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Formula One qualifying format adjusted

Formula One has had to modify its qualifying format after financial problems ruled the Caterham and Marussia teams out of this weekend's US Grand Prix while Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel is set to be sidelined by an engine penalty.

Trans-Tasman edge to Cromwell supercars racing

Australian V8 Supercars stars Shane van Gisbergen and Craig Lowndes are bringing their trans-Tasman track battles to a different style of endurance supercar racing at Cromwell in eight days time.

Targa drivers head south

The Dunedin to Invercargill leg of the Targa South Island stages got under way today, with drivers leaving from Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin.

Lewis Hamilton has records, title in sight

Lewis Hamilton will be aiming for a big win in Texas this weekend, even if the Formula One starting grid is the smallest he has ever known it with the absence of backmarker teams Marussia and Caterham.

F1 'chickens have come home to roost' - Mosley

Talk of financial crisis in Formula One is nothing new, but the absence of back-markers Caterham and Marussia from this week's US Grand Prix after they went into administration has concentrated minds.

Jamie Whincup edges closer to V8 title

Jamie Whincup has all but locked away the 2014 V8 Supercars Championship after winning the second race at the Gold Coast 600 today, while New Zealand's Scott McLaughlin finished second.

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