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Brabham hits out against use of his name

Australian car racing legend Sir Jack Brabham spoke of his disappointment that a German company was using his name to sell cars and other products.

Max Verstappen to become youngest ever Formula One driver

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Dutch 16-year-old Max Verstappen is set to become Formula One's youngest ever driver after the Toro Rosso team announced on Monday that he will replace Frenchman Jean-Eric Vergne in their lineup next...

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V8 star Jamie Whincup's season far from over

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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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Jamie Whincup challenges Winterbottom for V8 Supercars crown

Sweet success: Jamie Whincup celebrates his win in the first of Saturday's races in Ipswich.

Mark Fogarty, Ipswich Jamie Whincup is never more dangerous than when he’s down, as Mark Winterbottom is finding as his attempt to steal Whincup’s V8 Supercars crown continues to slip away.

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V8 push for full field of 28 in 2015

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Mark Fogarty V8 Supercars is looking to return to a full field next year as potential new entrants prepare to submit bids by the start of next month.

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Lewis Hamilton confident of spoiling German party at Hockenheim formula one event

Rev: Nico Rosberg, of the Mercedes-Benz team, prepares for the German GP at Hockenheim.

Daniel Johnson in Hockenheim German driver Nico Rosberg is leading the formula one world championship in a Mercedes-Benz heading into the German Grand Prix, but his British teammate Lewis Hamilton is generally faster and has...

AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes sells Caterham team and quits F1

Caterham were regularly running at the back of the field.

Malaysian aviation entrepreneur Tony Fernandes ended an unhappy Formula One adventure on Wednesday by selling his struggling Caterham team to a group of Swiss and Middle Eastern investors with former...

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Daniel Ricciardo: Mr Nice Guy shows a fire in the belly

Daniel Ricciardo during the second practice session for the British GP on Friday.

Mark Fogarty In the first eight races of his first season with Red Bull Racing, Daniel Ricciardo has beaten his world champion teammate Sebastian Vettel all but once.

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France zones in on Swiss firm in Schumacher theft probe

An AFP filephoto shows fans of Michael Schumacher in front of the Grenoble University Hospital Centre in January this year to mark his 45th birthday.

Lyon France has tracked down the IP address of the computer used by the alleged thief of Michael Schumacher's medical records.

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British racer Susie Wolff to get out on track with the formula one boys

Life in the fast lane: Scottish-born driver Susie Wolff.

Sarah Rainey On the eve of making formula one history, prospective grand prix racer Susie Wolff takes Sarah Rainey for a high-speed spin.

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V8 Supercars boss James Warburton reviews his first 12 months in the top job

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Peter McKay It’s exactly 12 months to the day since James Warburton took over as chief executive of V8 Supercars Australia, and the former television executive this week reviewed his first hectic year steering...

Jack Brabham to be honoured by Australian GP trophy

The Australian Grand Prix winner's trophy will be named in honour of triple world champion the late Sir Jack Brabham.

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Daniel Ricciardo spurred on by Montreal win

Speaking to journalists at the Red Bull Ring two weeks after his first Formula One win in Montreal, the 24-year-old looked like he still couldn't stop smiling.

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Life, death and Monaco

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Andrew Tate The late, great Tommy Hafey famously said of football season in Melbourne, ''why would you be anywhere else?'' But for those of us with a few less push-ups under the belt, May in Monaco does tend to...

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Billionaire Bernie Ecclestone gets $100 million a year from his ex-wife Slavica

ESTORIL, PORTUGAL - MAY 16: Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone and wife Slavica arrive at the Laureus World Sports Awards on May 16, 2005 at the Estoril Casino, Estoril, Portugal. (Photo by MJ Kim/Getty Images for Laureus)

Robert Mendick and Christian Sylt For most billionaires, the greatest fear in getting married is what the divorce might cost. Not so Bernie Ecclestone.

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Chassis change works on Formula One circuit for Sebastian Vettel

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Peter McKay A change back to an old Red Bull Racing test chassis for last weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix brought an instant upsurge in competitiveness for world champion Sebastian Vettel after he had struggled...

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Kiwis again impress at V8s in Adelaide

A flying Kiwi was expected to turn heads at qualifying ahead of the V8 Supercars finale at the season opening Adelaide round on Sunday - but not Shane van Gisbergen.

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No regrets as Mark Webber revs up with Porsche after leaving Red Bull

Peter McKay Mark Webber says he has absolutely no regrets about turning his back on formula one to go sportscar racing with Porsche - and he reached this conclusion even before noting his old team Red Bull...

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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.

Kiwi sets sights on Jamie Whincup

Sam Hall Kiwi sensation Shane van Gisbergen believes he is ready to make his mark in V8 Supercars.