Pic special: Verstappen wins Austrian Grand Prix
Red Bull's Max Verstappen made the best of the searing southern European southern heat to win the Austrian Grand Prix, delivering engine supplier Honda with its first F1 win since 2006. Verstappen's victory was not without controversy, the Dutchman waiting some hours after the race for confirmation while stewards investigated his overtaking move on Charles Leclerc that saw the latter's Ferrari bundled off the circuit.
1 Jul 2019
Pic special: Canada F1
Lewis Hamilton was a controversial winner of the Canadian Grand Prix, the Mercedes driver finishing second on the road behind Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel but inheriting the win after Vettel was given a post-race five-second penalty. Vettel received the penalty for what Stewards deemed as an unsafe re-entry to the track after the Ferrari slid off the circuit. The error occurred while Hamilton was chasing the Ferrari, the two cars almost colliding as Vettel rejoined the race.
11 Jun 2019
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Pic special: Bathurst 12 Hour
Bentley has won the Bathurst 12 Hour after five years of disappointment and heartbreak on the Mount Panorama circuit for the famous British marque. Driven by Frenchman Jules Gounon, Belgian Maxime Soulet and South African Jordan Pepper, the number 7 Bentley Continental GT3 led for most of the 12 hours and prevailed despite a late race puncture and the threat of a major storm which hit the Bathurst region literally moments after the finish of the race.
Pic special: Newcastle Supercars
Holden ended a horror Supercars season on a high in Newcastle with wins in the final two races of the year for Red Bull Holden Racing Commodore drivers Shane van Gisbergen and Jamie Whincup. Ford rival Scott McLaughlin had already wrapped up his second consecutive championship win in the penultimate round.
Holden duo scores at Sandown
Jamie Whincup and Craig Lowndes scored a relatively untroubled victory in the Sandown 500 in their Red Bull Holden Racing Team Commodore. The Holden team had looked set for a one-two until the sister car of Shane van Gisbergen and Garth Tander suffered a rear suspension failure not far from the finish. The win for Whincup and Lowndes also secured them the Pirtek Enduro Cup title.
S5000 openwheelers set for Sandown debut
The new S5000 open wheeler racing category will make its historic debut at Sandown this weekend. A field of 13 S5000 cars, headed by former Ferrari F1 driver Rubens Barrichello, will take to the Sandown track for the first race for these Australian-developed machines. Boasting state-of-the-art open wheeler technology and a powerful 5.0-litre V8 engine, S5000 is easily the fastest motor racing category in Australia outside of Formula 1 and the cars are expected to smash outright lap records at almost every circuit they visit.
High hopes for Holden aces in Albert Park Supercars stoush
Holden Supercars drivers Jamie Whincup and Scott Pye look ahead to this weekend’s second round of the Supercars Championship at Albert Park. Both are keen to repeat the landmark success they enjoyed at this venue 12 months earlier, when Pye scored his first Supercars race win and Whincup became the first ever recipient of the Larry Perkins Medal.