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Supercars champion McLaughlin to test Team Penske IndyCar at Sebring

Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin is set to get behind the wheel of a Team Penske IndyCar at Sebring next month.


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Red Bull confident Verstappen will stay beyond 2021 F1 season

Red Bull are confident a “very happy” Max Verstappen will sign a new deal despite links to Mercedes and a potential F1 2021 driver merry-go-round.


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Ferrari confirm ‘conversations’ with Lewis Hamilton but say talk of a move is premature

Ferrari chief executive officer Louis Camilleri says it’s premature to talk about a possible move of six-time world champion Lewis Hamilton to the Italian team.


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Talk about wholesale change! State of play on 2020 Supercars grid

It has been a busy fortnight on the Supercars front, with just two seats remaining on the 2020 grid.


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Expanding Matt Stone Racing squad reveals historic Supercars driver share plan

Matt Stone Racing has confirmed young guns Zane Goddard and Jake Kostecki will share the second seat at the expanding Holden team for the 2020 season.


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Daniel Ricciardo has opened up on the moment he made his mind up about Red Bull

Daniel Ricciardo shocked the F1 world when he announced he was departing Red Bull at the end of the 2018 season and switching to Renault.


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Live and ad-break free: New broadcast deal announced for 2020 Bathurst 12 Hour

A new broadcast deal will see the entire Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour race shown ad-break free on Fox Sports for the first time.


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Alonso leaving F1 door ‘open’ as two-time world champ eyes 2021 return

Fernando Alonso has given a strong indication he is plotting a return to Formula 1 in 2021, although the two-time champion has been urged to only come back if he can secure a competitive drive.


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15 world titles between then: F1 champ Hamilton and MotoGP legend Rossi complete ride swap

Six-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton and seven-time MotoGP world champion Valentino Rossi have completed their historic ride swap at Valencia.


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Heimgartner Mustang breaks cover as Kelly Racing reveals NED Whiskey as new major sponsor

Kelly Racing has taken the covers off the first 2020 livery – and the team’s new Mustang – ahead of its switch to a two-car outfit from next season.


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Teams unanimously vote to keep 2019-spec tyres for 2020 F1 season

Teams have unanimously voted to use Pirelli’s 2019-spec tyres for the 2020 season, with the under-development compounds sensationally benched.


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Zarco joins Ducati-Avintia despite bizarre critical outburst

Johann Zarco has signed with Ducati-Avintia for the 2020 MotoGP season weeks after saying it was “not a top team’, the French rider and the satellite outfit announced on Monday.


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How Ferrari ‘lost’ title battle to Mercedes when designing 2019 car

Ferrari say they lost the F1 2019 battle to Mercedes before the season even began after designing a car which was “not good enough”.


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Penrite Racing announces key driver line-up development with Brown set for Supercars

Penrite Racing will undergo more change in the coming seasons with young gun Will Brown set to graduate to Supercars in 2021 with the Holden squad.


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Holden commits to Supercars with ZB Commodore amid iconic nameplate’s axing

The Commodore will continue in Supercars until the end of 2021 amid the bombshell announcement the brand will retire the iconic nameplate.


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Australian motorsport royalty: Holden Commodore’s remarkable racing numbers

Holden shocked the automotive industry on Tuesday when it was announced the iconic Commodore nameplate will be dropped next year.


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Critic says it’s time for ‘clown’ Ricciardo to get serious after ‘not showing much’ this season

Dutch F1 commentator Olav Mol has taken aim at Daniel Ricciardo, calling him a “clown” and criticising him for failing to deliver in his first season with Renault.


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2020 season just 10 weeks away: New aero package, engine changes locked in

Just 10 weeks remain until the 2020 season gets underway at the pre-season test at The Bend Motorsport Park, with Supercars signing off on a revised aerodynamic package and new engine rules.


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F1 champ Hamilton and MotoGP legend Rossi set for ride swap

Six times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton and MotoGP great Valentino Rossi are preparing for a ride swap in Spain on Monday, with the Briton “super excited” at the prospect.


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Hamilton hails ‘best season of my life’ after dominant run to 2019 title

Six times world champion Lewis Hamilton laid hands on the Formula One winners’ trophy as his late team boss Niki Lauda was voted personality of the year at the governing FIA’s awards gala.


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‘I’m not going to say what they want to hear’: Why Ricciardo is optimistic for next F1 season

Daniel Ricciardo is talking the talk and he expects Renault to walk the walk.


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Final scores of F1 2019 driver ratings after Abu Dhabi season finale

Who scored the top marks on this season’s final weekend?


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Five-time Bathurst winner Steven Richards announces Supercars retirement

Five-time Bathurst winner Steven Richards has announced his retirement from Supercars, and has announced plans to take up a managerial role at Team 18.


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F1 2019 conclusions: Lewis Hamilton shines, but new contenders emerge

Lewis Hamilton made it six world titles with another masterful year, Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc headlined the new crop of young stars, while McLaren enjoyed a stunning resurgence.


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Ocon fitting in at Renault as 2020 F1 return approaches

Daniel Ricciardo’s new teammate Esteban Ocon started work as a Renault Formula One driver in post-season testing on Tuesday and said it was good to be back behind the wheel.


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F1 braced for demands of record 22 races in 2020

When Formula One returns in 2020, there will be a record 22 races on the schedule with renewed concerns about the demands being placed on those who keep the travelling circus on the road.


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F1 returns to tradition to avoid future chequered flag gaffes

Formula One’s governing body has ruled for tradition over technology when it comes to deciding the official end of a Grand Prix.


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Michael Schumacher’s former Ferrari teammate spills on sharing the garage with the F1 legend

Michael Schumacher will long be remembered as one of the greatest drivers in Formula 1 history, but a former teammate has lifted the lid on what it’s like being alongside him.


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Russell fastest for Mercedes on final day of 2019 running as Leclerc crashes

George Russell gave Mercedes' double title-winning car the perfect send-off by topping 2019's final day of track running in Abu Dhabi.


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2020 Supercars grid continues to take shape as Jacobson lands MSR drive

The 2020 Supercars grid continues to take shape, with Matt Stone Racing confirming Garry Jacobson will join an expanding line-up for next season.


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Youth to the fore: Penrite Racing reveals reshuffled 2020 enduro line-up

Penrite Racing has confirmed young gun Brodie Kostecki will join the team’s reshuffled line-up for the 2020 enduros.


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Bottas tops first day of F1 testing as Ocon starts Renault career

Valtteri Bottas topped the timesheets on the first day of the Abu Dhabi test on Tuesday as several of F1's leading names returned to the track, while Esteban Ocon officially started his Renault career.


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Premat out, Slade in as Shell V-Power Racing changes Bathurst winning driver combo

The 2019 Bathurst-winning pairing has been split for 2020, with Tim Slade to partner Scott McLaughlin for the 2020 enduros.


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Lewis Mr Consistent: The stats that mattered from blockbuster 2019 F1 season

Across 21 races on five continents, the world championship again ended up in the hands of Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes in 2019, despite Ferrari and Red Bull proving more than competitive at times.


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Vettel quashes F1 retirement speculation and discusses Hamilton-to-Ferrari rumour

Sebastian Vettel has rubbished rumours he was set to retire after last weekend’s 2019 season finale in Abu Dhabi.


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All F1 2019 teammate race head-to-heads after Abu Dhabi season finale

The 2019 season was all about Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes as they combined for more world championship success - and he also ensured his stranglehold over teammate Valtteri Bottas.


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Brundle: Looking back on 2019 and DRS-affected Abu Dhabi F1 season finale

Another Formula 1 season sails past at a scary pace, our traditional post-season Sky F1 team photo under the floodlights on the Abu Dhabi start straight seems to come around every six months.


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‘We want to fight against the best’: Leclerc would welcome Hamilton at Ferrari

Charles Leclerc has added further intrigue to Lewis Hamilton’s future by revealing he would welcome Britain’s six-time world champion to join him at Ferrari.


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Hamilton to Ferrari: Is it really an option for the F1 champion?

As Lewis Hamilton signed off his sixth championship-winning season in style in Abu Dhabi, a familiar rumour concerning the Englishman and a bumper F1 transfer was bubbling in the paddock.


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Data server crash responsible for DRS failure in Abu Dhabi F1 GP

The FIA confirmed a data server crash in race control was the reason behind the Drag Reduction System (DRS) being disabled for the first third of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.


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Hamilton proud to beat next gen F1 stars Verstappen and Leclerc

A relentless Lewis Hamilton wished he could “keep going” in F1 2019 after an emphatic season-ending victory in the Abu Dhabi GP – and said it was a “privilege” to be racing against the sport’s emerging young stars.


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Steps forward or back? Rating Ricciardo’s first year at Renault

At face value, Daniel Ricciardo’s move from Red Bull to Renault hasn’t been a happy one, with his former team reaping the rewards of a strong first year with a vastly improved Honda effort.


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Verstappen looking to 2020 F1 title challenge after finishing 2019 in third

Max Verstappen said he was pleased to seal third place in the world championship after finishing second in Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – but wants more next season.


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Vettel admits he ‘must do better’ after losing Ferrari battle to Leclerc

Sebastian Vettel admitted he needs to improve his individual performances next year after being outperformed by Ferrari teammate Charles Leclerc this season.


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Leclerc keeps Abu Dhabi podium, but Ferrari cops $80,000 fine

Charles Leclerc has kept his Abu Dhabi GP podium but Ferrari have received a large fine for a fuel infringement ahead of the season-closing race.


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Sweet and sour climax as Ricciardo’s frustrating season comes to an end

Daniel Ricciardo suffered a disappointing end to season 2019 on a personal level but team-wise Renault came out happy.


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Hamilton cruises to ANOTHER win as Ferrari cop big fine over fuel breach

Lewis Hamilton claimed one of the most dominant victories of his glittering sixth title-winning season at the Abu Dhabi GP to sign off from F1 2019 in ultimate style.


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Top three grid spots, top three teams: Hamilton expects season finale thriller in Abu Dhabi

Lewis Hamilton says he's excited for an Abu Dhabi GP battle with Red Bull and Ferrari on Sunday, as the season's champion lines up on pole position ahead of the in-form Max Verstappen in F1's final 2019 showdown.


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All F1 2019 teammate qualifying head-to-heads after Abu Dhabi season finale

The Abu Dhabi season finale has settled the head-to-head qualifying match-ups of season 2019, with Lewis Hamilton claiming his fifth pole of the season.


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Hamilton ends nine-race drought to seal pole position at Abu Dhabi F1 GP

Lewis Hamilton ended his nine-race F1 pole position drought to ensure he will start from the head of grid for Sunday's 2019 Abu Dhabi GP finale.


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FP1 engine failure interrupts Ricciardo’s Friday Abu Dhabi running

Daniel Ricciardo has admitted it wasn’t the “smoothest Friday” as the chaotic opening day in Abu Dhabi featured an engine failure for the Australian in the first practice session.


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Bottas tops Abu Dhabi FP2 despite bizarre Grosjean collision

Valtteri Bottas prepared for his back-of-the-grid start in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix by setting the pace in both practice sessions on Friday, with Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton in second just ahead of Ferrari's Charles Leclerc.


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Ricciardo’s engine expires, Vettel crashes as Bottas tops dramatic first Abu Dhabi practice

Valtteri Bottas started the final weekend of the F1 2019 season on top after out-pacing Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton in first practice for the Abu Dhabi GP, while Sebastian Vettel finished the session with a spin into the barriers.


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Leclerc explains outcome of Ferrari talks over crazy Vettel clash in Brazil

Charles Leclerc says he and Sebastian Vettel must be "less aggressive" when racing each other in future in the wake of their race-ending clash in Brazil.


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2020 F1 grid complete: Rookie Latifi to replace exiting Kubica at Williams

Williams have confirmed Nicholas Latifi as Robert Kubica's replacement, completing the Formula 1 grid for the 2020 season.


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Fastest Supercars season ever: 21 lap records broken in 2019

The 2019 season featured several broken lap records, with aerodynamics and reliability playing a far greater role than ever in Supercars.


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Hamilton challenges young guns ahead of 250th F1 start in Abu Dhabi

Lewis Hamilton heads into this weekend’s season-ending floodlit Abu Dhabi Grand Prix seeking to mark his 250th Formula One race with a memorable performance as Mercedes bid to bounce back from an off-form outing in Brazil.


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Red Bull and Honda ‘50-50’ on 2020 F1 title challenge chances, says Verstappen

Max Verstappen believes it is 50-50 whether Red Bull and Honda will mount an assault on F1’s world championships in 2020.


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Second best ‘not good enough for Ferrari after messy 2019 campaign

Ferrari are expecting a “very intense” winter heading towards 2020 when they will attempt to finally mount a sustained challenge to Mercedes.


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Honda to remain in F1 after renewing Red Bull, Toro Rosso deals

Honda will continue to supply engines into Formula 1’s new era of 2021 after extending their deals with Red Bull and Toro Rosso.


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Jack’s back! Tickford confirms Le Brocq as Mostert replacement

The 2020 Supercars grid continues to take shape, with Tickford Racing confirming Jack Le Brocq will fill the seat made vacant by Walkinshaw Andretti United-bound Chaz Mostert.


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Former Bathurst winner Youlden retires from Supercars

Penrite Racing co-driver and former Bathurst winner Luke Youlden has called time on his Supercars career.


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Mostert ‘sad’ to leave Tickford after confirming Holden defection

Chaz Mostert admitted it was “sad to know what I’m leaving” after he confirmed his defection from Tickford to Walkinshaw Andretti United from 2020.


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Hazelwood confirms 2020 move to Brad Jones Racing

Todd Hazelwood has been confirmed to replace Tim Slade at Brad Jones Racing for the 2020 Supercars season.


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Vinales unbeaten across Valencia and Jerez MotoGP 2020 tests

Maverick Vinales remained unbeaten across 2020 MotoGP testing after his Day 1 flyer proved the benchmark at Jerez, a week after he set the pace at Valencia.


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Marquez to undergo shoulder surgery after MotoGP testing crash

Marc Marquez will have shoulder surgery on Wednesday after the MotoGP world champion was second-quickest in season-ending testing at Jerez.


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Surprised McLaughlin voted by peers as Supercars’ drivers’ driver

Scott McLaughlin took home almost everything Supercars had to offer in 2019, but there was one accolade that left the runaway champion surprised to receive – the drivers’ driver award.


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‘The show goes on’ as Tickford looks beyond losing star Mostert

Tickford Racing may have lost star driver Chaz Mostert to Holden team Walkinshaw Andretti United, but the Ford squad remained adamant “the show goes on”.


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Team owners: We believe Mostert can win with Walkinshaw Andretti United

New Walkinshaw Andretti United signing Chaz Mostert can win races and championships for the Holden squad, believes team co-owner Ryan Walkinshaw.


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Mostert officially on the move: Walkinshaw Andretti United confirms high-profile defection

Walkinshaw Andretti United has confirmed the worst-kept secret in Supercars, locking in Chaz Mostert on a multi-year contract.


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SVG Supercars’ best and fairest: Van Gisbergen wins maiden Barry Sheene Medal

Shane van Gisbergen has claimed the Barry Sheene Medal, Supercars’ best and fairest award, for the first time in his career.


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After season of high tension, McLaughlin urges rivals to be ‘better role models’

Newly crowned Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin has challenged his rivals to be “better role models” in 2020 following a spate of off-track dramas in a turbulent second half of the 2019 season.


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Staggering amount raised for bushfire-affected locals off Newcastle 500 artwork auction

The special one-off Newcastle 500 artwork commissioned by Fox Sports has been auctioned off for a whopping $35,000, with all funds to go to those affected by the devastating bushfires across New South Wales and Queensland.


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‘It’s a very proud moment’: McLaughlin reflects on dominant title win

A record 18 wins. 15 pole positions. 22 podiums. 10 fastest laps. A season-end margin of 562 points.


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Supercars shock as Stanaway ‘calls it a day’ on motorsport career

Just hours after the season finale in Newcastle, Richie Stanaway has sensationally declared he will “call it a day” on his racing career.


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Is this yours? Mostert wheeled to WAU garages after Newcastle finale

Chaz Mostert’s impending move to Walkinshaw Andretti United received tongue-in-cheek treatment from his Tickford mechanics following the season-ending race in newcastle.


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‘Currently unemployed’ Slade confirms BJR exit after Newcastle podium

Tim Slade has confirmed he will not race for Brad Jones Racing in 2020.


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Whincup dominates season finale in Newcastle as McLaughlin seals 2019 title

Jamie Whincup redeemed himself from an uncharacteristic error on Saturday to win the final race of the season from pole position at the Coates Hire Newcastle 500.


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McLaughlin claims fan-voted most popular driver award for third successive year

Scott McLaughlin has claimed Supercars’ fan-voted Most Popular Driver Award for a third year running.


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Whincup takes step towards Newcastle 500 redemption with dominant Shootout pole

Jamie Whincup has taken one step towards Newcastle redemption as he claimed pole position for the final race of the 2019 season.


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Whincup admits loss of concentration in costly Newcastle Race 31 error

Jamie Whincup’s uncharacteristic error late in Race 31 at the Coates Hire Newcastle 500 boiled down to a “loss of concentration”.


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Whincup admits loss of concentration in costly Newcastle Race 31 error

Jamie Whincup’s uncharacteristic error late in Race 31 at the Coates Hire Newcastle 500 boiled down to a “loss of concentration”.


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Coulthard ‘happier’ after ending four-month wait with Newcastle Race 31 podium

Fabian Coulthard will head into the summer break “a little bit happier” after he ended a four-month podium drought at the Coates Hire Newcastle 500 on Saturday.


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Van Gisbergen wins Newcastle opener as Whincup throws away Red Bull one-two

Shane van Gisbergen continued the Red Bull Holden Racing Team’s good form from the enduros to convert pole to victory in Race 31 at the Coates Hire Newcastle 500.


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McLaughlin in ‘difficult position’ but urged to focus on results, not talking

James Courtney believes Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin should do his talking on the track in the wake of a series of off-track spats, some of which have seen emotions spill over on social media.


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Rabbit out of a hat! Van Gisbergen snatches Race 31 pole position in Newcastle

Shane van Gisbergen pulled a rabbit out of the hat to clinch pole position for Race 31 at the Coates Hire Newcastle 500.


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Whincup tops hectic Newcastle Race 31 qualifying as ill Pye crashes

Jamie Whincup topped a tense Race 31 qualifying session at the Coates Hire Newcastle 500, with the seven-time champion carrying over his Friday pace.


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Supercars intervenes after McLaughlin-Pye Instagram spat

Supercars is in the process of reiterating its social media policy to teams and drivers following a very public Instagram spat between series champion Scott McLaughlin and Scott Pye.


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Nico Hulkenberg opens up on his split with Renault and Daniel Ricciardo

Nico Hulkenberg insists he’s not retiring from Formula 1 but is resigned to losing his place on the grid next year, with the German opening up to Sky F1’s Martin Brundle about his “sad” departure and future ambitions.


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Whincup ends first Newcastle 500 day on top by just 0.0057s

Jamie Whincup and the Red Bull Holden Racing Team have combined to land the first blow on the streets of Newcastle, with the seven-time champion ousting Cameron Waters and teammate Shane van Gisbergen in a hotly-contested Practice 2.


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Supercars drivers grapple with tough Newcastle circuit, weather conditions

The Newcastle Street Circuit may only be into its third year, but it has already thrown a spanner in the works for drivers as they continue to grapple with the challenging layout and trying conditions.


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Pye hospitalised, ruled out of second Newcastle 500 practice

Scott Pye has been ruled out of Friday’s second practice session at the Coates Hire Newcastle 500 after he was hospitalised due to illness.


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F1’s fastest pit crew Red Bull Racing take tyre changing to 33,000ft

Red Bull have beaten world records for F1 pit stops on the ground and now they have taken to changing wheels at speed while weightless.


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McLaughlin tops opening Newcastle 500 practice despite hairy Turn 11 moment

Scott McLaughlin topped the timesheets in opening practice at the Coates Hire Newcastle 500 – but it wasn’t without a moment of pants-on-the-end-of-your-seat action for the champion-elect.


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Supercars teams’ championship ‘up for grabs’ between Shell V-Power Racing and Red Bull Holden

Scott McLaughlin may have already clinched the 2019 drivers’ championship, but the teams’ championship is well and truly still up for grabs heading to the Newcastle season finale this weekend.


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One-off Newcastle 500 artwork commissioned to raise funds for those affected by bushfire crisis

A special one-off Newcastle 500 artwork has been commissioned by Fox Sports to raise funds for those affected by the devastating bushfires across New South Wales and Queensland.


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Supercars champ McLaughlin lauds ‘best year of my life’ despite controversies, crashes

Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin has batted away criticism following his dominant run to the title, claiming 2019 has “been the best year of my life”.


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Holdsworth re-signs with Tickford as Truck Assist joins as major partner

Lee Holdsworth will race on with Tickford Racing from 2020 and beyond after it was confirmed has signed with the Ford team on a new two-year deal.


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Citroen confirms WRC exit with immediate effect after Ogier announces departure

Citroen is leaving the World Rally Championship with immediate effect after six-times world champion Sebastien Ogier announced his departure from the team, the French manufacturer said on Wednesday.


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Vinales leads Yamaha 1-2-3 in MotoGP 2020 Valencia test

Maverick Vinales ended the first post-season test at Valencia on top of the timesheets, leading a Yamaha 1-2-3.


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