Ex-F1 star Lauda back at the controls of his airline Niki

2018-01-23 10:41

Austrian former racing driver Niki Lauda has been selected to buy the assets of Niki, the budget airline he founded in 2003.


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McLaren: Team-mate gap down to the car

2018-01-23 10:34

Although Fernando Alonso outscored Stoffel Vandoorne last season, Zak Brown reckons the car played a big role in that as McLaren-Honda often only had one update available.


Sainz to try his hand at rallying

2018-01-23 09:24

Following his father's latest win the Dakar rally, Carlos Sainz Jr will step away from F1 for a brief moment to run the final stage of this year's Monte Carlo Rally.

Dakar Rally

Toughest Dakar Rally yet: Incredible end to world’s most gruelling race

2018-01-21 19:31

'It was almost a fairy tale ending, no one could have possibly scripted the finale of the 2018 Dakar Rally that well,' writes John Floyd as the world's toughest race comes to an end.

Dakar Rally

2018 Dakar Rally: Giniel de Villiers 3rd overall as all 7 SA racers finish

2018-01-20 19:53

South Africa’s Giniel de Villiers took the final car stage of the Dakar Rally to fend off Stephane Peterhansel in their battle for third overall.


Mercedes to launch on same day as Ferrari

2018-01-19 09:11

Mercedes have announced the date that they will launch their W09, opting for the same day as Ferrari - February 22.


Sainz stays on Dakar title course

2018-01-19 06:54

Carlos Sainz lost nearly 16 minutes to his chief rival in Thursday's 12th stage of the Dakar Rally, but the Spaniard holds a comfortable lead with just two days until the finish in Argentina.


IndyCar unveils 2018 race car at auto show in Detroit

2018-01-18 09:05

Series champion Josef Newgarden praises IndyCar's 2018 race car and says it's like a throwback to the 1980s and '90s.

Dakar Rally

Dakar 2018: Mixed results for Toyot Gazoo Racing SA on stage 10

2018-01-17 08:54

Despite De Villiers suffering from an upset stomach early in the stage, the pair powered through to post the second-fastest time of the day, just 08:47 behind stage-winner Stephane Peterhansel.


Sirotkin completes 2018 driver line-up

2018-01-16 14:13

After months of speculation, Williams have finally confirmed their driver line-up for 2018 with Sergey Sirotkin signed as Lance Stroll's new team-mate.


Danica Patrick to drive Daytona 500 for Premium Motorsports

2018-01-23 07:23

Danica Patrick is teaming with Premium Motorsports for the Daytona 500, the final race of her Nascar career.


Rosberg hopes to revive Hamilton friendship

2018-01-21 17:47

Nico Rosberg is hoping that "one day" he'll again be friends with Lewis Hamilton after their relationship deteriorated at Mercedes.


Sainz wins Dakar Rally, Giniel de Villiers 3rd

2018-01-20 22:00

Carlos Sainz has clinched overall victory in the 2018 Dakar Rally when finishing the 14th and final stage around Cordoba in Argentina for his second win in the race.

Dakar Rally

Dakar Rally: Al-Attiyah cruises to Stage 13 victory

2018-01-20 01:41

Nasser Al-Attiyah cruised to his third win of the race during the 13th stage of the Dakar Rally, meanwhile Carlos Sainz closed in on a second title.

Dakar Rally

Dakar: Toyota Gazoo Racing SA's Al Attiyah/Baumel notch up third stage win

2018-01-19 07:51

Stage 12 saw Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s Qatari driver, Nasser Al Attiyah, notch up his twelfth stage victory in the Dakar Rally. More importantly, this was his third win for 2018, and cements his third place in the general rankings.


McLaren to announce new sponsors 'this month'

2018-01-18 20:34

Ahead of what they believe will be a much improved season for the team, McLaren are poised to announce several new partners.

Dakar Rally

Dakar Rally: Toyota's Ten Brinke wins Stage 11, Sainz closes in on second title

2018-01-17 20:54

Toyota's Bernhard Ten Brinke has won Stage 11 though Peugeot's Carlos Sainz has his second Dakar rally title in his sights.

Dakar Rally

Dakar Rally: Peterhansel closes gap to leader Sainz

2018-01-17 00:58

Reigning champion Stephane Peterhansel moved up to second overall by winning the 10th special stage at the Dakar Rally.


Rosberg: I would make a comeback if...

2018-01-16 13:21

Nico Rosberg could be persuaded to come out of retirement if Formula One raced in Las Vegas with South Africa also on his list.

Formula 1

F1's streaming plans: 'One will be freely available', the other behind a pay wall

2018-01-23 09:01

Formula One commercial chief Sean Bratches has defended Liberty Media's plans to ramp up internet coverage of race while moving the sport away from free-to-air television.


Mercedes happier with Hamilton/Bottas 'dynamic'

2018-01-23 08:24

Toto Wolff concedes that a fierce rivalry is not what a team wants; instead he is happier with the relationship between Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas.

Dakar Rally

World's toughest race: Two podium spots for Toyota SA at the Dakar Rally

2018-01-21 11:50

'We brought the Toyota Hilux home on the podium, just behind our team mates Al-Attiyah and Baumel. What a fantastic feeling!' said Giniel De Villiers at the finale of the 2018 Dakar Rally.

Dakar Rally

SA team wins Dakar Rally rookie race

2018-01-20 17:39

South African duo Hennie de Klerk and Gerhard Schutte brought their locally built TreasuryOne Amarok home to victory in the rookie rankings of the 2018 Dakar Rally.


Rosberg: Kubica's race dream is not over

2018-01-19 12:08

Despite only landing a reserve role with Williams, Robert Kubica's dream of racing in Formula 1 is not yet over according to Nico Rosberg.

Dakar Rally

Sainz takes no risks on Dakar Rally, lead shrinks to 44min

2018-01-19 07:34

Carlos Sainz has been content to drive cautiously and retain a good lead on the marathon third-to-last stage of the Dakar Rally in Argentina


Motorsport: Japan's Sato gets replica trophy for Indy 500 win

2018-01-18 09:05

Reigning Indianapolis 500 champion Takuma Sato of Japan was presented his miniature replica of the Borg-Warner Trophy on Wednesday at ceremonies in conjunction with the North American International Auto Show.


Lewis Hamilton returns to social media

2018-01-17 10:59

Four-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton is back on social media, putting an end to his hiatus.


Kubica's dream still alive as Williams reserve

2018-01-16 14:24

Having opted to sign Sergey Sirotkin as their second driver, Williams have handed Robert Kubica a test driver role for the 2018 F1 season.

Formula 1

2018 engine rule change 'crazy' - Mercedes

2018-01-16 10:57

Mercedes engine boss Andy Cowell has described as 'crazy' the new engine rules for 2018.


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