Tommy Byrne: “There’s an awful lot going on here at the moment. I’ll never move back home.”

Born en route to hospital in the back of a car, racing driver Tommy Byrne was in a hurry from the start. “It was 1958 and my family didn’t even own a(...)

Mercedes’ British driver Lewis Hamilton gets on his car before the start. Photograph: Alfredo Estrella/Reuters

Lewis Hamilton secured his fifth Formula One world championship at the Mexican Grand Prix on Sunday night after he finished fourth. The British driver(...)

 Sebastian Vettel of Germany driving the  Scuderia Ferrari SF71H  during the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve  in Montreal, Canada. Photograph:   Dan Istitene/ Getty Images

Sebastian Vettel capped an emotional weekend for Ferrari with a clinical pole-to-flag win at the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday to retake the lead in t(...)

 Nico Rosberg won his maiden Formula One world title by securing second place behind his Mercedes arch-rival Lewis Hamilton in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Photograph: Getty Images

Mercedes are considering disciplinary action – which could mean a fine or even suspension – against Lewis Hamilton after the three-times world champio(...)

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, both of Mercedes, during a press conference at Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Photograph: EPA/Valdrin Xhemaj

The destination of the 2016 Formula One world championship has already been decided in the uncompromising mind of Lewis Hamilton. The final, title-de(...)

Winner Nico Rosberg (left) and third-placed Lewis Hamilton after the Japanese Grand Prix. Photograph: EPA/Diego Azubel

The lost weekend of Lewis Hamilton is likely to result in an epic hangover. A Japanese Grand Prix he really had to win to stand a realistic chance of(...)

Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes  celebrates  winning the Canadian Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal. Photograph: Getty Images

After all the conspiracy theories that Mercedes were somehow trying to scupper Lewis Hamilton’s bid for the Formula One world championship, how quick(...)

Victorious Lewis Hamilton of  Mercedes GP, flanked by Daniel Ricciardo of  Red Bull Racing and Sergio Perez of  Force India, at the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix  on May 29th. Photograph: Lars Baron/Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton won a thrilling Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday, in the process slashing team- mate Nico Rosberg’s lead in the Formula One world championsh(...)

Predictions for May: The new Amazon Prime motoring series begins, and the first episode consists entirely of Jeremy Clarkson speaking directly to the camera and “just saying what’s on his mind.” Three international incidents, a dozen lawsuits and one minor war result, along with a vendetta against Clarkson from Russian president Vladimir Putin.

Neil Briscoe dusted off his crystal ball to foresee the year ahead - but his predictions are about as likely to arrive as flying cars January Volksw(...)

2014 AIBA Elite Women’s World Boxing Champion Katie Taylor. Photograph: Doug McDermott/Inpho
The Morning Sports Briefing

Katie Taylor this morning put the icing on what’s been a fantastic weekend for Irish Sport. The Olympic gold medallist secured a fifth straight(...)

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