Wilson tributes flow among calls for safety review

The chequered flag

​Tributes continued to pour in following the death of British IndyCar driver Justin Wilson, along with renewed calls throughout the motor racing world for a review of driver safety in the sport.

Why motor sport needs fast women

Simona De Silvestro.

Mark Fogarty   Every major motorsport series – from Formula 1 to V8 Supercars – craves female drivers good enough to compete with men, but few teams are willing to take the risk.

Power mourns as IndyCar rival dies

Mourned IndyCar driver Justin Wilson.

IndyCar defending champion Will Power's fears have been realised with the death of "fantastic human" Justin Wilson.

IndyCar driver Wilson dies from injuries

Justin Wilson has died following injuries sustained during Sunday's race.

British Indycar driver Justin Wilson has died from the head injury sustained during Sunday's race at the Pocono Raceway.

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British IndyCar driver Justin Wilson in a coma after crash sends debris flying

Justin Wilson is in a critical condition.

A British IndyCar driver is in a coma in critical condition after he was struck by debris from another car during the closing laps of the penultimate race in the IndyCar Series in Pennsylvannia, officials have said.

Ricciardo regrets missed F1 opportunity

Daniel Ricciardo.

Australia's Daniel Ricciardo says he could have secured a podium place in the Belgian Grand Prix had a sudden power failure not forced him to retire.

Vettel blasts Pirelli after blowout

Ferrari Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany steers his car to the safety area after a tyre failure during the Belgian F1 Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium August 23, 2015. REUTERS/Michael Kooren      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Alan Baldwin   Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel blasted tyre supplier Pirelli after a high-speed Belgian Grand Prix blowout on Sunday that he said could have had grave consequences.

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Hamilton wins Belgian GP at Spa

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton leading at the first corner of the Belgian GP.

F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton won the Belgian Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday to increase his lead over Nico Rosberg to 28 points.

Mostert closes in on Frosty’s V8 lead

Jason Bright, Chaz Mostert and Fabian Coulthard celebrate on the podium.

Mark Fogarty   They claim to be the best of friends, but the fraternity between Ford teammates Mark Winterbottom and Chaz Mostert is going to be tested as they battle for the V8 Supercars championship.

Hamilton secures pole trophy

Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates his pole position victory.

Double world champion Lewis Hamilton clinched the Formula One pole trophy at the Belgian Grand Prix on Saturday with a flawless lap to take top slot on the starting grid for the 10th time in 11 races.

Gracie driving motor sport's push to remove gender barrier

Renee Gracie is contesting V8's second-tier development series this year.

Mark Fogarty   V8 Supercars wants female drivers competing full-time in its main championship as soon as possible.

V8 Supercars continue push for Eastern Creek night racing

Jamie Whincup.

Mark Fogarty   Night racing is still on V8 Supercars' agenda as Sydney Motorsport Park presses ahead with a multimillion-dollar plan to install permanent lighting.

Supercars driver hit by chopper debris

Struck by debris: Holden driver James Courtney.

Mark Fogarty   V8 Supercars star James Courtney is being treated by medics after being hit by a piece of equipment that was blown down by a low-flying Navy helicopter.

F1 silly season cools down

Kimi Raikkonen has been out-performed by Sebastian Vettel in 2015.

Stephen Ottley   Ferrari retains Kimi Raikkonen for 2016, leaving young guns on the outer.

Queens of the mountain

IndyCar podium finisher Simona De Silvestro will team up with Gracie.

David McCowen   Two women will team up on the Bathurst 1000 grid this year: one has claimed an IndyCar podium, the other is 'not like the other girls that come and go'.

All-female team to race at Bathurst 1000

IndyCar and Formula E driver Simona De Silvestro will team up with Australian Renee Gracie for the Bathurst 1000.

Swiss driver Simona De Silvestro will team up with Australian rising star Renee Gracie in an all-female team for this year's Bathurst 1000 V8 Supercars endurance race.

Lorenzo surges to Czech MotoGP win

Yamaha MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo reacts after winning the Czech Grand Prix.

Spaniard Jorge Lorenzo won the Czech MotoGP in Brno from pole position on Sunday to move level with Valentino Rossi at the top of the world championship standings.

Other teams have to match us, Lauda says of Mercedes

Daniel Ricciardo has been critical of the 2015 car.

Mark Fogarty   Outspoken legend Niki Lauda makes no apologies for Mercedes-Benz's continued Formula 1 domination, which has been blamed for declining worldwide interest.

Skaife: Now or never for Winterbottom

Mark Winterbottom

Mark Fogarty   Supercars V8 great Mark Skaife called it correctly when he declared that it is now or never for Mark Winterbottom, who has his best chance to win the V8 Supercars championship.

The Pitstop: Australia Post courier eyes Bathurst and beyond

Australia's Matthew Simmons won the 2015 Nissan GT Academy final at Siverstone.

Stephen Ottley   Newly-crowned GT Academy champion Matt Simmons looking forward to racing career.