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#Motorsport

# motorsport - Friday 17 June, 2022

Verstappen unhappy with mid-season rule change over 'porpoising'
# F1
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# F1

Verstappen unhappy with mid-season rule change over 'porpoising'

Jun 17th 2022, 12:03 PM 8,450 Views 5 Comments

The world champion has given his thoughts on the latest FIA intervention.

# motorsport - Tuesday 8 February, 2022

Formula One bosses scrap knee-taking ritual before races
# F1
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# F1

Formula One bosses scrap knee-taking ritual before races

Feb 8th 2022, 1:53 PM 4,115 Views 8 Comments

‘Now the action is the focus on the diversity of our community,’ says Stefano Domenicali.

# motorsport - Thursday 23 September, 2021

'I got an email from a woman in her 50s looking to get involved in motorsport'
# New Wave
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# New Wave

'I got an email from a woman in her 50s looking to get involved in motorsport'

Sep 23rd 2021, 6:00 PM 4,138 Views 0 Comments

Irish hockey star Nicci Daly is working to promote motorsport among women in Ireland.

# motorsport - Friday 17 September, 2021

Ireland hockey star entering team in Karting World Cup to promote motorsport among females
# Motorsport
From The42
# Motorsport

Ireland hockey star entering team in Karting World Cup to promote motorsport among females

Sep 17th 2021, 7:10 AM 5,337 Views 2 Comments

Seven drivers, including two newcomers to the sport, will compete at the event in Louth this weekend.

# motorsport - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

‘Queen of the Nurburgring’ and ex-Top Gear host Sabine Schmitz dies aged 51
# RIP
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# RIP

‘Queen of the Nurburgring’ and ex-Top Gear host Sabine Schmitz dies aged 51

Mar 17th 2021, 11:24 AM 11,922 Views 4 Comments

The Top Gear presenter revealed last year that she had been dealing with a rare form of cancer since 2017.

# motorsport - Sunday 13 September, 2020

'That was f***ing stupid' - Tuscan Grand Prix red flagged after four-car pile-up
# Mugello
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# Mugello

'That was f***ing stupid' - Tuscan Grand Prix red flagged after four-car pile-up

Sep 13th 2020, 3:26 PM 9,765 Views 1 Comment

The drivers involved walked away unscathed but Romain Grosjean was furious.

# motorsport - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Formula One adds four more races to revamped 2020 season
# Formula One
From The42
# Formula One

Formula One adds four more races to revamped 2020 season

Aug 25th 2020, 1:15 PM 4,982 Views 3 Comments

Formula One confirms revised 17-race schedule ending on 13 December.

# motorsport - Saturday 16 May, 2020

'It's an incredible journey and we're only getting started' - 17-year-old Cork drifting star enjoying family affair
# Fast And Furious
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# Fast And Furious

'It's an incredible journey and we're only getting started' - 17-year-old Cork drifting star enjoying family affair

May 16th 2020, 7:30 AM 3,941 Views 3 Comments

Conor Shanahan is Ireland’s most exciting young motorsports talent and one of the brightest rising stars of global drifting.

# motorsport - Sunday 8 March, 2020

Bahrain Grand Prix to go ahead behind closed doors amid coronavirus spread
# F1
From The42
# F1

Bahrain Grand Prix to go ahead behind closed doors amid coronavirus spread

Mar 8th 2020, 11:31 AM 5,157 Views 6 Comments

The Bahrain International Circuit have confirmed the March 22 race will be contested without spectators.

# motorsport - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Ferrari chief confirms informal talks with F1 champion Hamilton
# Potential Switch
From The42
# Potential Switch

Ferrari chief confirms informal talks with F1 champion Hamilton

Dec 12th 2019, 4:09 PM 4,376 Views 0 Comments

Lewis Hamilton has spoken with Ferrari’s chairman John Elkann, with the Italian team insistent talks took place at a ‘social event’.

# motorsport - Sunday 1 December, 2019

Hamilton: I love Mercedes but it's smart to think about my options
# Potential Switch
From The42
# Potential Switch

Hamilton: I love Mercedes but it's smart to think about my options

Dec 1st 2019, 9:13 PM 6,422 Views 4 Comments

Amid continued links to Ferrari, Mercedes superstar Lewis Hamilton acknowledges he should consider his options for 2021.

# motorsport - Saturday 30 November, 2019

Hamilton ends pole drought with Abu Dhabi track record
# F1
From The42
# F1

Hamilton ends pole drought with Abu Dhabi track record

Nov 30th 2019, 3:13 PM 3,002 Views 0 Comments

Without a pole position since Hockenheim, Hamilton ended his wait with a superb lap in Abu Dhabi.

# motorsport - Saturday 26 October, 2019

Verstappen on pole at Mexican Grand Prix as Bottas suffers huge crash in the final seconds
# F1 World Championship
From The42
# F1 World Championship

Verstappen on pole at Mexican Grand Prix as Bottas suffers huge crash in the final seconds

Oct 26th 2019, 9:17 PM 3,521 Views 1 Comment

Lewis Hamilton will start from fourth on the grid as he looks to wrap up the title in Mexico.

# motorsport - Saturday 7 September, 2019

'Everybody looks like idiots' - Bizarre scenes at Italian GP as leading drivers make huge timing error
# Madness
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# Madness

'Everybody looks like idiots' - Bizarre scenes at Italian GP as leading drivers make huge timing error

Sep 7th 2019, 5:16 PM 10,813 Views 2 Comments

The crazy finish leaves Charles Leclerc in pole position.

# motorsport - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Leclerc claims maiden win as Formula One pays tribute to Hubert
# Review
From The42
# Review

Leclerc claims maiden win as Formula One pays tribute to Hubert

Sep 1st 2019, 4:24 PM 5,104 Views 7 Comments

The Belgian Grand Prix was overshadowed by the death of a Formula Two driver

# motorsport - Sunday 4 August, 2019

Hamilton denies young rival to take thrilling Hungarian Grand Prix
# Formula 1
From The42
# Formula 1

Hamilton denies young rival to take thrilling Hungarian Grand Prix

Aug 4th 2019, 7:10 PM 6,498 Views 5 Comments

The 34-year-old defending five-time world champion edged out Max Verstappen.

Mick Schumacher follows in father's footsteps with Hungarian Grand Prix win
# F2
From The42
# F2

Mick Schumacher follows in father's footsteps with Hungarian Grand Prix win

Aug 4th 2019, 1:05 PM 17,039 Views 5 Comments

Mick Schumacher, son of seven-time Formula One champion Michael, clinched his first Formula Two victory in Hungary on Sunday.

# motorsport - Saturday 3 August, 2019

21-year-old Max Verstappen storms to first-ever career pole at Hungarian Grand Prix
# First And Foremost
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# First And Foremost

21-year-old Max Verstappen storms to first-ever career pole at Hungarian Grand Prix

Aug 3rd 2019, 4:37 PM 6,763 Views 13 Comments

Max Verstappen claimed his first F1 pole position in Hungary to continue his fine form.

# motorsport - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Mercedes reveal Lauda tribute on anniversary of Nurburgring crash
# Part Of The Team
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# Part Of The Team

Mercedes reveal Lauda tribute on anniversary of Nurburgring crash

Aug 1st 2019, 1:32 PM 3,588 Views 2 Comments

The late Niki Lauda will be remembered by Mercedes at every Formula One race weekend.

# motorsport - Saturday 27 July, 2019

'I don't know what happened. Something broke': Dreadful day for Vettel sees Hamilton take pole position
# Setback
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# Setback

'I don't know what happened. Something broke': Dreadful day for Vettel sees Hamilton take pole position

Jul 27th 2019, 3:58 PM 4,250 Views 4 Comments

Ferrari suffered terrible technical problems in Hockenheim, allowing Lewis Hamilton to claim pole position.

# motorsport - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Hamilton makes British Grand Prix history with Silverstone success
# F1
From The42
# F1

Hamilton makes British Grand Prix history with Silverstone success

Jul 14th 2019, 4:06 PM 6,241 Views 4 Comments

The Mercedes driver came into the race level with Jim Clark and Alain Prost on five wins at his home GP.

# motorsport - Monday 1 July, 2019

Verstappen praises 'right decision' in controversial Austrian GP victory over Ferrari
# Winners Circle
From The42
# Winners Circle

Verstappen praises 'right decision' in controversial Austrian GP victory over Ferrari

Jul 1st 2019, 10:41 AM 3,884 Views 2 Comments

The Dutchman said the incident that saw him make contact with Charles Leclerc was ‘just racing’.

# motorsport - Sunday 23 June, 2019

County councillor killed in accident at Donegal International Rally
# Manus Kelly
# Manus Kelly

County councillor killed in accident at Donegal International Rally

Updated Jun 23rd 2019, 7:25 PM 227,697 Views 74 Comments

The incident happened at 12.30pm this afternoon.

Hamilton leads French Grand Prix one-two for dominant Mercedes
# F1
From The42
# F1

Hamilton leads French Grand Prix one-two for dominant Mercedes

Jun 23rd 2019, 4:07 PM 4,644 Views 13 Comments

His victory extended Mercedes’ unbeaten start to the 2019 season to eight races and their overall winning streak to 10.

# motorsport - Sunday 9 June, 2019

Hamilton wins controversial Canadian Grand Prix after Vettel penalty
# F1
From The42
# F1

Hamilton wins controversial Canadian Grand Prix after Vettel penalty

Jun 9th 2019, 9:09 PM 7,391 Views 9 Comments

Sebastian Vettel was on course for his first victory of the season in Montreal, but a time penalty handed Hamilton another triumph.

# motorsport - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Hamilton clings on for Monaco glory but Mercedes' one-two run ends
# F1
From The42
# F1

Hamilton clings on for Monaco glory but Mercedes' one-two run ends

May 26th 2019, 4:50 PM 5,775 Views 6 Comments

Contact between Max Verstappen and Valtteri Bottas cost Mercedes a one-two, but the Briton fought for victory.

# motorsport - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Leclerc demands Ferrari answers and prays for rain after Monaco farce From The42

Leclerc demands Ferrari answers and prays for rain after Monaco farce

May 25th 2019, 9:30 PM 9,019 Views 7 Comments

After qualifying down in 16th for his home race in Monaco, Charles Leclerc was understandably frustrated.

# motorsport - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Dutch Grand Prix back on F1 calendar from 2020 after 35-year absence
# It's Back Baby
From The42
# It's Back Baby

Dutch Grand Prix back on F1 calendar from 2020 after 35-year absence

May 14th 2019, 4:21 PM 3,194 Views 2 Comments

In a move that will look to capitalise upon the popularity of Red Bull’s Max Verstappen, the Dutch Grand Prix will return to Formula One.

# motorsport - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Brazil mourns 'superhero' Senna - the biggest sporting name in the country - 25 years after his death
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Brazil mourns 'superhero' Senna - the biggest sporting name in the country - 25 years after his death

Apr 30th 2019, 9:34 AM 5,290 Views 4 Comments

‘Senna was carrying the flag around the world like a symbol that made so many Brazilians proud.’

# motorsport - Monday 29 April, 2019

'Once you go out on track, you’re on your own... you don’t have time for thinking out there'
# Motorsport
From The42
# Motorsport

'Once you go out on track, you’re on your own... you don’t have time for thinking out there'

Apr 29th 2019, 8:00 PM 11,703 Views 8 Comments

Tipperary’s Nicole Drought reflects on her incredible career in circuit racing.

# motorsport - Sunday 28 April, 2019

Mercedes make history as Bottas leads Hamilton home in Baku
# Silver Arrows
From The42
# Silver Arrows

Mercedes make history as Bottas leads Hamilton home in Baku

Apr 28th 2019, 5:48 PM 5,221 Views 4 Comments

Valtteri Bottas returned to the top of the podium in Baku and was followed by team-mate Lewis Hamilton.

# motorsport - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

'I was fortunate to win here last year' - Hamilton desperate to improve on Baku struggles
# F1
From The42
# F1

'I was fortunate to win here last year' - Hamilton desperate to improve on Baku struggles

Apr 24th 2019, 2:26 PM 2,323 Views 14 Comments

The Briton knows there is a small slice of history on the line for he and team-mate Valtteri Bottas this weekend.

# motorsport - Saturday 13 April, 2019

Bottas pips Hamilton for Mercedes lockout at landmark Chinese GP
# F1
From The42
# F1

Bottas pips Hamilton for Mercedes lockout at landmark Chinese GP

Apr 13th 2019, 11:36 AM 3,068 Views 4 Comments

Tomorrow’s race will be the 1,000th grand prix in Formula One.

# motorsport - Sunday 7 April, 2019

Espionage, glory and an Irish past: the absorbing, thrilling but forgotten tale of a sporting legend
# Devil May Care
From The42
# Devil May Care

Espionage, glory and an Irish past: the absorbing, thrilling but forgotten tale of a sporting legend

Apr 7th 2019, 9:30 PM 22,370 Views 11 Comments

Cork-born Duncan Hamilton was a key figure during a glorious era of motorsport and even won the iconic Le Mans race in 1953.

# motorsport - Saturday 30 March, 2019

Ferrari rookie Leclerc claims maiden pole with lap record
# Making Waves
From The42
# Making Waves

Ferrari rookie Leclerc claims maiden pole with lap record

Mar 30th 2019, 7:14 PM 5,352 Views 7 Comments

The 21-tear-old Formula One rookie became the first Monegasque driver ever to take pole for a world championship race.

# motorsport - Friday 29 March, 2019

Schumacher's 20-year-old son 'deserves' Formula One chance - Vettel
# Mick
From The42
# Mick

Schumacher's 20-year-old son 'deserves' Formula One chance - Vettel

Mar 29th 2019, 8:00 AM 4,570 Views 2 Comments

Mick Schumacher’s debut at in-season testing next week is richly deserved, says Sebastian Vettel.

# motorsport - Friday 1 March, 2019

'The two will be free to fight': Ferrari will allow Leclerc to challenge teammate Vettel
# Young Blood
From The42
# Young Blood

'The two will be free to fight': Ferrari will allow Leclerc to challenge teammate Vettel

Mar 1st 2019, 5:26 PM 3,641 Views 4 Comments

Sebastian Vettel’s status as ‘champion’ will not stop Charles Leclerc from competing, says team boss Mattia Binotto.

# motorsport - Sunday 24 February, 2019

‘I started driving when I was 6. My brother and I would rally cars around the fields’
# Start Your Engines
From The42
# Start Your Engines

‘I started driving when I was 6. My brother and I would rally cars around the fields’

Feb 24th 2019, 10:18 AM 31,985 Views 30 Comments

James Roe Jr used his communion money to buy his first racing car, and now he’s breaking lap records across the world.

# motorsport - Monday 28 January, 2019

Fernando Alonso steps up Indy 500 preparation after maiden Daytona 24-hour victory
# Motorsport
From The42
# Motorsport

Fernando Alonso steps up Indy 500 preparation after maiden Daytona 24-hour victory

Jan 28th 2019, 12:25 PM 3,327 Views 6 Comments

The Spaniard is the third Formula One champion to win the prestigious race in Florida.

# motorsport - Monday 21 January, 2019

'I'm sure Michael would be extremely proud': Vettel hails 19-year-old Mick Schumacher
# Formula One
From The42
# Formula One

'I'm sure Michael would be extremely proud': Vettel hails 19-year-old Mick Schumacher

Jan 21st 2019, 7:00 AM 6,796 Views 4 Comments

After teaming up with Mick Schumacher, Sebastian Vettel felt F1 legend Michael would be proud of his son.

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