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HUNGARORING, BUDAPEST, HUNGARY - 2018/07/29: Fernando Alonso of Spain and McLaren F1 Team in the paddock during the Formula One Grand Prix of Hungary. (Photo by Marco Canoniero/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Two-time F1 champion Fernando Alonso leaving at end of season

Alonso will leave F1 at the end of the season and potentially move to IndyCar in the United States.

SCOTT MCLAUGHLIN / ALEXANDRE PREMAT (Shell Penske Ford). Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000. 2017 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship Round 11. Mount Panorma, Bathurst NSW 8 October 2017. Photo Clay Cross / photosport.nz

Kiwi V8 driver Scott McLaughlin gutted to lose Sydney Supercars

Another safety car calamity has put a dent in McLaughlin's hopes of securing a maiden Supercars title.

Scott McLaughlin of DJR Team Penske during the Coateshire Newcastle 500,  at the , Newcastle, New South Wales, November 24, 2017. Copyright photo: Clay Cross / www.photosport.nz

Scott McLaughlin shatters course record, grabs Supercars pole in Sydney

The Kiwi will start at the front of the grid in tonight's historic race under lights.

Niki Lauda.

Former Formula 1 champion Niki Lauda in hospital after lung transplant operation

The Vienna General Hospital says the operation was performed because of a "serious lung illness".

Retiring legend Craig Lowndes backs support for more Supercars night races

"We have some great circuits which can bring the right atmosphere, like Darwin and Townsville."

Nico Rosberg edges out Lewis Hamilton at the first corner of the Interlagos event in Sao Paulo

Formula One driver admits removing water bottle from car to make it lighter

Marcus Ericsson has revealed that he has raced thirsty for years to 'save weight' in his car.

Toro Rosso driver Brendon Hartley of New Zealand sits in his car during the first practice session at the Australian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne, Friday, March 23, 2018. The first race of the 2018 seasons is on Sunday. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Brendon Hartley posts career best qualifying position at Hungarian Grand Prix, sits eighth on grid

The Kiwi driver starts inside the top 10 for the first time in his F1 career.

Sebastian Vettel leads the way in Hungarian Grand Prix practice

Kiwi driver Brendon Hartley finished 13th and 15th across both practices sessions.

Watch: Helmet cam captures rally driver’s horrifying escape from blazing car after high-speed crash

Ken Block somehow walked away from his terrifying experience in the US state of Maine.

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 22:  race winner Scott McLaughlin driver of the #17 Shell V-Power Racing Team Ford Falcon FGX celebrates on the podium during race 1 for the Supercars Australian Grand Prix round at Albert Park on March 22, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images)

Scott McLaughlin converts Supercars pole position into race win at Ipswich SuperSprint

McLaughlin extended his overall lead to 143 points after earning his seventh win of the season.

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 22:  race winner Scott McLaughlin driver of the #17 Shell V-Power Racing Team Ford Falcon FGX celebrates on the podium during race 1 for the Supercars Australian Grand Prix round at Albert Park on March 22, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images)

Scott McLaughlin continues Supercars dominance, grabs pole at Ipswich SuperSprint

The Kiwi claimed his ninth pole of the season for tonight's race.

Supercars team denies claims they're forcing legend Craig Lowndes to retire

Red Bull Racing boss Roland Dane says he isn't interested in what "keyboard warriors" think.

Supercars icon Craig Lowndes to end 21-year career at end of 2018 championship

The six-time Bathurst 1000 champion is determined to finish his final year on a high.

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Lawson is plying his trade in the German Formula 4 where he currently sits second overall.

Meet New Zealand’s next motorsport star: Humble 16-year-old Liam Lawson

Lawson is plying his trade in the German Formula 4 where he currently sits second overall.

Brendon Hartley's F1 team confirm they were ready to axe Kiwi driver

Hartley was skating on thin ice after earning just one championship point in seven races.

'I'm still smiling' - Kiwi F1 driver Brendon Hartley thanks fans for messages of support after crashing out of Canadian GP

"Thanks for all the kind messages that have flooded in over social. I'm all ok," Hartley posted on Instagram.

Brendon Hartley 'definitely had the pace' after premature Canadian Grand Prix exit

The Kiwi driver faces an anxious wait over his future with Italian side Toro Rosso.

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Seven Sharp’s Michael Holland checked out the iconic US race track.

Watch: Behind the scenes at the Indianapolis 500 with Kiwi racing ace Scott Dixon

Seven Sharp’s Michael Holland checked out the iconic US race track.

1 NEWS sport reporter Abby Wilson.

1 NEWS sports reporter Abby Wilson wins journalist of the year award at Motorsport NZ awards

Wilson won the award after her one-on-one story on rising Kiwi F1 driver Brendon Hartley.

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Courtney Duncan has won five of the six races so far this year to hold a healthy lead in the competition.

Kiwi motorcross rider using past failures to fuel unstoppable run to first world title – 'I've failed, I've made mistakes, I've learned'

Courtney Duncan has won five of the six races so far this year to hold a healthy lead in the competition.

Watch: Motorbike rider escapes horror crash after using fallen rival's bike as ramp for jump

Jakub Kornfeil looked more like a supercross star after escaping the Moto3 chaos with this insane move.

Kiwi WRC driver Hayden Paddon airlifted to hospital after crashing out of Rally Portugal

Paddon, who was leading the rally at the time, tried to avoid a large rock but in doing so went off course.

Hartley was confirmed to drive for Toro Rosso in next season's championship.

Brendon Hartley posts 18th fastest time at Spanish Grand Prix practice

The Kiwi Toro Rosso driver will be looking to improve going into qualification in Barcelona tonight.

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