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Lewis Hamilton regained the championship lead in unexpected and dramatic fashion on Sunday, winning the German Grand Prix after Sebastian Vettel crashed while leading near the end.
The gloves are officially off in the Supercars title fight after Shane van Gisbergen hit back at series leader Scott McLaughlin in Sunday's Ipswich SuperSprint at Queensland Raceway.
F1 driver Brendon Hartley will start the German Grand Prix from 17th after a tough few days at Hockenheim, only relieved by a comic moment in which he corrected Ferrari ace Sebastian Vettel in a news conference blooper.
Ford's Scott McLaughlin extended his Supercars series lead after claiming first blood at the Ipswich SuperSprint at Queensland Raceway on Saturday.
Mercedes has given Formula One driver Valtteri Bottas only moderate backing by offering him a new one-year contract.
It was shaping up to be defending champion Josef Newgarden's day until he hit a wall and opened the way for Scott Dixon.
Kiwi V8s young gun Scott McLaughlin is hoping his winning shot at goal in a Supercars promotional event on Eden Park proves a positive omen for what lies ahead on both sides of the ditch.
OPINION: Just when it seems Brendon Hartley's Formula One season has hit rock bottom a new hole seems to be drilled down.
Kiwi Formula One driver Brendon Hartley is still struggling to string results together at the mid-way point of his first full season.
Waikato motocross riders Kevin and Rachael Archer flew the Kiwi flag high in Australia during the recent challenging Hattah Desert Race.
Volkswagen did a lot better than it was expecting at last month's Pikes Peak hillclimb in Colorado's Rocky Mountains.
Scott Dixon still heads the Indycar Series but his lead has been cut after a disappointing 12th place finish in Iowa.
Brendon Hartley's wretched Formula One run has continued after he failed to finish the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel landed a blow in the Formula One world championship by winning rival Lewis Hamilton's home British Grand Prix in a dramatic Silverstone race on Sunday.
Supercars star Shane van Gisbergen has thrown down the gauntlet to championship rival and fellow Kiwi Scott McLaughlin after a dominant display in Townsville.
Luckless New Zealand F1 driver Brendon Hartley says he is "fine" but his car is "definitely not" after a spectacular crash at Silverstone in practice before the British Grand Prix.