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Lewis Hamilton wary of Mercedes’ ‘pretty shocking’ Mexico F1 GP record

Lewis Hamilton is envisaging another “tough” Mexican Grand Prix for Mercedes in the wake of “pretty shocking” results in each of the past two seasons.


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Best riders, best circuit: Previewing this weekend’s MotoGP action at Phillip Island

Get ready. It’s time to unleash the best riders in the world on the best Grand Prix circuit in the world!


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As early as Saturday: How Scott McLaughlin can clinch Supercars title No. 2

Such has been Scott McLaughlin’s dominance this season that the series leader can wrap up a second Supercars title this weekend at the Vodafone Gold Coast 600.


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Former crew chief believes Valentino Rossi has ‘hung around too long’ in MotoGP

Valentino Rossi’s former long-time crew chief Jeremy Burgess believes the nine-time world champion has “perhaps hung around a little bit too long” in MotoGP.


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How Lewis Hamilton can clinch 2019 F1 title at Mexican GP

Lewis Hamilton will have his first chance to clinch a sixth F1 world championship in Sunday’s Mexican Grand Prix.


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Craig Lowndes concedes Bathurst thriller has been tainted by team orders saga

Craig Lowndes has conceded the Bathurst thriller will be remembered more for the team orders drama than the stunning win by Scott McLaughlin and Alex Premat.


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MotoGP rookie star Fabio Quartararo leaves team’s pre-set goal for dead

Aside from the all-conquering Marc Marquez, Fabio Quartararo has been a revelation in MotoGP this season — and the rookie has detailed just how much of a standout he has been.


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No more ‘same kind of crap’ for Renault as Daniel Ricciardo’s F1 fight heats up with four races left

A charge to sixth in the Japanese Grand Prix has Daniel Ricciardo confident of a late-season push with Renault as he looks to maintain a top 10 season finish.


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How Supercars can avoid repeat of Bathurst 1000 Safety Car mess

Safety Car procedure is under the spotlight after the controversy in the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000, with DJR Team Penske found guilty of a breach of team orders rules.


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Jack Miller ‘disappointed’ to fade from podium contention in Motegi

Jack Miller was left “disappointed” in Motegi as he faded late from podium contention at the Japanese Grand Prix, and was left fighting in “survival mode”.


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Marc Marquez draws level with Mick Doohan with Japanese Grand Prix win

Marc Marquez took a fourth win in a row and 10th of the season in Motegi, with the world champion defeating Fabio Quartararo to the Japanese Grand Prix win.


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Stewards absolve McLaughlin/Premat in Bathurst 1000 team orders breach findings

Stewards have absolved the Scott McLaughlin/Alex Premat victory bid in last week’s controversial Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000, despite DJR Team Penske being found guilty of breaching FIA rules.


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McLaughlin keeps Bathurst 1000 win as Coulthard, DJRTP pay the price

One week on from the controversial Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000, governing body the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport has confirmed Scott McLaughlin and Alex Premat will keep their historic victory.


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Save of the century? Alex Marquez explains wild ‘rodeo’ moment in Motegi

Alex Marquez, younger brother of MotoGP champ Marc, is leading the Moto2 championship. However, all of that went to one side in an instant when he was tipped into the air in Motegi — only to pull off the save of the season.


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Marc Marquez defeats Petronas Yamaha SRT duo to Motegi MotoGP pole

Marc Marquez claimed his 10th pole position of the season after defeating the Petronas Yamaha SRT duo in qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix.


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Another pole coming? Rookie Fabio Quartararo fastest in Japanese MotoGP practice

Petronas Yamaha SRT rookie Fabio Quartararo was the fast man in Friday practice for the Japanese Grand Prix.


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Minimum 24-car grid expected for 2020 Supercars season

The 2020 Supercars season is locked in for a 23-car grid, but the category has left the door open for additional entries.


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Garry Rogers pinpoints Volvo project as exiting team’s Supercars highlight

The Volvo mission remains a proud moment for Garry Rogers, who praised his team’s dedication to the project.


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Garry Rogers Motorsport to exit Supercars after 2019 season

Garry Rogers Motorsport will exit the Supercars Championship at the end of the 2019 season.


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CAMS confirms hearing, outcome dates for Bathurst team orders charge against DJR Team Penske

The outcome of the team orders charge against DJR Team Penske following the controversial Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 will be decided and released this weekend.


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Team 18 expands to two cars from 2020 Supercars season with second REC purchase

The 2020 Supercars grid continues to take shape, with Team 18 confirming it will expand to a two-car outfit from next season.


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Marc Marquez carefree about criticism of Honda’s 2019 MotoGP bike

Marc Marquez remains untroubled by claims the 2019 Honda bike is difficult to ride after he claimed a sixth MotoGP title last time out in Thailand.


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Scott McLaughlin supports Fabian Coulthard despite Bathurst team orders drama

Bathurst 1000 winner Scott McLaughlin has gone in to bat for DJR Team Penske teammate Fabian Coulthard, who continues to receive online abuse — including vile death threats — following the drama in Sunday’s thrilling race.


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‘I feel like giving up on everything’: Lewis Hamilton’s alarming social media posts

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton declared in an Instagram post on Wednesday he worried about the “extinction of our race” if humans kept eating animals.


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Who rose, who fell: The biggest movers in the field from Bathurst 1000

The race goes for 161 laps, so you can expect the grid to shake itself up in the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000.


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James Golding proud of Bathurst 1000 charge despite ‘bitterly disappointing’ wheel drama

Bathurst lifts drivers to another level, but for many, it only chews them up and spits them out.


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Honda eyes MotoGP ‘Triple Crown’ on home turf as Grand Prix racing heads to Motegi

Marc Marquez is our MotoGP riders champion and continues to break all-time records.


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Fines? Disqualification? Drama! Renault in hot water over alleged ‘big advantage’ during Japanese F1 GP

Renault may have been gaining a “big advantage” during the Japanese Grand Prix due to an alleged automated brake system, says Grand Prix winner and Sky F1 expert Ralf Schumacher.


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Toro Rosso name change approved for 2020 F1 season

Scuderia Toro Rosso will be renamed Scuderia Alpha Tauri from the 2020 Formula 1 season.


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F1 2021 deal for Miami race at Hard Rock Stadium ‘agreed in principle’

A Formula 1 race in Miami, on a circuit around the Miami Dolphins NFL stadium, could be held in 2021 after a deal in principle was agreed between the sport and venue owners.


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Erebus CEO Barry Ryan calls for DJR Team Penske disqualification from Bathurst 1000

Days on from the controversial 2019 Bathurst 1000 race, the result continues to divide the grid with one team boss demanding the DJR Team Penske squad is disqualified from the race.


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Fuel-save, run fast, pit, finish P4: Triple Eight regrets ‘biggest call’ of Bathurst 1000

In a Bathurst blockbuster that went for nearly six and a half hours, a five-second fuel stop proved the difference for the Red Bull Holden Racing Team and the #888 in winning the race.


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Kings of F1’s current era: Mercedes celebrates six world championships

Mercedes celebrated making Formula 1 history as the “special” six-time world champions underlined their status as the undisputed kings of the sport’s current era.


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Valtteri Bottas, Carlos Sainz star in Suzuka: All drivers rated from Japanese F1 GP

Rating those who really did have an F1 Super Sunday — and those who had one to forget.


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To hell and back: Dick Johnson celebrates first Bathurst 1000 victory in 25 years

“After 25 goddamn years!”


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FIA investigating chequered flag light display gaffe in Japanese F1 Grand Prix

The FIA is investigating why the Japanese Grand Prix ended a lap early.


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Scott McLaughlin vows to keep foot on the throat in pursuit of 2019 Supercars title

Newly crowned Bathurst 1000 winner Scott McLaughlin has vowed not to back off the throttle as he closes in on successive Supercars series triumphs.


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Max Verstappen slams ‘irresponsible’ Charles Leclerc over Japanese F1 GP incident

Max Verstappen accused Charles Leclerc of “irresponsible driving” after their collision at the start of the Japanese GP — which the Ferrari youngster was handed two time penalties for after the race.


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Safety Cars, key droughts, losing two races by 0.8233s: 2019 Bathurst 1000 by the numbers

The 2019 edition of the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 was an absolute thriller, from start to finish.


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McLaughlin magnificent, parity takes back seat: Five things we learned from Bathurst 1000 classic

The 2019 edition of the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 had it all.


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Kelly Racing confirms Ford Mustang Supercars switch from Nissan for 2020 season

Ford will have more cars on the 2020 Supercars grid, with Kelly Racing confirming a switch from Nissan Altimas to Mustangs from next season.


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Forget the track. Ricciardo and fellow F1 star go at it in hilarious prank war

Aussie F1 star Daniel Ricciardo may be on the older side of the grid having turned 30, but he’s definitely young at heart as he’s shown with his latest prank on Charles Leclerc.


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‘Disgraceful’ Bathurst tactics see victory hang in the balance following rule breach charge

Scott McLaughlin’s maiden Bathurst victory hangs in the balance after officials slapped a team orders rule breach charge against DJR/Team Penske.


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Blockbuster race, blockbuster ratings: 2019 Bathurst 1000 thriller smashes television ratings records

The 2019 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 has drawn in record television audiences and another whopping crowd.


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Scott McLaughlin unworried by team orders drama in maiden Bathurst 1000 win

Scott McLaughlin is refusing to let the team orders investigation into his DJR Team Penske squad cast a shroud over his maiden Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 victory.


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James Courtney, Jack Perkins and WAU combine for unlikely Bathurst 1000 podium

Few could deny Walkinshaw Andretti United, James Courtney and Jack Perkins deserved their Bathurst 1000 podium.


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Alex Premat’s special place in Bathurst 1000 history after winning with Scott McLaughlin

In his first season as a full-time Supercars driver in 2012, Alex Premat suffered heat exhaustion ahead of a Sydney 500 race, and was replaced by a teenage Scott McLaughlin.


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Stewards explain team orders charge which shrouded Scott McLaughlin’s Bathurst 1000 win

An answer given in a live broadcast interview sparked officials into action in the Bathurst drama that shrouded Scott McLaughlin’s historic victory.


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Scott McLaughlin’s Bathurst 1000 win under review after ‘disgraceful’ tactic’

Scott McLaughlin’s Bathurst 1000 title has not yet been made official after his Ford outfit was charged with breaching team orders regulations.


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Bathurst 1000 2019: Ultimate guide to the 2019 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000

All roads led to Mount Panorama for the 2019 edition of the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000.


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Bathurst 1000 2019: Chaz Mostert apologises to Cameron Waters after Tickford teammates tangle

A “shattered” Chaz Mostert has apologised to Tickford teammate Cameron Waters after causing a decisive accident late in the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000.


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Bathurst 1000 2019: The ‘disgraceful’ act that helped Scott McLaughlin in stunning Bathurst win

Scott McLaughlin was crowned Bathurst champion for the first time in his career on Sunday afternoon, along with co-driver Alex Premat. However, the actions of his other teammate were branded “disgraceful”.


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Mountain conquered, is NASCAR next? Scott McLaughlin impresses US legend

A move to the United States is back on the cards for Scott McLaughlin after the Supercars star impressed American motorsport giant Roger Penske with his stunning maiden Bathurst 1000 victory.


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F1 Japanese Grand Prix 2019: Mercedes claims constructors’ title again as Lewis Hamilton eliminates three rivals from championship race

Valtteri Bottas has won the Japanese Grand Prix, as Mercedes wrap up a sixth-consecutive Formula 1 constructors’ championship, with Australian Daniel Ricciardo seventh in his Renault.


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After 160 laps, it all came down to one: Scott McLaughlin triumphs for Ford in all-time Bathurst 1000 nailbiter

Race days at Mount Panorama are unforgettable. For the rest of Scott McLaughlin and Alex Premat’s lives, October 13, 2019, will be one of those days.


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Bathurst 1000 2019: Tickford’s worst nightmare as Chaz Mostert and Cameron Waters clash at The Chase

Over four and a half hours into the race, and it amounted to nothing.


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F1 Japanese Grand Prix 2019: Ferrari teammates head-to-head again as records tumble in chaotic qualifying

Sebastian Vettel secured a stunning pole position for the Japanese GP in Sunday's delayed qualifying, as Ferrari turned the tables on favourites Mercedes to seal a surprise front-row lockout.


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Bathurst 1000 2019: Driver cleared to race again after warm-up lap Bathurst poison scare

Brodie Kostecki was given the all clear to drive again in the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 after a carbon dioxide poisoning scare.


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Bathurst 1000 2019: One lap, one crash. Tim Slade’s day ended early after a melee on the mountain

It was one lap and one crash at the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000, as Tim Slade had an unwanted meeting with the wall.


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Bathurst 1000 2019: Fabian Coulthard fastest in Warm Up ahead of race

Shell V-Power Racing has struck the final blow ahead of the Great Race, with Fabian Coulthard setting the fastest time in Sunday morning Warm Up.


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Bathurst 1000 2019: Full starting grid for 2019 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000

It took seven practice sessions, qualifying and a Top 10 Shootout, but we have the grid for the 2019 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000.


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Bathurst 1000 2019: Supercars technical changes could make Top 10 Shootouts ‘slightly boring’

Scott McLaughlin’s record Top 10 Shootout lap may stand the test of time ahead of technical changes made from next season.


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Bathurst 1000 2019: Machine-like Scott McLaughlin out to end wait for maiden win

Faster, and faster, and faster. That has been the tone of the weekend for Scott McLaughlin.


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Bathurst 1000 2019: Scott McLaughlin lowers lap record in stunning Top 10 Shootout performance

Could it have been anyone else? A new lap record. A margin of over four tenths.


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Bathurst 1000 2019: Incredible rollover for Peter Vodanovich mars Toyota 86 race

Race 2 of the Toyota 86 Racing Series at the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 has been marred by a final-lap rollover for Peter Vodanovich.


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Bathurst 1000 2019: Chaz Mostert gaps the field in Practice 7 ahead of Top 10 Shootout

The Top 10 Shootout is set to be a beauty, with Chaz Mostert showing impressive pace in the final hitout before the fight for pole position for the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000.


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Bathurst 1000 2019: Will Davison fastest in Practice 6, James Hinchcliffe finds trouble

Will Davison topped Practice 6 ahead of Saturday afternoon’s Top 10 Shootout at the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000.


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Bathurst 1000 2019: David Reynolds confident in win bid despite qualifying shocker

Anything’s possible at Mount Panorama, and David Reynolds is no stranger to the thinking.


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Bathurst 1000 2019: Scott McLaughlin admits nerves ahead of wet qualifying

He may have taken provisional pole for the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 by 0.4s, but Scott McLaughlin was still nervous ahead of qualifying under rainy skies.


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Bathurst 1000 2019: Jamie Whincup ‘frustrated’ despite sneaking into Top 10 Shootout

Friday featured a big shunt for four-time Bathurst winner Jamie Whincup, but he still needed to take a “massive risk” to reach the Top 10 Shootout in a rebuilt car.


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Japanese GP qualifying moved to Sunday due to Typhoon Hagibis

Japanese GP qualifying has been postponed until Sunday because of the expected impact of Typhoon Hagibis, Formula 1 has confirmed.


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Valtteri Bottas beats Lewis Hamilton again in crucial final F1 practice at Japanese GP

Valtteri Bottas beat Lewis Hamilton again as Mercedes dominated Friday at the Japanese GP, although Red Bull and Ferrari closed the gap in a crucial second — and final — practice at Suzuka.


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Bathurst 1000 2019: Rain hits the mountain, but no one can displace Scott McLaughlin in qualifying

As forecast, the rain arrived in time for qualifying - but that didn’t stop Scott McLaughlin taking provisional pole for the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000.


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Valtteri Bottas leads Mercedes 1-2 in Practice 1 at Japanese F1 GP

Valtteri Bottas edged out Lewis Hamilton in an impressive start for Mercedes at the start of what is set to prove a condensed Japanese GP weekend.


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Bathurst 1000 2019: Jamie Whincup explains shock Practice 5 crash

Practice 5 at the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 was hit with a major shock as race favourite Jamie Whincup was an unfortunate victim in an incident which also involved Richie Stanaway.


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2019 Bathurst 1000: Scott McLaughlin lowers lap record as Jamie Whincup hits trouble

Scott McLaughlin lowered the lap record for the second time in as many days, but Practice 5 at the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 claimed a major victim.


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2019 Bathurst 1000: Penrite Racing return Reynolds/Youlden entry to track after working ‘their arses off’

They pulled an all-nighter and “worked their arses off” to get there, but the Penrite Racing crew managed to get the #9 entry out on Friday following Luke Youlden’s heavy Thursday crash.


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2019 Bathurst 1000: Wildcard IndyCar stars Alexander Rossi and James Hinchcliffe discuss ‘challenging’ day

Day one done at the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000, and for IndyCar stars Alexander Rossi and James Hinchcliffe in their wildcard entry, it was a “baptism of fire”.


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Daniel Ricciardo settles lawsuit over reported $18m dispute with former agent

Daniel Ricciardo has confirmed he has agreed to pay his former agent an undisclosed amount after settling their lawsuit dispute on Thursday.


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2019 Bathurst 1000: Scott McLaughlin eyes unprecedented 2:02 lap after record Thursday practice pace

2:03.7728.


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2019 Bathurst 1000: New lap record! Scott McLaughlin sets hot pace in Thursday practice

Hold tight, everyone — we have a new lap record.


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2019 Bathurst 1000: Luke Youlden ‘messed up’ as 20G impact puts Penrite Racing on the back foot

The first day of running at the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 has been rocked by heavy crash for Luke Youlden in one of the race-favourite entries.


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2019 Bathurst 1000: Jones, Youlden crashes headline opening Thursday practice sessions

Three separate incidents have headlined the opening two practice sessions at the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000.


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2019 Bathurst 1000: Jamie Whincup into the 2:04s in first Bathurst practice as Macauley Jones crashes

The first practice session of the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 is done, and the pace is hot.


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Supercars: A recent look back at Bathurst 1000 wildcards

While centre stage will be taken by the championship’s main protagonists at Mount Panorama this weekend, two wildcard entries will be looking to make waves at the mountain.


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MotoGP: Marc Marquez looks to sporting greats as he chases ‘impossible’ record

In seven seasons in MotoGP, Marc Marquez has claimed six championships. Since 2010, he has won eight world championships from 10 seasons.


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Supercars: Plans revealed for Sydney-based Supercars team, with James Courtney announced as driver

Sydney will have a Supercar team, and a Sydney-born driver — a former series champion — will be behind the wheel.


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F1: How soon can Lewis Hamilton clinch 2019 Formula 1 title?

Lewis Hamilton is fast closing in on a sixth Formula 1 world title but how soon before the end of the season can he clinch the crown?


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Supercars: Scott McLaughlin to ‘win it or bin it’ at Bathurst 1000, but Holden has made ground

It’s runaway Supercars series leader Scott McLaughlin’s championship to lose.


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Thailand MotoGP 2019: Jack Miller left ‘disappointed in myself’ after accidentally tripping kill switch

Jack Miller’s Thailand Grand Prix hopes ended before the lights even went out — but what exactly happened?


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Supercars: Safety Car chaos still a threat at Bathurst 1000, says Jamie Whincup

He has put the last round Safety Car controversy behind him but Supercars star Jamie Whincup fears another could rear its head at the Bathurst 1000 on Sunday.


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Supercars: Rick Kelly unveils fan-voted Castrol retro livery for Bathurst 1000

The fans voted, and the result delivered.


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Rugby World Cup, F1 brace for ‘strongest typhoon of the year’ to hit Japan

A powerful typhoon threatens to disrupt a blockbuster weekend of sport in Japan, with the final weekend of World Cup pool matches and the Japanese F1 Grand Prix in Suzuka both potentially affected.


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F1: Renault facing ‘challenge’ to avoid fiery Daniel Ricciardo-Esteban Ocon relationship in 2020

No driver wants to be beaten by their teammate, especially in their first season together.


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Thailand MotoGP 2019: Fabio Quartararo’s ‘mixed emotions’ after narrow defeat to Marc Marquez

So close, yet so far — again — for outstanding Petronas Yamaha SRT rookie Fabio Quartararo.


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Thailand MotoGP 2019: Marc Marquez hails 2019 title charge ‘better than 2014’

Marc Marquez is sensational. Make no mistake about it.


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Thailand MotoGP 2019: The story from Buriram as Marc Marquez chased MotoGP title No. 6

Eight world titles. At 26 years of age.


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Thailand MotoGP 2019: How Marc Marquez can seal world title No. 8, and his form in title deciders

A sixth premier class title is but a formality for Marc Marquez, and he brings a first match point to this weekend’s Thailand Grand Prix.


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Thailand MotoGP 2019: Big names fall as rookie Fabio Quartararo takes pole in Thailand

Fabio Quartararo tamed Buriram to take a fourth pole position of the season in a qualifying session punctuated by high-profile falls at the Thailand Grand Prix.


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Thailand MotoGP 2019: Marc Marquez ‘couldn’t breathe’ after shocking Buriram highside

It was one of the biggest crashes you’ll see, so it’s no wonder Marc Marquez feels pain “everywhere”.


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