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Wed 08 May 1996
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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

All-time top F1 designers
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All-time top F1 designers

All-time top F1 designers by Constructors Title 7 Patrick Head (80, *81, *86, *87, *92, *93, *94) 7 Colin Chapman (*58, 63, *65, *68, *70, *72, *73) 5 Mauro Forghieri (64, *75, *76, *77, 79) 4 Maurice Philippe (*68, *70, *72, *73) 3 Franco...

Marlboro to end McLaren sponsorship
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Marlboro to end McLaren sponsorship

The international tobacco giant Philip Morris Ltd. announced today that it will be terminating the Marlboro sponsorship of Team McLaren at the end of the 1996 season. The Marlboro McLarens seven Constructors' Championships between 1974...

Fisichella replaces Inoue at Minardi
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Fisichella replaces Inoue at Minardi

Giancarlo Fisichella will replace Taki Inoue for Scuderia Minardi at this Sunday's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne. Inoue (JP) has had sponsorship problems recently. Fisichella (IT) has tested for both Minardi and Ferrari in the past. In...

Norman Legault purchases Canadian GP rights
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Norman Legault purchases Canadian GP rights

MONTREAL, May 22, 1996 - Normand Legault, race director of the Canadian Grand Prix, announced today he will purchase rights to promote the Formula One race beginning next year. Legault said he had an agreement in principle with ...

1996-1998 technical regulations changes
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1996-1998 technical regulations changes

Following a manual comparison of the 1995 and 1996 F1 Technical Regulations, here are all the differnces that I have been able to determine. Enjoy! ARTICLE 1: DEFINITIONS Para 1.17 - Cockpit padding. This is a new paragraph stating ...

Formula One Motor Racing FAQ (modified 5/15/96), Part 2/2
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Formula One Motor Racing FAQ (modified 5/15/96), Part 2/2

Archive-name: sports/formula-one-faq/part2 Posting-Frequency: monthly Last-modified: May 15, 1996 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: 3.18 Andrea Montermini ...

Benetton unveil the B196
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Benetton unveil the B196

Champions Benetton return to their roots By Timothy Collings in Taormina, Sicily BENETTON took over the ancient Sicilian town of Taormina yesterday to launch their Renault-powered assault on this year's Formula One world championship. For...

Hungarian GP Saturday practice
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Hungarian GP Saturday practice

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Michael Schumacher D Ferrari 1:17.947 2. Jacques Villeneuve ...

Jordan 196 unveiled
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Jordan 196 unveiled

January 18, 1996 - Jordan Grand Prix won the race to unveil the first new 1996 Grand Prix car today when the Jordan-Peugeot 196 made its public appearance at Estoril. Team owner Eddie Jordan was on hand to watch as drivers ...

Jordan and Subaru trade drivers
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Jordan and Subaru trade drivers

WORLD RALLY CHAMPION MAKES HIS FORMULA ONE DEBUT Colin McRae swaps seats for a day with B&H Jordan Fl star Martin Brundle. World Rally Champion Colin McRae has been given a birthday present which money couldn't buy. The Scotsman ...

McLaren to wear West livery in 1997
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McLaren to wear West livery in 1997

McLaren has announced that they will be sponsored by Reemtsma, a German tobacco company with annoual revenues in excess of US$5 billion, for the next five Formula One seasons. The cars will carry the colours of West, Reemtsma's premier cigarette...

German GP fastest laps
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German GP fastest laps

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Damon Hill GB Williams-Renault 1:46.504 2. Jean Alesi ...

Australian GP qualifying report
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Australian GP qualifying report

Montermini was out first, and set the early "pace" of 1m43. Rather slow. Rosset & Katayama joined in the fun to top the time sheets. Then Schumacher came and spoiled the fun, setting a 1m33.288. From Pole to DNQ in 5 minutes..... Hill joined...

British GP Friday 1st practice
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British GP Friday 1st practice

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Damon Hill GB Williams-Renault 1:28.267 2. Jean Alesi ...

Monaco GP Thursday 1st practice
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Monaco GP Thursday 1st practice

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Damon Hill GB Williams-Renault 1:24.524 2. Mika Hakkinen ...

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 ...

Trevor Foster rejoins Jordan as GM
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Trevor Foster rejoins Jordan as GM

January 26, 1996 - Jordan Grand Prix announced today that Trevor Foster will return to the team as General Manager. Team owner Eddie Jordan made the announcement, saying: ``Trevor has been both a friend and a colleague of...

Belgian GP fastest laps
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Belgian GP fastest laps

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Gerhard Berger A Benetton-Renault 1:53.067 2. Damon Hill ...

Monaco GP Sunday acclimatization
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Monaco GP Sunday acclimatization

[15 minute wet weather acclimatization practice results] Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Mika Hakkinen ...

Italian GP Saturday qualifying
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Italian GP Saturday qualifying

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Damon Hill GB Williams-Renault 1:24.204 2. Jacques Villeneuve ...

Standings after Belgian GP
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Standings after Belgian GP

Drivers' Championship: Pos Driver Nat Constructor Points ------------------------------------------------------------------ 1. Damon Hill GB Williams-Renault 81 2. Jacques ...

French GP results
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French GP results

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time ------------------------------------------------------------------ 1. Damon Hill GB Williams-Renault 1:36:28.795 2. Jacques Villeneuve CDN ...

Italian GP Jordan preview
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Italian GP Jordan preview

BENSON AND HEDGES TOTAL JORDAN-PEUGEOT GP PREVIEW ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ROUND 12 - ITALIAN GP: Monza ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Michael Schumacher's Belgian GP...

Rothmans rumoured to be leaving Williams
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Rothmans rumoured to be leaving Williams

According to a source close to the marketing department of Rothmans, Rothmans is to end its relationship with the Williams team at the latest when its current deal ends. The company is "very unhappy" with the way that they were not consulted ...

Pedro Lamy in a big testing accident
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Pedro Lamy in a big testing accident

During private testing at Estoril yesterday (25/9) his Minardi lost a wheel at the 2nd curve which is also the fastest and one with the rails very close. The car was very damaged but luckly Lamy escaped almost unhurt (a minor cut in the leg...

Belgian GP Friday combined practice
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Belgian GP Friday combined practice

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Gerhard Berger A Benetton-Renault 1:53.706 2. David Coulthard ...

Australian GP Friday combined practice
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Australian GP Friday combined practice

March 8, 1996 - Combined best times in the Friday practice for the Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park on Sunday: Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To ...

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 ...

Murray Walker signs with ITV for 1997
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Murray Walker signs with ITV for 1997

It was reported today on BBC that Murray Walker, BBC's longtime F1 commentator, would be joining ITV's broadcast team for the 1997 Formula One season. ...

Formula One Motor Racing FAQ (modified 5/15/96), Part 1/2
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Formula One Motor Racing FAQ (modified 5/15/96), Part 1/2

Archive-name: sports/formula-one-faq/part1 Posting-Frequency: monthly Last-modified: May 15, 1996 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 ...

Hungarian GP Jordan preview
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Hungarian GP Jordan preview

Rubens Barrichello has scored World Championship points at each of the last two events and will be looking for a third successive points-finish for Benson and Hedges Total Jordan Peugeot at the next race on the calendar, the Hungarian Grand ...

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,...

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...