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Singer Delta Goodrem and stereotype-shattering driver Simona de Silvestro will spearhead a push to expand the appeal of Supercars.
The Manor Formula One team has folded after going into administration and failing to find a buyer, leaving the sport with 10 teams two months before the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.
“I was deposed today,” Bernie Ecclestone told Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport. “I am simply gone.”
Bernie Ecclestone’s 40-year reign as Formula One’s supremo has ended with the sport’s new owners Liberty Media replacing the 86-year-old Briton with American Chase Carey.
Valtteri Bottas has secured the most highly-sought after driver’s seat in Formula One as he heads into the 2017 season with Mercedes and a fired up Lewis Hamilton.
A few weeks away from proudly unveiling their new car for the 2017 Formula One season, French manufacturer Renault now have to find a new team principal after the departure of Frederic Vasseur on Wednesday.
Reigning champion Toby Price is out of the Dakar Rally after suffering a broken leg in a motorcycle crash.
Formula One ace Daniel Ricciardo has ruled out filling the “damn good” seat at Mercedes next season, saying he’s committed to Red Bull for the next two years.
The condition of Michael Schumacher’s health will remain closely guarded among family and close associates, the former Formula One champion’s manager said on Saturday.
For the third year in succession, Formula One was dominated by behemoth Mercedes, which conquered all before it without giving rivals a chance.
To cleanse the palette after last week’s look at the underachievers from Formula One season 2016, it’s time to unveil the three drivers who left the greatest mark on the year.
Focusing on Formula One’s frontrunners means we tend to miss the often more interesting struggles in the midfield.
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton will escape unpunished for ignoring team orders in the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix which saw Nico Rosberg clinch the Formula One world title.
As the sun finally sets on Formula One’s longest ever season, the heat of battle begins to fade, allowing the sport to take stock on exactly what happened over the past nine months of racing.
With the season run and won, there’s little news remaining for us to sink our teeth into, apart from speculating about who will fill the seat vacated by Nico Rosberg at Mercedes.
It’s wonderfully ironic that Nico Rosberg’s championship victory has proved less exciting than his subsequent retirement.
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Liberty Media has wasted little time stamping its imprimatur on Formula One, making an instant and welcome impression throughout pre-season testing.
2014 saw US motorsport giant Roger Penske announce that he’d venturing into the Australian touring car scene, with our own legendary equivalent in Dick Johnson.
With the dust settled on a thrilling Clipsal 500 to open the Supercars season, defending champion Shane van Gisbergen looks prepared to be as ruthless as ever in attempting to go back-to-back.
Formula One’s annual pre-season testing commenced last week, with the eagerly anticipated 2017 machines hitting the track for the first time in Barcelona.
It’d be naive to suggest that Ferrari has recovered from its inexplicable, though entirely quintessential, freefall in 2016 on the back of last week’s opening pre-season test, yet indications show a tangible package to fashion a concerted effort in the upcoming campaign.
Let’s not muck around here. Jamie Whincup is a champion – one of the best drivers to have ever pushed a pedal in anger throughout Supercars history and there will be no stopping him in 2017.
One of the most polarising pieces of news in the Supercars championship last year, was the announcement that GM would not be renewing its factory backing of the Walkinshaw empire’s Holden Racing Team.
If there’s a man with a point to prove in the 2017 Supercars season, it’s Garth Tander.
Ross Brawn confesses that he’s a “poacher turned gamekeeper”, yet this won’t dilute the maestro’s vision for future innovation to the long-term betterment of Formula One.
The moniker of ‘number one’ in motorsport is of greater significance than much of the rest of world sport, with the athlete physically able to display the numeral on their machines, to the envy of their competition.
Entering their twelfth Formula One campaign, victory at the 2008 Italian Grand Prix courtesy of Sebastian Vettel remains Scuderia Toro Rosso’s finest hour.
For Valtteri Bottas, 2017 could very well be the crux on which his entire career in Formula One hinges.
Ahead of next week’s anticipated return of Australia’s premier touring car category, it was announced that the second-tier development category would be undergoing a major revamp in 2017.
To put it nicely, Nissan have not had a good time of it since they re-entered the V8 Supercars Championship in 2013, only recording three top-ten championship finishes out of 16 individual entries.
As appetising as the incentive must have been in return for Mercedes taking Valtteri Bottas off its books at the eleventh hour, Williams finds itself in a precarious situation, with its roster boasting a fleetingly retired driver and a teen whose presence is bankrolled at the hand of his father’s considerable wealth.
The Formula One Grand Prix, staged at Albert Park in Melbourne each year, is one of the biggest Motorsport events in Australia and the Supercars have been a part of the weekend since 1985, when it was still held in Adelaide – but is it time for the relationship to come to an end?