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Daniel Ricciardo plays down rift after teammate Sebastian Vettel's reluctance to yield

Shanghai Daniel Ricciardo has played down suggestions of a rift with Sebastian Vettel after the formula one world champion appeared to ignore team orders during Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix.

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Formula one 2014, making the pace after Melbourne

Mark Fogarty

Mark Fogarty If anything was learnt from last Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix, it’s that Formula 1 doesn’t stand still.

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Axed Ferrari driver Felipe Massa signs with Williams

Felipe Massa.

Williams have signed Brazil's Felipe Massa as one of their drivers for the 2014 Formula One season, the British team has announced.

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Maldonado claims F1 internal sabotage

Pastor Maldonado.

Williams' deputy team chief rejects all insinuations of sabotage made by want-away driver Pastor Maldonado against the British F1 team.


Webber qualifies third as Hamilton take pole

NUERBURG, GERMANY - JULY 06:  Mark Webber of Australia and Infiniti Red Bull Racing drives during the final practice session prior to qualifying for the German Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring on July 6, 2013 in Nuerburg, Germany.  (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton denied local hero Sebastian Vettel pole position for Sunday’s German Grand Prix.

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Lorenzo gives rivals the bird with lap record

Jorge Lorenzo and pillion passenger.

Matthew Clayton, Phillip Island Reigning champion takes his first pole position since May in dramatic qualifying session.

McLaren drivers clear the air

Sergio Perez

Sergio Perez says he and Jensen Button will 'respect each other more' when they fight for race positions in the future.


Rosberg worried despite claiming Spanish GP pole

Nico Rosberg.

Nico Rosberg secured his third career pole position as Mercedes completed a hat-trick of qualifying successes - and then warned that he is worried his tyres will let him down in Sunday's Spanish...

Alonso cruises to Spanish GP win

Fernando Alonso

Two-time champion Fernando Alonso paid a warm tribute to his Ferrari team and the massive Spanish crowd on Sunday after he drove to a dominant victory at the Spanish Grand Prix.

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Webber may be replaced by Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo

Mark Webber's future at Red Bull is in doubt judging by comments over the weekend.

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Red Bull boss furious at state of F1

Barcelona Mark Webber's Red Bull team boss Dietrich Mateschitz has launched a scathing attack on the current state of Formula One amid widespread calls for a return to hard-wearing tyres.


Pirelli threatens to quit F1

Pirelli tyres

Italian tyre suppliers Pirelli on Thursday gave Formula One a stark warning about their current stalled talks on a new deal - and warned they are ready to pull out at the end of this season.

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Red Bull and Ferrari claim Mercedes broke testing rules

MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - MAY 26:  Race winner Nico Rosberg (C) of Germany and Mercedes GP celebrates with second placed Sebastian Vettel (L) of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing and third placed Mark Webber (R) of Australia and Infiniti Red Bull Racing following the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit de Monaco on May 26, 2013 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco.  (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

Oliver Brown Monte Carlo: No sooner had Nico Rosberg emerged triumphant for Mercedes amid the maelstrom of a dramatic, accident-strewn Monaco Grand Prix than his team became engulfed in an extraordinary row over...

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Mercedes in dock over F1 tyre testing

Mercedes is to be investigated for alleged illegal tyre testing while Ferrari is cleared of a similar offence.

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Webber pips Vettel to Korean GP pole

Mark Webber of Australia and Red Bull Racing

Carsten Lappe MARK WEBBER snatched pole position from teammate Sebastian Vettel as Red Bull dominated qualifying for the South Korean formula one Grand Prix yesterday.


Hamilton on pole as Vettel sent packing to back of the grid

Sebastian Vettel.

A supremely-dominant Lewis Hamilton crushed all his rivals on Saturday as he set up a Red Bull party-wrecking race in Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix by taking his sixth pole position of the season...

Surprise-package Maldonado ready to hit top gear

Williams' Venezuelan driver Pastor Maldonado drives during the Formula One test days at Catalunya's racetrack in Montmelo, near Barcelona, on Friday

Mark Fogarty What distinguished Pastor Maldonado's first F1 success was that it was completely unheralded.

Field more even for odd man out

Mark Fogarty AMONG the record eight different race winners in formula one last year, the most unexpected was Pastor Maldonado.

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Stoner conquers Jerez

Robert Grant It took his ''greatest race ever'' but defending MotoGP world champion Casey Stoner has finally conquered the Jerez track to win the Spanish Grand Prix despite an arm muscle problem.

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Webber happy to take it one year at a time

Motor Sport Mark Webber has far from doused rumours that he is heading to Ferrari for next year's Formula One season.