fernando Alonso.

Mark Fogarty After finishing runner-up in the formula one world championship to Sebastian Vettel in three of the past four years, Fernando Alonso could be forgiven for losing patience with Ferrari.

F1

Melbourne Grand Prix: Fernando Alonso sets the pace

Ferrari Formula One driver Fernando Alonso of Spain ahead of Force India driver Sergio Perez during the first practice session of the Australian F1 Grand Prix at Albert Park.

Michael Lynch Ferrari’s dual world champion Fernando Alonso topped the timesheets after a tentative first practice session of the 2014 Formula One season at Albert Park.

Fernando Alonso 'at his highest level' with Ferrari

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Former World Drivers' Champion Alonso talks to Fairfax about his high expectations when driving for Ferrari ahead of this weekend's Grand Prix.

Cycling

Fernando Alonso drives to rescue of Euskaltel Euskadi

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Spanish two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso has agreed to rescue financially troubled Basque cycling team Euskaltel Euskadi from collapse, the team said.

Australian rally driver Chris Atkinson hoping to make full-time return to World Rally Championship

Stephen Ottley Aussie rally ace Chris Atkinson wants to join Daniel Ricciardo on the world stage again.

Lewis Hamilton fastest in Italian Grand Prix free practice at Monza

On top: Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes.

Lewis Hamilton has sped ahead in a free practice for the Italian Grand Prix as his Mercedes team warned it was ready to drop Hamilton or Nico Rosberg if they do not restrain their rivalry.

Mercedes will only dump Hamilton or Rosberg in 'very worst case scenario'

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg.

Mercedes would consider dropping one of their title-chasing Formula One drivers only in a "very, very worst case" scenario that is unlikely to happen, motor sport head Toto Wolff said on Friday.

Adelaide's Richie Crampton wins Top Fuel drag car event at US Nationals at first attempt

Hitting the big time: Adelaide's Richie Crampton won the Top Fuel drag car division at the US Nationals.

David McCowen Adelaide's Richie Crampton won the Top Fuel drag car title at the US Nationals last weekend, capping a meteoric rise to fame.

Lewis Hamilton beats Nico Rosberg to Italian GP pole

Daniel Ricciardo drives during practice.

Lewis Hamilton set himself up as favourite for Sunday's Italian Formula One Grand Prix after beating championship-leading teammate and title rival Nico Rosberg to pole position on an all-Mercedes...

Rosberg takes Belgian GP pole position

Nico Rosberg scores pole position.

World championship leader Nico Rosberg has secured his fourth pole position in a row.

Will Power set to win American Indycar title

Stephen Ottley and Sam Hall Can Will Power finally clinch his first Indycar title this weekend in California?

Daniel Ricciardo proving the bargain buy in formula one

Sam Hall and Stephen Ottley If he wasn’t already regarded as the buy of the 2014 season, Australian formula one ace Daniel Ricciardo should be now.

Motor sport

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.

Motor sport

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.

Motor Sport

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.