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NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JULY 08: Sebastian Vettel of Germany driving the Scuderia Ferrari SF71H on track during the Formula One Grand Prix of Great Britain at Silverstone on July 8, 2018 in Northampton, England.  (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

Sebastian Vettel wins British Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton settles for second

The German finished 2.264 seconds ahead of Hamilton for his fourth win of the season.

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 06: Shane Van Gisbergen drives the #97 Red Bull Holden Racing Team Holden Commodore ZB during practice for the Supercars Townsville 400 on July 6, 2018 in Townsville, Australia.  (Photo by Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images)

Kiwi Shane Van Gisbergen wins in Townsville after beating teammate Jamie Whincup

It was Red Bull one-two with Kiwi Scott McLaughlin also on the podium.

Shane van Gisbergen, Red Bull Holden Racing Australia.
ITM Auckland Supersprint V8 Supercars. Pukekohe Park Raceway, Auckland, New Zealand. 04 November 2017. © Copyright Image: Marc Shannon / www.photosport.nz.

Kiwi driver Shane Van Gisbergen tops Supercars qualifying in Townsville

Van Gisbergen clocked a fastest lap of one minute 12.2688 seconds in the 20-minute qualifying run at Reid Park.

Shane van Gisbergen, Red Bull Holden Racing Australia.
ITM Auckland Supersprint V8 Supercars. Pukekohe Park Raceway, Auckland, New Zealand. 04 November 2017. © Copyright Image: Marc Shannon / www.photosport.nz.

Kiwi driver Shane Van Gisbergen finishes second at Townsville Supercars

Van Gisbergen finished second on Saturday to claim Red Bull's first one-two finish of 2018.

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.

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 fails to finish once again as Max Verstappen claims Austrian Grand Prix

Red Bull's Verstappen capitalised after Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton retired with mechanical issues.

July 19, 2015: Cars in turn one during the 5-hour ENERGY 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, New Hampshire.

NASCAR driver and former Navy lieutenant praised for saving family from car fire

"For me, honestly, it's just being a good person," Jesse Iwuji said.

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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.

Watch: Whoops! Sebastian Vettel smashes into back of rival on opening corner of French GP

Brendon Hartley benefits from the carnage on his way to 14th place while Hamilton wins again.

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.

Watch: McLaughlin falls short after Darwin winner pulls off amazing first-lap passing move

David Reynolds shoots back into Supercars championship contention.

'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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For the first time the supercars are racing for points at the Australian GP circuit in Melbourne.

Kiwi drivers Scott McLaughlin and Fabian Coulthard eyeing up big performances in Melbourne

For the first time the supercars are racing for points at the Australian GP circuit in Melbourne.

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After twice missing out on world titles in dramatic fashion, Courtney Duncan's overcome a few mental barriers, and a string of injuries, to ride again.

Kiwi motocross ace Courtney Duncan hoping third time's a charm after twice missing maiden world series crown

After twice missing out on world titles in dramatic fashion, Courtney Duncan's overcome a few mental barriers, and a string of injuries, to ride again.

Hayden Paddon still in the hunt for podium finish after ending day three of Rally Sweden in fourth

Paddon is playing a patient race and the results prove it's working.

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Upper Hutt speedway has finally been completed in time for a revamped racing series.

Feilding drift driver tests out new and improved Upper Hutt speedway

Upper Hutt speedway has finally been completed in time for a revamped racing series.

Teen race car star who lost legs in horrific crash gearing up to drive again

Formula 4 Racing driver Billy Monger, 18, had both legs amputated below the knee.

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