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Can 2017 end Formula One’s sliding doors rivalry?

Ferrari may have set the fastest lap of the preseason, but it was the team’s slower laps that caught the eye.

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Why Daniel Ricciardo keeps on smiling no matter what

After almost five years slugging it out in the world’s biggest motorsport category, Red Bull Racing driver Daniel Ricciardo seems just as excited as the day he made his Formula One debut at the 2011 British Grand Prix.

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McLaren’s slump could be the new normal

The McLaren-Honda project is on the cusp of learning the difference between ‘if’ and ‘when’.

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F1: ‘We’d be winning with Merc engines say McLaren

McLaren have aimed another swipe at their beleaguered engine supplier Honda by declaring they would be winning in Formula One if they were powered by Mercedes.

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Who won Formula One’s ‘winter world championship’?

If there’s one thing more simultaneously engrossing and frustrating than trying to understand Formula One’s driver market silly season, it’s attempting to decipher Formula One preseason testing.

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Why 2017 could break McLaren-Honda

The new-look Formula One finally roared into life last week at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya for 2017’s first preseason test.

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Hamilton’s data ban: Is Lewis onto something?

Formula One is no stranger to Lewis Hamilton’s outspokenness on the state of the sport.

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Motorsport’s Iron Maiden has her sights set on long run in the Supercars

Motorsport’s Iron Maiden isn’t promising it will happen overnight. But it will happen.

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Launch week: Pressure builds on Formula One to deliver

The 2017 season is dawning on Formula One, and as the sport transitions from its barren off-season to an optimistic pre-season, the first pieces of the year’s puzzle begin presenting themselves.

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Why 2017 will be the year of Carlos Sainz

It goes without saying that Formula One, the pinnacle of motor racing, is an almost infinitely complicated sport.

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Motorsport needs to bring back the biff!

This time last week, people stood around their water coolers de-briefing about the Bathurst 12 Hour.

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Delta Goodrem drafted in to launch Supercars season

Singer Delta Goodrem and stereotype-shattering driver Simona de Silvestro will spearhead a push to expand the appeal of Supercars.

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The Manor Formula One team has folded after going into administration and failing to find a buyer, leaving the sport with 10 teams two months before the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.

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Bernie Ecclestone’s $8 billion legacy

“I was deposed today,” Bernie Ecclestone told Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport. “I am simply gone.”

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Bernie Ecclestone replaced as Formula One boss

Bernie Ecclestone’s 40-year reign as Formula One’s supremo has ended with the sport’s new owners Liberty Media replacing the 86-year-old Briton with American Chase Carey.

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Bottas jumps into the hottest seat in Formula 1

Valtteri Bottas has secured the most highly-sought after driver’s seat in Formula One as he heads into the 2017 season with Mercedes and a fired up Lewis Hamilton.

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Toby Price becomes the first Australian to win the famous Dakar Rally, taking out the motorbike class in 2016.

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Aussie Formula One driver Daniel Ricciardo celebrates his victory in Canada

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Daniel Ricciardo of Australia and Red Bull Racing, Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP and Max Verstappen

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Dan Ricciardo smiles at press conference

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McLaren Honda's Spanish driver Fernando Alonso

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Lewis Hamilton inundating a hostess with bubbly

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Marcus Ericsson of Sweden driving the (9) Sauber

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The Roar of the crowd

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The best of Kevin Magnussen is yet to come

Around 36 months ago, at the Australian Grand Prix, there was elation and ecstasy. Standing on the podium in his Formula One debut was a baby-faced Kevin Magnussen, becoming the youngest driver to achieve a podium in their first grand prix.

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Managing expectations in Melbourne

By Bayden Westerweller, Today
Managing expectations in Melbourne

The growing optimism that Mercedes’ recent dominance can be curtailed will be put to the test in the coming forty-eight hours, therefore it’s appropriate to evaluate potential outcomes from each end of the spectrum.

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Can 2017 be the year of the new Supercars generation?

It is astounding to think that in the last decade, Shane van Gisbergen has been the only Australian touring car champion under the age of 30 – especially considering the breadth of young talent present in the category.

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Formula One’s midfield to be the most competitive in 2017

While many followers of Formula One since the advent hybrid era have been cynical about the sport’s competitive nature; the midfield contingent has delivered some of the most intense racing in recent times.

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Sergio Perez’s career campaign

By Bayden Westerweller, 23 Mar 2017
Sergio Perez’s career campaign

Seven podiums in six seasons on the grid is a respectable tally, though the crossroads has arrived for Sergio Perez.

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Albert Park Supercars Challenge preview

By Scott Pryde, 23 Mar 2017
Albert Park Supercars Challenge preview

Formula 1 might be the main attraction this weekend at Albert Park, but the Supercars have four races which are going to tell us plenty about the sprint rounds ahead as the season begins to gather momentum.

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Ultimate Formula 1 Melbourne Grand Prix Guide: Albert Park start times, how to watch, qualifying info

Pre-season testing is over, driver movements have been completed, a litany of new cars, engines and regulations have been brought in, and we’re guaranteed a new world champion. The Formula One season is back.

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Australian Grand Prix: Into the unknown

By Jawad Yaqub, 22 Mar 2017
Australian Grand Prix: Into the unknown

A new era dawns upon Formula One, as the sport makes its annual foray unto our shores for the curtain-raising Australian Grand Prix.

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McLaren’s phantom ‘decision’

By Bayden Westerweller, 21 Mar 2017
McLaren’s phantom ‘decision’

As the reality dawns at Woking that its 2017 campaign looms as stillborn, the inevitable hypothesising on contingencies have arisen amid preparations for this weekend’s curtain raiser in Melbourne.

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All eyes on Lowndes and Frosty at Albert Park

The Formula One Grand Prix might be the headlining act next weekend at Albert Park, but the Supercars non-championship event has plenty of questions to be answered – particularly for a couple of veterans who didn’t find top form at a brutal season-opening Clipsal 500.

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Roadblocks aside, Adelaide’s the perfect host for an Endurance Championship race

The Clipsal 500, raced on the streets of Adelaide is one of the most popular on the calendar, but is there a need to change it for the good of Supercars?

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Shane van Gisbergen may be destined to become an endurance driver

Clipsal 500 winner and defending Supercars champion Shane van Gisbergen continues his hectic start to 2017 this weekend with a trip to the United States of America ahead of a participation in Sebring 12 hour event.

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Supercars Albert Park Challenge crucial in predicting title battle

It may not be everyone’s favourite Supercars event on the calendar, but the Australian Grand Prix support round is a crucial one in setting up the championship narrative ahead.

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Early season form no longer pivotal amid F1’s ‘arms race’

What once represented the hallmark of a successful campaign now looms as inconsequential, with the impending developmental “arms race” set to grip Formula One as it enters its latest iteration.

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John Surtees: The forgotten knight

By Jawad Yaqub, 15 Mar 2017

One of world motorsport’s rare and unique talents, John Surtees, passed away last week, succumbing to respiratory failure at the age of 83.

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Are Red Bull playing F1’s long game?

By Bayden Westerweller, 14 Mar 2017
Are Red Bull playing F1’s long game?

For all of the rhetoric that pre-season pacesetters Ferrari were ‘sandbagging’ at Barcelona, the outfit whose standing proved most difficult to gauge was Red Bull, with competitors none the wiser concerning their true colours until qualifying at Melbourne.

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V8 Supercars drivers

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Grand Prix of Austria, Red Bull Ring. Image shows Nico Rosberg

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2014 V8 Supercar Championship.

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Shane Van Gisbergen wins the 2016 Tasmanian Super Sprint

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Singapore Grand Prix

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Sebastian Vettel press conference

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Where to now for V8 Supercars in Australia and motorsport in general? Image: Volvo Polestar

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The Holden Racing Team Holden Commodore

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