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Curtains for the sport showgirls

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THE GRID girls and the dart damsels have done their dash and LAWRENCE MONEY reckons it’s time for the discrimination wardens to step in: LIKE THE GIRL from Ipanema, the showgirls of sport are invariably tall and tanned and young and lovely – although these day... More »

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Where there’s smoke there’s Formula One

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THE INTRIGUE continues as Formula One bosses plot their driving line-ups for the coming seasons. PETER COSTER reports: LET’S SEE when the white smoke comes out of the chimney,” was how Mercedes boss Toto Wolff answered questions about his team’s chances of sig... More »

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Can a halo create a sanctuary to save lives?

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MOTOR SPORTS writer GEOFF HARRIS takes a look at the controversial new safety device coming to Grand Prix racing: FORMULA ONE is no sport of saints, with the possible exception of Daniel Ricciardo, yet next year its 20 drivers will all have haloes. The world g... More »

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A windfall is washed down the drain

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PETER COSTER took the wrong turn at the Adelaide Grand Prix but found himself in a winning position after the race: IT WAS Ayrton Senna’s last race for the McLaren team before he joined Williams at the end of the 1993 F1 season. Adelaide was a party town and t... More »

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How Formula One guzzles money

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FORMULA ONE is burning more money than rubber and those running the races are getting tired of shelling out, writes GEOFF HARRIS: The Brits are bucking at losing $8 million on a Formula One grand prix. Victoria’s been dropping 7.5 times that amount regularly f... More »