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Formula One driver Felipe Massa took his first steps today since a high-speed crash at the weekend left him near death.

Massa in 'life-threatening' state

A doctor says Ferrari driver Felipe Massa remains in "life-threatening" but stable condition despite "reassuring" results of his surgery on multiple skull fractures.

Jones brothers lead Ascari to victory

David and Godfrey Jones claimed their second win of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship season this weekend, the brothers taking command of the ninth round during the second half of the race. Their Preci-Spark Ascari held station during the first half behind the Momo Mosler, which Daniel Brown catapulted into the lead away from pole position.

Closely fought championship switches to Snetterton

As the Avon Tyres British GT Championship heads for the power-hungry straights of the Snetterton circuit in Norfolk next weekend (4/5 July), the focus is on the exceptionally tight championship points situation. Five different driver pairings have taken overall race honours already this season, and just three points separates the top six drivers in the series. It's as close a season as anyone can recall.

Ronaldo escapes charge over Ferrari crash

Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face any charges after writing off his Ferrari sports car in a crash, police said today.

Surprise victory for ABG Viper

The Avon Tyres British GT Championship has a new leading driver pairing after this weekend after two superbly exciting races at Knockhill in Scotland. The new men on top are racing twin brothers David and Godfrey Jones, who scored the Team Preci-Spark Ascari's first legitimate British GT race victory on Saturday, and who collected further points in yesterday's eighth round. The ABG Viper pairing of Aaron Scott and Craig Wilkins were the race victors of Sunday's gripping event.

Ferrari livid at inclusion on FIA entry list

The FIA's 2010 Formula One World Championship entry list, released yesterday, courted controversy by confirming definite entries for three teams who insist that their entries are still conditional.

How a black Ferrari snared the £1bn drug barons

Cavan and Jamie Hanna hid the vast scale of their narcotics empire behind a facade of frugality. But then one of their henchmen was spotted in a sports car

Balbiani to make British GT debut at Knockhill

Chad Racing has signed Argentinian ace José Manuel Balbiani to partner regular driver Chris Hyman at the wheel of its Ferrari 430 next weekend (13/14 June) at Knockhill, and team boss Piers Masarati is looking for a good result in rounds seven and eight of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship.

Brown regains lead in British GT

Two dramatic rounds of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship at Rockingham this weekend brought not only a new race victor to the series in the shape of the Barwell Motorsport Ginetta G50Z but also another new championship leader, 17-year-old Mosler driver Dan Brown returning to the top of the points table after a GT3 class-winning performance this afternoon.

British GT needle match set for Rockingham

With three different winners in the first four races and a single point separating the top eight drivers, this season's Avon Tyres British GT Championship is shaping up to be one of the closest fought in years. Next weekend (30/31 May) sees the series swing into the Rockingham circuit in Northamptonshire for rounds five and six.

Ferrari are not above the sport, says Mosley

Constructor insists they may still quit sport in protest despite loss in French court

French court to rule on Ferrari F1 action

An injunction sought by Ferrari to prevent Formula One's governing body from introducing a budget cap next season will be decided on Wednesday, a French court said.

Ferrari president misses F1 meeting

Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo, who has threatened to pull his team out of Formula One unless the 2010 rules are changed, will miss today's crisis talks with Max Mosley after the death of his father.

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