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Vettel claims Hungarian GP

Sebastian Vettel increased his drivers' world championship lead to 14 points on Sunday when he led Kimi Raikkonen home in a dominant Ferrari one-two at the Hungarian Grand Prix.
Soure:AFP: 2017/7/30 23:48:40

High hopes

For many years, China has been hoping to cultivate its own star in motor sports' showpiece event - Formula One. But the dream of having a Chinese driver make the circuit in an F1 race has yet to become a reality.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/7/29 7:15:52

Porsche joins rush of manufacturers to Formula E circuit

Porsche announced Friday it was leaving the top category of Le Mans sports car racing at the end of the season to join German automotive rivals in the Formula E electric championship in 2019.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/7/28 23:13:39

Hamilton on record pace in Austrian practice

Triple world champion Lewis Hamilton smashed his Red Bull Ring lap record twice in Austrian Grand Prix practice on Friday, with Ferrari's championship leader Sebastian Vettel close behind his Mercedes rival.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/7/8 0:13:39

Dennis severs McLaren links

Ron Dennis, chairman of ­McLaren's Formula One team and separate sports carmaker, will step down from his role at the brand and sell his shares, ending a 37-year relationship which soured in recent months alongside race-track failings.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/7/1 0:33:39

2017 Taklimakan Rally roars to finish

The 2017 Taklimakan Rally has wrapped up its two-week long competition across the world's second largest shifting sand desert Taklimakan.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/6/23 15:25:36

Nakajima out to bury heartbreak

Japanese driver Kazuki Nakajima intends to finish what he started at the Le Mans 24-hour race, one year after his challenge ended in a heartbreaking defeat just one lap from home.
Soure:AFP: 2017/6/17 0:48:39

Biaggi suffers injuries

Italian motorcycling star Max Biaggi was flown to hospital on Friday after suffering injuries in a "serious" accident at the Sagittario race circuit south of Rome, according to reports.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/6/10 0:38:39

Button to debut at Super GT

Britain's Jenson Button is to make his Super GT debut for Team Mugen at the Suzuka 1000 kilometers on August 27, the team announced Friday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/6/2 23:53:39

Hamilton uninterested in ‘phoney wars’

Lewis Hamilton has said he will avoid any kind of mind games in his title battle with Sebastian Vettel this year as the two multiple world champions scrap it out for the tiniest of advantages at every race.
Soure:AFP: 2017/5/26 23:43:39

Hamilton takes pole for Spanish Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes will start Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix from the pole positon after edging Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari by 0.051 of a second in the final qualifying session at the Montmelo race track just outside of Barcelona.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/5/14 8:02:37

Schumacher cannot walk

The German magazine Bunte was ordered Friday to pay 50,000 euros in damages ($54,780) plus legal fees to Michael Schumacher for claiming the former five-time Formula One world champion could walk again.
Soure:AFP: 2017/5/6 0:03:39

Guintoli returns to GP

Former Superbike world champion Sylvain Guintoli will make a MotoGP comeback at his home French Grand Prix this month as replacement for injured Suzuki rider Alex Rins, the team said Thursday. Suzuki said the experienced 34-year-old would stand in until Spanish rookie Rins could return.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/5/4 23:13:39

Button to make F1 return in Monaco

Britain's Jenson Button will stand in for Fernando Alonso at next month's Monaco Formula One Grand Prix while the Spaniard competes in the Indianapolis 500 on the same day, McLaren announced on Friday.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/4/15 0:18:39

Shanghai mist wipes out GP

The Shanghai weather all but wiped out the first two practice sessions for the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix on Friday with poor visibility in the city, forcing the grounding of the medical support helicopter.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/4/8 1:08:39

Vettel wins Aussie GP

Sebastian Vettel outmaneuvered ­Lewis Hamilton and the world champion Mercedes team with a stunning victory in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/3/26 23:03:39

F1 maps out a post-Ecclestone future

The old ringmaster has gone, pushed aside by Formula One’s new American owners, and the marketing men have moved in with a mission to overhaul the circus and give spectators something more modern for their money.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/3/18 6:57:18

Raikkonen sets new record

Finnish driver Kimi Raikkonen smashed teammate Sebastian ­Vettel's best time in preseason testing by nearly half a second to dominate the morning session of the final day of testing on Friday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/3/11 0:08:40