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Algarve Blancpain Sprint: Track limit penalty costs WRT Audi second

Laurens Vanthoor and Cesar Ramos have been demoted to eighth in Sunday's main Blancpain Sprint Series race at Algarve after being deemed to have exceeded the track limits

MotoGP riders get increased tyre choice for rest of 2014

Bridgestone has revised the MotoGP tyre allocation for the rest of the 2014 season to give riders more choice and increase the number available during a race weekend

Rickard Rydell to make full-time WTCC return in 2015

Nika Racing has revealed that Rickard Rydell will spearhead its assault on the World Touring Car Championship next year

McLaren F1 team sure Bahrain Grand Prix clutch issue now solved

McLaren Formula 1 team racing director Eric Boullier believes the clutch issue that blighted the squad's Bahrain Grand Prix has been resolved and will not be repeated

Williams says switch to Mercedes F1 engine was no luck

Williams deputy team principal Claire Williams believes its switch to Mercedes Formula 1 engines was an astute judgement call rather than luck

Bahrain F1 test: Romain Grosjean admits Lotus won't be ready

Romain Grosjean believes Lotus is on the backfoot with its 2014 Formula 1 challenger and is likely to struggle in the opening rounds of the season

Brazilian GP: Sergio Perez crash 'looked worse than it was'

Sergio Perez shrugged off his crash in his final Formula 1 qualifying session with McLaren in Brazil

Phillip Island V8s: Tander wins, Whincup reclaims championship lead

Garth Tander took victory in a dramatic first V8 Supercars race at Phillip Island, while Jamie Whincup reclaimed his position at the top of the points standings

Valencia MotoGP: Marc Marquez sets record practice three pace

Marc Marquez remained the man to beat in Saturday morning practice for the MotoGP title showdown at Valencia

Sebastian Vettel: leaving Red Bull wouldn't silence F1 detractors

Sebastian Vettel does not believe moving Formula 1 teams would silence his detractors and boost his credentials as one of the sport's all-time greats

Talladega NASCAR: Almirola on pole after rain cancels qualifying

Aric Almirola will start Sunday's Talladega NASCAR Sprint Cup race from pole position after qualifying was rained off on Saturday afternoon

Japanese GP: Romain Grosjean thought breakthrough win on the cards

Romain Grosjean admits he allowed himself to think that a breakthrough Formula 1 victory was on the cards in the Japanese Grand Prix

Sanremo ERC: Giandemenico Basso holds off Bryan Bouffier to win

Giandemenico Basso held off a determined Bryan Bouffier to claim his third Sanremo Rally victory

Sanremo ERC: Basso leads as Andreucci hits trouble

Giandomenico Basso moved into the lead of the 2013 European Rally Championship's penultimate event in Sanremo as Paolo Andreucci encountered problems on the last of Saturday morning's loop of stages

Bathurst V8s: Jamie Whincup claims pole for Triple Eight

Jamie Whincup claimed his first ever Bathurst 1000 pole position in the top-10 shoot-out for the 2013 edition

WRC France: Sebastien Ogier takes lead, Sebastien Loeb crashes out

Sebastien Ogier now leads the Rally of France, while compatriot Sebastien Loeb's final event ended in disappointment after he crashed out on the first of the last day's stages

WRC France: Jari-Matti Latvala moves into the lead

Jari-Matti Latvala moved into the lead of the Rally of France after Thierry Neuville suffered a punctured tyre on the first of Saturday afternoon's loop of stages

Korean GP: Kimi Raikkonen admits driving mistake cost him

Kimi Raikkonen admits an error he made during qualifying compromised his chances of starting higher than 10th for the Korean Grand Prix

Aragon MotoGP: Marc Marquez secures third consecutive pole

Marc Marquez will start his third consecutive MotoGP race from pole after setting the fastest time in qualifying at Aragon

Aragon MotoGP: Valentino Rossi sets pace in third practice

Valentino Rossi set a late fastest time to lead the third MotoGP free practice session at Aragon

Red Bull insists Singapore Grand Prix dominance a one-off

Red Bull has ruled out a repeat of the kind of domination it produced in the Singapore Grand Prix, insisting it was a one-off

Singapore GP: Fernando Alonso says Ferrari had 'nothing to lose'

Fernando Alonso admitted his second-place finish in the Singapore Grand Prix was the result of Ferrari's 'nothing to lose' approach to strategy

Singapore GP: Jenson Button brands McLaren's pace deficit "scary"

Jenson Button says he finds it "scary" how far off the ultimate pace McLaren was in qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix

Singapore GP: Nico Rosberg surprised to be so close to pole

Nico Rosberg says he is surprised to have qualified on the front row alongside Sebastian Vettel for the Singapore Grand Prix

ERC Poland: Kajetan Kajetanowicz claims home victory

Kajetan Kajetanowicz claimed his second European Rally Championship victory after a faultless performance on home soil in Poland

ERC Poland: Kajetanowicz takes the lead as Bouffier struggles

Kajetan Kajetanowicz has taken the lead of Rally Poland as Bryan Bouffier struggled through the opening loop of the final day's stages

ERC Poland: Bouffier leads as Kubica hits trouble

Bryan Bouffier will start the final leg of Rally Poland with a 16.8-second advantage over Kajetan Kajetanowicz, as Robert Kubica fell out of contention after losing a wheel on the final stage of the day

ERC Poland: Bryan Bouffier opens early lead over Robert Kubica

Bryan Bouffier made an excellent start to the ninth round of the European Rally Championship by establishing a 12.3s lead after the opening loop of stages

Zlin ERC: Jan Kopecky clinches dominant home win

Jan Kopecky further extended his lead in the European Rally Championship after a commanding performance on home soil in the Czech Republic

Winton V8 Supercars: Nissan Altima gets first win with James Moffat

James Moffat claimed his and the Nissan Altima's first V8 Supercars victory as he led home team-mate Michael Caruso to a one-two finish at Winton

Queensland V8 Supercars: Mostert takes shock win for Dick Johnson

Chaz Mostert pulled off a sensational maiden V8 Supercars victory in the weekend's third race at Ipswich's Queensland Raceway

Queensland V8 Supercars: Jamie Whincup wins race one

Jamie Whincup further extended his points tally by claiming the first V8 Supercars race of the weekend at Ipswich's Queensland Raceway

Mosport ALMS: Pickett HPD, Level 5 and Corvette triumph

Pickett Racing's Lucas Luhr and Klaus Graf cruised to their fourth consecutive American Le Mans Series victory at Mosport Park, while GT honours went to Corvette after a hotly contested battle

Mosport ALMS: Pickett's Graf and Level 5's Conway lead qualifying

Klaus Graf and Pickett Racing took their second straight American Le Mans Series pole with another dominant performance at Mosport Park, while SRT Viper topped GT

Lime Rock ALMS: Lucas Luhr and Klaus Graf continue Pickett's streak

Lucas Luhr and Klaus Graf clinched their third successive American Le Mans Series win of the season under difficult conditions at Lime Rock

German GP: McLaren's Sergio Perez says set-up change made car worse

Sergio Perez believes he would have been more competitive in qualifying for the German Grand Prix had McLaren not reverted to a previous car set-up

British greats on the British GP Plus

British greats on the British GP

Four of the nation's top racers from the last 25 years share their thoughts on Silverstone, the prospects of a home winner this weekend, and their best British Grand Prix memories

Jenson Button sure McLaren will be stronger in F1 British GP

Jenson Button has faith that he and McLaren can still give home fans something to cheer about in the British Grand Prix, despite recent struggles

WTCC Moscow: Oriola, Basseng, Karamyshev penalised

Pepe Oriola, Marc Basseng and Nikolay Karamyshev have been issued with 30-second time penalties following today's first race at Moscow Raceway

Revised Ducati no huge improvement, say Dovizioso and Hayden

Ducati riders Andrea Dovizioso and Nicky Hayden suggest the revised Desmosedici GP13 is not much of an improvement

NASCAR Pocono: Jimmie Johnson handed pole as qualifying rained off

Jimmie Johnson will start Sunday's Pocono NASCAR Sprint Cup race from pole position after qualifying was rained off on Friday afternoon

Gary Paffett says 2012 DTM defeat was greatest frustration

Gary Paffett says his 2012 DTM title defeat was painfully frustrating given that he felt it was his best ever season-long performance

Allan McNish says Toyota made Audi sit up

Two-time Le Mans winner Allan McNish admits that Audi was taken by surprise by Toyota's competitive showing last year

Brazilian GP review: Vettel wins it the hard way Plus

Brazilian GP review: Vettel wins it the hard way

The season finale in Brazil was a fitting finish to a fascinating year of competition. At the end of a frantic, action-packed, wild race, Sebastian Vettel took his third title as Jenson Button ended the year with a win

Brazilian GP: Alonso not surprised by eighth place on the grid

Fernando Alonso described his eighth place on the Brazilian Grand Prix grid as "no surprise" and is still confident he can finish on the podium

Brazilian GP: Vettel not focused on Alonso's position for the race

Sebastian Vettel said his main focus after Brazilian Grand Prix qualifying was on figuring out where he had lost time in Q3 rather than on being four places clear of Formula 1 championship rival Fernando Alonso

Paul di Resta reckons one-stop races bad for Formula 1

Paul di Resta believes Formula 1's recent one-stop races have sold the sport short

Brazilian GP: Sauber duo concerned by poor practice form

Sauber drivers Kamui Kobayashi and Sergio Perez felt their car fared worse than most in the very warm weather conditions during Friday's practice sessions for the Brazilian Grand Prix

Brazilian GP: Romain Grosjean reckons podium is achievable

Romain Grosjean believes he can conclude his first full-time season in Formula 1 with a top-three finish in the Brazilian Grand Prix

Clint Bowyer: First year success with MWR exceeded expectations

NASCAR Sprint Cup championship runner-up Clint Bowyer says he never imagined his first year with Michael Waltrip Racing would be so successful

Jeff Gordon: Homestead win the perfect apology for Phoenix turmoil

Jeff Gordon described winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup finale at Homestead as an ideal apology after the turmoil that ensued following his retaliatory crash with Clint Bowyer at Phoenix

Race of Champions: Tom Kristensen and Andy Priaulx to return

Tom Kristensen and Andy Priaulx are the latest drivers to sign up for this year's Race of Champions in Bangkok

Homestead NASCAR: Defeated Jimmie Johnson proud of team

Jimmie Johnson believes that he and his Hendrick Motorsports crew should be 'proud' of their performance in the NASCAR Sprint Cup finale at Homestead, despite missing out on a potential championship victory

Macau WTCC: Monteiro says podium proves Honda's 2013 potential

Tiago Monteiro believes the first World Tourng Car Championship podium for JAS' new Honda programme in Macau last weekend will be a catalyst for future success