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# motorsport - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

‘Queen of the Nurburgring’ and ex-Top Gear host Sabine Schmitz dies aged 51
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# RIP

‘Queen of the Nurburgring’ and ex-Top Gear host Sabine Schmitz dies aged 51

Mar 17th 2021, 11:24 AM 11,887 Views 4 Comments

The Top Gear presenter revealed last year that she had been dealing with a rare form of cancer since 2017.

# motorsport - Sunday 13 September, 2020

'That was f***ing stupid' - Tuscan Grand Prix red flagged after four-car pile-up
# Mugello
# Mugello

'That was f***ing stupid' - Tuscan Grand Prix red flagged after four-car pile-up

Sep 13th 2020, 3:26 PM 9,746 Views 1 Comment

The drivers involved walked away unscathed but Romain Grosjean was furious.

# motorsport - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Formula One adds four more races to revamped 2020 season
# Formula One
# Formula One

Formula One adds four more races to revamped 2020 season

Aug 25th 2020, 1:15 PM 4,967 Views 3 Comments

Formula One confirms revised 17-race schedule ending on 13 December.

# motorsport - Saturday 16 May, 2020

'It's an incredible journey and we're only getting started' - 17-year-old Cork drifting star enjoying family affair
# Fast And Furious
# Fast And Furious

'It's an incredible journey and we're only getting started' - 17-year-old Cork drifting star enjoying family affair

May 16th 2020, 7:30 AM 3,827 Views 3 Comments

Conor Shanahan is Ireland’s most exciting young motorsports talent and one of the brightest rising stars of global drifting.

# motorsport - Sunday 8 March, 2020

Bahrain Grand Prix to go ahead behind closed doors amid coronavirus spread
# F1
# F1

Bahrain Grand Prix to go ahead behind closed doors amid coronavirus spread

Mar 8th 2020, 11:31 AM 5,144 Views 6 Comments

The Bahrain International Circuit have confirmed the March 22 race will be contested without spectators.

# motorsport - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Ferrari chief confirms informal talks with F1 champion Hamilton
# Potential Switch
# Potential Switch

Ferrari chief confirms informal talks with F1 champion Hamilton

Dec 12th 2019, 4:09 PM 4,357 Views 0 Comments

Lewis Hamilton has spoken with Ferrari’s chairman John Elkann, with the Italian team insistent talks took place at a ‘social event’.

# motorsport - Sunday 1 December, 2019

Hamilton: I love Mercedes but it's smart to think about my options
# Potential Switch
# Potential Switch

Hamilton: I love Mercedes but it's smart to think about my options

Dec 1st 2019, 9:13 PM 6,403 Views 4 Comments

Amid continued links to Ferrari, Mercedes superstar Lewis Hamilton acknowledges he should consider his options for 2021.

# motorsport - Saturday 30 November, 2019

Hamilton ends pole drought with Abu Dhabi track record
# F1
# F1

Hamilton ends pole drought with Abu Dhabi track record

Nov 30th 2019, 3:13 PM 2,984 Views 0 Comments

Without a pole position since Hockenheim, Hamilton ended his wait with a superb lap in Abu Dhabi.

# motorsport - Saturday 26 October, 2019

Verstappen on pole at Mexican Grand Prix as Bottas suffers huge crash in the final seconds
# F1 World Championship
# F1 World Championship

Verstappen on pole at Mexican Grand Prix as Bottas suffers huge crash in the final seconds

Oct 26th 2019, 9:17 PM 3,491 Views 1 Comment

Lewis Hamilton will start from fourth on the grid as he looks to wrap up the title in Mexico.

# motorsport - Saturday 7 September, 2019

'Everybody looks like idiots' - Bizarre scenes at Italian GP as leading drivers make huge timing error
# Madness
# Madness

'Everybody looks like idiots' - Bizarre scenes at Italian GP as leading drivers make huge timing error

Sep 7th 2019, 5:16 PM 10,792 Views 2 Comments

The crazy finish leaves Charles Leclerc in pole position.

# motorsport - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Leclerc claims maiden win as Formula One pays tribute to Hubert
# Review
# Review

Leclerc claims maiden win as Formula One pays tribute to Hubert

Sep 1st 2019, 4:24 PM 5,059 Views 7 Comments

The Belgian Grand Prix was overshadowed by the death of a Formula Two driver

# motorsport - Sunday 4 August, 2019

Hamilton denies young rival to take thrilling Hungarian Grand Prix
# Formula 1
# Formula 1

Hamilton denies young rival to take thrilling Hungarian Grand Prix

Aug 4th 2019, 7:10 PM 6,445 Views 5 Comments

The 34-year-old defending five-time world champion edged out Max Verstappen.

Mick Schumacher follows in father's footsteps with Hungarian Grand Prix win
# F2
# F2

Mick Schumacher follows in father's footsteps with Hungarian Grand Prix win

Aug 4th 2019, 1:05 PM 17,013 Views 5 Comments

Mick Schumacher, son of seven-time Formula One champion Michael, clinched his first Formula Two victory in Hungary on Sunday.

# motorsport - Saturday 3 August, 2019

21-year-old Max Verstappen storms to first-ever career pole at Hungarian Grand Prix
# First And Foremost
# First And Foremost

21-year-old Max Verstappen storms to first-ever career pole at Hungarian Grand Prix

Aug 3rd 2019, 4:37 PM 6,547 Views 13 Comments

Max Verstappen claimed his first F1 pole position in Hungary to continue his fine form.

# motorsport - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Mercedes reveal Lauda tribute on anniversary of Nurburgring crash
# Part Of The Team
# Part Of The Team

Mercedes reveal Lauda tribute on anniversary of Nurburgring crash

Aug 1st 2019, 1:32 PM 3,521 Views 2 Comments

The late Niki Lauda will be remembered by Mercedes at every Formula One race weekend.

# motorsport - Saturday 27 July, 2019

'I don't know what happened. Something broke': Dreadful day for Vettel sees Hamilton take pole position
# Setback
# Setback

'I don't know what happened. Something broke': Dreadful day for Vettel sees Hamilton take pole position

Jul 27th 2019, 3:58 PM 4,236 Views 4 Comments

Ferrari suffered terrible technical problems in Hockenheim, allowing Lewis Hamilton to claim pole position.

# motorsport - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Hamilton makes British Grand Prix history with Silverstone success
# F1
# F1

Hamilton makes British Grand Prix history with Silverstone success

Jul 14th 2019, 4:06 PM 6,223 Views 4 Comments

The Mercedes driver came into the race level with Jim Clark and Alain Prost on five wins at his home GP.

# motorsport - Monday 1 July, 2019

Verstappen praises 'right decision' in controversial Austrian GP victory over Ferrari
# Winners Circle
# Winners Circle

Verstappen praises 'right decision' in controversial Austrian GP victory over Ferrari

Jul 1st 2019, 10:41 AM 3,868 Views 2 Comments

The Dutchman said the incident that saw him make contact with Charles Leclerc was ‘just racing’.

# motorsport - Sunday 23 June, 2019

County councillor killed in accident at Donegal International Rally
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# Manus Kelly

County councillor killed in accident at Donegal International Rally

Updated Jun 23rd 2019, 7:25 PM 227,666 Views 74 Comments

The incident happened at 12.30pm this afternoon.

Hamilton leads French Grand Prix one-two for dominant Mercedes
# F1
# F1

Hamilton leads French Grand Prix one-two for dominant Mercedes

Jun 23rd 2019, 4:07 PM 4,626 Views 13 Comments

His victory extended Mercedes’ unbeaten start to the 2019 season to eight races and their overall winning streak to 10.

# motorsport - Sunday 9 June, 2019

Hamilton wins controversial Canadian Grand Prix after Vettel penalty
# F1
# F1

Hamilton wins controversial Canadian Grand Prix after Vettel penalty

Jun 9th 2019, 9:09 PM 7,351 Views 9 Comments

Sebastian Vettel was on course for his first victory of the season in Montreal, but a time penalty handed Hamilton another triumph.

# motorsport - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Hamilton clings on for Monaco glory but Mercedes' one-two run ends
# F1
# F1

Hamilton clings on for Monaco glory but Mercedes' one-two run ends

May 26th 2019, 4:50 PM 5,743 Views 6 Comments

Contact between Max Verstappen and Valtteri Bottas cost Mercedes a one-two, but the Briton fought for victory.

# motorsport - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Leclerc demands Ferrari answers and prays for rain after Monaco farce

Leclerc demands Ferrari answers and prays for rain after Monaco farce

May 25th 2019, 9:30 PM 9,003 Views 7 Comments

After qualifying down in 16th for his home race in Monaco, Charles Leclerc was understandably frustrated.

# motorsport - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Dutch Grand Prix back on F1 calendar from 2020 after 35-year absence
# It's Back Baby
# It's Back Baby

Dutch Grand Prix back on F1 calendar from 2020 after 35-year absence

May 14th 2019, 4:21 PM 3,174 Views 2 Comments

In a move that will look to capitalise upon the popularity of Red Bull’s Max Verstappen, the Dutch Grand Prix will return to Formula One.

# motorsport - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Brazil mourns 'superhero' Senna - the biggest sporting name in the country - 25 years after his death
# RIP
# RIP

Brazil mourns 'superhero' Senna - the biggest sporting name in the country - 25 years after his death

Apr 30th 2019, 9:34 AM 5,004 Views 4 Comments

‘Senna was carrying the flag around the world like a symbol that made so many Brazilians proud.’

# motorsport - Monday 29 April, 2019

'Once you go out on track, you’re on your own... you don’t have time for thinking out there'
# Motorsport
# Motorsport

'Once you go out on track, you’re on your own... you don’t have time for thinking out there'

Apr 29th 2019, 8:00 PM 11,642 Views 8 Comments

Tipperary’s Nicole Drought reflects on her incredible career in circuit racing.

# motorsport - Sunday 28 April, 2019

Mercedes make history as Bottas leads Hamilton home in Baku
# Silver Arrows
# Silver Arrows

Mercedes make history as Bottas leads Hamilton home in Baku

Apr 28th 2019, 5:48 PM 5,190 Views 4 Comments

Valtteri Bottas returned to the top of the podium in Baku and was followed by team-mate Lewis Hamilton.

# motorsport - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

'I was fortunate to win here last year' - Hamilton desperate to improve on Baku struggles
# F1
# F1

'I was fortunate to win here last year' - Hamilton desperate to improve on Baku struggles

Apr 24th 2019, 2:26 PM 2,304 Views 14 Comments

The Briton knows there is a small slice of history on the line for he and team-mate Valtteri Bottas this weekend.

# motorsport - Saturday 13 April, 2019

Bottas pips Hamilton for Mercedes lockout at landmark Chinese GP
# F1
# F1

Bottas pips Hamilton for Mercedes lockout at landmark Chinese GP

Apr 13th 2019, 11:36 AM 3,053 Views 4 Comments

Tomorrow’s race will be the 1,000th grand prix in Formula One.

# motorsport - Sunday 7 April, 2019

Espionage, glory and an Irish past: the absorbing, thrilling but forgotten tale of a sporting legend
# Devil May Care
# Devil May Care

Espionage, glory and an Irish past: the absorbing, thrilling but forgotten tale of a sporting legend

Apr 7th 2019, 9:30 PM 22,279 Views 11 Comments

Cork-born Duncan Hamilton was a key figure during a glorious era of motorsport and even won the iconic Le Mans race in 1953.

# motorsport - Saturday 30 March, 2019

Ferrari rookie Leclerc claims maiden pole with lap record
# Making Waves
# Making Waves

Ferrari rookie Leclerc claims maiden pole with lap record

Mar 30th 2019, 7:14 PM 5,321 Views 7 Comments

The 21-tear-old Formula One rookie became the first Monegasque driver ever to take pole for a world championship race.

# motorsport - Friday 29 March, 2019

Schumacher's 20-year-old son 'deserves' Formula One chance - Vettel
# Mick
# Mick

Schumacher's 20-year-old son 'deserves' Formula One chance - Vettel

Mar 29th 2019, 8:00 AM 4,550 Views 2 Comments

Mick Schumacher’s debut at in-season testing next week is richly deserved, says Sebastian Vettel.

# motorsport - Friday 1 March, 2019

'The two will be free to fight': Ferrari will allow Leclerc to challenge teammate Vettel
# Young Blood
# Young Blood

'The two will be free to fight': Ferrari will allow Leclerc to challenge teammate Vettel

Mar 1st 2019, 5:26 PM 3,618 Views 4 Comments

Sebastian Vettel’s status as ‘champion’ will not stop Charles Leclerc from competing, says team boss Mattia Binotto.

# motorsport - Sunday 24 February, 2019

‘I started driving when I was 6. My brother and I would rally cars around the fields’
# Start Your Engines
# Start Your Engines

‘I started driving when I was 6. My brother and I would rally cars around the fields’

Feb 24th 2019, 10:18 AM 31,855 Views 30 Comments

James Roe Jr used his communion money to buy his first racing car, and now he’s breaking lap records across the world.

# motorsport - Monday 28 January, 2019

Fernando Alonso steps up Indy 500 preparation after maiden Daytona 24-hour victory
# Motorsport
# Motorsport

Fernando Alonso steps up Indy 500 preparation after maiden Daytona 24-hour victory

Jan 28th 2019, 12:25 PM 3,243 Views 6 Comments

The Spaniard is the third Formula One champion to win the prestigious race in Florida.

# motorsport - Monday 21 January, 2019

'I'm sure Michael would be extremely proud': Vettel hails 19-year-old Mick Schumacher
# Formula One
# Formula One

'I'm sure Michael would be extremely proud': Vettel hails 19-year-old Mick Schumacher

Jan 21st 2019, 7:00 AM 6,763 Views 4 Comments

After teaming up with Mick Schumacher, Sebastian Vettel felt F1 legend Michael would be proud of his son.

# motorsport - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

'I’m going to come back' - German teenager on the mend after fracturing spine in horror crash
# Recovery
# Recovery

'I’m going to come back' - German teenager on the mend after fracturing spine in horror crash

Nov 20th 2018, 4:37 PM 7,609 Views 3 Comments

Sophia Floersch underwent 11 hours of surgery after her car flew off the track at the Formula Three Macau Grand Prix on Sunday.

# motorsport - Sunday 18 November, 2018

17-year-old female German driver fractures spine in Macau GP horror crash
# Footage
# Footage

17-year-old female German driver fractures spine in Macau GP horror crash

Nov 18th 2018, 1:01 PM 29,021 Views 5 Comments

Sophia Floersch’s car flew off the track at the Formula Three Macau Grand Prix on Sunday.

# motorsport - Sunday 28 October, 2018

Lewis Hamilton wins fifth Formula One world title
# Supreme Club
# Supreme Club

Lewis Hamilton wins fifth Formula One world title

Oct 28th 2018, 9:35 PM 6,426 Views 11 Comments

Sebastian Vettel failed to stave off the inevitable as Hamilton retained the drivers’ championship.

# motorsport - Sunday 21 October, 2018

Hamilton denied title party as Raikkonen wins in Austin
# F1
# F1

Hamilton denied title party as Raikkonen wins in Austin

Oct 21st 2018, 9:37 PM 5,269 Views 9 Comments

Kimi Raikkonen claimed victory at the United States Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton was made to wait another week to be crowned champion.

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