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Daniel Ricciardo has had to lower his expectations for the 2015 F1 season after his Red Bull Renault has shown it can't compete with Mercedes just yet.

Thu, 02 Apr 2015 06:45:04 +1300
Vettel's Malaysia victory 'scared' Rosberg (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/26880386

Berlin (AFP) - Nico Rosberg admits he was 'scared' by Sebastian Vettel's debut victory for Ferrari in last weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix which caught the German's Mercedes rivals by surprise.

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:36:24 +1300
Hamilton ready to sign on the dotted line (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/26879528

LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton is ready to sign a new contract that, according to media reports, could net him more than $40 million a year.
"It should be ...

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 08:52:42 +1300
Young guns best bet for local kart glory this weekend (Fuseworks) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/26873498

Palmertson North and its KartSport Manawatu kart club have a proud record of producing some of the best drivers - kart and car - in the country.

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 23:31:32 +1300
Formula One driver guilty of cocaine use (Newstalk ZB) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/26872889

Ex-Formula One driver Franck Montagny has been handed a two-year suspension by the sport's governing body after testing positive for a metabolite of cocaine.

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:48:59 +1300
Ex-F1 driver suspended for two years (AP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/26869722

Former F1 driver Franck Montagny has copped a two-year suspension for cocaine use.

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:18:07 +1300
Vettel win is a relief for all except Mercedes (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/26869509

By John O'Brien
SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - An ebullient Sebastian Vettel spoke at length about the importance of his first win for Ferrari when addressing reporters after his Malaysia...

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:16:24 +1300
Ecclestone proposes championship for women (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/26869077

LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has proposed a controversial world championship for women drivers as part of grand prix weekends.
"I thought it would be a good ...

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:06:03 +1300
Forearm injury to keep Pedrosa out indefinitely (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/26869029

Madrid (AFP) - Honda MotoGP rider Dani Pedrosa is set to take time away from the track to try and find a solution for a recurring pain in his right forearm.

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:56:26 +1300
Ferrari put fizz back into Formula One (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/26866454

Sepang (Malaysia) (AFP) - As Sebastian Vettel nurses his hangover, Bernie Ecclestone can raise a toast to the F1 gods after a weekend to savour in Malaysia gave the sport a reason to smile again.

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 04:28:29 +1300