Red Bull Racing’s Jamie Whincup on his way to setting the fastest qualifying time at Bathurst on Friday. Picture: Tim Hunter.

JAMIE Whincup fired the first shot at this year’s Bathurst 1000 with the Red Bull record breaker blasting his way to a Mount Panorama qualifying win on Friday.     In an all out battle for a top 10 shoot out spot, Whincup clocked a 2.04.10 to edge out Dave Reynolds and Scott McLaughlin.   […]

Dream come true.

MCLAREN have confirmed the signing of Carlos Sainz for the 2019 season, with the Spaniard replacing Fernando Alonso. After Alonso announced he would be retiring from Formula 1 at the end of the year, McLaren have moved quickly to snap up his successor and Sainz will join on a multi-year contract. The highly-rated Sainz has […]

Michael requires around-the-clock medical attention after a horror skiing accident.

  Sebastian Vettel believes Mick Schumacher fully deserves his first chance to test a Formula 1 car. Schumacher, the 20-year-old son of racing legend Michael, will make his debut first with Ferrari and then Alfa Romeo across two days of testing in Bahrain from next Tuesday. Mick, who is the reigning European F3 champion, is […]

Mick Schumacher, the 18-year-old son of seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael, is already winning races.

FORMULA One champion Michael Schumacher is not being moved from his home in Switzerland to the Spanish island of Mallorca, a family spokeswoman said Thursday, denying a report by a Swiss magazine. Swiss news magazine L’Illustre reported this week that the seven-time world champion, who sustained serious head injuries in a 2013 skiing accident, was […]

  Daniel Ricciardo’s Renault teammate Nico Hulkenberg says the team hasn’t made as much progress as it thought after a disappointing 2018 and boss Cyril Abiteboul admits a rocky start to 2019 has fallen short of expectations. Renault finished fourth in the constructors’ championship last year and while it was hoping to make up ground […]

Sebastian Vettel hasn’t tasted much success in Ferrari — yet.

  Four-time Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel has revealed he doesn’t want a legacy when he hangs up his helmet at the end of his career. Vettel won four straight championships between 2010 and 2013 when he was at Red Bull before jumping ship to Ferrari in 2015. He’s been pushing for a fifth in […]

Renault has less than 24 hours to find answers before qualifying.

  Daniel Ricciardo’s Renault team’s engine upgrade for this weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix has failed to make any noticeable improvement to the team’s performance after a miserable opening day of practice at the Circuit de Catalunya. Ricciardo finished the second practice session of the day down in 15th place, more than 1.6 seconds behind pace-setter […]

Emily Tate, 17, at the Adelaide Motorsport Festival at Victoria Park on Saturday. Picture: TOM HUNTLEY

Premier Steven Marshall and David Brabham with a Brabham BT62 at the Adelaide Motorsport Festival at Victoria Park. Picture: Tom HuntleySource:News Limited Holden manufacturing in SA is gone – but the rollout of Adelaide-made cars continues with the Brabham BT62. Built just 1km from Holden’s Elizabeth factory, which closed last October, the third BT62 supercar […]

Marc Marquez put in a great hot lap in the torrential Malaysian rain.

Yamaha rider Johann Zarco will be on pole in Marc Marquez’s place.Source:AP MotoGP champion Marc Marquez has been handed a six-place grid drop after securing his 80th career pole position, with Johann Zarco taking over the top slot after a rain-delayed qualifying session for the Malaysian Grand Prix. The Spaniard, who wrapped up his fifth […]