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Bored Fernando Alonso sticking with Ferrari

Fernando Alonso is not relishing his racing with Ferrari this year and has little hope of success at this week's Italian Grand Prix, but he has rejected persistent speculation that he is set to move teams next year.

Tony Stewart back on track weeks after tragedy

Tony Stewart received a rapturous welcome and made a fast start before making a premature exit on his return to competitive racing on Sunday (Monday NZ time), three weeks after he struck and killed a young racer at a dirt track in New York.

Marquez leaves his mark at Silverstone

MotoGP world championship leader Marc Marquez held off Jorge Lorenzo in a back-and-forth battle from start to finish to win the British Grand Prix at Silverstone on Sunday (Monday NZ time).

Reason: Mercedes feud spotlights F1's dangers

Us rubberneckers can't get enough of the Hamilton-Rosberg feud. But as more kids are killed on New Zealand roads by speed, aggression and ignorance, it makes you wonder. Are we contributing to the carnage?

Death will 'affect my life forever', says Stewart

Unshaven and with a quivering voice, Nascar superstar Tony Stewart said the death of Kevin Ward Jr will "affect my life forever" as he returned to the track on Friday (local time) for the first time since his car struck and killed the fellow driver during a sprint race in New York three weeks ago.

Offroad roar through Nelson forests

Nelson's Dovedale Forest will resound to the roar of high performance engines once again as the third round of the 2014 NZ Offroad Championship gets under way tomorrow.

FIA taking no action against Nico Rosberg

Formula One's governing body will take no action against championship leader Nico Rosberg despite Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton accusing him of a deliberate collision at the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday.

Red Bull resurgent amidst rivals' bickering

As Mercedes tries to get to grips with the latest dispute between its two bickering drivers in their tussle for the Formula One title, Red Bull is quietly enjoying an encouraging return to form.

Scott Dixon wins Sonoma Grand Prix

Kiwi Scott Dixon has left his charge too late to defend his IndyCars title, but would still have taken great satisfaction out of victory in Sonoma today.