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Lewis Hamilton’s success ‘getting a bit boring’ for Max Verstappen

Lewis Hamilton's domination of Formula One is "getting a bit boring" and it is time for the younger generation to take over at the top, Red Bull's Max Verstappen has said.The Dutch driver hopes he and Ferrari's Charles...

Rally Australia cancelled because of concern over wildfires

COFFS HARBOUR, Australia -- The final round of the World Rally Championship has been cancelled because of concerns over destructive wildfires near the venue in the northeast of Australia's most populous state.Rally Australia organizers initially proposed a revised,...

‘Ford v Ferrari’ and the untold story of Ken Miles

8:48 AM ETMaurice HamiltonClose• Veteran F1 journalist, covering the sport since 1977• Motor racing correspondent for the Observer for 20 years• Has written several books and covered F1 for BBC Radio 5 LiveJames Mangold's latest movie is variously titled 'Ford v...

Denny Hamlin wins at Phoenix to claim spot in final four

AVONDALE, Ariz. -- Denny Hamlin adamantly insisted "it's not over" after a critical mistake last week put the Daytona 500 winner on the verge of elimination from NASCAR's championship race.He remained undeterred, confident in his chances to win...

Supercars champ labels paddock ‘toxic’

Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin will save his celebrations until he's away from a paddock he's labelled "toxic".McLaughlin's garage was almost funereal after Sunday's Sandown 500, despite the DJR Team Penske star's ninth-placed finish securing back-to-back titles.The excitement of...

Sandown win a mixed bag for Jamie Whincup

As Jamie Whincup and Craig Lowndes celebrated another Supercars success, their thoughts were with teammates Shane van Gisbergen and Garth Tander.The Red Bull Holden Racing Team duo claimed Sunday's Sandown 500 to secure the 2019 Endurance Cup as...

Supercars championship honour roll

PAST 10 SUPERCARS CHAMPIONSHIP WINNERS AFTER SCOTT McLAUGHLIN'S SECOND TITLE:* 2019 - Scott McLaughlin (Ford)* 2018 - Scott McLaughlin (Ford)* 2017 - Jamie Whincup (Holden)* 2016 - Shane van Gisbergen (Holden)* 2015 - Mark Winterbottom (Ford)* 2014 -...

Ford’s McLaughlin clinches Supercars crown

Ford driver Scott McLaughlin won't let another Bathurst controversy tarnish his back-to-back Supercars championship success.The DJR Team Penske star secured consecutive titles at Sunday's Sandown 500, won by Red Bull Holden Racing Team duo Jamie Whincup and Craig...

Van Gisbergen to keep up Supercars fight

A disastrous Sandown showing has all but ended Shane Van Gisbergen's slim Supercars championship title hopes but he isn't giving up.The Red Bull Holden Racing Team star's first-lap crash in Saturday's 60km sprint race resulted in a costly...

Supercars confident parity can be restored

Supercars is confident it will avoid another year dogged by accusations of unfair advantage after a review of its parity testing process.Ford's new Mustang has dominated the 2019 championship, winning 21 races.The accusations that the new model has...

Whincup wins Sandown 500 Supercars pole

Holden star Jamie Whincup will start Sunday's Sandown 500 from pole position while back-to-back Supercars titles are all but assured for Ford star Scott McLaughlin.Whincup claimed his fourth pole for the 161-lap endurance race after leading Saturday's 60km...

Reynolds chases fast Supercars finish

Holden's David Reynolds has made a fast start to the Sandown 500 as he chases a big finish to his Supercars season.The Penrite Racing star broke the lap record for Supercars at the Melbourne track in Friday's practice.Reynolds...

W Series champion Chadwick feels F1 is further away the closer she gets

W Series champion Jamie Chadwick has taken a step closer to Formula One this year but her dream of one day competing at the pinnacle of motor racing feels further away than ever.The Briton, who collected $500,000 for...

McLaughlin makes solid Supercars return

Supercars championship leader Scott McLaughlin has made a solid return to the track following his big wreck at the Gold Coast 600 last month.McLaughlin clocked the third-fastest time in Friday's practice at the Sandown 500 in Melbourne, finishing...

No fear for McLaughlin in Supercars quest

Supercars championship leader Scott McLaughlin is back in business as he aims to wrap up consecutive titles at this weekend's Sandown 500.The DJR Team Penske star made his return to action after his car-destroying wreck two weeks ago...

De Silvestro announces Supercars exit

This year's Supercars campaign will the third and final of Simona De Silvestro's career.The Swiss driver, who first appeared in Supercars as a wildcard entry for the 2015 and 2016 Bathurst 1000, made history in 2017 as the...

Supercars wreck costs Tickford $250k

It's been costly but Tickford Racing have got a replacement Supercar ready for Ford star Chaz Mostert ahead of this weekend's Sandown 500.Mostert wrote off his Supercheap Auto Mustang during Saturday's shootout at the Gold Coast 600, sidelining...

Berger pushing for 1000bhp electric touring car series

German Touring Cars (DTM) boss and former Formula One driver Gerhard Berger has unveiled a proposed electric series with high-performance cars racing at Formula One speeds and battery changes carried out by robots.If the concept, which was unveiled...

Supercars champ back on track after GC

Ford star Scott McLaughlin's car-wrecking crash at the Gold Coast 600 has sharpened his focus to wrap up this year's Supercars championship.The DJR Team Penske ace will drive a newly-built Mustang at this weekend's Sandown 500 after writing...

Will Hamilton break Schumacher’s records?

Lewis Hamilton became a six-time world champion in Austin, Texas, but that wasn't the only news story doing the rounds at the Circuit of the Americas. Our regular writers -- Laurence Edmondson, Nate Saunders, Maurice Hamilton and Kate...

NASCAR StatWatch — Win No. 49 locks Kevin Harvick into final four

Here we are, the calendar has turned to November, and I'm trying desperately to ignore the holiday decorations in the stores. I mean, I've got a solid festive spirit, but it's still pumpkin spice season, and I cling...

Roger Penske buying IndyCar is like LeBron James buying the NBA

The most stunning part of it all? The one photograph.Don't get me wrong. There was plenty of stunning to go around on Monday morning. As the American motorsports world boarded various aircraft to return home from Fort Worth,...

Lewis Hamilton is building a ‘masterpiece’

AUSTIN -- After securing his sixth world championship on Sunday, Lewis Hamilton stands alone as the second most successful driver in Formula One history. Only Michael Schumacher, with his seven world championships and 91 wins, outranks him, but...

Antonio Giovinazzi to stay at Alfa Romeo in 2020

Italian driver Antonio Giovinazzi will remain at Alfa Romeo for the 2020 season, the team confirmed on Monday.Giovinazzi joined Alfa Romeo at the start of the year and is at the tail end of his first full season...

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