Ricciardo eager to fire up in F1 in 2016

3:24 PM   He has a car and a contract but Daniel Ricciardo must wait to learn whether he will be more competitive in the 2016 Formula 1 season.

Christmas cheer: Hamilton and Rosberg not giving presents

Token applause: Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton looks unimpressed as Nico Rosberg celebrates his Abu Dhabi Grand Prix win alongside third-placed Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen.

Kristen Tsiamis 12:43 PM   Famously frosty teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg were the recipients of an awkward question at the Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix press conference.

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Rosberg wins in Abu Dhabi to cap dominant F1 season for Mercedes

Rosberg on his way to victory in Abu Dhabi.

Alan Baldwin 2:47 AM   Nico Rosberg wrapped up the Formula One season on a winning high in Abu Dhabi with teammate and triple world champion Lewis Hamilton second in a record 12th one-two finish.

Key changes still to come in V8s shake-up

Mark Winterbottom is poised to clinch his first V8 title in next weekend's deciding Sydney 500, but his Prodrive Racing Ford team is trying to retain sponsor Pepsi Max.

Mark Fogarty   Although most of the major moves had been made, there are still some key changes to be confirmed for next year in one of V8 Supercars' biggest shake-ups ever.

Red Bull will have an engine next year, says Horner

Infiniti Red Bull Racing Team principal Christian Horner speaks to the media in Abu Dhabi. Next to him is Mercedes GP executive director Toto Wolff.

Red Bull have an engine deal in place for next season after months of uncertainty, team principal Christian Horner said on Friday.

Daniel Ricciardo has reasons to be hopeful

Deal: Daniel Ricciardo is staying positive, despite a difficult season.

Mark Fogarty   After a season filled with frustration and uncertainty, Daniel Ricciardo finally has reasons to be optimistic about his immediate future in Formula One.

Ricciardo keeps smiling through the pain

Daniel Ricciardo is staying positive despite a difficult season.

Stephen Ottley   The Aussie F1 ace opens up on his difficult season on his plans for 2016 and NASCAR.

F1 rejects alternative engine proposal

Team mechanics for Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain practice tire changes.

Formula One manufacturers have agreed to come up with a plan to reduce the cost of power units and ensure no team is left without one after rejecting a proposal to introduce an alternative engine.

Mystery motor will determine Red Bull's 2016 F1 prospects: Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo is wary of making predictions about Red Bull's prospects in 2016.

Daniel Ricciardo goes into the weekend's Formula One season finale accepting his Red Bull team's prospects for a resurgence in 2016 remain clouded.

Craig Lowndes' late-season push for V8 Supercar title an outside chance

Lowndes celebrates after winning on Phillip Island.

Mark Fogarty   Not for the first time, veteran Craig Lowndes has come from behind to take the V8 Supercar title battle into the final round as he continues his seemingly endless quest for a fourth championship.

Webber finally gets his world champion tag

Victorious: Mark Webber's switch to endurance racing has paid off.

Mark Fogarty   Australian driver clinches World Endurance Championship driver's crown in the Six Hours of Bahrain sports car race.

Lowndes wins but Frosty still on top

Victorious: Craig Lowndes.

Craig Lowndes has taken the race win but his V8 Supercars title rival Mark Winterbottom has more to celebrate after a tense battle on Phillip Island.

Superstitious father didn't want to jinx Webber's world title bid

Mark Webber (right) at Le Mans.

David Polkinghorne    Queanbeyan racing car driver Mark Webber is on top of the world ... finally.

Webber wins world endurance title

Mark Webber.

Australia's Mark Webber won the world endurance championship in Bahrain on Saturday alongside Porsche team mates Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernhard.

Fans to wait longer for new engines

V8 Supercars has promised that any new engine configuration that joins the existing five-litre V8s will have a loud and angry bark.

Mark Fogarty   Motor sport fans will have to wait a little longer to hear – and judge – the new sound of the alternative engines that will be allowed in V8 Supercars from 2017.

Van Gisbergen is dead to me: Reynolds

Contact: David Reynolds in the #55 Bottle-O Racing Ford spins off the track after a colision with Shane van Gisbergen, driver of the #97 Team TEKNO Darrell Lea Holden during Race 31 for the Phillip Island SuperSprint.

Ben McKay   Enraged V8 Supercars title aspirant David Reynolds has declared rival Shane Van Gisbergen "dead to me" after the pair clashed on Phillip Island.

Webber on verge of elusive world title

Mark Webber (right) at Le Mans.

Mark Fogarty   Australia's former Formula One star Mark Webber is poised to win his first championship in the twilight of a star-crossed career.

'Top cop' Jason Bargwanna puts V8 Supercars drivers on notice

Top spot: Ford driver Mark Winterbottom is the competition’s clear leader.

Mark Fogarty   V8 Supercars' "top cop" has warned that any attempts to interfere with the outcome of the championship battle at the Phillip Island SuperSprint will result in harsh penalties.

Chequered flag for one of motor racing's greats

Jeff Gordon has won four championships and 93 races in his 24-year career.

Stephen Ottley   Two of the most successful motor sport partnerships come to an end.

Skaife urges Winterbottom to seal V8 title

Mark Skaife has urged Mark WInterbottom to be bold when he arrives on the island.

Mark Winterbottom needs to abandon his softly, softly V8 Supercars strategy and win the championship this weekend at Phillip Island, says five-time champion Mark Skaife.