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Watch: MotoGP testing underway for 2017

Michele Pirro logs the first MotoGP laps of 2017 in testing. THE wail of Ducatis, Hondas and Yamahas resonating off the grandstands at Sepang signals that MotoGP’s winter break is officially over. Pre-season testing has kicked off ahead of the 2017 world championship with the factory Ducati squad logging laps …

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Lowndes keen to keep pedal to metal

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — DECEMBER 03: Craig Lowndes drives the #888 TeamVortex Holden Commodore VF leads Scott McLaughlin drives the #33 Wilson Security Racing GRM Volvo S60 during race 28 for the Sydney 500, which is part of the Supercars Championship at Sydney Olympic Park Street Circuit on December 3, 2016 …

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Record-breaking year for Supercars

The Virgin Australia Supercars Championship launched for 2017 with this gripping campaign proving people from all walks of life can get in on the action. Delta Goodrem on stage with the drivers at today’s Clipsal Supercars launch. Picture: Sarah Reed THIS will be a year for broken records. That’s the …

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Why Red Bull believes it can win in 2017

Can Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo challenge for the drivers’ championship? RED Bull boss Christian Horner believes momentum is building at his team and hopes it can challenge Mercedes for the F1 titles in 2017. After four back-to-back championship doubles, Red Bull has struggled since the V6 hybrid engines were …

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Massa still taking piss out of Ricciardo

Too good. RED Bull’s 2016 Monaco Grand Prix pit stop disaster continues to haunt Aussie driver Daniel Ricciardo. F1 star Felipe Massa has taken another light-hearted dig at Ricciardo with a cheeky Facebook video that will sting the 27-year-old Perth product for more than one reason. There is considerable history …

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F1 warning: ‘Hamilton kills drivers’

Lewis Hamilton wants to crush all his rivals, including his teammate. VALTTERI BOTTAS has been sent a chilling warning about his Formula One career as he prepares to go head to head with “killer” Lewis Hamilton. Hamilton’s dad, Anthony, says his son’s sheer speed and determination to win makes him …

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F1’s most anticipated reveals confirmed

What will Daniel Ricciardo’s Red Bull look like in 2017? F1 WILL usher in a new era in February when the all-new 2017 cars are unveiled following the sport’s rules overhaul. With big changes to aerodynamic rules, and the introduction of wider tyres, expected to produce cars which look visibly …

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De Silvestro prepared to learn on the job

Supercars: Swiss driver Simona de Silvestro speaks to Alissa Smith about her 2017 down under with Nissan. De Silvestro is the first fulltime female driver. THEY say the red ones go faster. And that’s exactly what the first fulltime female Supercars driver hopes rings true. Simona De Silvestro yesterday unveiled …

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Watch: Vettel has F1’s first crash of 2017

Sebastian Vettel has had the first F1 crash of 2017. SEBASTIAN Vettel’s first day of F1 track action in 2017 ended prematurely after he crashed during a wet tyre test for Pirelli at Ferrari’s Fiorano circuit. Driving the 2015 SF15-T in artificial wet conditions, the four-time champion crashed into the …

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Supercars driver breaking new ground

Supercars: Swiss driver Simona de Silvestro speaks to Alissa Smith about her 2017 down under with Nissan. GROUNDBREAKING female Supercars driver Simona de Silvestro says there has never been a better time for women in sport and is determined to be a role model and provider of support. De Silvestro, …

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