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#Motorsport

# motorsport - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

It is virtually impossible to have a good relationship - Rosberg on Hamilton
# Tension
# Tension

It is virtually impossible to have a good relationship - Rosberg on Hamilton

Nov 30th 2016, 11:05 PM 7,360 Views 4 Comments

Newly crowned F1 champion Nico Rosberg has conceded he will never be “best friends” with Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton.

# motorsport - Monday 28 November, 2016

'Anarchy does not work in any team' - Mercedes consider Hamilton action
# Controversy
# Controversy

'Anarchy does not work in any team' - Mercedes consider Hamilton action

Nov 28th 2016, 9:22 AM 10,752 Views 22 Comments

Lewis Hamilton could face action from Toto Wolff after ignoring team orders during the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

# motorsport - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Nico Robsberg crowned F1 champion after thrilling Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
# He's Done It
# He's Done It

Nico Robsberg crowned F1 champion after thrilling Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Nov 27th 2016, 3:00 PM 7,792 Views 11 Comments

He finished second to Lewis Hamilton today but that sealed his maiden title.

# motorsport - Monday 21 November, 2016

Hamilton admits he faces 'pretty impossible odds' to retain F1 title this weekend
# Hamilton Academical
# Hamilton Academical

Hamilton admits he faces 'pretty impossible odds' to retain F1 title this weekend

Nov 21st 2016, 4:14 PM 3,506 Views 1 Comment

The champion trails Nico Rosberg by 12 points heading to Abu Dhabi.

# motorsport - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Schumacher showing 'encouraging signs' - Brawn
# Long Road To Recovery
# Long Road To Recovery

Schumacher showing 'encouraging signs' - Brawn

Nov 3rd 2016, 9:41 PM 10,652 Views 9 Comments

One of motorsport’s greatest legends was hospitalised in 2013 when Michael Schumacher suffered an accident while skiing.

# motorsport - Saturday 29 October, 2016

Hamilton storms to pole at Mexican Grand Prix
# Tense
# Tense

Hamilton storms to pole at Mexican Grand Prix

Oct 29th 2016, 9:32 PM 3,588 Views 3 Comments

Nico Rosberg saved his best lap until last, but the championship leader was denied pole by team-mate and championship rival.

# motorsport - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Hamilton bemoans wheelspin as Rosberg closes in on F1 title with win in Japan
# Bad Start
# Bad Start

Hamilton bemoans wheelspin as Rosberg closes in on F1 title with win in Japan

Oct 9th 2016, 9:49 AM 5,802 Views 8 Comments

After a difficult week, Lewis Hamilton finished third at Suzuka.

# motorsport - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Lewis Hamilton refuses to answer reporters' questions after Snapchat saga
# Controversy
# Controversy

Lewis Hamilton refuses to answer reporters' questions after Snapchat saga

Oct 8th 2016, 2:32 PM 7,054 Views 10 Comments

He said: “I don’t plan on sitting here many more times” after the reaction to his antics.

Rosberg pips Hamilton to pole position at Japanese Grand Prix
# Formula One
# Formula One

Rosberg pips Hamilton to pole position at Japanese Grand Prix

Oct 8th 2016, 9:35 AM 2,373 Views 4 Comments

For the third year in a row, the Mercedes driver has secured top spot ahead of his team-mate at Suzuka.

# motorsport - Thursday 6 October, 2016

Hamilton: Snapchat antics not disrespectful
# Snap Happy
# Snap Happy

Hamilton: Snapchat antics not disrespectful

Oct 6th 2016, 9:18 PM 10,284 Views 3 Comments

Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton has stopped short of apologising for playing on Snapchat during a press conference.

# motorsport - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Craig Breen makes history in securing WRC deal with Citroen
# High Road
# High Road

Craig Breen makes history in securing WRC deal with Citroen

Oct 5th 2016, 8:35 PM 6,005 Views 6 Comments

It’s been a big day for the Waterford man.

# motorsport - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Nico Rosberg regains championship lead after third consecutive win
# Singapore Grand Prix
# Singapore Grand Prix

Nico Rosberg regains championship lead after third consecutive win

Sep 18th 2016, 3:40 PM 3,997 Views 3 Comments

Lewis Hamilton has been replaced by Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg at the top of the Formula One title standings.

# motorsport - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Nico Rosberg takes Singapore pole with Sebastian Vettel to start last
# Singapore Grand Prix
# Singapore Grand Prix

Nico Rosberg takes Singapore pole with Sebastian Vettel to start last

Sep 17th 2016, 4:26 PM 3,072 Views 4 Comments

He won from pole last year, but Sebastian Vettel will start Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix at the back of the grid.

# motorsport - Sunday 4 September, 2016

Good job! Rosberg punishes Hamilton and closes championship gap to just 2 points
# Nic Of Time
# Nic Of Time

Good job! Rosberg punishes Hamilton and closes championship gap to just 2 points

Sep 4th 2016, 8:30 PM 4,827 Views 6 Comments

Slow start costs Hamilton at the Italian GP in Monza.

# motorsport - Saturday 3 September, 2016

Compromised Hamilton takes Monza pole
# F1
# F1

Compromised Hamilton takes Monza pole

Sep 3rd 2016, 2:42 PM 4,511 Views 6 Comments

Mercedes wiped the floor with the competition as Lewis Hamilton secured pole position for the Italian Grand Prix.

# motorsport - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Victorious Nico Rosberg salutes Lewis Hamilton's Spa recovery
# Belgian Grand Prix
# Belgian Grand Prix

Victorious Nico Rosberg salutes Lewis Hamilton's Spa recovery

Aug 28th 2016, 6:39 PM 6,121 Views 12 Comments

Lewis Hamilton’s efforts in finishing third from the back of the grid drew grudging admiration from Nico Rosberg at Spa.

# motorsport - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Nico Rosberg takes third straight pole as Max Verstappen breaks new ground in Belgium
# Belgian Grand Prix
# Belgian Grand Prix

Nico Rosberg takes third straight pole as Max Verstappen breaks new ground in Belgium

Aug 27th 2016, 3:11 PM 2,925 Views 2 Comments

Max Verstappen became the youngest driver to qualify on the F1 front row, but the 18-year-old was unable to beat Nico Rosberg to pole.

# motorsport - Sunday 31 July, 2016

'I've been enjoying it like a kid' - Tyrone native Meeke over the moon after Rally of Finland win
# Rallying Call
# Rallying Call

'I've been enjoying it like a kid' - Tyrone native Meeke over the moon after Rally of Finland win

Jul 31st 2016, 3:38 PM 3,698 Views 8 Comments

Craig Breen also got himself on the podium for the first time in what was a historic day for Irish motorsport.

# motorsport - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Hamilton takes pole again after dramatic, rain-hit qualifying at Austrian GP
# F1
# F1

Hamilton takes pole again after dramatic, rain-hit qualifying at Austrian GP

Jul 2nd 2016, 4:30 PM 2,293 Views 3 Comments

The defending three-time world champion judged his speed and tyre-selection to perfection in challenging conditions.

# motorsport - Sunday 19 June, 2016

Hamilton takes aim at radio ban after frustrating day at the European Grand Prix
# F1
# F1

Hamilton takes aim at radio ban after frustrating day at the European Grand Prix

Jun 19th 2016, 6:36 PM 7,709 Views 10 Comments

Mercedes revealed that the victorious Nico Rosberg was able to fix the issue that beset the world champion.

# motorsport - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Hamilton: I was just not on it
# Crash Course
# Crash Course

Hamilton: I was just not on it

Jun 18th 2016, 3:51 PM 2,713 Views 2 Comments

Lewis Hamilton blamed “zero rhythm” for his poor performance in qualifying for the European Grand Prix, as Nico Rosberg claimed pole.

# motorsport - Sunday 22 May, 2016

A European ruling "could close Mondello Park"
# Off Track
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# Off Track

A European ruling "could close Mondello Park"

May 22nd 2016, 12:08 PM 65,271 Views 60 Comments

Currently, under Irish law compulsory motor insurance only covers the use of vehicles on a road or any other public place.

# motorsport - Sunday 1 May, 2016

Vettel left fuming by Kvyat collision
# Rant
# Rant

Vettel left fuming by Kvyat collision

May 1st 2016, 4:33 PM 9,746 Views 9 Comments

For the second Formula One race in succession, the actions of Daniil Kvyat provoked anger from four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel.

# motorsport - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Lewis Hamilton: My car drove like a bed
# Pillow Talk
# Pillow Talk

Lewis Hamilton: My car drove like a bed

Apr 17th 2016, 4:51 PM 6,783 Views 3 Comments

Contact with Felipe Nasr on the first corner led to lasting damage to Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes, frustrating the defending champion.

# motorsport - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Champion cyclist Hoy swaps codes to tackle motorsport's most famous endurance race
# Fuel INjection
# Fuel INjection

Champion cyclist Hoy swaps codes to tackle motorsport's most famous endurance race

Mar 31st 2016, 3:16 PM 3,383 Views 0 Comments

After completing a three-year driver training programme, the six-time Olympic gold medallist will take part in the Le Mans 24 Hours.

# motorsport - Monday 22 February, 2016

Denny Hamlin wins closest ever Daytona 500 by just 0.01 seconds
# Race Of Inches
# Race Of Inches

Denny Hamlin wins closest ever Daytona 500 by just 0.01 seconds

Feb 22nd 2016, 10:23 AM 3,517 Views 5 Comments

The 35-year-old came from fourth on the final lap.

# motorsport - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

'With continued support and patience, he will one day be back with us'
# F1
# F1

'With continued support and patience, he will one day be back with us'

Feb 17th 2016, 10:48 AM 5,614 Views 4 Comments

Michael Schumacher’s manager has offered a rare comment on the Formula One legend’s situation.

# motorsport - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Female F1 driver 'wouldn't be taken seriously' - Ecclestone
# F1
# F1

Female F1 driver 'wouldn't be taken seriously' - Ecclestone

Jan 14th 2016, 8:42 AM 5,806 Views 15 Comments

No female driver has taken part in a Formula One race since the 1976 Austrian Grand Prix.

# motorsport - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Irish motorsport driver suspended after testing positive for banned substance
# Anti-doping
# Anti-doping

Irish motorsport driver suspended after testing positive for banned substance

Jan 12th 2016, 1:35 PM 20,936 Views 25 Comments

Motorsport Ireland and Sport Ireland have confirmed a 15-month ban for Gareth Hayden.

# motorsport - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Four children among injured as Dakar Rally car smashes into spectators
# Horror Crash
# Horror Crash

Four children among injured as Dakar Rally car smashes into spectators

Jan 3rd 2016, 12:54 PM 4,961 Views 1 Comment

A 10-year-old boy and his father were rushed to hospital after the horrific crash in Argentina.

# motorsport - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Irish champion who had a competitive spirit and a charitable soul
# A King's Tale
# A King's Tale

Irish champion who had a competitive spirit and a charitable soul

Dec 30th 2015, 5:00 PM 13,035 Views 8 Comments

The 30-year career of Fermanagh rally legend ‘King Fisher’ to be celebrated in book.

# motorsport - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

Manager blasts 'irresponsible' claims that Michael Schumacher can walk again
# False Hope
# False Hope

Manager blasts 'irresponsible' claims that Michael Schumacher can walk again

Dec 23rd 2015, 8:47 AM 8,478 Views 4 Comments

Sabine Kehm says such reporting gives ‘false hope’ to supporters.

# motorsport - Sunday 18 October, 2015

A seagull wandered onto a Moto GP track today and it didn't end well
# Rip Seagull
# Rip Seagull

A seagull wandered onto a Moto GP track today and it didn't end well

Oct 18th 2015, 9:21 PM 9,895 Views 8 Comments

Splat!

# motorsport - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Verstappen passes driving test six months after F1 debut
# IRONY ALERT!
# IRONY ALERT!

Verstappen passes driving test six months after F1 debut

Sep 30th 2015, 6:20 PM 5,723 Views 7 Comments

He’s been in 14 F1 Grands Prix, but Max Verstappen is now legally permitted to drive on public roads.

# motorsport - Friday 17 April, 2015

Shanghai podium girl plays down Hamilton incident
# The Hangover
# The Hangover

Shanghai podium girl plays down Hamilton incident

Apr 17th 2015, 8:53 AM 10,011 Views 13 Comments

The model was sprayed with champagne by Lewis Hamilton following his Chinese Grand Prix victory.

# motorsport - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

This Irish woman is making all sorts of racing history at the moment
# Record Breaker
# Record Breaker

This Irish woman is making all sorts of racing history at the moment

Apr 15th 2015, 4:14 PM 4,478 Views 1 Comment

Dublin drift racer Danielle Murphy wants to be crowned Queen AND King of Europe this season.

# motorsport - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Kyle Lafferty's goals and Sean Quigley's strike rate - Fermanagh's 2014 sporting highlights
# Erne County
# Erne County

Kyle Lafferty's goals and Sean Quigley's strike rate - Fermanagh's 2014 sporting highlights

Dec 17th 2014, 9:28 PM 3,263 Views 10 Comments

There was success for the Erne County on the soccer field and in motorsports.

# motorsport - Monday 1 December, 2014

Mark Webber 'awake and alert' after this terrifying 300km/h crash in Brazil
# Scare
# Scare

Mark Webber 'awake and alert' after this terrifying 300km/h crash in Brazil

Dec 1st 2014, 9:29 AM 4,447 Views 0 Comments

Australian driver hospitalised after crashing into concrete barrier during Interlagos race.

# motorsport - Monday 27 October, 2014

Marussia latest F1 team to enter administration

Marussia latest F1 team to enter administration

Oct 27th 2014, 4:36 PM 1,878 Views 0 Comments

Next week’s US Grand Prix will have just nine teams and 18 cars on the grid.

# motorsport - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Three spectators perish after crashes at Scottish motor rally
# Rally Tragedy
# Rally Tragedy

Three spectators perish after crashes at Scottish motor rally

Jun 1st 2014, 10:35 AM 17,673 Views 9 Comments

Another six rally fans were injured in a separate incident two hours earlier.