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Mon 12 Sep 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Mo Nunn closes a chapter in his lifeHeadline
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CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Mo Nunn closes a chapter in his life

Morris Nunn has pretty much seen it all and done it all in motorsports. Nunn has worked with and/or owned Formula One teams, done the same in Champ Car and the Indy Racing League and now, well, maybe it might be time to play a bit more golf with...

Thu 24 Nov 2005
Legge pilots Minardi F1 carHeadline

Legge pilots Minardi F1 car

Form followed function for Katherine Legge today as the three-time 2005 Toyota Atlantic Championship race winner clocked 27 learning laps at speed on the Autodromo Vallelunga road course near Rome. Katherine Legge. Photo by ...

Tue 01 Feb 2005
Williams launches the FW27 at ValenciaHeadline
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Williams launches the FW27 at Valencia

On January 31st it was the turn of Williams to launch its 2005 challenger and the FW27 was revealed at Valencia in Spain. As with other new cars that have been launched, the appearance of the FW27 shows the effects of the new regulations for this...

Sun 18 Sep 2005
Speed is the name and the gameHeadline

Speed is the name and the game

Scott Speed. His name says it all and the 22-year-old Californian is firmly headed for the big time in motorsports: the FIA Formula One Championship.

Wed 19 Oct 2005
Alonso wins Chinese GP, Renault is championHeadline
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Alonso wins Chinese GP, Renault is champion

Fernando Alonso won the Chinese Grand Prix, leading from pole to flag, and with Giancarlo Fisichella fourth Renault celebrated its first constructors' championship as a full works team. In a race of bizarre incidents, that began even before the ...

Tue 11 Oct 2005
Raikkonen wins thrilling Japanese GPHeadline
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Raikkonen wins thrilling Japanese GP

McLaren's Kimi Raikkonen made a superb drive to victory from near the back of the grid at the Japanese Grand Prix, overtaking the Renault of Giancarlo Fisichella for the lead on the last lap from the chequered flag. Fisichella came home second and...

Sun 03 Apr 2005
Alonso storms to pole position for Bahrain GPHeadline
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Alonso storms to pole position for Bahrain GP

Fernando Alonso put in a scorching lap to secure pole position for the Bahrain Grand Prix, his second consecutive front of the grid start. The Renault man clocked an aggregate time of 3:01.902, nearly half a second quicker than Michael Schumacher,...

Sat 26 Feb 2005
Jordan launches in Moscow's Red SquareHeadline
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Jordan launches in Moscow's Red Square

Jordan Grand Prix held the official presentation of its 2005 car in Moscow's Red Square on February 25th, with drivers Narain Karthikeyan and Tiago Monteiro braving the snow to greet the media. The team also confirmed that Robert Doornbos, who...

Tue 02 Aug 2005
Raikkonen takes cool victory at Hungarian GPHeadline
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Raikkonen takes cool victory at Hungarian GP

As the temperatures soared at the Hungarian Grand Prix, McLaren's Kimi Raikkonen took a cool victory and closed the gap to championship rival Fernando Alonso by 10 points, as Alonso failed to score. Michael Schumacher couldn't hold off Raikkonen's...

Sat 02 Apr 2005
Zonta sets the pace in Bahrain GP first practiceHeadline
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Zonta sets the pace in Bahrain GP first practice

Toyota third driver Ricardo Zonta put in his usual competent performance to set a fastest time of 1:31.449 in Friday's first practice session for the Bahrain Grand Prix. In what was mostly an uneventful session Michael Schumacher was second...

Sun 10 Jul 2005
Alonso storms to pole for British GPHeadline
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Alonso storms to pole for British GP

Renault's Fernando Alonso put in a storming qualifying lap to take pole position for the British Grand Prix, snatching the top spot from title rival Kimi Raikkonen by just three hundredths of a second with a time of 1:19.905. But the McLaren man...

Thu 10 Feb 2005
FIA may abandon cost cutting plansHeadline
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FIA may abandon cost cutting plans

It seems that FIA President Max Mosley is once again getting fed up with the lack of decision making between the teams and has said the FIA could abandon its efforts to cut costs in F1. Only Ferrari turned up at a meeting at the end of January to...

Tue 12 Jul 2005
Montoya takes first win of season at British GPHeadline
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Montoya takes first win of season at British GP

Juan Pablo Montoya finally took his first win of the season at the British Grand Prix after snatching the lead from pole sitter Fernando Alonso at the start. Alonso followed the McLaren to the chequered flag and Renault was happy enough with...

Tue 24 May 2005
Raikkonen wins entertaining Monaco GPHeadline
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Raikkonen wins entertaining Monaco GP

Kimi Raikkonen took his second consecutive win of the season at the Monaco Grand Prix, the McLaren man leading from pole to flag and too far ahead of the rest to be troubled. Williams had a grand time to see Nick Heidfeld and Mark Webber come home...

Mon 12 Sep 2005
Montoya wins tense Italian GPHeadline
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Montoya wins tense Italian GP

McLaren's Juan Pablo Montoya took victory in the Italian Grand Prix with a strong drive from pole to flag, despite some tyre worries in the last laps. Renault had both cars on the podium with Fernando Alonso and Giancarlo Fisichella in second and...

Fri 22 Jul 2005
Wurz leads the way in German GP first practiceHeadline
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Wurz leads the way in German GP first practice

As usual it was the third McLaren at the top of the time sheet in Friday's first practice session for the German Grand Prix, but this time it was Alex Wurz instead of Pedro de la Rosa. Wurz clocked a best time of 1:14.277, six tenths up on Toyota...

Sat 18 Jun 2005
Trulli takes Toyota's first F1 pole at US GPHeadline
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Trulli takes Toyota's first F1 pole at US GP

The troubles for Toyota went away this afternoon in qualifying for the sixth US Grand Prix held on the hallowed grounds of Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Jarno Trulli, the tenth driver to take timed laps secured pole position with his tour of ...

Tue 14 Jun 2005
Raikkonen wins incident-packed Canadian GPHeadline
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Raikkonen wins incident-packed Canadian GP

Kimi Raikkonen won an exciting Canadian Grand Prix that saw crashes, car failures, a black flag and the safety car. The McLaren man kept his cool to take the chequered flag ahead of the Ferraris of Michael Schumacher and Rubens Barrichello, a...

Wed 19 Oct 2005
Button calls for bigger carsHeadline
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Button calls for bigger cars

After Justin Wilson lost out to little Anthony Davidson as Alex Yoong's replacement at Minardi for two races, Jenson Button claims that shorter drivers have an unfair advantage in Formula One. Davidson is five foot three, whereas Wilson is a foot...

Tue 08 Mar 2005
Fisichella takes first blood with Australian GP winHeadline
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Fisichella takes first blood with Australian GP win

It was Giancarlo Fisichella's weekend in Melbourne, as the Renault driver's triumph in qualifying carried through to victory in the first Formula One race of 2005. Fisichella led in fine style from pole to flag, while teammate Fernando Alonso put...

Fri 01 Apr 2005
Too early for Toyota to win?Headline
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Too early for Toyota to win?

Toyota surprised many in the Malaysian Grand Prix when Jarno Trulli took the team's first ever podium in second place, but the Italian thinks it's too early to think about winning a race. Toyota was competitive at Sepang, where Ralf Schumacher...

Tue 31 May 2005
Alonso wins tense European GPHeadline
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Alonso wins tense European GP

Fernando Alonso took his fourth win of the season at the European Grand Prix, in what was a tense race that seemed to be going Kimi Raikkonen's way. But in the closing laps, when Raikkonen was leading, his McLaren had trouble with the right front...

Tue 22 Mar 2005
Alonso victorious in tense Malaysian GPHeadline
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Alonso victorious in tense Malaysian GP

Fernando Alonso scored Renault's second win of the season, and the second of his career, in the Malaysian Grand Prix with a superb drive, leading from pole to chequered flag. The Spaniard finished 24 seconds ahead of Jarno Trulli, who took...

Fri 07 Oct 2005
Zonta fastest in Japanese GP second practiceHeadline
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Zonta fastest in Japanese GP second practice

Toyota third driver Ricardo Zonta took over at the top of the times in the second free practice for the Japanese Grand Prix, his best a 1:30.682. In a session disrupted by rain in the latter stages, Michael Schumacher's Ferrari was second fastest...