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First British GT win for Wilkins and Scott

Craig Wilkins and Aaron Scott claimed a long overdue maiden win in the Avon Tyres British GT Championship on Sunday at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium, their ABG Motorsport Viper snatching victory two laps from the chequered flag to deny the Ferrari of race-long leaders Allan Simonsen and Hector Lester.

Enemy Number One, by Patrick Veitch

Patrick Veitch has a way with figures, as befits a former Cambridge mathematician. He can tell you, for instance, that his profit from eight years of betting on horses is precisely £10,049,983.03.

Ferrari chief admits time is running out

Domenicali says team must 'react very, very quickly' to rectify worst start in decades

Man jailed for damaging Jamiroquai star's Ferrari

A chef who admitted damaging a Ferrari Enzo supercar belonging to Jamiroquai frontman Jay Kay was jailed for 20 weeks today.

Ferrari become first F1 team to ditch KERS

Ferrari is the first Formula One team to ditch the problematic KERS energy-boost system, electing not to use it for this weekend's Chinese Grand Prix.

Struggling Ferrari to work on car development

Ferrari team manager Luca Baldisserri will not travel to this weekend's Chinese Grand Prix, staying behind to work on car development in the wake of a disastrous start to the Formula One season.

Young lions Brown and Hall keep Mosler roaring

The young lions of the British GT Championship, 17-year-old Daniel Brown and his 24-year-old team-mate Stuart Hall, made it two out of two at Oulton Park yesterday, their Momo Mosler following up its Saturday win with another resounding victory.

'Brave' Brown enjoys ideal debut

The first round of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship saw a 17-year-old take the chequered flag in an outstanding display from Daniel Brown and his 24-year-old team-mate, Stuart Hall. The young duo enjoyed a dream start to their partnership here on Saturday, their Momo-backed Rollcentre Mosler leading the opening round all the way from pole position to chequered flag.

F1 points row is embarrassing say Ferrari

The row over the points system for this season's Formula One championship is embarrassing, Ferrari team boss Stefano Domenicali has said.

Joyrider jailed for taking footballer's Ferrari

A joyrider who took a Premier League footballer's £150,000 Ferrari as the player paid for fuel at a service station was jailed today.

Ronaldo faces insurance claim over Ferrari crash

Manchester Airport is pursuing an insurance claim against Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo for the damage he caused when he crashed his Ferrari in a tunnel, airport bosses confirmed today.

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New Ferrari excites Massa

Ferrari driver Felipe Massa cannot wait to get behind the wheel of the new F60 again after putting it through its paces around the Mugello race track yesterday.

Wrecked the new Ferrari? Just call out the old Bentley

Ronaldo laughs off the corner-taking quips after a little mishap delays his Manchester United training

Ronaldo involved in car crash

Manchester United winger Cristiano Ronaldo today walked away uninjured after writing off his Ferrari sports car in a crash.

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