Races

Endurance races are Mark Winterbottom's last chance to end Jamie Whincup’s V8 Supercars hegemony

Mark Fogarty If Mark Winterbottom is going to end Jamie Whincup’s V8 Supercars title reign, he will have to find more speed – and a lot more luck – in the endurance races that traditionally...

Daniel Ricciardo's title hopes hinge on Singapore

If Daniel Ricciardo is going to win this year's Formula One world championship, something good needs to come of the next two races.

Marc Marquez could win all 18 MotoGP races in 2014: Mick Doohan

Marc Marquez leads Jorge Lorenzo during the Indianapolis Grand Prix.

Mick Doohan believes there's every chance reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez will make history and win all 18 races this season.

Motor sport

Jamie Whincup takes pole position for V8 races in Tasmania

Red Bull Racing have stamped their authority on the field at the V8 Supercars meet at Symmons Plains, Tasmania, taking the front row of the grid for both Saturday races.

Coulthard races to Winton V8s victory

BENALLA, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 05:  Fabian Coulthard driver of the #14 Lockwood Racing Holden celebrates after taking pole for race eight of the Winton 400, which is round three of the V8 Super Championship Series at Winton Motor Raceway on April 5, 2014 in Benalla, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Fabian Coulthard has led from start to finish to win the first race of the V8 Supercars round at Winton in Victoria on Saturday.

Motor Sport

Volvo races into new era

Craig Lowndes celebrates after his win on Saturday.

Mark Fogarty Just a few months ago, the notion that a Volvo would win a V8 Supercars race was as improbable as it was absurd.

Motorsport

Three races cut from formula one program in 2014

Three grands prix have been removed form the provisional formula one calendar for 2014 at the International Automobile Federation's AGM on Wednesday.

Motor Sport

Lewis Hamilton fears F1 changes will affect races

Andrew Tate Mercedes driver says reliability of formula one cars is going to be an issue ''for the whole season''.

Motor Sport

The greatest races

Magic moment: Craig Lowndes rated his win in the 2006 race with Jamie Whincup as

Andrew Maclean Andrew Maclean sorts the best from the rest, nominating the greatest race from each decade.

Motor Sport

Mud, sweat and cheers as tight races reign in the rain

6th October 2012, Story by Fleta Page , Canberra Times Photograph by, Colleen Petch, Australian Classic Dirt Track Championships at Pialligo today,  A muddied Daniel Eldridge from Leeton waits for his race.

Fleta Page WHILE the rain wreaked havoc with cricket fixtures across the capital yesterday, it proved a boon for the Australian Classic Dirt Track Championships at the Pialligo track.

Motor Sport

Courtney, Reynolds take pole for two V8 races

Michael Lynch Ford Performance Racing driver David Reynolds and former champion James Courtney, in a Holden Racing Team Commodore, will both start from pole position in the two separate V8 Supercar races on Sunday...

Some F1 races were boring: Webber

Robert Grant Formula One star Mark Webber has admitted some races this year were so boring even the most ardent fan would have nodded off.

Winterbottom wins V8 Supercar races

Guy Hand Ford's Mark Winterbottom has swept all three races to win round four of the V8 Supercar championship at Barbagallo Raceway in WA.

Aussie Bayliss wins two races in Assen

Ducati rider Troy Bayliss has won both races to claim victory at the Dutch round of the World Superbike Championship.

Perkins pulls out of remaining V8 races

Rookie V8 Supercar driver Jack Perkins faces an uncertain future, pulling out of the remaining two series races because he is struggling with type one diabetes.

Australian teen Jack Miller signs for MotoGP with LCR Honda

The big jump ... Jack Miller will move to MotoGP

Alan Baldwin Australian teenager Jack Miller will make the big step up from Moto3 to ride in MotoGP next season, the LCR Honda team run by former racer Lucio Cecchinello has announced.

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Penske move into V8 Supercars injects life into Dick Johnson Racing

Roger Penske, 77, (left, seen with Penske Racing driver Ryan Briscoe of Australia) is an icon of American racing and a business titan, running a multibillion-dollar automotive and transport empire that spans the globe.

Mark Fogarty Leading American team owner Roger Penske’s move into V8 Supercars is good for the sport – and especially good for Australian motor racing legend Dick Johnson.

Australian rally driver Chris Atkinson hoping to make full-time return to World Rally Championship

Stephen Ottley Aussie rally ace Chris Atkinson wants to join Daniel Ricciardo on the world stage again.

Holden heavyweights set for Bathurst 1000 battle

Jamie Whincup and Paul Dumbrell celebrate after they combined to win the Sandown 500.

Mark Fogarty If the Sandown 500 was any guide, next month's Bathurst 1000 is going to be the battle of the Holden heavyweights.

Valentino Rossi wins San Marino MotoGP, Marc Marquez crashes

Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi speeds away as Honda's Marc Marquez takes a tumble in the San Marino MotoGP on Sunday.

Italian MotoGP great Valentino Rossi wins the San Marino Grand Prix for Yamaha.