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Former Formula One champion Surtees dies at 83

John Surtees, who won the 1964 Formula One championship to become the only man to win world titles on two and four wheels, died on Friday. He was 83. The British driver’s family said in a statement that Surtees died after being treated for an existing respiratory condition. Besides winning ...

Latvala steers Toyota to first win in 17 years

/ Feb 13, 2017

Latvala steers Toyota to first win in 17 years

Toyota returned to the World Rally Championship winners’ circle for the first time since 1999 on Sunday, as Jari-Matti Latvala won Rally Sweden. In just the team’s second rally since returning to the sport after a 17-year hiatus, Latvala and his co-driver, fellow Finn ...

/ Jan 19, 2017

FIA approves sale of Formula One to Liberty Media

Formula One’s governing body, the International Automobile Federation (FIA), said Wednesday it had approved Liberty Media’s $8 billion takeover of the sport. “The World Motor Sport Council has unanimously approved the change of control of Delta Topco Limited (the holding company of the Formula ...

/ Oct 24, 2016

Hamilton claims U.S. Grand Prix title

Lewis Hamilton got the victory he needed to keep his Formula One championship hopes alive, winning the U.S. Grand Prix for the fourth time in five years Sunday. Hamilton cut Mercedes teammate and championship leader Nico Rosberg’s points lead to 26 with three races ...

/ Oct 15, 2016

Yamaha's Rossi grabs pole position

Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi took the pole at the Japanese MotoGP on Saturday, with teammate Jorge Lorenzo recovering from a horrifying crash in practice to qualify third. Rossi, second in the championship race 52 points behind Marc Marquez, lapped the Motegi circuit in 1 ...

/ Oct 14, 2016

Veteran driver Webber reveals plan to retire

Porsche World Endurance Championship driver Mark Webber describes his need for speed as being like a drug, and after a career that has seen him strapped into some of the world’s fastest machines for most of the past 15 years, he announced on Friday ...

Rosberg takes pole position again

/ Oct 8, 2016

Rosberg takes pole position again

Nico Rosberg stormed to pole position at the Japanese Grand Prix in a pulsating climax to Saturday’s qualifying, piling yet more pressure on world title holder Lewis Hamilton. The German, who has a 23-point lead over Hamilton in the Formula One championship with five ...