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LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has revisited his German bribery trial in a mischievous Christmas card depicting himself handing over $100 million (64 million pounds) to a mas...

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:24:44 +1300
Green light for new Auckland KartSport complex (Fuseworks) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25798097

Christmas has come early for the Auckland KartSport community with word from the Otara-Papatoetoe Board that they have been given the green light to begin work on the Colin Dale Park motorsport complex near the airport.

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 03:29:23 +1300
Stolen Red Bull trophies found in lake (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25794266

London (AFP) - Twenty of the 60 trophies stolen in a raid on Red Bull's headquarters in the British town of Milton Keynes have been found in a lake, police said on Tuesday.

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:18:58 +1300
Ferrari wield axe in structural shake-up (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25793150

ROME (Reuters) - Ferrari have parted company with chief designer Nikolas Tombazis and engineering director Pat Fry, two of the men responsible for designing this year's car as the team endured their f...

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:57:47 +1300
Stolen Red Bull trophies found in lake (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25792826

Silverware stolen from the Red Bull Formula One factory in Milton Keynes has been found in a lake, police said on Tuesday.

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:44:45 +1300
Markelov heads strong line-up for Toyota Racing Series (Fuseworks) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25792817

A Russian driver contesting the international GP2 series and the 2014 Italian F4 champion head a strong grid of international and local drivers for the 2015 Toyota Racing Series.

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:25:11 +1300
Ferrari sign Gutierrez as test driver (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25782812

Paris (AFP) - Formula One legends Ferrari have named Mexican Esteban Gutierrez as a test and reserve driver for the 2015 season, the Italian outfit said on Monday.

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:14:24 +1300
Gutierrez named Ferrari test driver (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25781996

MILAN (Reuters) - Ferrari have signed Mexican Esteban Gutierrez as a test and reserve driver for next season, the 16-times Formula One constructors' champions said on Monday.
The 23-yea...

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:26:22 +1300
Nielsen named sporting manager of William F1 team (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25780563

London (AFP) - Steve Nielsen has been appointed as the new sporting manager of Williams, the British Formula One team announced on Monday.

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:41:59 +1300
Williams appoint Nielsen as sporting manager (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25780112

LONDON (Reuters) - Williams have appointed Steve Nielsen as their new sporting manager, the Formula One team announced on Monday.
Nielsen, who will be responsible for Williams' overall ...

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:41:05 +1300