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Volvo races into new era

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.

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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''.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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...

F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone offers $36m for bribery trial to be dropped

Daniel Johnson Prosecutors in Bernie Ecclestone’s trial for bribery will have to decide whether to accept an offer of nearly £20 million for the criminal case against the Formula One chief executive to...

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.

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Ricciardo's mates help celebrate F1 win

Daniel Ricciardo with his winner's trophy.

A few of Daniel Ricciardo's mates from Australia picked a "bloody good weekend" to visit him on a Formula One track.

Daniel Ricciardo wins Hungarian Grand Prix

Speed merchant : Daniel Ricciardo celebrates victory in Hungary.

Australian Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo has beaten out Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton to win the Hungarian Grand Prix.

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Lewis Hamilton 'shocked' at team orders during Hungarian Grand Prix

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY - JULY 27:  Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP speaks during the drivers' press conference after the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix at Hungaroring on July 27, 2014 in Budapest, Hungary.  (Photo by Drew Gibson/Getty Images)

Tim Collings Lewis Hamilton said he was "very, very shocked" to be asked by his Mercedes team to move over and allow team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg to pass him during Sunday's tumultuous Hungarian Grand...

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Daniel Ricciardo: a man in a hurry

Daniel Ricciardo celebrates his win in the parc ferme.

Mark Fogarty In little more than four months, Daniel Ricciardo has established himself as one of the most respected drivers in Formula 1.

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Daniel Ricciardo 'one of F1's best drivers'

'I was just as hungry for this second one and it feels just as good.': Daniel Ricciardo.

Daniel Ricciardo hailed as one of the best drivers in formula one after scoring his second grand prix win in Hungary.

Horner angry over F1 media's political questions

Red Bull team chief Christian Horner.

Red Bull team chief Christian Horner erupted when he was repeatedly asked about the race due to be held in Sochi on October 12

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V8 Supercars star Craig Lowndes leads a strong Australian contingent in Spa 24-hour race

Test of man and machine: Craig Lowndes is racing in this weekend's Spa 24-hour  race in a Ferrari.

David McCowen and Stephen Ottley V8 Supercars stars, including Craig Lowndes, are taking on the world at the Spa 24-Hour sports car race this weekend.