• Yamaha's Maverick Vinales (centre) celebrates his victory with Ducati riders Francesco Bagnaia and Johann Zarco in the opening round og the MotoGP season in Doha, Qatar on 28 March 2021. Picture: @MotoGP/Twitter

    Father's day as Vinales wins season-opening Qatar MotoGP

    Italy's Francesco Bagnaia, on another Ducati, came third on his first ride in the factory team after starting on pole, beating reigning champion Joan Mir of Suzuki back into fourth in the final moments of the race.

  • FILE: Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton (C) celebrates on the podium after winning the Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix. Picture: AFP

    Hamilton wins Bahrain Grand Prix after Leclerc heartbreak

    The five-time champion, who looked to be heading for second behind the 21-year-old Monegasque, gained the lead with 10 laps remaining when Formula One's new star, who claimed a record-breaking pole position for Ferrari on Saturday, was hit by engine problems.

  • Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso. Picture: @McLarenF1/Twitter

    Alonso to test with McLaren in Bahrain next week

    The 37-year-old Spaniard left Formula One at the end of last season but remains close to the team as an ambassador and also as a driver competing in the Indianapolis 500 with a McLaren entry in May.