THREE things in life are certain: death, taxes, and Marc Marquez winning at the Sachsenring. The reigning MotoGP world champion extended his incredible streak to nine consecutive wins from nine consecutive pole positions with victory in the German Grand Prix. Marquez recovered from a slow start to pass Jorge Lorenzo for the lead just prior […]

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JASON Bright’s return to Prodrive Racing Australia for the 2017 Supercars season has been officially confirmed. The 43-year-old will return to the team he led in 2005-06, set to drive a No. 56 Ford backed by petroleum supply company MEGA Limited. “I am really excited about the opportunity for 2017,” Bright said. “PRA have been […]

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NEW Supercars champion Shane Van Gisbergen has proved it’s better to burn out than to fade away, bringing down the curtain on the Sydney 500 era in a spectacular shroud of smoke. As he became the first Kiwi champion since Jim Richards, Van Gisbergen rubber-stamped the final Sydney Olympic Park race with a race and […]

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MAYBE take a seat before you read the rest of this sentence: Mark Skaife and Russell Ingall are going to race a car together at Bathurst. No, hell hasn’t frozen over, but fellow racer Tony Longhurst may have performed a minor miracle. Longhurst has persuaded the pair to join forces with him in one of […]

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WILL Power has won for the third time this season, using a victory on the street course at Toronto to tie Team Penske teammate Simon Pagenaud for the most wins this season. A caution with four laps remaining set up a one-lap shootout for the victory, Power pulling away from teammate Helio Castroneves to give […]

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APOLOGIES ran thick and fast from the Red Bull hierarchy after Daniel Ricciardo was denied victory in the Monaco Grand Prix thanks to a bungled pit stop. Red Bull team principal Christian Horner and motorsport chief Helmut Marko both regretted the mistake that virtually presented Lewis Hamilton with victory. “We as a team owe Daniel […]

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TIM Slade admits he had to stop his mind drifting to post-race burnouts as he charged to a second race victory at Winton on Sunday to back up his breakthrough Supercars win. In a bumper weekend for the Brad Jones Racing team, Slade became the second driver this year, alongside Volvo star Scott McLaughlin at […]

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DESPITE their desire to race Volvos in 2017, Garry Rogers Motorsport may have no cars left to race, nor engines to use after 2016. In the latest twist in Volvo’s departure from V8 Supercars, Cyan Racing will not renew its technical partnership with GRM, following the lead of Volvo’s performance car arm Polestar on Wednesday. […]

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ARGENTINA delivered a bizarre race befitting an equally bemusing lead-up, Marc Marquez taking his first MotoGP win of 2016 simply by staying out of trouble. The Honda rider seized the lead early and held off a feisty Valentino Rossi ahead of compulsory pit stops at the halfway point of the shortened 20-lap race, both measures […]

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STOFFEL Vandoorne will make his much awaited Formula 1 debut for McLaren at this weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix. Vandoorne will substitute for the injured Fernando Alonso, who has been ruled out of driving on medical grounds with lingering injuries from his horrific crash at Albert Park. Many pundits rate the 24-year-old Belgian very highly and […]

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