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By Alan Baldwin
LONDON (Reuters) - Spanish youngster Carlos Sainz, whose father and namesake was a double world rally champion in the 1990s, will race in Formula One next season with To...

Sat, 29 Nov 2014 17:36:57 +1300
Teen rapt with Super Black Racing chance (Newstalk ZB) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25642939

Kiwi teenager Andre Heimgartner is ecstatic to have the chance of a full time V8 Supercars drive next year.

Sat, 29 Nov 2014 16:19:35 +1300
Williams appoint Susie Wolff as test driver (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25641802

LONDON (Reuters) - Susie Wolff will take part in two grand prix practice sessions next season in a new role of official test driver for Williams, the Formula One team said on Friday.
Wo...

Sat, 29 Nov 2014 09:47:07 +1300
Heimgartner to drive for Super Black (NZ Newswire) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25639640

Young Aucklander Andre Heimgartner is confident he can hold his own when he drives for Super Black Racing in next year's V8 Supercar Championship.

Sat, 29 Nov 2014 04:15:20 +1300
Super Black Racing announces fulltime driver (Newstalk ZB) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25639011

New Zealand's Super Black Racing have announced details for their fulltime entry into the V8 Supercar Championship next year.

Sat, 29 Nov 2014 02:25:12 +1300
Vettel not expecting quick return to glory (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25635038

Four-time Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel says he isn't expecting an instant return to the top following his move to Ferrari.

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:05:28 +1300
Raikkonen hopes for Ferrari fight with Vettel (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25634230

Milan (AFP) - Kimi Raikkonen promised new Ferrari teammate Sebastian Vettel a tussle on the track next year when they will target a long-awaited Formula One world title for the struggling 'Scuderia'.

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:46:41 +1300
Hulkenberg to race F1 and Le Mans next year (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25634183

LONDON (Reuters) - German driver Nico Hulkenberg will race in next year's Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar race with Porsche as well as Formula One with Force India, the German manufacturer said in a statem...

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:28:46 +1300
Double points to be scrapped next year - reports (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25626296

Paris (AFP) - The controversial 'double points' system in the final Formula One Grand Prix of the season will be abandoned next year, British magazine Autosport reported on Wednesday.

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 21:04:34 +1300
McLaren make troubled start to new Honda era (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25625815

(Reuters) - McLaren's first proper test with new engine partner Honda ended on Wednesday with the Formula One team completing only a handful of laps over two days in Abu Dhabi due to electrical proble...

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 19:54:16 +1300