Japanese Grand Prix

Alonso wins Japanese Grand Prix

Two-times world champion Fernando Alonso has claimed his second victory of the season when he drove to a comfortable triumph in the Japanese Grand Prix.

Formula One

Mercedes rivalry blows up as Lewis Hamilton hints at 'Senna-style' revenge at Nico Rosberg

Teammates and rivals: Lewis Hamilton (L) and Nico Rosberg.

Tim Collings Lewis Hamilton has hinted that he may inflict 'Senna-style' revenge on his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg in Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix as payback for the German's controversial pole-claiming...

Motor Sport

Vettel wins in Korea as Webber crashes

Mark Webber.

Mark Webber's race comes to a fiery end after his Red Bull teammate started from pole to win the Korean Grand Prix.

Motor Sport

Hamilton 'clarifies' Vettel F1 snooze jibe

Lewis Hamilton signs autographs for fans at the Korean Grand Prix.

Tokyo Briton pulls back on suggestion that German's Formula One dominance a turn-off.

Motorsport

Sebastian Vettel says boring jibe is compliment

Alastair Himmer Sebastian Vettel has brushed off suggestions that his dominance is putting formula one fans to sleep, calling the claim a "compliment" and playing down comparisons to the Michael Schumacher era.

Former Formula One test driver Maria de Villota found dead in Seville hotel room

Maria De Villota

Preparations for Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix have been overshadowed by the sudden death in Seville of former Marussia test driver MarĂ­a de Villota.

Motor Sport

Webber claims pole position for Japanese farewell

Leading the way: Red Bull's Mark Webber gives the thumbs up at Suzuka.

Suzuka Australian snatches his first pole position of the season with a masterful qualifying drive.

The manual, according to Daniel

Daniel Ricciardo

Matthew Clayton Daniel Ricciardo's first base in Europe and his latest locale are a world apart.

Daniel Ricciardo: Old head on a young bull

Matthew Clayton There's just 280 kilometres - less than a formula one grand prix distance - between the Italian town of Vidigulfo and Monaco, but Daniel Ricciardo's first base in Europe and his latest locale are a...

Formula one

Maria de Villota's crash linked to death at 33

Maria de Villota.

The family of former formula one test driver Maria de Villota say her sudden death on Friday was linked to the severe injuries she suffered in a crash last year.

Motor sport

Mark Webber to do Sebastian Vettel no favours in Japanese Formula One Grand Prix

Red Bull driver Mark Webber of Australia listen during a press conference after taking pole position in qualifying for the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix, at the Suzuka circuit in Suzuka, Japan, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

Mark Webber vowed that he will go for victory in the Japanese Grand Prix after qualifying in pole position on Saturday, declaring he will not pull over for world title-seeking teammate Sebastian...

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High five for Vettel as he beats Webber

Sebastian Vettel celebrates his victory as second-placed Mark Webber (left) and third-placed Romain Grosjean look on.

Matthew Clayton, Suzuka Sebastian Vettel becomes first driver in nine years to win five consecutive formula one races.

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Sebastian Vettel claims fifth straight Formula One Grand Prix as Mark Webber finishes second

Sebastian Vettel

Matthew Clayton Sebastian Vettel has become the first driver to win five consecutive Formula One races in nine years, the German edging closer to a fourth straight world championship after a superbly-judged victory...

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Mark Webber praises former 'nutcase' Romain Grosjean

Red Bull driver Mark Webber of Australia listen during a press conference after taking pole position in qualifying for the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix, at the Suzuka circuit in Suzuka, Japan, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

A year after blasting Romain Grosjean as a "first-lap nutcase", Red Bull's Mark Webber doffed his cap to the Frenchman for almost denying him second place at Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix.

Motorsport

Sebastian Vettel will not lose again this season: Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton.

Tom Cary Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton backs rival to win remaining four races of the season.

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Lorenzo gets a lucky break amid pit chaos

Lorenzo

Roje Adaimy Crazy and chaotic. That's how Jorge Lorenzo summed up his Australian Grand Prix victory on Sunday - his first in MotoGP at Phillip Island and one that has put him back within arm's reach of this...

Motor sport

Mind games begin ahead of Suzuka

Mark Webber

Red Bull's Mark Webber swept to the quickest practice time at the Japanese Grand Prix yesterday but shrugged off Lewis Hamilton's predictions the team would dominate as mere ''mind games''.

Formula One

Vettel on pole alongside Webber in Japan GP

Sebastian Vettel

Defending world champion Sebastian Vettel led Red Bull's first front-row lock-out of the year as he seized pole position for the Japanese Grand Prix with teammate Mark Webber second in a curtailed...

Vettel nabs pole in Japan GP

Sebastian Vettel

Suzuka Defending world champion leads Red Bull's first front-row lock-out of the year.

Formula One

Vettel puts Red Bull in driver's seat

Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany waits in his car during the third practice session for the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at the Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, Japan, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

SUZUKA, Japan: Defending world champion Sebastian Vettel led Red Bull's first front-row lockout of the year as he seized pole position for the Japanese Grand Prix with teammate Mark Webber second in...