The Aston Martin Vanquish: Gorgeous to look at and to listen to, but hamstrung by a nuggety ride quality 3:03

Today we come to the subject of proportional value. It’s a bit like our recent feature on buying a nice car instead of a nice house – just as a €2 (...)

I live in a three-bed semi-detached house. Why do I tell you this? Because I bet that, on the basis of statistical likelihood, you do too. Many of us (...)

Former Asada head Richard Ings questions validity of series  for The Cormac McAnallen Cup (above). Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho
The Morning Sports Briefing
  • Sport
  • November 21, 2014, 08:30

Ahead of the International Rules test tomorrow morning between Ireland and Australia, and the validity of the hybrid game has been called into ques(...)

“I leave Scuderia Ferrari after five years, during which I reached my very best level professionally, tackling major challenges that pushed me to find new limits.” Photograph:  Mark Thompson/Getty Images

Fernando Alonso is to leave Ferrari after Sunday’s season-ending race in Abu Dhabi. Ferrari announced the news in a statement this morning foll(...)

A Coys classic cars auction: rapidly rising prices are pushing enthusiasts out of the market

In the past, buying a usable classic car made some financial sense. For example, you could go out and pick up a nice mid-1960s Mercedes-Benz SL for(...)

Lewis Hamilton locks up on his way to second in qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos.

Nico Rosberg’s domination of Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton at Interlagos this weekend continued as he grabbed his 10th pole position of the season(...)

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates after winning the  US Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas on November 2nd. Photograph: AP Photo

Lewis Hamilton can set more British Formula One records in Brazil this weekend but it is the world championship he wants and that will have to wait. (...)

Both Marussia (pictured) and Caterham are in dire financial straits and other teams are not far behind.

Any potential shareholder would right now be on the phone, giving it the full eighties Michael-Douglas-in-Wall-Street performance – shouting sell, sel(...)

Mercedes Formula One drivers Nico Rosberg of Germany (right) and team-mate Lewis Hamilton of Britain wave to fans and media after completing the qualifying session of the F1 United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas.  Rosberg will start Sunday’s United States Grand Prix in pole position ahead of championship rival and Mercedes team-mate Hamilton. Photograph: Adrees Latif / Reuters

Germany’s Nico Rosberg put Mercedes on pole position for the US Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday with championship leading team-mate Lewis Hamilton(...)

In London, Tesco rose 2.1 per cent to 173 pence. Traders shrugged off news that Britain’s Serious Fraud Office was launching a probe into accounting errors at the supermarket retailer. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

European stocks rose for the second day as investors weighed better-than-expected results from companies including Total and Schneider Electric and s(...)