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Lewis Hamilton climbs from the wreckage of his McLaren Mercedes after crashing in practice in Bahrain yesterday

Hamilton's focus remains on title

As motorsport's governing body prepares to launch their anti-racism campaign, Lewis Hamilton says he is more concerned about performing well in this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona than he is about another outbreak of the racist behaviour by local fans that he had to endure there two months ago.

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Motorcycling: Crutchlow gains bragging rights with a first victory

Monday, 21 April 2008

Cal Crutchlow, a 22-year-old with a fast-track career plan, yesterday won his first ever British Superbike Championship race and leapt to joint-first place in the points table on his debut for the HM Plant factory Honda team.

Scandal-hit Mosley insists 'I am going to stay and fight'

Monday, 21 April 2008

Beleaguered FIA president Max Mosley yesterday continued his campaign to rehabilitate himself in the eyes of the world, while vowing to continue in his role until 2009.

Webber hits out at Mosley as Hamilton vows to get back on track

Sunday, 20 April 2008

Even after Lewis Hamilton and McLaren dominated the first race of the Formula One season in Australia, the team principal, Ron Dennis, was cautious, and events in Malaysia and Bahrain – where Ferrari were dominant – proved the wisdom of that.

Motorcycling: Lorenzo rides into title contention with first win

Monday, 14 April 2008

Spaniard Jorge Lorenzo claimed his maiden MotoGP victory after a three-way battle at the Portuguese Grand Prix at Estoril yesterday.

Motorcycling: Coughing Toseland suffers early hiccup in Portugal

Saturday, 12 April 2008

Britain's James Toseland yesterday tried Yamaha's latest pneumatic-valve engine for the first time, in practice for tomorrow's Portuguese round of the championship.

Mosley fails in bid to ban controversial video

Thursday, 10 April 2008

The beleaguered FIA president, Max Mosley, lost another round of his fight against a Sunday newspaper which recently revealed controversial aspects of his private life when the High Court yesterday refused an injunction to have the video that launched the scandal removed from the News of the World website.

Mosley to face confidence vote

Wednesday, 9 April 2008

Max Mosley will face a vote of confidence as president of the International Automobile Federation (FIA) by a secret ballot, the FIA said on Wednesday. Mosley, the subject of lurid newspaper revelations about his private life, had asked the FIA last week to call an extraordinary general meeting in Paris on the matter.

A shining example in the troubled world of Formula One

Monday, 7 April 2008

Forty years ago today, the world of motorsport was shattered when the great Jim Clark was killed at Hockenheim.

Massa earns redemption in style while Hamilton suffers 'disaster'

Monday, 7 April 2008

Felipe Massa desperately needed a win here and all weekend he looked like a man determined to get it. When the red lights went out at the start, he set off from the front row of the grid, and that was pretty much all anyone else saw of him as he dominated for Ferrari and earned his redemption in style.

F1 quick to desert under-fire Mosley

Sunday, 6 April 2008

A week ago the world of Formula One was rocked by allegations in a Sunday newspaper that FIA's president, Max Mosley, had indulged in Nazi-themed sexual activities with prostitutes. As a result, pressure has been building up in the paddock here in Bahrain for the beleaguered 67-year-old to quit, to the point where the fallouthas overshadowed the action on the track.

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