Lewis Hamilton: things said that weekend “in the heat of the moment”. Photograph: Reuters

There is a blanched grandeur, an old glory about Montreal that is redolent of Vienna. But there is a freshness and animation about the debates and th(...)

 Britain’s Lewis Hamilton  pats his  Mercedes  car after his triumph at the  Chinese  Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton’s dominance of the 2014 Formula One season continued on Sunday when he won the Chinese Grand Prix, his first hat-trick of victor(...)

Former F1 champion Niki Lauda in schock at news of Michael Schumacher injury. Photograph: Sascha Steinbach/Getty Images

The former Formula One world champion Niki Lauda has expressed “disbelief “ that Michael Schumacher is lying critically ill and in an induced coma in(...)

 Mercedes Benz’s concept vehicle MG AMG Vision Grand Tourism - a striking eyeful at the LA show

Two major motor shows on opposing sides of the Pacific ocean, with their big press reveal days on the same day? Someone in the international motor sho(...)

Breaking Bad

Acornucopia of cultural riches this year left us reaching for superlatives. Everything from Breaking Bad on television to Daft Punk in music, Gone Gir(...)

‘A couple of years ago I decided to branch out,” explains Daniel Brühl. “So I opened a tapas bar. It’s still there. We’re not bankrupt. And you’re (...)

THE release of the feature film Rush is a throwback to the glamour days when the rivalry between James Hunt and Niki Lauda shot Formula One on to the (...)

Ron Howard – the feelgood kid

It would require a spectacular effort, one feels, to fall out with Ron Howard. Long after he played winsome against Henry Winkler’s Fonzie and John Wa(...)

Review: Rush
Review: Rush

Ron Howard’s Rush – a study of the rivalry between Niki Lauda and James Hunt – is not an altogether easy sell. For every person who loves Formula One (...)