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Dani Pedrosa returned to winning ways after a three-man battle at the Sachsenring yesterday. The Repsol Honda rider saw off Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo and his team-mate Casey Stoner in the German Grand Prix to win for the first time since breaking a collarbone in May.
Doctors have told Spanish rider Dani Pedrosa he needs a second operation on his broken collarbone. "During the rehabilitation process... a very small fragment of bone moved, therefore to aid faster healing doctors will proceed to fix this fragment," his Repsol Honda team said yesterday.
After world title in '07, Casey Stoner has had a tough time. Now he's back and pushing Valentino Rossi into the margins
Marco Simoncelli made a late dash to deprive Casey Stoner of pole position for today's MotoGP at the Catalunya Circuit in Spain. The Australian Stoner had been 0.122sec clear of his nearest challenger, Jorge Lorenzo of Spain, after the morning session, with Simoncelli a further three-tenths back .
The Spanish MotoGP rider Dani Pedrosa broke his collarbone in three places after crashing his Honda in yesterday's practice for the Japanese Grand Prix.
New Zealand businessman Victor Cattermole claims his Endeavor Plan consortium are still interested in buying Portsmouth.
Ross Brawn turned F1 on its head this year, leaving rival teams reeling. He reveals how it feels to follow those highs by losing his world champion driver, selling his team – and banking £70m
Renault was last night considering joining Toyota and pulling out of Formula One. The French car company was discussing whether to stay in the sport with its own team, become an engine supplier or to walk away altogether at an emergency board meeting in Paris.
Almost all his rivals have now upgraded their cars. So is Jenson Button feeling the pressure this weekend? He tells David Tremayne why he's never been happier, and why taking a pay cut to keep racing was an easy decision
Japan's Super Aguri could be set for a surprise return to Formula One in 2010, after withdrawing a year ago due to financial difficulties.
Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone says the later start times for races in the Far East and Australia have boosted television audiences threefold. Despite widespread criticism from drivers due to fading light levels, Ecclestone says twilight starts in F1 are here to stay.
Once a low-profile master of the pit lane, Ross Brawn is suddenly the team boss all the others want to catch. He tells David Tremayne how he left his rivals standing – and how he's learning to live with the consequences
The Englishman's F1 future looked bleak during the winter. However, as David Tremayne writes, a boy racer feels reborn with a new team and car
Reigning Formula One constructors' champions Ferrari go into the new season as favourites but various rule changes and technological improvements promise a more level playing field.
The former Honda Formula One team sent a clear message that they will be racing this season when chief executive Nick Fry said on today that an announcement was expected "very shortly".
Honda is close to a deal on the sale of its Formula One motor racing team, Japan's biggest circulation newspaper said today, without identifying the buyer.