Motor Sports

Motor racing-Calderon joins Sauber as development driver

BARCELONA, Feb 28 Colombian Tatiana Calderon has joined Sauber in the role of development driver, hoping eventually to break the male domination of the Formula One starting grid.

Motor racing-Alonso sad and disappointed by lack of laps

BARCELONA, Feb 27 Fernando Alonso spoke of his sadness and disappointment on Monday after his McLaren once again let him down on the first day of Formula One's pre-season testing in front of the Spaniard's home fans.

UPDATE 1-Motor racing-Hamilton on top as Mercedes gobble up the laps

* Problems for McLaren and Red Bull (Updates after second session)

Motor racing-Horner says new F1 cars let down by "shark fins"

BARCELONA, Feb 27 Formula One has put aerodynamics before aesthetics, with the new-look 2017 cars let down by "shark fins" resulting from a change in the rules, according to Red Bull team principal Christian Horner.

Motor racing-Formula One relaxes social media rules for teams

BARCELONA, Feb 27 Formula One's new owners signalled a break from the Bernie Ecclestone era on Monday by giving teams and drivers greater freedom to engage with fans on social media from inside the circuit confines.

Motor racing-Mercedes pile on the laps, McLaren and Red Bull sidelined

BARCELONA, Feb 27 World champions Mercedes pounded out the laps while Ferrari went fastest and rivals Red Bull and McLaren hit immediate setbacks as Formula One's new crop of cars made their test debuts on Monday.

Motor racing-Toro Rosso still open to re-branding of engine

BARCELONA, Feb 27 Red Bull-owned Toro Rosso are still open to re-branding their Renault engines this season if they can find a suitable partner, said team principal Franz Tost.

Motor racing-Busch drives past controversy to Daytona victory

DAYTONA BEACH, Florida, Feb 26 Kurt Busch survived a demolition Daytona 500 on Sunday and much like he has throughout a controversial 18-year NASCAR career came away a winner, albeit with a few bumps, scrapes and dents.

UPDATE 2-Motor racing-Kurt Busch wins Daytona 500 demolition derby

* First Daytona 500 win in 17 attempts (Adds quotes, more details)

URGENT-Motor racing-Kurt Busch wins Daytona 500 demolition derby

DAYTONA BEACH, Florida Feb 26 Kurt Busch steered clear of the chaos to win a wreck-filled Daytona 500 on Sunday that saw nearly half the 40-car field fail to take the checkered flag.

Dhoni: the legacy of a cricket champion

When Dhoni finally hangs up his boots for good in all forms of cricket, he'll be best remembered as a handsome and charismatic leader who inspired India to scale cricket's greatest heights.