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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.

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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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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...

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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.

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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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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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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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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Sir Jack Brabham: a genius behind the wheel

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Peter FitzSimons When Peter FitzSimons met Sir Jack Brabham in 1994, he found a man who was both humble and proud of his achievements.

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Jack Brabham should be as revered as Donald Bradman

Mark Fogarty.

Mark Fogarty As well as Australia's greatest racing driver, Sir Jack Brabham was one of our all-time sporting heroes.

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Australia's James Davison relishing Indy 500 chance

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Ed Jackson Over a quarter of a million screaming fans, speeds over 350km/h and taking part in one of the world's most iconic sporting events - Sunday will be a day to remember for James Davison.

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James Davison ready to live his Indy 500 dream

Ed Jackson Over a quarter of a million screaming fans, speeds over 350km/h and taking part in one of the world’s most iconic sporting events - Sunday will be a day to remember for James Davison.

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Fifth-placed Daniel Ricciardo closes in on Red Bull teammate Sebastian Vettel

Making a charge: Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo.

Jerome Pugmire and Christian Hollmann As formula one champion Sebastian Vettel struggles to get into gear, Red Bull teammate Daniel Ricciardo is gliding through the curves.

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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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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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Rally legend Neal Bates awarded the Peter Brock medal

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Neal Bates with his 1980 toyota Celica Rally car.
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01 June 2013
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Chris Wilson Canberra’s four-time Australian rally champion Neal Bates has won the prestigious Peter Brock Medal.

Daniel Ricciardo must push for points in Bahrain

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Roje Adaimy If there’s a time for Daniel Ricciardo to unleash the real honey badger, this weekend is it. With a 10-place grid penalty to overcome and zero championship points to his name, the West...