Sebastian Vettel

Ferrari release 'really sexy' new F1 car, but only target two Grand Prix wins during 2015

Team principal has modest targets after disastrous 2014

Scott Dixon drives to victory lane with team owner Chip Ganassi and team-mates Tony Kanaan, Kyle Larson and Jamie McMurray

Daytona 24 Hours overshadowed by possum death in crazy accident as Chip Ganassi Racing celebrate a sixth victory

The Chequered Flag: latest news from the world of two wheels and four

Nascar legend Jeff Gordon reveals on Twitter he will retire after 2015 season

Mr Gordon has won the NASCAR championship four times

Lewis Hamilton: There is 'no stress' over new Mercedes contract, insists world champion

Hamilton, 30, says he is completely switched off from F1 at the moment

Marussia driver Jules Bianchi was taken to hospital unconscious following a crash at the Japanese Grand Prix

Jules Bianchi crash prompts changes to the F1 calendar that will see five races start an hour earlier

The season-opening Australian will start an hour earlier to reduce the threat of poor visibility that contributed to Bianchi's horror crash last season

Winners and now Dakar champions, #301 Nasser Al Attiyah (R) of Qatar and Mathieu Baumel of France for the ALL4 Racing Mini Qatar Rally Team

Former NASCAR champion Kurt Busch tells court his ex-girlfriend is a 'bad-ass assassin'

Former driving star's ex denies claim and says he is a drunk

The #2 Black Falcon Mercedes SLS AMG GT3 team of Abdulaziz Al Faisal of Saudi Arabia, Hubert Haupt of Germany, Yelmer Buurman of the Netherlands and Oliver Webb of England celebrate on the podium after finishing first during the Hankook 24 Hours Dubai Race at Dubai Autodrome

The Chequered Flag: Oliver Webb continues success with Dubai victory; F1 begins to take shape and Andy Priaulx return to BTCC

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Sebastian Vettel has made the switch from Red Bull to Ferrari

F1 2015: McLaren and Ferrari confirm unveiling dates for new cars ahead of Jerez test session

Both teams will launch their latest incarnations online at the end of January and will be in use at the first test session of the year in Spain

Sebastian Vettel at the Korean Grand Prix

F1: Korean Grand Prix dropped from 2015 Formula One calender

The season has been reduced to 20 races

There are conflicting reports about Michael Schumacher's recovery

Michael Schumacher faces 'long recovery' amid claims he is beginning to recognise his family

Unverified reports state seven-time Formula One champion 'cries' when he hears his wife or children's voices

Fernando Alonso will leave Ferrari

F1: Mercedes target Fernando Alonso in 2016 if Lewis Hamilton goes

Alonso has only just returned to McLaren

Happy New Year! Alexis Sanchez, Jenson Button and Manchester United ring in 2015

Button used the New Year to confirm his marriage to Jessica Michibata

Dina Asher-Smith is now bridging the gap between the junior and senior ranks in sprinting

Who will be the stars of 2015? Featuring Harrison Reed, Kid Galahad, Max Verstappen and Borna Coric

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2015 Sporting Calendar: Rugby World Cup, Wimbledon, The Ashes, Tour de France and Cricket World Cup dates

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Eoin Morgan looks on after the crushing defeat
CRICKETTri-Series: Australia won by 112 runs in the final of the one-day Tri-Series tournament in Perth
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France wing Yoann Huget received an official warning for diving
Rugby UnionSix Nations: Diving has crept into the game, but World Rugby are ready to stamp it out
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George Ford has won only six caps yet already looks a natural on the international stage
Wales vs England: No 10’s calmness under pressure will be key for England in Cardiff
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Star turn: The 18-year-old Keith Jarrett cut England to shreds in Cardiff in 1967
COMMENT Gareth Davies: We always beat England, don’t we?
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Women's Six Nations: England’s new captain discusses challenging the tomboy stereotype
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Man of vision: Ireland’s Kiwi coach Joe Schmidt is busy piling up the titles
Six Nations: Defending champions Ireland start this year's Six Nations as tournament favourites
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NFLSuper Bowl: Patriots are accused of breaking NFL rules by using balls that were deflated
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Paul Collingwood has just led Durham to their third title in six years
CricketCoach Collingwood backs his Scotland to take on the world
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Australia captain Michael Clarke has ‘substantial damage to a key part of the hamstring tendon’
Reports in Australia said Clarke had clashed with the national selectors
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Carl Frampton lands a blow on Kiko Martinez
BoxingInside Lines: ITV's coverage decision has has taken the sport by surprise
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Rugby LeagueSuper League: Rugby league’s top division has been radically redrawn to help safeguard its homegrown talent
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Serena Williams holds the Australian Open title
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Katie Swan gives it her all in the final
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Gareth Bale, Cristiano Ronaldo, Mattia Destro and Marco Reus
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