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Lewis Hamilton going for third straight Hungarian GP win

Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton aiming to win his third straight Hungarian GP on Sunday and fifth overall as he chases teammate Nico Rosberg.

Ex Kiwi Whetu Taewa in a league of his own

Whetu Taewa

Whetu Taewa blitzed the opposition with pace and power throughout his international league career.

Hayden Paddon on a big WRC learning curve

'It's been a real eye-opener'

hayden paddon

Geraldine lad Hayden Paddon, living the dream of competing as a professional in the WRC, was back in New Zealand for a short break.

Dixon's troubles continue at Toronto event

Scott Dixon

Kiwi driver still struggling with a fifth and a seventh placing at the IndyCar doubleheader in Toronto.

Nico Rosberg gives Germany more to celebrate

Nico Rosberg

Nico Rosberg gives Germany another win to celebrate after their World Cup success with a Hockenheim win.

Mitch Evans fails to back up win in Germany

Mitch Evans

Mitch Evans finished a disappointing 11th in the GP2 sprint race in Germany tonight.

Mitch Evans show potential with German win

Mitch Evans

Kiwi driver Mitch Evans has shown he can be a contender for this year's GP2 championship.

IndyCar series to run two races on same day

IndyCar generic

IndyCar's weekend two-race series will run in one day after yesterday's race was called because of rain.

Hamilton crash triggers brake disc concern

Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton unharmed, but incident reveals F1 driver sensitivities to subtle differences in rival products.

Pole-sitter Nico Rosberg a Finn 'for you', fans

Nico Rosberg

He may have declared himself "100 per cent German", but Finnish media claiming race front row first.

Levi Sherwood maintains X-Fighters tour lead

Levi Sherwood

New Zealand FMX rider Levi Sherwood finished third in the latest stop of the Red Bull X-Fighters tour but still leads the championship.

Mitch Evans stays cool to win in German heat

Mitch Evans

Kiwi Mitch Evans came from 15th on the grid to win his second race of the season.

Super Black's Bathurst drivers still not known

Andrew Hiskens

Plans for Super Black Racing's entry in this year's Bathurst continue to be drawn up, but their New Zealand drivers for the event still haven't been announced.

Nico Rosberg takes pole as Hamilton crashes

Nico Rosberg

Nico Rosberg puts Mercedes on pole while team-mate and title rival Lewis Hamilton crashes out.

Mercedes' Hamilton top in German GP practice

Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton denied Mercedes team-mate and Formula One leader Nico Rosberg the satisfaction of lapping fastest at his home German Grand Prix.

Daniel Ricciardo vows to improve late in 2014

Daniel Ricciardo

Young Aussie F1 driver has already impressed many, but believes he's only going to get better as the season continues.

Fifa puts a lid on F1 driver's World Cup helmet

Nico Rosberg helmet

German F1 driver stopped from wearing football World Cup tribute helmet at his home Grand Prix.

Rosberg extends his F1 contract with Mercedes

Nico Rosberg

Formula One leader Nico Rosberg has signed a multi-year contract extension with Mercedes ahead of his home German Grand Prix.

Ecclestone says payment to buy man's silence

Bernie Ecclestone

F1 boss tells court in bribery trial a multi-million dollar payment he made to a jailed banker was hush money.

NZ team for Bathurst aiming for full V8s licence

Tony Lentino

For the first time since 2009 there will be a New Zealand team racing at Bathurst this year.

When helmeted Moto3 riders come to blows

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Is this Daft Punk's Oasis moment? No, it's the extraordinary sight of Dutch motorcycling compatriots coming to blows on the track.

Marc Marquez wins MotoGP German Grand Prix

Marc Marquez

Marc Marquez continued his dominance of the MotoGP series with victory at the German GP.

Scott Dixon finishes fourth at IndyCar Iowa 300

Scott Dixon

Kiwi driver couldn't break pole position hoodoo at Iowa 300 as he slipped to finish fourth in today's race.

Winning Garth Tander warns other V8 drivers

Garth Tander

Garth Tander warns rest of the V8 Supercars drivers the success he had last week wasn't a one off.

Unstoppable Marquez on German MotoGP pole

Marc Marquez

MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez took pole for the German Grand Prix, a new lap record edging out Repsol Honda team-mate Dani Pedrosa.

Scott Dixon to start from IndyCar pole in Iowa

Scott Dixon

Kiwi driver Scott Dixon will start from the pole for tomorrow's IndyCar race at the Iowa Speedway.

Wife: Michael Schumacher's condition improves

Michael Schumacher

Michael Schumacher's wife believes the injured Formula One star's recovery is on the fast track.

Grand Prix pays high price for football goal-fest

Nico Rosberg

Discount offered for premium German F1 Grand Prix tickets on a goals scored basis costs organisers a bomb.

Swiss firm probed over Schumacher's records

Michael Schumacher

Thief used Swiss helicopter company computer to steal Michael Schumacher's medical records, police say.

Mitch Evans boasts big Silverstone points haul

Mitch Evans

Kiwi driver Mitch Evans has finished seventh in the GP2 sprint race at Silverstone.

Lewis Hamilton wins home British Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton

Briton claims fifth win of the F1 season at Silverstone in race stalled by spectacular first-lap Raikkonen crash.

Craig Lowndes crashes out in Townsville

Craig Lowndes

Craig Lowndes has sensationally crashed out of race one of the Townsville V8 Supercars meet.

Mitch Evans wins maiden GP2 Series race

Mitch Evans

Young NZ driver has stormed to his maiden GP2 Series victory in the British Grand Prix at Silverstone overnight.

Nico Rosberg claims pole for British Grand Prix

Nico Rosberg

Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg claimed pole position for the British Grand Prix.

Coulthard scores, vows to come back fighting

Fabian Coulthard

V8 Supercar driver Fabian Coulthard scored a podium, but it was a day to forget for Kiwis in Townsville.

Lowndes salvages result after bad first race

Craig Lowndes

Craig Lowndes has salvaged a result from a potentially ruinous day of V8 Supercars racing in Townsville.

Nico Rosberg tops Silverstone practice times

Nico Rosberg

German racer quickest first up, but British teammate - and rival - not interested in his drive data.

Susie Wolff first woman F1 driver in 22 years

Susie Wolff

No race, but this weekend a Scot becomes first woman in 22 years to drive in a grand prix event.

Winterbottom aims for V8 pole in Townsville

Mark Winterbottom

Mark Winterbottom is hoping to end a qualifying dry spell this weekend as the championship heads to Townsville.

Rossi to stay with Yamaha for two more years

Valentino Rossi

Valentino Rossi is set to see out his career with Yamaha after signing a new two-year agreement with the works team.

Hard tyres mastered, Coulthard wants more

Fabian Coulthard

Kiwi Fabian Coulthard is keen to get on podium again when the V8 Supercars hit the streets of Townsville.

Scott Dixon's IndyCar title defence on ropes

Scott Dixon

Disappointing weekend at the Grand Prix of Houston double-header puts Kiwi racer well off the pace.

Paddon finishes eighth in WRC's Rally Poland

hayden paddon

Timaru's Hayden Paddon is happy after finishing eighth in the World Rally Championship's event in Poland overnight.

Colombia celebrates as Scott Dixon crashes out

Scott Dixon

Kiwi Scott Dixon crashes out of first race of Grand Prix of Houston, taking two other cars with him.

Marc Marquez makes it eight wins from eight

Marc Marquez

Spain's MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez made it eight wins in eight races with victory in a wet Dutch TT at Assen.

Levi Sherwood finishes 3rd at Madrid X-Fighters

Levi Sherwood misses finals spot in Madrid

Levi Sherwood

Before 23,000 fans Levi Sherwood missed out on the final and a shot at the title at Red Bull X-Fighters.

Kiwi rally ace 11th after Rally Poland day two

Hayden Paddon

With 10 stages ahead, Hayden Paddon is feeling more positive.

Hayden Paddon seventh at WRC's Rally Poland

hayden paddon

New Zealand's top rally driver Hayden Paddon is seventh overall after stage 3 of Rally Poland.

Ricciardo predicts Red Bull Silverstone revival

Daniel Ricciardo

Australian keen to atone for disastrous race in Austria where he finished eighth for his worst result of the season.

NZ could remain a stop for Speedway Worlds

Martin Smolinski

New Zealand remains a chance of retaining its hosting rights on the Speedway World Championship calendar.
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