Ricciardo wins at Spa

Daniel Ricciardo won the Belgian Grand Prix for Red Bull on Sunday while Mercedes title rivals Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton provided the drama of the day by colliding on the second lap. Hamilton failed to finish after fighting with a damaged car but Rosberg, blamed by his bosses and booed by the crowd on … [Read the full story]

Daniel Ricciardo wins the Hungarian GP

Daniel Ricciardo drove the race of his life to secure an unlikely victory for Red Bull on Sunday in an incident-packed Hungarian Grand Prix which saw Lewis Hamilton ignore Mercedes team orders to let title leader Nico Rosberg through. Australia’s Ricciardo overtook two-time world champion Fernando Alonso of Ferrari for the lead on lap 68 … [Read the full story]

Daniel Ricciardo wins 2014 Canadian GP

Daniel Ricciardo claimed his maiden Formula 1 race win after an impressive late charge in a thrilling Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal. The Ozzie hunted down Mercedes Nico Rosberg in a strong final stint before passing the German with just two laps remaining. Ricciardo made no mistakes in the final laps to bring home his … [Read the full story]

Ricciardo to Red Bull speculation hots up

Speculation that Daniel Ricciardo will partner Sebastian Vettel at Infiniti Red Bull Racing next season has intensified with German media reporting that the deal is done. The report says that the announcement of Ricciardo’s graduation will take place at the Belgian Grand Prix this weekend. Currently in his second season at Red Bull’s junior team … [Read the full story]

Will Ricciardo replace Webber at Red Bull?

In the wake of  rumors that Webber could sign for Porsche’s Le Mans effort, the signs that Sebastian Vettel will have a new teammate in 2014 have been growing. The early favorite was Kimi Raikkonen, but Red Bull’s driver manager Dr Helmut Marko insists he is in “no hurry” to make a decision. “Many drivers … [Read the full story]

Is it now or never for Mark Webber?

This year could well define Mark Webber’s Formula One legacy. In many ways it is a ‘now or never’ season for the Australian, who will be 37 in August and the oldest driver on the grid. Red Bull has won the past three drivers’ championships – but in the hands of the young star Sebastian … [Read the full story]

Ricciardo shocked, but not worried about F1

Perth’s Formula One debutant Daniel Ricciardo says he is not worried about his new team being outside the front runners in the title race. The 22-year-old from Duncraig will make his first appearance for Hispania Racing Team this morning during the opening practice session at Britain’s Silverstone circuit. He has never before driven the team’s … [Read the full story]

Ricciardo misses Formula Renault championship for F1 testing

West Australian Toro Rosso reserve driver and test pilot Daniel Ricciardo will miss the opening round of the Formula Renault 3.5 championship in Spain to take part in Friday testing. Ricciardo competed in the Friday test session at Albert Park in Australia, and will again fill Friday Formula One test duties in the Asian rounds. … [Read the full story]

Buford comes home

To my many millions of fans,I’m home.Your award winning sports writer has moved back to Australia. I’ve been living in Alabama for the last few years & thought where in Oz is the place with the most in-bred,teeth missing,2 headed people(apart from Tassie) & rednecks.The only place could be Collie WA.I’m going to hunt the … [Read the full story]

Daniel Ricciardo WILL BE the fastest, one day

Australian Toro Rosso test driver Daniel Ricciardo impressed on the first day of pre-season testing, finishing fourth fastest, one second quicker than Toro Rosso’s fulltime driver Jamie Alquersuari. Touted by many as the next Australian to secure a full time drive in Formula One, Ricciardo did himself a world of good on Thursday, lapping the … [Read the full story]