Jackson outburst shows we think people of other races all look alike

2014-02-13 07:56

Samuel L Jackson's outburst shows problems with identifying "other race" faces is real, scientists say.

Blacks happier at work than whites

2013-12-05 12:30

Research shows that although black people report being happier at work, they tend to have fewer friends in the workplace.

The life of a mixed race child

2013-11-14 15:00

Tanya opens up about what it was like growing up as a mixed race child.

Crossing the colour line

2013-11-04 10:30

Violet Online goes on a date with someone black, young and possibly well hung.

Red Bull praises Vettel's win

2013-08-25 16:54

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner hailed Sebastian Vettel's dominant display at the 2013 Belgian Grand Prix. Horner said: "This is not a track that suits us, but I'm delighted we got the win."

Obsessing about race ups BP in blacks

2013-08-14 08:05

A study finds that being hyper-vigilant about race may account for the higher rate of hypertension in black patients.

Races respond differently to low vitamin D

2013-07-10 10:46

The heart risks of having low levels of vitamin D may hinge on what race or ethnicity you are, new research suggests.

F1 to use driver penalty system

2013-06-28 17:04

Formula 1 will introduce a penalty system for drivers which, after accumulating a number of points, could see a driver banned from a grand prix.

The black doll debate

2013-06-20 11:58

Why are they no 'acceptable' black dolls for kids?

Merc mum on 'secret test' fallout

2013-05-30 11:38

Mercedes director and team co-owner Toto Wolff is refusing to say he is worried about potential penalties as a result of the secret Pirelli tyre test.

Ferrari to blame for Massa crash

2013-05-28 13:48

Suspension failure caused Felipe Massa's 2013 Monaco Grand Prix crash, reports Ferrari.

Vettel's saucy pin-up helmet

2013-05-24 10:07

Sebastian Vettel will sport a horny helmet design for the Monaco F1 GP - it shows a sexy model whose clothes, when warmed, disappear.

SA team scores at Nurburg 24hr

2013-05-21 12:08

Double VW Cup champion Mathew Hodges and his Saxon Motorsport team took an emphatic class win from the Nurburgring 24-hour race on Monday.

Peking-Paris: 100 classics duel

2013-05-17 13:31

From a 1913 Ford Model T to a 1982 Renault 4, 100 classic cars will compete in the fifth Peking-to-Paris Rally later in May 2013

Pirelli: More F1 testing needed

2013-05-15 07:52

Formula 1 must allow in-season testing to avoid the risk in 2013 of tyres lasting only a handful of laps and races being cut, said Pirelli motorsport director Paul Hembery.

Vettel blames tyres for slump

2013-05-13 07:44

Sebastian Vettel blamed his relative slump to fourth in the 2013 Spanish Grand Prix on Red Bull's inability to manage their tyres as well as rivals Ferrari and Lotus.

Bahrain GP: What a cracker!

2013-04-21 15:50

No longer can the pundits moan about 'processional' racing in the Arabian wastes - Sunday's Bahrain F1 GP was a great race right to the end.

Rencken: Why race in Bahrain?

2013-04-18 07:50

Despite Bernie Ecclestone claiming to have dozens of race host applications, the Formula 1 chief executive insists on racing in what could be considered a conflict zone, writes DIETER RENCKEN.

'Impotent' FIA slammed

2013-04-17 13:22

Formula 1 journalists have attacked Jean Todt for not travelling to Bahrain for the sport's highly controversial grand prix in April.

Pirelli drop soft tyres for Bahrain

2013-04-16 14:10

Formula 1 tyre suppliers Pirelli have decided against using soft tyres at the Bahrain Grand Prix.

Final F1 race for Interlagos?

2013-04-16 09:03

Bernie Ecclestone has threatened to axe Brazil's Formula 1 race if organisers fail to urgently upgrade the ageing Interlagos circuit.

Women can't compete in F1 - Moss

2013-04-15 14:26

British racing legend Stirling Moss does not believe that women are “mentally tough enough” to compete in Formula 1, despite the presence of female test drivers and team principals.

Explosions mark Bahrain countdown

2013-04-15 10:35

Explosions near the Formula 1 track in Bahrain have marked the travelling circus' quick march from China to the island Kingdom.

'What we've done with car hurt us'

2013-04-12 10:05

McLaren's Jenson Button reckons his team can make up lost ground because its cars have more development potential than their rivals.

Vettel: Apology but no remorse

2013-04-11 11:20

Formula 1 World champion Sebastian Vettel has made clear that his apology to Red Bull for ignoring team orders does not extend to remorse about winning.


Ethnic dolls are no better than Barbie dolls

2014-01-15 10:07

Before you pick out that new toy for your child, you might want to consider the effects it could have on their development.

Blacks happier at work than whites

2013-12-05 08:03

Research shows that although black people report being happier at work, they tend to have fewer friends in the workplace.

Romance across the race divide

2013-11-06 05:00

A new study of internet dating suggests that racial barriers to romance are not as insurmountable as we might suppose.


Mercedes-Benz has teamed-up former professional racing driver Robbi Smith and champion downhill skateboarder Decio Lourenco in a breathtaking video down the Western Cape's Franschhoek Pass.

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Greenpeace invades Belgian GP

2013-08-25 16:23

"ARCTIC OIL? SHELL NO!" read a 20-metre banner at the 2013 Belgian GP as Greenpeace protesters invaded the Spa-Francorchamps circuit. Check out our gallery!

Battle at Spa: 209kW BAC Mono

2013-07-24 10:49

'Ring meisters Sabine Schmitz and Ron Simons are back for another duel, this time at Spa-Francorchamps with both drivers behind the wheel of a 209kW/279Nm BAC Mono. Watch the epic video!

Alonso: 'We weren't good enough'

2013-07-07 17:57

Fernando Alonso admitted that fourth place was the limit of his ambitions at the 2013 German Grand Prix.

Video: Top 10 deadly tracks

2013-06-21 11:45

With Le Mans taking place this weekend, here's a reminder that death is a sad reality for drivers. We showcase the top deadliest race circuits. VIDEO

Villota shows cracked helmet

2013-06-04 10:33

Injured driver Maria de Villota revealed the damage to her carbon-fibred helmet that saved her life during a horror crash in 2012.

'Bored' Vettel smashes fastest lap

2013-05-29 09:23

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel has admitted he defied his team's instructions at the 2013 Monaco Grand Prix due to boredom.

Merc test 'a violation' - Red Bull

2013-05-28 09:50

The furore over Mercedes' "secret" Pirelli test looks set to deepen, as rival teams claim they were not informed by F1's tyre supplier.

2013 Monaco GP: Practice 1

2013-05-23 13:09

Nico Rosberg gave Mercedes a quick start to its Monaco Formula 1 GP challenge by setting the fastest first-practice lap.

H-racer Aston: minute for gas

2013-05-17 13:38

Aston Martin will be the first to race a hybrid hydrogen car in the Nurburgring 24 Hours - and can refuel it in less than a minute.

Bernie E. facing bribe charges

2013-05-15 09:01

Formula 1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone is facing charges in Germany relating to bribery. He denies any wrongdoing, stating that he was being blackmailed.

Rolls backs SA Bloodhound project

2013-05-13 19:40

Rolls-Royce has support for The Bloodhound Project, an international education initiative focused on a 1609km/h land speed record attempt in South Africa.

Giniel debuts Yaris rally car

2013-04-22 08:27

Toyota has unveiled motoring legend Giniel de Villiers' 2013 SA Rally championship drive. The SA rally-tuned Yaris is the first to contest a national rally championship anywhere in the world.

Pirelli replacement on the cards

2013-04-18 08:21

Hankook has emerged as an alternative official tyre supplier for Formula 1 as Pirelli has yet to be offered a new deal for 2014.

Webber, Alonso's cheeky photo

2013-04-17 13:32

Fernando Alonso and Mark Webber have rekindled the 'Multi-21' controversy with a cheeky photo posted on Twitter.

F1 Q&A: Claire Williams

2013-04-17 10:20

Claire Williams has a pretty shrewd idea of how her father Frank would have reacted had he been told 20 years ago that she would one day be deputy principal of his Formula 1 team and designated successor.

McLaren backs struggling Perez

2013-04-16 09:20

McLaren boss Martin Whitmarsh has admitted new team driver Sergio Perez has struggled since replacing Lewis Hamilton.

Bernie downplays Bahrain protests

2013-04-16 08:51

Bernie Ecclestone has reassured teams that they will be safe at the 2013 Bahrain GP despite a terrorist group blowing up a car "in opposition to holding the F1 race".

International entries for SA rally

2013-04-15 11:18

The Sasol Rally, round two of the South African and FIA African Rally Championships, takes on a distinctly international flavour as new entratnts head to Mpumalanga on April 19 and 20.

2013 Chinese GP: Practice 2

2013-04-12 10:34

Ferrari's Felipe Massa has again trumped team mate Fernando Alonso and Lotus' Kimi Raikkonen - this time in second practice for the 2013 Chinese F1 GP.

2013 Chinese GP: Practice 1

2013-04-12 07:42

Nico Rosberg led a Mercedes 1-2 in the first practice session ahead of Sunday's 2013 Chinese Fformula 1 GP.

First for Red Bull - female driver

2013-04-08 13:39

Formula 1 team Red Bull has signed up a female driver to its famous driver development "junior team" in 2013.

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