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Wed 08 May 1996
Formula One FAQ (modified 10/15/96) Part 2/2
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Formula One FAQ (modified 10/15/96) Part 2/2

3.9 Giancarlo Fisichella Nationality: Italian Age - DOB: 23 - January 14th, 1973 Born: Rome, Italy Resident: Monte Carlo Current team: Minardi Former team(s): ...

Formula One FAQ (modified 10/15/96) Part 1/2
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Formula One FAQ (modified 10/15/96) Part 1/2

You obviously already have a copy of this FAQ but if you don't have the most up to date version you can get it from: http://www.ultranet.com/~mitchmcc/ It is also posted on or about the 15th of each month ...

Villeneuve stamp receives go-ahead
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Villeneuve stamp receives go-ahead

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Canada Post announced on December 10, 1996 that it will issue 2 commemorative stamps to honor the lated Gilles Villeneuve. Artwork for one of the stamps, to be issued next June 12, 1997, was unveiled at the time of the ...

1997 calendar announced
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1997 calendar announced

PARIS, December 6, 1996 - A 17-race 1997 Formula One world championship which includes the Austrian Grand Prix for the first time since 1987 was approved by the International Automobile Federation (FIA) on Friday. Estoril will...

Jordan announces Mansell test
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Jordan announces Mansell test

Benson and Hedges Jordan-Peugeot Press release Nigel Mansell and Eddie Jordan met today at Jordan Grand Prix's headquarters. After a lengthy discussion Nigel, winner of 31 Grands Prix,...

Verstappen joins Tyrrell for 1997
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Verstappen joins Tyrrell for 1997

DUTCH ACE TO RACE FOR TYRRELL TEAM The Tyrrell Racing Organization is delighted to announce the signing of Jos Verstappen for the Formula One team as race driver alongside Finland's Mika Salo and test driver Toranosuke ...

Lane-Nott leaves FIA
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Lane-Nott leaves FIA

This year's permanent F1-racedirector Roger Lane-Nott has left the Federation Internationele de l'Automobile. The former submarine commander is said to have had differences with members of the scene. [Source: MOTORSPORT aktuell ...

Formula One FAQ (modified 96-10-15) Part 2 of 2
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Formula One FAQ (modified 96-10-15) Part 2 of 2

3.9 Giancarlo Fisichella Nationality: Italian Age - DOB: 23 - January 14th, 1973 Born: Rome, Italy Resident: Monte Carlo Current team: Minardi Former team(s): ...

Formula One FAQ (modified 96-10-15) Part 1 of 2
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Formula One FAQ (modified 96-10-15) Part 1 of 2

You obviously already have a copy of this FAQ but if you don't have the most up to date version you can get it from: http://www.ultranet.com/~mitchmcc/ It is also posted on or about the 15th of each month ...

F1 rumours 96-11-25
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F1 rumours 96-11-25

Bloomberg says that a UK paper says that Williams and designer Adrian Newey are in a tiff. Mr. Newey is upset over the way Hill was treated, and meanwhile McLaren and others are interested in him. Williams has apparently taken legal action to...

Final 1996 boxscores
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Final 1996 boxscores

1996 FIA Formula One World Championship =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= Box Scores After Round 16 of 16 Calculated by Mike E. Brown ...

F1 news items 96-11-16
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F1 news items 96-11-16

More news: Hill spun while testing bridgestone tires at Suzuka, and testing had to be ended one day early. He was using a Ligier since the Arrows is not ready yet. He had already beaten the lap record for a Ligier at Suzuka by 1.5 seconds.

Sauber to have Ferrari engines
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Sauber to have Ferrari engines

Just confirmed - Sauber will have Ferrari engines for '97. It's the '96 V10. This deal was arranged by Mahathir Mohamd, President of Malaysia and manager of PETRONAS Company. The team's name is now SAUBER-PETRONAS. Just these news in this way,...

Senna accident going to archive
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Senna accident going to archive

Italian magazine Autosprint reports that Senna crash investigations would go to the archives. The mag comments that until now the volume is 500 pages tick but the process is going very slow. As '96 is ending one will go to some 2.5 years past the...

Balestre comments on Senna vs Prost
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Balestre comments on Senna vs Prost

Hi all. Newspaper O Estado de Sao Paulo reports French newspaper L'Equipe interviewing Jean Marie Balestre. Balestre is retiring now and were in international autosports since 40 years ago and was president of FISA, FIA and FFA. On '89 ...

Estoril Jordan testing 96-11-08
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Estoril Jordan testing 96-11-08

ESTORIL TEST JORDAN-PEUGEOT REPORT November 8, 1996 - Benson and Hedges Jordan's Ralf Schumach- er denied that there was any special rivalry between himself and two-time World Champion ...

Prix d'Orange and Prix de Citron awards announced
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Prix d'Orange and Prix de Citron awards announced

The votes have been cast and counted. A total of 170 people voted, and the collected votes are shown below. A total point score showing the balance of "pro" and "anti" each section are also shown for interest. The Prix d'Orange and Prix de ...

Tyrrell and Nakajima join forces
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Tyrrell and Nakajima join forces

MAJOR THREE-WAY BOOST FOR TYRRELL TEAM The Tyrrell Racing Organisation has announced a major three-way boost for its Formula 1 team - a long-term marketing initiative, a new sponsorship and the signing of Japan's most talented 'rising star' as...

Ferrari may extend Schumacher's contract
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Ferrari may extend Schumacher's contract

October 27, 1996 - Michael Schumacher is set to stay with Ferrari for the next two or three years, Giovanni Agnelli said on the weekend. Schumacher, who joined Ferrari in at the end of the 1995 Formula One season, helped the...

Formula One FAQ (modified 10-15-96) Part 2 of 2
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Formula One FAQ (modified 10-15-96) Part 2 of 2

3.9 Giancarlo Fisichella Nationality: Italian Age - DOB: 23 - January 14th, 1973 Born: Rome, Italy Resident: Monte Carlo Current team: Minardi Former team(s): ...

Formula One FAQ (modified 10-15-96) Part 1 of 2
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Formula One FAQ (modified 10-15-96) Part 1 of 2

You obviously already have a copy of this FAQ but if you don't have the most up to date version you can get it from: http://www.ultranet.com/~mitchmcc/ It is also posted on or about the 15th of each month ...

Japanese GP winners' press conference
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Japanese GP winners' press conference

Q Well Damon, after 67 grand prix and 21 wins, you've finally done it. Has it sunk in yet? DH No, it's all too much. I'm sorry I just can't really put it into words how I feel, I don't know. When I got the word that Jacques was out it...

Prix Orange et Citron -- call for nominations
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Prix Orange et Citron -- call for nominations

Now that the 1996 season has finished it is time for the award ceremony. You are invited to choose the most entertaining, and most dissapointing races, drivers and teams of 1996. The former will win the Prix Orange and the latter the Prix ...

Japanese GP report
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Japanese GP report

There was a long hold at the start of the race, as Coulthard put his hand to abort the start. A further five minutes would have to come between Damon Hill and Jacques Villeneuve's shoot out for the title. Five minutes in which the engine and...

Final 1997 standings after Japanese GP
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Final 1997 standings after Japanese GP

Drivers' Championship: Pos Driver Nat Constructor Points ------------------------------------------------------------------ 1. Damon Hill GB Williams-Renault 97 2. Jacques ...

Japanese GP results
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Japanese GP results

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time ------------------------------------------------------------------ 1. Damon Hill GB Williams-Renault 1:32:33.791 2. Michael Schumacher D Ferrari ...

Diniz and Bridgestone comfirmed at Arrows
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Diniz and Bridgestone comfirmed at Arrows

At the Japanese Grand Prix the TWR Arrows team have confirmed the use of Bridgestone tyres and Pedro Diniz as team mate to Damon Hill. -- Stephen M Baines "[The Autosport sticker] started to peel off in the middle of Eau Rouge and it ...

1997 drivers, engines and sponsors as of 96-10-12
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1997 drivers, engines and sponsors as of 96-10-12

1997 Formula 1 Line Up At the moment the situation is rather volatile, with more vacant seat than I remember by this time of year. Even drivers with "firm" contracts could end up driving elsewhere - look at Irvine for 1996 who was signed as ...

Japanese GP Sunday warmup
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Japanese GP Sunday warmup

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Jacques Villeneuve CDN Williams-Renault 1:48.364 2. Rubens Barrichello ...

Japanese GP Saturday qualifying
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Japanese GP Saturday qualifying

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Jacques Villeneuve CDN Williams-Renault 1:38.909 2. Damon Hill ...

Japanese GP Saturday practice
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Japanese GP Saturday practice

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Jacques Villeneuve CDN Williams-Renault 1:40.534 2. Mika Hakkinen ...

Japanese GP Friday 2nd practice
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Japanese GP Friday 2nd practice

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Gerhard Berger A Benetton-Renault 1:42.350 2. Mika Hakkinen ...

Japanese GP Friday 1st practice
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Japanese GP Friday 1st practice

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Michael Schumacher D Ferrari 2:02.163 2. Eddie Irvine ...

Arrows to use Yamaha engines in 1997
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Arrows to use Yamaha engines in 1997

October 7, 1996 - Damon Hill's TWR Arrows will be powered by a new Yamaha engine when he drives for the team in next season's Formula One world championship. Yamaha announced today it will join forces with Arrows in a ...

Magnussen signs long-term contract with Stewart
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Magnussen signs long-term contract with Stewart

October 7, 1996 - Former world driving champion Jackie Stewart signed Danish driver Jan Magnussen for his new Formula One team today. Magnussen, 23, has agreed to a four-year contract with the Ford-powered Stewart Grand Prix...