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# motorsport - Saturday 13 October, 2018

'He could only have dreamed of this': How one man's legacy led an Irish team to the brink of motorsport history
# Legacy
# Legacy

'He could only have dreamed of this': How one man's legacy led an Irish team to the brink of motorsport history

Oct 13th 2018, 8:30 AM 7,593 Views 2 Comments

With Derry racer Eunan McGlinchey on the brink of championship success, Team #109 Kawasaki manager Paul Tobin catches up with The42 ahead of Saturday’s race.

# motorsport - Sunday 30 September, 2018

Hamilton benefits from team orders to win Russian Grand Prix
# Third In A Row
# Third In A Row

Hamilton benefits from team orders to win Russian Grand Prix

Sep 30th 2018, 2:19 PM 5,337 Views 3 Comments

Lewis Hamilton leads Sebastian Vettel by 50 points with five races remaining after winning the Russian Grand Prix for a third time.

# motorsport - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Hamilton equals Schumacher record with sensational Italian Grand Prix victory
# Italian Grand Prix
# Italian Grand Prix

Hamilton equals Schumacher record with sensational Italian Grand Prix victory

Sep 2nd 2018, 4:14 PM 8,897 Views 8 Comments

For the fifth time in his career Lewis Hamilton claimed victory at the Italian Grand Prix, moving him level with Michael Schumacher.

# motorsport - Friday 31 August, 2018

Ericsson walks away unscathed after 220 mph crash in Italian Grand Prix practice round
# Lucky Escape
# Lucky Escape

Ericsson walks away unscathed after 220 mph crash in Italian Grand Prix practice round

Aug 31st 2018, 5:05 PM 4,570 Views 6 Comments

Marcus Ericsson’s Sauber flipped and crashed against the barriers during his first lap at Monza.

# motorsport - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Vettel crash sees Hamilton retake championship lead at German Grand Prix
# German Grand Prix
# German Grand Prix

Vettel crash sees Hamilton retake championship lead at German Grand Prix

Jul 22nd 2018, 4:53 PM 5,433 Views 4 Comments

Lewis Hamilton came from 14th on the grid to win the German Grand Prix after F1 title rival Sebastian Vettel crashed out at Hockenheim.

'A Hollywood movie script that you wouldn't believe': How a shy boy from Dundrum took on the world
# Need For Speed
# Need For Speed

'A Hollywood movie script that you wouldn't believe': How a shy boy from Dundrum took on the world

Updated Jul 22nd 2018, 12:51 PM 49,510 Views 16 Comments

It’s almost 40 years ago to the day when Derek Daly found himself on the starting grid of the British Grand Prix.

# motorsport - Monday 25 June, 2018

7 of the best summer motoring events for an unforgettable high-octane holiday
# Motorsport Events
From TheJournal.ie
# Motorsport Events

7 of the best summer motoring events for an unforgettable high-octane holiday

Jun 25th 2018, 2:35 PM 2,347 Views 5 Comments

Give your holiday memories the smell of motor oil this year.

# motorsport - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Canadian Grand Prix sees Vettel earn 50th career win to go top in title race
# Milestone
# Milestone

Canadian Grand Prix sees Vettel earn 50th career win to go top in title race

Jun 10th 2018, 10:13 PM 4,458 Views 4 Comments

There is a new leader in the F1 drivers’ standings, with Lewis Hamilton finishing fifth.

# motorsport - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Ricciardo sees off Sebastian Vettel to end Monaco hoodoo despite mechanical issue
# F1 World Championship
# F1 World Championship

Ricciardo sees off Sebastian Vettel to end Monaco hoodoo despite mechanical issue

May 27th 2018, 4:22 PM 4,024 Views 2 Comments

After feeling let down by Red Bull in 2016 and 2017, Daniel Ricciardo guided his struggling RB14 to deserved glory in Monaco.

# motorsport - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Felipe Massa joins Leonardo DiCaprio's Formula E team
# Catch Me If You Can
# Catch Me If You Can

Felipe Massa joins Leonardo DiCaprio's Formula E team

May 15th 2018, 9:09 PM 7,400 Views 4 Comments

Venturi will be associated with another high-profile name after Felipe Massa signed for the Formula E team co-founded by Leonardo DiCaprio.

# motorsport - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

F1 to finalise 2021 engine regulations in May
# Proposals
# Proposals

F1 to finalise 2021 engine regulations in May

Apr 18th 2018, 12:15 AM 3,214 Views 3 Comments

The regulations regarding power units for the 2021 Formula One season are set to be decided in May.

# motorsport - Sunday 15 April, 2018

Ricciardo puts on masterclass as Verstappen hits Vettel in Shanghai thriller at Chinese Grand Prix
# Formula One
# Formula One

Ricciardo puts on masterclass as Verstappen hits Vettel in Shanghai thriller at Chinese Grand Prix

Apr 15th 2018, 9:45 AM 6,977 Views 13 Comments

Red Bull reacted quickly to the safety car to allow Daniel Ricciardo to show off the best of his overtaking skills in a surprise win.

# motorsport - Friday 13 April, 2018

Nicki Minaj was 'hurt' by Cardi B's refusal to downplay rumours about a feud between them
# Nicki Day
From The Daily Edge
# Nicki Day

Nicki Minaj was 'hurt' by Cardi B's refusal to downplay rumours about a feud between them

Apr 13th 2018, 10:49 AM 5,555 Views 0 Comments

Can’t we all just get along?

# motorsport - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Hamilton moves to settle Verstappen dispute 'as the older driver'
# Burying The Hatchet
# Burying The Hatchet

Hamilton moves to settle Verstappen dispute 'as the older driver'

Apr 12th 2018, 2:26 PM 4,675 Views 3 Comments

The dispute between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen has seemingly been ended in China.

# motorsport - Sunday 18 February, 2018

'I'm absolutely on top of the world' - Ireland's Craig Breen claims runner-up spot in Rally Sweden
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

'I'm absolutely on top of the world' - Ireland's Craig Breen claims runner-up spot in Rally Sweden

Feb 18th 2018, 5:00 PM 14,040 Views 15 Comments

The Slieverue native was greeted by his mother at the finish line after a career-best this afternoon.

# motorsport - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Formula One follows darts' lead by getting rid of walk-on grid girls
# Motorsport
# Motorsport

Formula One follows darts' lead by getting rid of walk-on grid girls

Jan 31st 2018, 3:16 PM 5,763 Views 15 Comments

The custom is ‘clearly at odds with modern-day societal norms’, according to an F1 statement.

# motorsport - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Former Chelsea boss Villas-Boas withdraws from Dakar Rally after crash
# Crash
# Crash

Former Chelsea boss Villas-Boas withdraws from Dakar Rally after crash

Jan 10th 2018, 9:27 AM 6,475 Views 8 Comments

The Overdrive Toyota driver hit a dune in Peru.

# motorsport - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Bottas smashes lap record to deny Hamilton pole for F1 season finale
# Abu Dhabi GP
# Abu Dhabi GP

Bottas smashes lap record to deny Hamilton pole for F1 season finale

Nov 25th 2017, 4:25 PM 2,326 Views 0 Comments

For the first time in his career, Valtteri Bottas has back-to-back poles in Formula One.

# motorsport - Monday 6 November, 2017

8 of the greatest motorsport documentaries ever filmed
# Motorsport
From TheJournal.ie
# Motorsport

8 of the greatest motorsport documentaries ever filmed

Nov 6th 2017, 3:04 PM 11,799 Views 6 Comments

Fascinating and fast, these movies are a must for motorsport fans.

# motorsport - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Hamilton 'keeping pedal to the metal' after increasing lead at Japanese Grand Prix
# F1
# F1

Hamilton 'keeping pedal to the metal' after increasing lead at Japanese Grand Prix

Oct 8th 2017, 11:21 AM 3,347 Views 4 Comments

The F1 world title looks set to head Lewis Hamilton’s way after his win in Japan, but the Mercedes star is taking nothing for granted.

# motorsport - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Dominant Hamilton claims Suzuka pole at Japanese Grand Prix
# F1 World Championship
# F1 World Championship

Dominant Hamilton claims Suzuka pole at Japanese Grand Prix

Oct 7th 2017, 8:58 AM 3,104 Views 7 Comments

There was no stopping Lewis Hamilton at Suzuka on Saturday as the championship leader dominated qualifying.

# motorsport - Sunday 1 October, 2017

Max Verstappen celebrates 20th birthday with Malaysia Grand Prix win
# Perfect Present
# Perfect Present

Max Verstappen celebrates 20th birthday with Malaysia Grand Prix win

Oct 1st 2017, 10:15 AM 5,649 Views 6 Comments

Sebastian Vettel battled back admirably from the back of the grid, but the day belonged to the Belgian-born Dutchman.

# motorsport - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Hamilton claims pole in Malaysian GP, luckless Vettel to start from back of grid
# F1
# F1

Hamilton claims pole in Malaysian GP, luckless Vettel to start from back of grid

Sep 30th 2017, 11:58 AM 2,102 Views 2 Comments

Vettel looks set to fall further behind the English driver after ‘limping’ out of qualifying.

# motorsport - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Vettel snatches Singapore pole with stunning lap record
# F1
# F1

Vettel snatches Singapore pole with stunning lap record

Sep 16th 2017, 4:43 PM 3,391 Views 6 Comments

Red Bull dominated much of qualifying at Marina Bay but it was Sebastian Vettel who took pole.

# motorsport - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Hamilton takes championship lead over Vettel as Mercedes master Italian Grand Prix at Monza
# Formula One
# Formula One

Hamilton takes championship lead over Vettel as Mercedes master Italian Grand Prix at Monza

Sep 3rd 2017, 3:35 PM 5,265 Views 6 Comments

The two Mercedes drivers were a class apart at Monza with Lewis Hamilton’s win giving him the lead in the F1 drivers’ standings.

# motorsport - Sunday 27 August, 2017

Lewis Hamilton cuts Sebastian Vettel's lead with Belgian Grand Prix victory
# Formula One
# Formula One

Lewis Hamilton cuts Sebastian Vettel's lead with Belgian Grand Prix victory

Aug 27th 2017, 3:14 PM 5,860 Views 2 Comments

The 32-year-old recorded his 58th career race win on Sunday.

# motorsport - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Lewis Hamilton snatches Baku pole from Bottas
# Vrooom
# Vrooom

Lewis Hamilton snatches Baku pole from Bottas

Jun 24th 2017, 4:28 PM 2,829 Views 1 Comment

Mercedes occupy the front of the grid at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, with Lewis Hamilton on pole.

# motorsport - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Emotional Hamilton equals Senna's haul with blistering lap in Montreal
# F1
# F1

Emotional Hamilton equals Senna's haul with blistering lap in Montreal

Jun 10th 2017, 8:47 PM 5,710 Views 2 Comments

The Briton was then handed a race-worn Ayrton Senna helmet, having matched his idol’s tally of poles.

# motorsport - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Meath motorbike racer dies after crash at Isle of Man TT
# RIP
# RIP

Meath motorbike racer dies after crash at Isle of Man TT

Jun 7th 2017, 9:16 PM 41,863 Views 53 Comments

Alan Bonner (33) is the third competitor to suffer fatal injuries at this year’s event.

# motorsport - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Flying Finn Bottas holds off late Vettel surge to claim first F1 win
# Russian Twist
# Russian Twist

Flying Finn Bottas holds off late Vettel surge to claim first F1 win

Apr 30th 2017, 3:14 PM 4,015 Views 6 Comments

Another victory for Mercedes but Lewis Hamilton struggles in Russia.

# motorsport - Saturday 29 April, 2017

No Russian roulette for Ferrari thanks to first front-row lockout in 9 years
# F1
# F1

No Russian roulette for Ferrari thanks to first front-row lockout in 9 years

Apr 29th 2017, 2:55 PM 5,538 Views 1 Comment

Mercedes’ run of 18 consecutive pole positions was brought to an end as Ferrari claimed a 1-2, headed by Sebastian Vettel.

# motorsport - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Fernando Alonso will skip the Monaco Grand Prix to race in the Indy 500
# F1
# F1

Fernando Alonso will skip the Monaco Grand Prix to race in the Indy 500

Apr 12th 2017, 4:48 PM 5,727 Views 11 Comments

McLaren will be without Alonso in Monaco next month after announcing the Spaniard will instead race in Indianapolis.

# motorsport - Saturday 8 April, 2017

Hamilton smashes Shanghai record to take pole
# F1
# F1

Hamilton smashes Shanghai record to take pole

Apr 8th 2017, 10:41 AM 3,750 Views 6 Comments

Kimi Raikkonen’s record lap in Q2 did not last long, as Lewis Hamilton bettered his mark to take pole at the Chinese Grand Prix.

# motorsport - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Hamilton second-best in Melbourne as Ferrari draw first blood in 2017 season
# F1
# F1

Hamilton second-best in Melbourne as Ferrari draw first blood in 2017 season

Mar 26th 2017, 9:46 AM 6,738 Views 4 Comments

Sebastian Vettel was victorious as Lewis Hamilton bemoaned the performance of his car throughout the race.

# motorsport - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Ecclestone keen to see Schumacher Jr in F1
# Future
# Future

Ecclestone keen to see Schumacher Jr in F1

Jan 5th 2017, 8:18 AM 4,196 Views 2 Comments

It would be good for the sport if he were to follow his father Michael into the pinnacle of motorsport, says the F1 boss.

# motorsport - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Mick Schumacher following in father's tracks and eyeing F1 title
# Junior
# Junior

Mick Schumacher following in father's tracks and eyeing F1 title

Dec 31st 2016, 1:31 PM 8,290 Views 2 Comments

The 17-year-old signed up to race in Formula Three last week.

# motorsport - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

'I want to be a world champion' - Craig Breen in gear for big 2017 on biggest rallying stage
# Drive It On
# Drive It On

'I want to be a world champion' - Craig Breen in gear for big 2017 on biggest rallying stage

Dec 27th 2016, 8:00 PM 3,813 Views 2 Comments

The Waterford driver will make history next month.

# motorsport - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Michael Schumacher's son steps closer to Formula One
# Heir Apparent
# Heir Apparent

Michael Schumacher's son steps closer to Formula One

Dec 25th 2016, 11:49 AM 11,735 Views 1 Comment

Mick Schumacher could follow in father Michael’s footsteps after signing a deal in F3 that takes him closer to Formula One.

# motorsport - Monday 5 December, 2016

Want to try your family car out on the racetrack? Here's how
# Track Days
From TheJournal.ie
# Track Days

Want to try your family car out on the racetrack? Here's how

Dec 5th 2016, 4:05 PM 2,238 Views 0 Comments

Track days are a fun way to put your car through its paces and meet fellow petrolheads.

# motorsport - Saturday 3 December, 2016

'When I didn't die from my buddy shooting me, I knew it was time to get out'
# Crash And Burn
# Crash And Burn

'When I didn't die from my buddy shooting me, I knew it was time to get out'

Dec 3rd 2016, 10:00 AM 33,149 Views 3 Comments

Tommy Byrne, the greatest race car driver you’ve never heard of, tells The42 about his incredible life.