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Tanak takes step closer to Rally Finland win

Tanak takes step closer to Rally Finland win

Toyota World Rally Championship driver Ott Tanak will take a lead of nearly 40 seconds into the final day of Rally Finland.

Tanak edges clear after close Ostberg battle

Tanak edges clear after close Ostberg battle

Toyota World Rally Championship driver Ott Tanak edged his lead over Mads Ostberg up to 5.8 seconds by the end of the first full day of Rally Finland.

Neuville beats Ogier by a fraction of a second in Sardinia

Neuville beats Ogier by a fraction of a second in Sardinia

Hyundai's Thierry Neuville overhauled World Rally Championship rival Sebastien Ogier on the last stage in a dramatic conclusion to win Rally Italy by just 0.7 seconds.

Neuville closes on Ogier's Rally Italy lead

Neuville closes on Ogier's Rally Italy lead

The charging Hyundai of Thierry Neuville cut his World Rally Championship rival Sebastien Ogier's Rally Italy lead down to only 1.3 seconds on Sunday morning, with just two stages remaining.

Latvala retires from WRC Rally Italy battle

Latvala retires from WRC Rally Italy battle

Jari-Matti Latvala has lost third place on Rally Italy, after a technical problem forced him to retire his Toyota despite the World Rally Championship's Saturday stages having already been completed.

Ogier and Neuville 3.9 seconds apart in Sardinia

Ogier and Neuville 3.9 seconds apart in Sardinia

World champion Sebastien Ogier and Belgian title rival Thierry Neuville were locked in a tight battle after the penultimate leg of the Rally of Italy in Sardinia on Saturday.

Ogier holds Neuville at bay in tight Italy battle

Ogier holds Neuville at bay in tight Italy battle

Sebastien Ogier maintained a slim lead on Rally Italy ahead of World Rally Championship rival Thierry Neuville at the end of Saturday, taking a 3.9-second advantage into the deciding day.

Ogier's Italy lead slashed by Neuville

Ogier's Italy lead slashed by Neuville

Sebastien Ogier continues to lead Rally Italy after Saturday morning's stages, but his lead has been slashed to 4.9 seconds by World Rally Championship title rival Thierry Neuville.

Ogier holds early Rally Italy lead

Ogier holds early Rally Italy lead

Sebastien Ogier took a largely symbolic World Rally Championship stage win on Rally Italy's opening superspecial, 0.1 seconds ahead of Andreas Mikkelsen in his M-Sport Ford Fiesta.

Thierry Neuville leads championship after win in Portugal

Thierry Neuville leads championship after win in Portugal

Hyundai's Belgian driver Thierry Neuville retook the lead in the World Rallying Championship from France’s Sebastian Ogier on Sunday after winning the Portuguese Rally.

Neuville continues to build Rally Portugal lead

Neuville continues to build Rally Portugal lead

Hyundai's Thierry Neuville extended his overall Rally Portugal lead over M-Sport Ford driver Elfyn Evans across the World Rally Championship's Saturday afternoon stages, ending the day 39.8s clear.

Thierry Neuville adds to lead as Meeke crashes out

Thierry Neuville adds to lead as Meeke crashes out

Hyundai's Thierry Neuville extended his overall Rally Portugal lead on Saturday morning, ending the loop half a minute clear of Elfyn Evans after a storming run on the final stage.

Sebastian Ogier crashes out of Rally Portugal

Sebastian Ogier crashes out of Rally Portugal

World Rally Championship leader Sebastien Ogier has crashed out of Rally Portugal on the opening stage of Friday afternoon's loop.

Thierry Neuville extends Portugal lead on Porto stages

Thierry Neuville extends Portugal lead on Porto stages

Hyundai World Rally Championship driver Thierry Neuville ended a chaotic first full day of Rally Portugal by extending his overall lead on the two short stages on Porto's streets.

Neuville moves into lead amid Portugal chaos

Neuville moves into lead amid Portugal chaos

Hyundai's Thierry Neuville leads Rally Portugal after Friday afternoon's loop, as problems for a number of World Rally Championship drivers shook up the lead order.

Tanak wins in Argentina, Ogier retains overall lead

Tanak wins in Argentina, Ogier retains overall lead

Ott Tanak secured his first World Rally Championship victory since joining Toyota with a commanding Rally Argentina performance.

Tanak steps closer to first win with Toyota

Tanak steps closer to first win with Toyota

Ott Tanak took a step closer to his first World Rally Championship win with Toyota after extending his lead over Hyundai's Thierry Neuville on Rally Argentina's Saturday opening loop.

Tanak maintains lead going into final day

Tanak maintains lead going into final day

Ott Tanak will carry a 46.5-second lead into the final day of Rally Argentina despite a few worries about his Toyota on Saturday's last stage.

Tanak storms to a 22.7s lead

Tanak storms to a 22.7s lead

Toyota's Ott Tanak stormed into a 22.7-second Rally Argentina lead with a dominant performance on Friday afternoon.

Andreas Mikkelsen holds slender lead over Tanak

Andreas Mikkelsen holds slender lead over Tanak

Andreas Mikkelsen moved into the Rally Argentina lead on Friday morning, but only by one second over a flying Ott Tanak.

Thierry Neuville fastest on Argentina opener

Thierry Neuville fastest on Argentina opener

Hyundai's Thierry Neuville leads Rally Argentina overnight following Thursday evening's Villa Carlos Paz superspecial.

Ogier seals Corsica victory

Ogier seals Corsica victory

Sebastien Ogier sealed victory in the World Rally Championship's Tour de Corse with a comfortable run through the final two stages of the event on Sunday.

Ogier consolidates his lead in Corsica

Ogier consolidates his lead in Corsica

France's five times world rally champion Sebastien Ogier was heading for victory on home soil after extending his lead in Corsica on Saturday.

Sebastien Ogier takes early Corsica lead as Sebastien Loeb crashes

Sebastien Ogier takes early Corsica lead as Sebastien Loeb crashes

Sebastien Ogier stormed into an early lead of the World Rally Championship's first full asphalt rally of the season in Corsica, while Sebastien Loeb crashed on the second stage.

Ogier wins in Mexico to retake championship lead

Ogier wins in Mexico to retake championship lead

Sebastien Ogier regained the lead in the world rally championship on Sunday with victory in Mexico for the M-Sport Ford team.

Ogier leads after punctures for Loeb, Sordo

Ogier leads after punctures for Loeb, Sordo

Punctures for both Sebastien Loeb and Dani Sordo during a a chaotic Guanajuatito stage handed Sebastien Ogier the lead of Rally Mexico.

Ogier extends lead with four stage wins

Ogier extends lead with four stage wins

Sebastien Ogier claimed four stage wins on Saturday afternoon to extend his Rally Mexico lead to more than 35 seconds heading into the final leg on Sunday.

Dani Sordo leads, Sebastien Loeb third in Mexico

Dani Sordo leads, Sebastien Loeb third in Mexico

Hyundai's Dani Sordo stormed into the Rally Mexico lead on Friday morning, while Sebastien Loeb established himself in third place on his World Rally Championship return.

Thierry Neuville holds early Mexico lead, Sebastien Loeb in 10th

Thierry Neuville holds early Mexico lead, Sebastien Loeb in 10th

Thierry Neuville set a commanding fastest time on the Guanajuato street stage that opened Rally Mexico, as Sebastien Loeb began his World Rally Championship return in 10th place.

Neuville wins Rally Sweden, takes points lead

Neuville wins Rally Sweden, takes points lead

Thierry Neuville took his first World Rally Championship victory of the season with a dominant performance on Rally Sweden, while Craig Breen took a career-best second.

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Hamilton beats Verstappen, Vettel in Singapore
Singapore GP

Hamilton beats Verstappen, Vettel in Singapore

Lewis Hamilton extended his lead in the championship to 40 points over Sebastian Vettel after converting pole position into victory at the Singapore Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton claims shock pole position in Singapore
Singapore GP - Qualifying

Lewis Hamilton claims shock pole position in Singapore

Lewis Hamilton took a surprise pole position ahead of Max Verstappen at the Singapore Grand Prix after producing a flawless lap in the final session of qualifying.

Sebastian Vettel puts Ferrari on top in final Singapore practice
Singapore GP - FP3

Sebastian Vettel puts Ferrari on top in final Singapore practice

Sebastian Vettel dominated the final practice session ahead of qualifying at the Singapore Grand Prix as Ferrari held a comfortable advantage over the rest of the field at the Marina Bay circuit.

Kimi Raikkonen edges Lewis Hamilton in second practice in Singapore
Singapore GP - FP2

Kimi Raikkonen edges Lewis Hamilton in second practice in Singapore

Kimi Raikkonen ensured Ferrari would end Friday in Singapore at the top of the timesheets after edging Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton by 0.011s in second practice.

Daniel Ricciardo leads Red Bull one-two in opening practice
Singapore GP - FP1

Daniel Ricciardo leads Red Bull one-two in opening practice

Red Bull has given Ferrari something to think about in Singapore with Daniel Ricciardo leading home a one-two in opening practice at the Marina Bay circuit.

Dovizioso takes Misano win, Lorenzo crashes
San Marino Grand Prix

Dovizioso takes Misano win, Lorenzo crashes

Andrea Dovizioso scored a straightforward third win of the MotoGP season at Misano ahead of Marc Marquez, as Jorge Lorenzo crashed out of second place.

Jorge Lorenzo sets new lap record for pole
San Marino Grand Prix - Qualifying

Jorge Lorenzo sets new lap record for pole

Jorge Lorenzo beat his own previous Misano lap record to take pole position for MotoGP's San Marino Grand Prix, as Marc Marquez only took fifth after a crash.

Hamilton beats Kimi to Monza win after Vettel clash
Italian Grand Prix

Hamilton beats Kimi to Monza win after Vettel clash

Lewis Hamilton beat Kimi Raikkonen to victory at an enthralling Italian Grand Prix despite making contact with title rival Sebastian Vettel on the opening lap of the race.

Raikkonen pips Vettel, Hamilton to shock Monza pole
Italian Grand Prix - Qualifying

Raikkonen pips Vettel, Hamilton to shock Monza pole

Kimi Raikkonen secured a surprise pole position at the Italian Grand Prix with the fastest ever qualifying lap in Formula One at an average speed of 163.785 mph.

Sebastian Vettel outpaces Lewis Hamilton in final practice
Italian Grand Prix - FP3

Sebastian Vettel outpaces Lewis Hamilton in final practice

Championship contenders Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton look set for a head-to-head battle for pole position at the Italian Grand Prix after they were split by just 0.081s in final practice.

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel tops FP2 at Monza despite spin
Italian Grand Prix - FP2

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel tops FP2 at Monza despite spin

Sebastian Vettel went quickest in second practice for the Italian Grand Prix despite spinning out and hitting a wall during the session.

Perez beats Raikkonen in wet FP1 at Monza
Italian Grand Prix - FP1

Perez beats Raikkonen in wet FP1 at Monza

Sergio Perez put Force India top of the order for opening practice of the Italian Grand Prix weekend in wet conditions.

Silverstone MotoGP race cancelled due to rain
British MotoGP

Silverstone MotoGP race cancelled due to rain

MotoGP's British Grand Prix has been cancelled due to torrential rain at Silverstone.

Sebastian Vettel beats Lewis Hamilton to victory, closes championship gap
Belgian Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel beats Lewis Hamilton to victory, closes championship gap

Sebastian Vettel closed the gap to championship leader Lewis Hamilton to 17 points with an impressive victory at the Belgian Grand Prix.

Lorenzo puts Ducati on pole for British MotoGP
British MotoGP - Qualifying

Lorenzo puts Ducati on pole for British MotoGP

Spaniard Jorge Lorenzo led a Ducati one-two in a rain-delayed British Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday with Honda's MotoGP world championship leader Marc Marquez managing only fifth on the grid.

Hamilton beats Vettel to pole in wet qualifying, Force Indias on second row
Belgian Grand Prix - Qualifying

Hamilton beats Vettel to pole in wet qualifying, Force Indias on second row

Lewis Hamilton beat title rival Sebastian Vettel to a sensational pole position in a wet qualifying session at the Belgian Grand Prix.

Sebastian Vettel leads Ferrari one-two in final practice
Belgian Grand Prix - FP3

Sebastian Vettel leads Ferrari one-two in final practice

Sebastian Vettel kept Ferrari on top for the third session in a row at the Belgian Grand Prix as he beat teammate Kimi Raikkonen to the fastest time in final practice.

Kimi Raikkonen keeps Ferrari top, Lewis Hamilton second
Belgian Grand Prix - FP2

Kimi Raikkonen keeps Ferrari top, Lewis Hamilton second

Kimi Raikkonen kept Ferrari top of the order in Belgium by edging Lewis Hamilton to the quickest time in Friday's second practice session.

Sebastian Vettel tops opening practice at Spa ahead of Max Verstappen
Belgian Grand Prix - FP1

Sebastian Vettel tops opening practice at Spa ahead of Max Verstappen

Sebastian Vettel topped the opening practice session for the Belgian Grand Prix as Formula One got back underway at Spa-Francorchamps after a three-week summer break.

Tanak wins as Ogier minimises points damage
WRC Rally Germany

Tanak wins as Ogier minimises points damage

Ott Tanak clinched a second straight dominant rally win in Germany, as Sebastien Ogier dropped just two points to World Rally Championship leader Thierry Neuville.

Ogier tumbles down the order in Germany
WRC Rally Germany

Ogier tumbles down the order in Germany

World Rally champion Sebastien Ogier plunged from second to ninth on Rally Germany with a puncture on Saturday afternoon's Panzerplatte stage.

Tanak holds lead, Neuville losing ground
WRC Rally Germany

Tanak holds lead, Neuville losing ground

Ott Tanak maintained his Rally Germany cushion over Sebastien Ogier on Saturday morning, as World Rally Championship leader Thierry Neuville fell to fourth.

Fernando Alonso to retire from Formula One at the end of the season
Formula One news

Fernando Alonso to retire from Formula One at the end of the season

McLaren has announced Fernando Alonso will retire from Formula One at the end of the 2018 season.

Lorenzo defeats Marquez in late Austria battle
Austrian GP

Lorenzo defeats Marquez in late Austria battle

Ducati's Jorge Lorenzo took his third victory of the 2018 MotoGP season after outduelling Honda rider Marc Marquez at the Red Bull Ring.

Marquez pips Dovizioso to claim Austrian GP pole
Austrian GP - Qualifying

Marquez pips Dovizioso to claim Austrian GP pole

MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez will start the Austrian Grand Prix on pole position for Honda after beating Italian Andrea Dovizioso's time by 0.002 seconds in qualifying on Saturday.

Ducati's Dovizioso wins three-way Czech GP thriller
Czech GP

Ducati's Dovizioso wins three-way Czech GP thriller

Italian Andrea Dovizioso won a Czech Grand Prix thriller in a Ducati one-two on Sunday while Honda's Marc Marquez finished third to stretch his MotoGP lead to 49 points.

Andrea Dovizioso beats Valentino Rossi to pole at Brno
MotoGP Czech Grand Prix - Qualifying

Andrea Dovizioso beats Valentino Rossi to pole at Brno

Ducati rider Andrea Dovizioso took pole position for MotoGP's Czech Grand Prix, beating Valentino Rossi by two tenths in a thrilling pole shootout at Brno.

Daniel Ricciardo to leave Red Bull at end of 2018
Formula 1 news

Daniel Ricciardo to leave Red Bull at end of 2018

Daniel Ricciardo will leave the Red Bull Formula 1 team at the end of the 2018 season and is understood to be joining Renault.

Superior Tanak eases to Rally Finland victory
WRC Rally Finland

Superior Tanak eases to Rally Finland victory

Ott Tanak completed a dominant Rally Finland victory for Toyota with a calm run to the finish, while Thierry Neuville limited the damage to his World Rally Championship lead.

Hamilton eases to Hungary win, Vettel survives Bottas clash for second
Hungarian Grand Prix

Hamilton eases to Hungary win, Vettel survives Bottas clash for second

Lewis Hamilton took his fifth win of the season with victory at the Hungarian Grand Prix as title rival Sebastian Vettel and teammate Valtteri Bottas came to blows on track behind him.