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Motorsport: Whincup won't give up as career winds down

Seven-time Supercars champion and series record holder Jamie Whincup is refusing to give up on an eighth title this season but concedes his career in the sport is coming to an end.The Red Bull Holden Racing driver has fallen a whopping...

Motorsport: Crash won't impact Hartley's future

Brendon Hartley's Formula 1 boss has declared his first-lap accident at the Canadian Grand Prix will have no impact on his future at Toro Rosso.The 28-year-old has been under pressure to retain his seat and wasn't helped when he...

Motorsport: Thank goodness for Le Mans and Supercars

After a couple of Formula One snooze-fests at Monaco and Canada, I'm sincerely looking forward to this weekend where we have Supercars and the Le Mans 24 Hour roaring into action.The five Kiwis in the V8 series are sitting nicely...

Live updates: Formula One's Canadian Grand Prix

Live updates of the Candian Grand Prix where Kiwi Brendon Hartley starts the race in 12th. In qualifying Sebastian Vettel covered the 2.71-mile (4.36-km) track in 1 minute, 10.764 seconds to deprive Lewis Hamilton of a record...

Michael Fassbender pursuing his driving ambition

Michael Fassbender thought he was going to be sick.But the two-time Oscar nominee was not in front of the camera in a demanding new role.The stage fright was a totally new experience: He was moments away from racing a car for...

Motorsport: Hartley 12th and out-qualifies teammate

Kiwi Brendon Hartley has qualified an impressive 12th for tomorrow's Canadian Grand Prix but importantly out-did teammate Pierre Gasly.Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel set the fastest time to claim pole position with the Mercedes of Valtteri...

Motorsport: Isle of Man missing Kiwi star

There's something not quite at this year's Isle of Man Tourist Trophy races this year. It's probably one of my favourite events I look forward to all year. Sure, I love the MotoGP and world Superbikes, but that 60-odd kilometre Snaefell...

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