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Saturday 9 December 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Motor racing

Last year
'Sport brings people together and it saved my life' - Hamilton
The British driver the most decorated driver in F1 history after coming from humble beginnings.
Ferrari's Leclerc on pole for season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix
Leclerc was 0.123 seconds faster than Red Bull’s Max Verstappen.
All time
Ex-Formula One president Max Mosley dies aged 81
Former Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone confirmed the news.
F1 season to start in Bahrain with Chinese, Australian events postponed
The normal curtain-raiser in Melbourne is now scheduled for November.
Racing driver Anthoine Hubert dies after Formula Two crash
The Frenchman, who was set for a bright future in the sport, has died at the age of 22.
'I want to be a world champion' - Craig Breen in gear for big 2017 on biggest rallying stage
The Waterford driver will make history next month.
When you drive at nearly 300kph, fear just slows you down
22-year-old Sean Doyle tells The42 what it takes to drive an LMP2 car.
Belgian cyclist hit with six-year ban for hiding motor in bike seat
Femke Van den Driessche is the first person to be banned for such an offence.
F1 driver Jules Bianchi dies from injuries at last year's Japanese Grand Prix crash
The French driver would have turned 26 next month.
Driver walks away from terrifying crash at Belgian GP
Konsantin Tereschenko had a lucky escape.
Watch this terrifying American Le Mans Series crash
Fortunately, nobody was hurt in the high-speed incident.
Tragedy at Le Mans as Danish driver Simonsen dies - reports
The 34-year-old crashed on just the third lap of the race.
Irish team aiming for podium finish at Le Mans
Driver Brendon Hartley believes Murphy Prototypes have the experience and speed to challenger for 24-hour honours.
On board with the Irish team ahead of their Le Mans 2013 bid
Murphy Prototypes “pleased” to be able to run their car in all conditions.
Irish team set to take Le Mans 24 hour race by storm
Murphy Prototypes will fly the Irish flag at the world’s most prestigious 24 hour race.
Did an Irishman just produce the greatest finish in the history of motor racing?
If it isn’t, we’d like to see better?
'I cried under my helmet' admits F1 champion Vettel
The retiring Michael Schumacher would surely scoff at such an admission from his compatriot.
Two fatalities mar Macau Grand Prix
Phillip Yau is the second driver to die in two days.
Breen nears World Rally Championship crown after establishing huge lead in Spain
The Waterford native could clinch the S2000 title this weekend after a good start at Rally de Espana
More than 60,000 expected to hit Phoenix Park Motor Races this weekend
This weekend will mark the 110th anniversary of the very first motor racing event at the park.
F1: McLaren expect Hamilton to stay
‘We’ve known Lewis a long time.’ Said an apparently unconcerned Martin Whitmarsh.
Dani Pedrosa takes pole at Italian MotoGP
The Spanish rider benefitted from Jorge Lorenzo’s engine problems on the last lap.
Audi clinches Le Mans 24-Hour title
The victory marks the first occasion in the event’s 79-year history that a team using a hybrid car has claimed the top prize.
Don’t touch that dial… here’s the sport on TV this weekend
It doesn’t matter what the weather’s like… this is gonna be epic.
Lewis Hamilton stripped of Spanish GP pole position
Race stewarts say the McLarens Mercedes car did not meet fuel rules.
Iconic car designer Ferdinand Porsche dies aged 76
Porsche designed the brand’s classic 911 sports car, which has been in production since the 1960s.
Videos: Two major crashes mark opening half of Le Mans 24-hour race
Drivers, track crew and spectators were lucky to escape without serious injury after the dramatic smashes at the Le Mans event yesterday.
F1 legend Stewart taken ill on flight
Former Formula One champions suffers from chest pains on flight to London.