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Why Montreal always matters

It wouldn’t be the European leg of the Formula One season without an inexplicable trip across the Atlantic for the ever-popular Canadian Grand Prix.

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Trouble brewing in Formula One prize money fight

They say money makes the world go round, and there are few places in this turning world this truism rings more faithfully than in Formula One.

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The importance of teamwork in Formula One

If you exclude overtaking (ahem), the Monaco Grand Prix had a little bit of everything for everyone.

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The smile’s back as Dan Ricciardo claims podium finish in Monaco

From not quite a scowl on Saturday to his trademark smile post-race on Sunday. It was a different Daniel Ricciardo.

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Indianapolis 500 live stream: How to watch the race on TV, stream online, start time, grid

The flagship event on the Indy Car calendar, the Indianapolis 500 will be raced on Monday, May 29 with the flag set to drop at 2am (AEST).

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Red Bull Racing has nowhere to hide in Monaco

While McLaren will no doubt make the shortlist for most underwhelming team of 2017, Red Bull Racing too is proving a disappointing contender this season.

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Tributes flow for ex-MotoGP champ Nicky Hayden

Tributes are flowing for former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden, who has died five days after being hit by a car.

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Lance Stroll and the Max Verstappen effect

Max Verstappen was billed as a once-in-a-generation anomaly when he first took his seat in a Formula One car.

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Former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden has died five days after he was hit by a car while training on his bicycle. Hayden was 35.

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Reynolds predicts disgusting chaos at wet Winton

Awesome, disgusting chaos – that’s Erebus driver David Reynolds’s prediction for Saturday’s opening Supercars race at Winton if the rain which lashed Friday’s practice sessions continues.

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The Spanish Grand Prix was Formula One at its best

It’s rare for one race, as it is in any one round of any sport, to encompass all of Formula One’s best bits, but the Spanish Grand Prix was one of those weekends.

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Daniel Ricciardo climbs onto the podium but can’t top Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton won a strategic Spanish Grand Prix to cut Sebastian Vettel’s overall lead in the Formula One driver’s championship to six points with a quarter of the season completed.

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Why the Spanish Grand Prix is about more than racing

Though scheduling the Russian Grand Prix immediately before the Spanish Grand Prix adds an exciting geopolitical element to proceedings, the latter remains Formula One’s official return to Europe.

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Does Formula One need Red Bull?

It’s been fascinating to watch Red Bull Racing grow from a small fish in the Formula One pond to a full-scale man-eater across 12 seasons at the pinnacle of motorsport.

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Sochi 2017: The Russian Grand Prix we had to have

We all knew it was coming. The Russian Grand Prix on the ultra-smooth Sochi circuit was the perfect storm that gave us an almost entirely soporific race.

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Aussie Dan Ricciardo qualifies fifth for the Russian Grand Prix

Australian Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo will start from fifth after Sebastian Vettel stormed to pole position for the Russian Grand Prix.

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Daniil Kvyat of Russia and Infiniti Red Bull Racing

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A CG image of Renault's 2027 concept car on a racetrack.

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Lewis Hamilton press conference

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Sebastian Vettel races

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Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button for McLaren-Honda

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Kimi Raikkoenen

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McLaren Honda's Spanish driver Fernando Alonso

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Lewis Hamilton smiles

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Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari

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The Roar of the crowd

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Pied piper Hamilton enters Silverstone strike zone

By Bayden Westerweller, 13 Jul 2017
Pied piper Hamilton enters Silverstone strike zone

On the eve of his home event Lewis Hamilton finds himself in a familiar situation.

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A return to three-way battles in Formula One

By Jawad Yaqub, 12 Jul 2017
A return to three-way battles in Formula One

As the old saying goes, ‘good things come in threes,’ and the Austrian Grand Prix certainly affirmed that statement regarding the direction of the 2017 Formula One world championship.

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Bottas forcing the issue at Mercedes

By Bayden Westerweller, 11 Jul 2017
Bottas forcing the issue at Mercedes

The rhetoric has belied the reality that Valtteri Bottas is more than a number two driver, and the Finn’s victory at the Austrian Grand Prix has forced those in denial to acknowledge his title credentials.

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2017 IndyCar series: Iowa talking points

By Andrew Kitchener, 11 Jul 2017
2017 IndyCar series: Iowa talking points

The IndyCar Series is deep into it’s summer run, and the race at Iowa Speedway marks the halfway point of what’s been a very interesting and ultra-competitive season so far.

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Austrian Grand Prix: Formula One live blog

By Jawad Yaqub, 9 Jul 2017 Video
Austrian Grand Prix: Formula One live blog

Following a thrilling grand prix in Baku a fortnight ago, what does Formula One have in store for us this time out in Austria? Tune into The Roar from 10pm AEST for live blog coverage of what should be another exciting grand prix in Austria.

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Brawn engine aid plan no free pass

By Bayden Westerweller, 7 Jul 2017
Brawn engine aid plan no free pass

In light of Honda’s ongoing turmoil, Ross Brawn’s concession that incoming engine manufacturers may require concessions carries the right intentions.

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Can the old guard fire in Townsville?

By Jawad Yaqub, 7 Jul 2017
Can the old guard fire in Townsville?

As the midpoint of the 2017 Supercars championship nears, there is no clear indication of who will be claiming the coveted touring car title, with the battle continuing to intrigue.

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Another failure from Jean Todt and the FIA

By Jawad Yaqub, 5 Jul 2017
Another failure from Jean Todt and the FIA

There has been much dismay over the decision to not take further action against Sebastian Vettel for his swipe on Lewis Hamilton during the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, as the FIA dismissed the case entirely.

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Eddie Jordan’s ‘fake news’ highlights F1’s human element

Mercedes could yet pull out of Formula One in the foreseeable future, though Toto Wolff’s repudiation of Eddie Jordan’s latest prophecy demonstrates the humanity which remains in a sport driven by relentless speculation at the media’s behest.

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Supercars should dream big with their Malaysian adventure

Since its inception in 2013, the Enduro Cup has been a major drawcard for the Supercars championship, delivering endurance racing at its finest.

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Stroll breakthrough no surprise

By Bayden Westerweller, 30 Jun 2017
Stroll breakthrough no surprise

For a driver who was pleading for help at Monaco, Lance Stroll has come a long way in the past month, from barely legal and out of his depth to assured and composed in the heat of battle.

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No time for morals and ethics in a championship race

There is no excusing Sebastian Vettel from his callous clash with Formula One title rival Lewis Hamilton at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, which has the world of motorsport up in arms over the outcome.

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2017 IndyCar Series: Road America talking points

By Andrew Kitchener, 28 Jun 2017
2017 IndyCar Series: Road America talking points

By far and away the best natural terrain road course in North America, the Road America layout in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, is a favourite with drivers and fans alike.

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Fear and loathing in Azerbaijan

By Bayden Westerweller, 27 Jun 2017
Fear and loathing in Azerbaijan

Sebastian Vettel crossed the line on Sunday at Azerbaijan, though Lewis Hamilton cannot be relieved from his accountability in the episode which has instantly evoked comparison to controversies of bygone eras.

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Formula One in Baku: Just what the sport needed

Isn’t it great when Formula One doesn’t go to plan?

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Azerbaijan Grand Prix: Formula One live blog

By Jawad Yaqub, 25 Jun 2017
Azerbaijan Grand Prix: Formula One live blog

With three wins apiece now following the race in Canada a fortnight ago, Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton get set to square off at the 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Join The Roar for a live blog of the race from 11pm AEST.

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2014 V8 Supercar Championship.

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Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull laughs during an interview with Formula One reporters.

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Lewis Hamilton rounds a corner in his Mercedes Formula One.

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Formula One podium

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Craig Lowndes in car

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McLaren Honda's Spanish driver Fernando Alonso

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fernando alonso mclaren honda

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Scott Dixon, New Zealand IndyCar racer

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Dan Ricciardo smiles at press conference

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