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Mon 24 Dec 2001
Silverstone rebuilds current pits
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Silverstone rebuilds current pits

Silverstone circuit, the home of the British Grand Prix, has scrapped plans for a new pits complex. The intention was to build all new pits for Formula One teams on the straight after Club corner, but this idea has now been abandoned in favour of...

Lauda to test Jaguar R3
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Lauda to test Jaguar R3

Triple Formula One world champion, Niki Lauda, has announced his intention to drive a Formula One car once again. The 52-year-old boss of Jaguar Racing is not coming out of competitive retirement, however, just aiming to better his understanding...

Australian GP inquest summary
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Australian GP inquest summary

The Australian Grand Prix has been given the go ahead for 2002, according to our Australia sources, after the conclusion of the inquest into the death of marshal Graham Beveridge. The results are to be released in January. Yesterday Jim Kennan -...

Kirch facing financial crunch
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Kirch facing financial crunch

Motorsport.com - The Kirch Group is facing a financial crunch with media mogul Rupert Murdoch in a position to force the company to buy him out of Premiere, Kirch's pay TV business. Kirch owns 75 per cent of SLEC, which, in turn owns the Formula...

BAR Honda confirms 2002 test drivers
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BAR Honda confirms 2002 test drivers

Lucky Strike B.A.R Honda is delighted to announce that it has signed a long-term test contract with French Formula 3 Champion Ryo Fukuda. The team has also retained the services of 2001 test drivers Anthony Davidson, Darren Manning and Patrick ...

Richards named BAR Team Principal
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Richards named BAR Team Principal

David Richards was announced Team Principal Designate at the launch of the 2002 British American Racing Honda team. Richards comes to the Lucky Strike B.A.R. Honda team with a diverse background in racing. Richards, 49, began his formative ...

Villeneuve comments on Pollock leaving BAR
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Villeneuve comments on Pollock leaving BAR

Craig Pollock has been and is Jacques Villeneuve's mentor; thus, Pollock's leaving British American Racing Formula One team is hard for Villeneuve to accept. Villeneuve and Pollock have been together since Villeneuve was a "wet-behind-the-ears"...

BAR Honda launches the 2002 Formula one BAR004
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BAR Honda launches the 2002 Formula one BAR004

Lucky Strike B.A.R Honda launched their 2002 season challenger today with a dramatic new line-up, but it was Honda's announcement of a long-term commitment to the team that really stole the show. Honda took this opportunity to announce that it...

BAR Honda medals at ski event

BAR Honda medals at ski event

The inaugural Grand Prix de Tremblant ski event ended today under ideal conditions. A Swiss team from Les Portes du Soleil won while Jacques Villeneuve's Team 69. (Villeneuve, BAR test driver Patrick Lemarier and three European skiers) came in ...

Sun 23 Dec 2001
BAR Honda's Fukuda to test at Valencia in January
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BAR Honda's Fukuda to test at Valencia in January

The newest development driver for BAR Honda, Ryo Fukuda, will test the team's 2001 BAR 003-Honda at Valencia, Spain January 19 and 20. This will be the first time the young Japanese as driven a Formula One Grand Prix car. Prior to becoming a...

Tue 18 Dec 2001
Antonio Pizzonia named BMW Williams official test driver
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Antonio Pizzonia named BMW Williams official test driver

The BMW WilliamsF1 Team has signed Antonio Pizzonia to be an official test driver for 2002. The 21-year-old Brazilian driver will continue to compete in the FIA International Formula 3000 Championship. "We know Antonio well as he has already...

Toyota Racing unveils 2002 Formula One TF102
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Toyota Racing unveils 2002 Formula One TF102

Toyota has taken a significant step on its path to Formula 1 with the unveiling in Cologne of its definitive 2002 challenger, the TF102. Official drivers, Mika Salo and Allan McNish, will give the car its race debut at the Australian GP...

Craig Pollock steps down from BAR
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Craig Pollock steps down from BAR

Craig Pollock today. December 17th, announced that he is stepping down as Managing Director and Team Principal of British American Racing. Craig has decided to pursue other interests. The Team intends to announce the identity of Craig's ...

Ferrari FIA Gala in Monaco
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Ferrari FIA Gala in Monaco

Monaco, 15th December - Michael Schumacher picked up his 2001 World Championship trophy at the FIA prize-giving awards ceremony in Monaco last night. It was his first public appearance since Tutte le Ferrari at Monza in late October - but the...

British GP gets green light
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British GP gets green light

The FIA World Motor Sport Council met in Monte Carlo prior to the FIA awards banquet. They gave the British Grand Prix at Silverstone event the green light for the 2002 event. Earlier the FIA released the 2002 schedule showing the event as ...

Raikkonen compared to Senna - but Heidfeld says he's better
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Raikkonen compared to Senna - but Heidfeld says he's better

Sergio Rinland, the man who designed this year's Sauber C20, has said that rookie Kimi Raikkonen reminds him of Ayrton Senna. Rinland, who recently moved to Arrows, said: "& ...

Burti back behind the wheel
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Burti back behind the wheel

Former Jaguar and Prost driver Lucinao Burti was back behind the wheel of a race car this week for the first time since the Belgium Grand Prix. Burti crashed at approx 270kmph after tangling with ex-team mate Eddie Irvine at the Spa-Francorchamps...

Schumacher says Fangio's record is not target
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Schumacher says Fangio's record is not target

Current World Champion Michael Schumacher has said that equalling Juan-Manuel Fangio's five titles is not a particular target for him. Fangio won his first title in 1951and despite a crash that left him with a broken neck in 1952, the Argentinian...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Zanardi stands up at
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Zanardi stands up at "Caschi D'Oro" celebration

December 15th, 2001 - We were waiting that moment since last september when Alessandro lost both legs and finally that moment it's arrived, it was an incredible emotion to see Alessandro Zanardi to leave is wheelchair to stand up unaided. It ...

Thu 13 Dec 2001
Berger defends Button
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Berger defends Button

BMW Motorsport boss Gerhard Berger has spoken in defense of Jenson Button, saying the chance for victory for him is not over yet. Button was hailed as a rookie sensation in his debut year with Williams in 2000, coming 8th in the Driver's standings...

Trulli denies he's not a racer
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Trulli denies he's not a racer

Jarno Trulli has hit back at claims that he's a great qualifier but cannot keep it up through a race distance. With Renault next year Trulli aims to win a race and to put to rest rumors that he's not a racer, saying that in his kart days the ...

Walkinshaw says teams will support Silverstone
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Walkinshaw says teams will support Silverstone

Arrows boss Tom Walkinshaw says that despite the recent doubt over the British Grand Prix, the teams will not vote Silverstone off the calender. Talking to the UK's BBC Radio 5 Sunday Sport programme, Walkinshaw agreed that Silverstone has it's ...

Minardi changes name
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Minardi changes name

Faenza, Italy, 2001-12-08 - Paul Stoddart, Team Principal of the Italian-based Formula One team Minardi, announced today that the name of the team has changed to KL Minardi Asiatech for the 2002 season to strengthen the deep link to Malaysia and...

FIA revises 2002 car numbers, again
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FIA revises 2002 car numbers, again

After the confusion and complaints that ensued in the wake of the decision not to change team numbers next season, the FIA has now decided to change them after all. The original decision had been based on the assumption that teams would welcome...

BAR Honda skis for charity

BAR Honda skis for charity

BAR boss Craig Pollock and driver Jacques Villeneuve are to be at the debut of the "Grand Prix of Tremblant" skiing event at Mont Tremblant, Quebec on the 14th to 16th of December. Villeneuve's "Newtown" club in Montreal launched the unique 24...

Montoya - Piloto Interamericano del A?o
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Montoya - Piloto Interamericano del A?o

La Federacion Interamericana De Periodistas Del Automovil (FIPA) Ha Elegito A Juan Pablo Montoya Como Piloto Interamericano Del AÑO En la solemne premiación realizada el pasado 3 de diciembre en Santo Domingo, el cónsul general de Colombia,...

Fri 07 Dec 2001
Decsion time nears on British GP at Silvestone
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Decsion time nears on British GP at Silvestone

Rumours have once again surfaced that the British Grand Prix faces the axe from the 2002 calendar. A source at the FIA told the AFP ( Agence France-Presse ) today that the decision of whether to keep the race, set for 7th July at Silverstone,...

Chevron/Texaco to part company with Jaguar Racing

Chevron/Texaco to part company with Jaguar Racing

Jaguar Racing and ChevronTexaco announced today that they will end their long standing technical relationship at the end of the current year. As a technical partner, and official fuel and lubricant supplier to the Jaguar Racing team,...

No seria raro que vuelva a Prost
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No seria raro que vuelva a Prost

Entrevista Exclusiva A Gaston Mazzacane "No Seria Raro Que Vuelva A Prost" En una extensa charla con Circus F1, el platense habló de todo. Fundamentalmente de su intento por regresar a la F1, confesando lo hasta ahora no le había dicho a ...

Alonso: drivers don't respect Minardi
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Alonso: drivers don't respect Minardi

Fernando Alonso may have battled it out at the back of the pack in 2001, but the young Spaniard impressed many in his debut year in F1. His greatest feat was perhaps outqualifying Jacques Villeneuve at the US GP in September, but he's had to...

2002 FIA entry list causes confusion
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2002 FIA entry list causes confusion

The FIA entry list for 2002 is causing some confusion as there seems to be a switch from the normal arrangement as the teams are not listed in the order which they finished the 2001 Championship. As Sauber finished 4th they therefore should in ...

Minardi to have team jumbo jet

Minardi to have team jumbo jet

LEDBURY, ENGLAND, December 4, 2001 -- European Minardi F1 chief, Paul Stoddart, has once again bucked so-called "trends" by announcing that his European Aviation company has purchased five Boeing 747-200 aircraft from British Airways and will ...

Berger thinks R. Schumacher, Montoya equally matched
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Berger thinks R. Schumacher, Montoya equally matched

Gerhard Berger, BMW's motorsport's boss, says that Ralf Schumacher and Juan Pablo Motoya are equally matched and will take Williams to the top in F1. Speaking at a media gathering, Berger said he thinks Ferrari will remain ahead in 2002 but...

Minardi set for double launch
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Minardi set for double launch

According to reports in the Malaysian press, European Minardi is set to have a double launch with the 2002 car. The first launch in Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia is expected to take place in the coming weeks while the second in Australia is set for the...

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