ARTICLES RELATING TO MOTORSPORT

Williams has Mercedes in its sights

2014-11-27 07:52

'It feels like a new Williams,' the Formula 1 team's deputy team principal Claire Williams said after a season that saw her team third overall, its best performance since 2003.

Vettel's Ferrari appearance 'not ok' - Marko

2014-11-26 11:10

'Legally, it's not OK,' comments Red Bull's Helmut Marko stating Sebasitan Vettel's appearance at the Ferrari garage at the 2014 Abu Dhabi was technically a breach of contract.

2015 Dakar Rally: Most gruelling 4x4 race

2014-11-26 10:34

The 2015 Dakar Rally will see 414 vehicles take on 9000km of severe terrain through Argentina, Chile and Bolivia starting January 4. Four new stories - ride with us..

Ferrari: Mattiacci out, Arrivabene is in

2014-11-25 12:55

Marco Mattiacci's brief reign as Ferrari's F1 team principal as come to an end. New chief Maurizio Arrivabene has arrived, the team's third boss nine months!

Hamilton wants to stay '44' for ever

2014-11-25 09:57

2014 Formula 1 Drivers' champion Lewis Hamilton wants to retain his personal race number '44' from 2015 instead of switching, as he is entitled to, to 1.

Hamilton leaves the partying for later

2014-11-24 14:38

Previous multi-championship Formula 1 drivers - think Graham Hill, James Hunt - might have done it differently, says ALAN BALDWIN, but the latest one had a quiet night...

Ferrari boss Mattiacci to get the chop?

2014-11-24 09:53

Ferrari's current team boss was appointed on April 1 2014 but has lost his job after only seven months. Was his role really just a delayed April Fool joke after all?

Hamilton hails 'greatest day of my life'

2014-11-24 08:27

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton has declared November 23 2014 "the greatest day of my life" after ending a thrilling season with a win at Yas Marina and a second F1 Drivers' title.

Mercedes: Rosberg will bounce back

2014-11-23 21:51

Mercedes Formula 1 team chief Toto Wolff forecasts that Nico Rosberg will bounce back stronger in 2015 from his 'desert duel' defeat by Lewis Hamilton in Sunday's title-showdown Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Abu Dhabi: How the race was won

2014-11-23 16:44

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton gave his all on Sunday to take home his second Formula 1 Driver's trophy after leadijng the 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from the start.

Bernie to start over with 'money talks'

2014-11-23 12:40

Formula 1's smaller teams felt at least a penny had dropped on Saturday after meeting the sport's commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone and rights holders CVC to discuss demands for more money.

Nico edges out Lewis for Yas pole

2014-11-22 16:53

Nico Rosberg survived intense pressure and nervous errors to claim a vital pole for the title-deciding Abu Dhabi F1 GP, edging out his Mercedes team mate and arch-rival Lewis Hamilton.

Rosberg turns the tables on Hamilton

2014-11-22 14:00

Formula 1 championship rival Nico Rosberg has turned the tables on his Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton with the fastest lap in Saturday's final practice for the title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, but the satisfaction was limited.

Mercedes reject Vettel's 'boring' quip

2014-11-22 10:41

Mercedes has hit back at Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel after the most dominant driver of recent years quipped that the team had made the Formula 1 season boring with their success.

Abu Dhabi 2014: Lewis tops 2nd practice

2014-11-21 18:08

Formula 1 championship leader Lewis Hamilton is determined to take the 2014 title as he claimed an advantage over team mate Nico Rosberg with the fastest time during second practice for the Abu Dhabi GP.

Schumi: 'Has speech, memory problems'

2014-11-20 14:12

Philippe Streiff, former Formula 1 driver and friend of Michael Schumacher, has revealed the seven-times champion is paralysed, in a wheelchair and unable to speak. condition "remained grave".

Yas? No! for Marussia's bid to return

2014-11-20 08:26

There'll only be 10 teams on the Formula 1 grid in Sunday's grand finale as Marussia has failed to make it to Abu Dhabi.

Horner: 'Renault 56kW down on Merc'

2014-11-19 09:30

It's no secret that team Mercedes has a had a huge power advantage during the 2014 Formula 1 season, but Red Bull team boss Christian Horner has revealed the figure to be an alarming 56kW.

Dakar 2015: Lessons by world-class prof

2014-11-18 13:08

Rookie South American off-road crews have been taking lessons for the Dakar from a world-class professor. Boring? Not when David Castera and Joan Barreda are at the wheel.

Desert duel: The road to the 2014 F1 title

2014-11-18 09:31

Mercedes team mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg will face off in Abu Dhabi to decide to the 2014 title. We look back on their season-long battle!

Champ Ogier wins Wales for fine finale

2014-11-17 14:23

World Rally Champion Sebastien Ogier has defended his championship title in Spain by closing off the season with a win in the Wales Rally.

Vettel: 'Kimi and I will be just fine'

2014-11-17 08:35

Red Bull's reigning F1 champion Sebastian Vettel is eager to switch to Ferrari, impatient for the announcement and looking forward to Kimi Raikkonen as team mate.

Ogier ends season in style

2014-11-16 18:41

World champion Sebastien Ogier has rounded off the season in style with back-to-back wins in the Wales Rally GB.

Cash-strapped Caterham to race in Abu Dhabi?

2014-11-14 13:47

Despite missing both the US and Brazilian GP, Caterham is planning to race at the 2014 F1 season finale in Abu Dhabi.

SA Dakar quad team riding for rhinos

2014-11-14 10:02

Team Rhide SA will take on the 2015 Dakar Rally in South America. Their cause? To raise awareness of the rhino poaching epidemic in South Africa.

 

Mrs Roma riding high in Dakar bike team

2014-11-26 12:04

Amateur motorcycle trio Team Himoinsa - one of them Dakar bike ace Nani Roma's wife - has but one simple goal... for each member to finish the 2015 Dakar Challenge!

Dakar 2015: Le Havre rite of passage

2014-11-26 10:59

645 vehicles, cleared at the French port of Le Havre, are heading for Argentina and the 2015 Dakar Rally. In many ways the port has become a rite of passage for competitors.

Todt to fight for cheaper F1 engines

2014-11-26 08:42

'I'm going to fight about the price of the engines.' International Automobile Federation president Jean Todt is blunt about getting agreement to help struggling F1 teams.

Sainz waiting for Toro Rosso call-up

2014-11-25 10:57

The Formula 1 season might be over but rumours are still doing the rounds. Will Toro Rosso give Jean-Eric Vergne the chop and replace him with Carlos Sainz jnr?

Lewis vows: 'I'll be even faster in '15'

2014-11-25 08:06

Mercedes Nico Rosberg might fight harder in 2015 to redeem his fight against his team mate Lewis Hamilton, but the new double champion vows to race even faster to defend his crown.

Williams saves the best for last

2014-11-24 09:53

The Williams F1 team proved it's back by saving the best to last on Sunday with two drivers on the podium and a points bonanza in the season-ending Abu Dhabi GP.

Wolff: New deal with Lewis on the cards

2014-11-24 09:53

Lewis Hamilton can bet his seat is secure with Mercedes beyond 2015 after winning a second Drivers' title along with the 2014 Abu Dhabi GP on Sunday.

Hamilton family spring surprise on champ

2014-11-23 22:24

Lewis Hamilton had assured everybody in his family would not be with him on the biggest weekend of his Formula 1 career - but they thought otherwise.

Hamilton takes second F1 title in style

2014-11-23 17:46

Lewis Hamilton joined the elite ranks of double Formula 1 champions on Sunday after a nerve-racking drive to victory in the season-ending Abu Dhabi GP.

Alonso hits back at Ferrari's Mattiacci

2014-11-23 13:58

Fernando Alonso has hit back at Ferrari boss Marco Mattiacci for saying Sebastian Vettel would "bring the utmost motivation and commitment" to the when he replaces the Alonso..

Vettel's Ferrari test still a 'no-go'

2014-11-23 11:18

Frustrated departing Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel has hit out at the team for blocking him from making his test debut for Ferrari just days after the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday.

Nico needs Williams to pick up speed

2014-11-22 14:40

Nico Rosberg looked to Williams for a helping hand in the Formula 1 title battle against Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Hamilton ready to 'stand and deliver'

2014-11-22 12:28

Lewis Hamilton's closest friends and family are elsewhere for the most important weekend of his life but he has the words of Martin Luther King very much in mind.

Grosjean handed 20-place grid penalty

2014-11-22 10:03

Lotus Formula 1 driver Romain Grosjean could consider himself lucky that only points will be doubled in this weekend's Abu Dhabi F1 GP after collecting a 20-place grid penalty.

Abu Dhabi: Lewis fastest in 1st practice

2014-11-21 14:01

Championship leader Lewis Hamilton has set the pace with the fastest time in Friday's first practice for Formula 1's Abu Dhabi title decider.

Official! Alonso out, Seb in at Ferrari

2014-11-20 13:31

Ferrari has announced - at last - that quadruple Formula 1 champion Sebastian Vettel will replace Fernando Alonso at Ferrari in 2015. He's signed a three-year deal.

Top journo slams F1 pay-drivers' pace

2014-11-19 10:26

A British Formula 1 newspaper correspondent has dealt a heavy blow to some of the sport's 'pay-drivers'. Is he being too harsh, or just saying it like it is?

Caterham ready to race in Abu Dhabi

2014-11-19 09:30

Despite the cash-strapped crisis and the team reportedly being laid off, Caterham has made it to Abu Dhabi for the final race of the season.

Abu Dhabi: All the points permutations

2014-11-18 09:31

The 2014 F1 title will be decided at the Abu Dhabi GP finale. With double points on offer for the first time in F1, what does this mean for Mercedes' dominant Hamilton and Rosberg?

'Abu Double': Last roll of dice for some

2014-11-18 09:31

Mercedes has already claimed both 2014 F1 titles but how will rival teams fair at the Abu Dhabi finale? For some, such as Caterham, it might be a last hurrah in Forrmula 1!

Caterham F1 staff out on the street

2014-11-17 10:16

As good news arrives, Caterham F1 has again been hit with bad. Just as the team announced its return to the grid for the 2014 season finale the staff's been retrenched.

Bernie to drop F1 double points for '15?

2014-11-17 08:35

'The teams have not accepted it because they are bloody idiots." The words of F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone on double points in future F1 races, though now admitting that the scheme could be dropped in 2015.

Bernie: F1 not interested in young fans

2014-11-14 14:59

Bernie Ecclestone speaks on why F1 shouldn't chase a younger generation, slams social media as 'nonsense' and likens financially struggling teams to 'the same problem with ladies and credit cards'.

SA karter en route for Vegas supershow

2014-11-14 11:46

The saying goes 'What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas', but not when it involves South Africans in a major international karting event.

Wolff rejects 'irresponsible' war talk

2014-11-14 09:59

Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff has dismissed the looming talks of engines war from rival teams and has said all automakers have agreed to keep costs down.

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Property [change area]

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Magical Massinga

Spend 5 nights at the gorgeous Massinga Beach Lodge in Mozambique and only pay for 4 from R13 220 per person sharing. Includes return flights, accommodation, transfers and romantic turndown. Book now!

Kalahari.com - shop online today

Save up to 60% on toys!

Don’t miss out on this hot offer, save up to 60% on toys. While stocks last. Shop now!

Festive gifts!

Check out our awesome range of festive gifts to make everyone’s wishes come true. Shop now!

Seen something you like in our catalogue?

Find the perfect gift and save up to R5000 – As seen on the catalogue. Hurry and shop now!

Save up to R2200 on electronics! – As seen in the catalogue

Wishing for tech gadgets this festive? Save up to R2100 on hot tech products at kalahari.com. While stocks last. Shop now!

Up to 35% off books

Save up to 35% on the latest page-turners. While stocks last. Shop now!

OLX Free Classifieds [change area]

Samsung Galaxy s4

Mobile, Cell Phones in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 24

Best bargain in big bay

Real Estate, Houses - Apartments for Sale in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

VW Golf 6, 1.6 Trendline (Excellent condition)

Vehicles, Cars in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.








Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.