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Daniel Ricciardo third-fastest in Chinese Formula One GP practice

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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Jenson Button braces for emotional return to track

Jenson Button with father John Button

Jenson Button spoke for the first time Tuesday night about the "horrific" grief he has suffered since the death of his father and described his loss as being "a stake through my heart".

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Jenson Button's father dead at 70

John Button.

The father of Formula One driver Jenson Button, who helped launch his son on the path to becoming a world champion, has died aged 70.

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Lewis Hamilton set to dominate with Mercedes in Bahrain

Lewis Hamilton

Daniel Johnson in Sakhir If Lewis Hamilton's suggestion he is yet to explore the limits of his all-conquering Mercedes is anything more than an attempt to out-psyche his rivals, then the other teams could be left chasing...

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Ricciardo out-paces Vettel, Rosberg takes pole in Bahrain

Daniel Ricciardo.

Daniel Ricciardo's roller-coaster formula one season continues as he qualifies third fastest for the Bahrain Grand Prix.

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Sebastian Vettel turns his back on a 'bling-bling' life

Daniel Johnson Clearly Sebastian Vettel is not enamoured with Formula One's brave new world for 2014.

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Hamilton storms to record-equalling 33rd pole

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain takes a corner during the first qualifying session of the Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix at the Sepang circuit near Kuala Lumpur on Saturday.

Sepang Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton took pole position as Australia's Daniel Ricciardo set about putting his Melbourne disappointment behind him with a solid fifth in qualifying for the Malaysian Grand...

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Dominant Lewis Hamilton claims Malaysian Grand Prix

Pole-to-flag victory: Lewis Hamilton celebrates his victory in the Malaysian Grand Prix with teammate Nico Rosberg.

Britain's Lewis Hamilton won the Malaysian Grand Prix with a pole-to-flag victory ahead of Nico Rosberg on Sunday in a first Mercedes one-two since they returned to Formula One as a works team in...

Vettel fuels the row over quieter engines

Daniel Johnson The row over formula one's quieter engines reached new depths

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Formula one 2014, making the pace after Melbourne

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Mark Fogarty If anything was learnt from last Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix, it’s that Formula 1 doesn’t stand still.

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The Australian GP will provide a testing ground for new F1 engines

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Mark Fogarty Changes to the cars has everyone on edge for the Australian GP, writes Mark Fogarty.

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2014 Formula One form guide

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.

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Formula one: Daniel Ricciardo not fazed by champion Sebastian Vettel

Daniel Ricciardo

Stephen Ottley Daniel Ricciardo has vowed not to play second fiddle to reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel in this weekend's formula one opener at Albert Park.

Daniel Ricciardo fifth after opening practice at Australian Grand Prix

Daniel Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo gave reigning champions Red Bull Racing an unexpected start to the new Formula One season by finishing opening practice in fifth place at the Australian Grand Prix on Friday...

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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.

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Mercedes shows early promise

Lewi Hamilton on the way to fastest time in Friday's practice.

Michael Lynch Pre-season testing doesn’t always give an accurate picture of what is to come in the opening races of the new Grand Prix year.

Melbourne Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg tops final F1 practice session

Mercedes driver Niko Rosberg during the third practice session at Albert Park

Peter Litras Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg has topped the timesheets for the final practice session as rain threatens to wreak havoc with team strategies for the all-important formula one qualifying session at...

Weighty matters for veteran Nico Hulkenberg

Force India driver Nico Hulkenberg greets fans in Melbourne.

Matthew Clayton The parallels between Nico Hulkenberg and Mark Webber are many.

Game on for Melbourne Grand Prix

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo

Michael Lynch Revving Ricciardo impresses on a wet and windy track.

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Melbourne Grand Prix: Daniel Ricciardo eclipses Sebastian Vettel in qualifying

Lewis Hamilton (C) celebrates taking pole position, flanked by Nico Rosberg and Daniel Ricciardo.

Michael Lynch Australian Daniel Ricciardo eclipsed his world champion teammate Sebastian Vettel in a wet and windy qualifying session at Albert Park.

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