A German banker was convicted Wednesday of taking an illegal payment worth $44m in connection with the sale of his firm's stake in the Formula One racing series.
The British Grand Prix at Silverstone on Sunday week was always the most important of the season for McLaren and its local heroes, Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button.
Sebastian Vettel, who has a keen sense of history, will appreciate the significance of his 33rd pole position for the European Grand Prix. For, at the age of 24, his achievement places him alongside two of the great champions, Jim Clark and Alain Prost.
Car theft is a global problem but Lewis Hamilton did not expect his McLaren to be pinched by his team-mate, Jenson Button.
The Manor Marussia Formula One team – backed by the former Sainsbury’s chief executive Justin King and the energy entrepreneur Stephen Fitzpatrick – confirmed on Wednesday that they will return to racing in Melbourne next week.
We knew Mercedes were ahead of the field but after three testing sessions everyone’s fears were more than realised – they are way ahead.
Is there an art to watching something like the Daytona 500?