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December 18, 2014


Ecclestone re-appointed to F1 board

Bernie Ecclestone is re-appointed to the board of the company that runs the commercial side of Formula 1.

December 18, 2014 07:17 PM

Hamilton to lose senior engineer

One of Lewis Hamilton's key technical figures at Mercedes, Jock Clear, is to leave the team and move to Ferrari.

December 18, 2014 06:34 PM

Kurt Busch testifies, says ex refused to leave

Kurt Busch has testified that he repeatedly told his ex-girlfriend to leave his motorhome the night she claims the NASCAR driver assaulted her.

December 18, 2014 01:21 AM

December 17, 2014


Ferrari part company with tyre chief

Ferrari part company with another senior figure after revealing tyre chief Hirohide Hamashima is to leave.

December 17, 2014 06:59 PM

Alonso to be patient with McLaren

Fernando Alonso says he is happy to go "through a period of learning" when he starts driving for his new McLaren-Honda team.

December 17, 2014 11:25 AM

Sprint to end NASCAR sponsorship after '16

Sprint has informed NASCAR that it will not extend its title sponsorship of the organization's top-tier racing series beyond the current contract, which expires after the 2016 season.

December 17, 2014 12:42 AM

Mercedes rivalry set to continue

Mercedes plan to let team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg battle it out for the title again next season.

December 17, 2014 12:05 AM

Walsh rules himself out of F1 job

Ex-Diageo boss Paul Walsh says he will not become the next F1 chairman in place of Peter Brabeck-Letmathe.

December 17, 2014 12:04 AM

December 16, 2014


Fry leaves Ferrari in reshuffle

Ferrari have parted company with two more major figures as their year of turmoil takes another turn.

December 16, 2014 08:12 PM

Stolen Red Bull trophies found

Trophies stolen from the Red Bull Racing factory in Milton Keynes are found in a lake.

December 16, 2014 04:51 PM

£15k for car nose in F1 team auction

The assets of collapsed F1 team Marussia go under the hammer in the first of a series of auctions.

December 16, 2014 03:11 PM

December 15, 2014


NASCAR driver Vickers undergoes heart surgery

NASCAR driver Brian Vickers underwent surgery to repair a hole in his heart and will miss the start of the 2015 season.

December 15, 2014 09:01 PM

Ferrari sign Gutierrez as reserve

Ferrari bring in Mexican Esteban Gutierrez to be their new test and reserve driver from next season.

December 15, 2014 04:15 PM

Jeff Gordon Q&A

The old vet may be getting older, but he's as feisty as ever.

December 15, 2014 03:11 PM

Hamilton's 'surprise' win tops great night

Rory McIlroy may have been favourite, but Lewis Hamilton's win shows nothing is certain at BBC Sports Personality of the Year.

December 15, 2014 08:20 AM

Hamilton wants 'seven more F1 years'

BBC Sports Personality of the Year and F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton wants 'another seven years' in the sport.

December 15, 2014 07:07 AM

Formula 1 in 2014 in numbers

Who was the best starter? Who had the most penalties? Who completed the most laps? Here's the 2014 F1 season in numbers.

December 15, 2014 12:05 AM

December 14, 2014


Hamilton wins Sports Personality

Lewis Hamilton is the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2014, with golfer Rory McIlroy second and athlete Jo Pavey third.

December 14, 2014 11:37 PM

VIDEO: Hamilton wins BBC Sports Personality

Lewis Hamilton is voted the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2014, after winning his second Formula 1 world title.

December 14, 2014 10:42 PM

December 13, 2014


Larson to share Ganassi-Scott Xfinity ride

Chip Ganassi and Harry Scott Jr. have teamed up to field one car in NASCAR's Xfinity Series next season.

December 13, 2014 05:10 AM

December 12, 2014


Turn 4: NASCAR's burning questions

What will the story of the offseason be? Who benefits from the JGR crew chief shake-up? Who are the early dark-horse picks for 2015? Which was stronger, the Sprint Cup final four or the college football final four?

December 12, 2014 08:09 PM

Dennis wants control of McLaren

Ron Dennis agrees with fellow shareholders a price at which he can take a majority shareholding of the McLaren Group.

December 12, 2014 05:33 PM

My way: Ecclestone on F1's future

How do you replace a man who describes himself as Formula 1's answer to Frank Sinatra?

December 12, 2014 01:36 PM

F1 team Marussia's assets auctioned

The assets of collapsed F1 team Marussia - including race and show cars and testing gear - are to be sold at auction.

December 12, 2014 02:58 AM