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Juan Pablo Montoya's come-from-behind win in the Indianapolis 500 has earned him close to $2.5 million.

Wed, 27 May 2015 00:36:13 +1200
Mercedes to hold factory inquest after Monaco gaffe (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/28222360

Formula One champions Mercedes will be in full gremlin-hunting mode when they regroup at their factory on Tuesday after committing one of the sport's biggest strategic blunders at the Monaco Grand Prix.

Tue, 26 May 2015 20:47:16 +1200
Arrivabene responds to Ecclestone criticism (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/28220724

By Alan Baldwin
LONDON (Reuters) - Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene has made clear where his allegiances lie after Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone suggested he could do...

Tue, 26 May 2015 14:08:40 +1200
Alonso optimistic despite Monaco retirement (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/28219889

Monaco (AFP) - Fernando Alonso remained optimistic about the future Monday despite being forced to retire from Sunday?s Monaco Grand Prix in which his team-mate Briton Jenson Button claimed the struggling McLaren Honda team?s first points of the year by finishing eighth.

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:45:34 +1200
Hamilton ducks the parties as Rosberg offers sympathy (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/28219789

Monaco (AFP) - Lewis Hamilton was conspicuous by his absence on Monday as bleary-eyed reports of the post-race parties after Sunday?s Monaco Grand Prix were shared over strong coffee on the Cote d?Azur where, so unexpectedly, his Mercedes team-mate and rival Nico Rosberg had been given a gift-wrapped victory.

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:09:36 +1200
Matt Moss aiming for four consecutive supercross titles (Fuseworks) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/28217825

Matt Moss is no stranger to winning, the likeable New South Welshman racked up his third straight Australian Supercross SX1 title last year.

Tue, 26 May 2015 03:15:03 +1200
Ricciardo deserved F1 penalty: Raikkonen (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/28214256

Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen says Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo should have copped a penalty for his ambitious inside swoop late in the Monaco Grand Prix.

Mon, 25 May 2015 20:13:07 +1200
Montoya edges Power to win 99th Indy 500 (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/28213518

Colombia's Juan Pablo Montoya won his second Indianapolis 500 title on Sunday, outdueling Australia's Will Power and New Zealand's Scott Dixon with dramatic passes for the lead over the tension-packed final laps.

Mon, 25 May 2015 18:46:23 +1200
Stirring charge gives Montoya second Indy 500 (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/28213459

By Steve Keating
INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Colombian Juan Pablo Montoya came from the back of the pack and outran his team mate over the closing laps to the win the 99th Indianapolis 500...

Mon, 25 May 2015 17:43:11 +1200
Mercedes apologise for Hamilton pit blunder (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/28213465

Monaco (AFP) - The Mercedes team were swift to apologise and commiserate with Lewis Hamilton, his fans and the disappointed followers of Formula One after their unexpected tactical error deprived the world champion of a seemingly inevitable, and richly-deserved, win in Sunday?s Monaco Grand Prix.

Mon, 25 May 2015 17:42:09 +1200