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Thu 07 Jan 1999
Ford Cosworth V10 CR-1 Fast Facts
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Ford Cosworth V10 CR-1 Fast Facts

TEN FAST FACTS ABOUT THE NEW FORD COSWORTH V10 CR-1 ENGINE * The FORD COSWORTH V10 CR-1 engine is completely new. It has no carry-over parts from the previous engines. * The FORD COSWORTH V10 CR-1 is significantly smaller than the engine ...

Tue 14 Sep 1999
Jaguar Motorsport Heritage
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Jaguar Motorsport Heritage

MAHWAH, N.J., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Jaguar has been involved in motorsport since the company was founded by Sir William Lyons in 1922. The Coventry-based luxury car manufacturer has seven times won the ...

Wed 08 Sep 1999
Worlds collided at Indy-F1 series at Monza
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Worlds collided at Indy-F1 series at Monza

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 8, 1999 -- So steep is the Monza banking that climbing it -- even in ideal circumstances -- is a near impossibility, but if there is enough incentive it can be done, as Jimmy Bryan proved. While practicing for the 1957...

Thu 15 Apr 1999
Harvey Postlethwaite dead
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Harvey Postlethwaite dead

The world of Formula One is in shock following the news that designer Harvey Postlethwaite has died of a heart attack. Postlethwaite, 55, who designed cars for the Hesketh, Wolf, Tyrrell and Ferrari teams, complained of chest pains at the ...

Tue 16 Feb 1999
Jackie Stewart On Jeff Gordon
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Jackie Stewart On Jeff Gordon

JACKIE STEWART THINKS GORDON COULD BE MORE THAN FLASH IN F1 PAN Formula One legend gives thumbs-up to construction at Speedway during visit INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 16, 1999 -- Formula One legend Jackie Stewart says he would "love to" see ...

Fri 31 Dec 1999
Jacques Villeneuve, Danni Minogue wed in Australia
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Jacques Villeneuve, Danni Minogue wed in Australia

Jacques Villeneuve and Danni Minogue were set to get married in Sydney at the start of the new millennium according to press reports. They met earlier this year at the Spanish Grand Prix, making it a memorable event for Jacques and Danni at...

Thu 07 Jan 1999
Ford and Cosworth Racing - History
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Ford and Cosworth Racing - History

FORD AND COSWORTH RACING - A LEGENDARY PARTNERSHIP Ford's successful purchase of Cosworth Racing in September 1998 cemented a long standing relationship which began more than 35 years ago and has seen the development of a succession of...

Wed 22 Dec 1999
Joan Villadelprat leaves Benetton
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Joan Villadelprat leaves Benetton

Joan Villadelprat leaves Benetton Benetton has just announced that Joan Villadelprat will be leaving his post of Operations Director and Team Manager at the end of the year. Joan said "I have really enjoyed my 10 years at Benetton but feel ...

Thu 01 Jul 1999
Alex Yoong signed by Brylcreem
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Alex Yoong signed by Brylcreem

SARA LEE GROUP SIGNS ALEX YOONG AS MALAYSIA'S AND SINGAPORE'S BRYLCREEM BOY Malaysia's best hope for Formula 1, Alex Yoong, signed a major two year contract with the Sara Lee group (the owner of many major brands worldwide including ...

Wed 27 Oct 1999
Grand prix Reunion at Watkins Glen
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Grand prix Reunion at Watkins Glen

U.S. GRAND PRIX RETURNS TO THE GLEN WITH F1 REUNION F1 TO HIGHLIGHT ZIPPO U.S. VINTAGE GRAND PRIX Watkins Glen, NY (October 27, 1999) - As the United States prepares for the return of Formula One to Indianapolis, Watkins Glen,...

Thu 30 Sep 1999
Austria BMW F1 engine test
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Austria BMW F1 engine test

BMW F1 Engine Test in Zeltweg, Austria From October 5 through 8, BMW will be testing the F1 racing engine designed and built in Munich, on the A1 Ring in Zeltweg, Austria. This will be the first test of the engine on one of the current Grand ...

Fri 31 Dec 1999
Knighthood for Stirling Moss
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Knighthood for Stirling Moss

Stirling Craufurd Moss OBE has been awarded been made a KBE in the New Years Honours list for services to motor racing. During his career he competed in 494 motor races, rallies and sprints, winning 222 of them. -- Stephen M Baines ...

Wed 15 Sep 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Mates, Mika Salo Interview
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Mates, Mika Salo Interview

This week's feature stories are now in the Magazine section at motorsport.com. Included in this week's edition is a candid interview with Mika Salo, who's replaced the injured Michael Schumacher at Ferrari. Salo talks about his marraige to...

Thu 15 Apr 1999
Austrian GP Saturday qualifying
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Austrian GP Saturday qualifying

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Mika Hakkinen FIN McLaren-Mercedes 1:10.954 2. David Coulthard ...

Fri 25 Jun 1999
Damon Hill Retirement Announcement
F1

Damon Hill Retirement Announcement

Damon Hill Press Conference, Magny Cours ======================================== Damon : "As my statement said, I have enjoyed racing in F1 but there comes a time for everyone, and that time has come for me, when that enjoyment factor has ...

Fri 19 Feb 1999
McLaren, Mercedes Have Winning Traditions at Indy
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McLaren, Mercedes Have Winning Traditions at Indy

McLAREN, MERCEDES HAVE ESTABLISHED WINNING TRADITIONS AT INDY By Dan Knutson indyf1.com Special Correspondent INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 19, 1999 -- McLaren-Mercedes, the reigning Formula One World Championship team, has winning ties with the ...

Sun 17 Oct 1999
Malaysian GP Ferrari disqualification confirmed
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Malaysian GP Ferrari disqualification confirmed

Ferrari have been disqualified from the Malaysian Grand Prix. As a result, McLaren and Mika Hakkinen are champions for 1999. Rather unusually, Ferrari have admitted that the panels did not conform with the regulations, but are appealing,...

Fri 24 Sep 1999
Nurburgring F3000 Alex Yoong Qualifying Notes
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Nurburgring F3000 Alex Yoong Qualifying Notes

ALEX YOONG AGAIN MAKES THE CUT FOR FIA INTERNATIONAL F3000 RACE Nurburgring, Germany -- Tursday, 23rd Sept 1999 -- Malaysia's only Formula 1 hope, Alex Yoong today chalked up his second successive qualification for the FIA International F3000...

Thu 02 Dec 1999
F1 News: Minardi, Bruce McLaren, Testing and Jordan
F1

F1 News: Minardi, Bruce McLaren, Testing and Jordan

McLaren's widow in battle over Swiss accounts Bruce McLaren's widow, Patricia Brickett, has set about her husbands former manager Phil Kerr, and is claiming NZ$500,000 off him. She is to appear in court tomorrow, claiming that Kerr took 429,602...

Wed 27 Jan 1999
BMW Motorsports Announcements
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BMW Motorsports Announcements

An Open Secret: Sportscars and Formula 1 MUNICH, January 21, 1999: The absolute highlights in BMW motorsport in 1999 are the development of a new sports car and the test programme for BMW's new Formula 1 power unit. "Preparing our return to...

Sat 18 Dec 1999
FNIPPON: Japan-Malaysia Joint Venture in F1 Driver Project.
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FNIPPON: Japan-Malaysia Joint Venture in F1 Driver Project.

The Malaysian Motorsports Organisers and Competitors Association (MMOCA) has secured an agreement with a consortium of Japanese organisations to jointly fund the Alex Yoong Racing For Malaysia project to place a Malaysian in Formula One within...

Sat 27 Mar 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Races don't have the only restarts
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Races don't have the only restarts

Jan Magnussen is having an interesting 1999: he is trying to establish himself in North American racing after a difficult exit from Formula One. It all started well -- having risen through the usual kart and Formula 3 career stages he was...

Thu 15 Apr 1999
Malaysian GP Williams race notes
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Malaysian GP Williams race notes

A disappointing race put an end to quite a difficult weekend for the Winfield WilliamsF1 team. After starting from 16th position and struggling at the back of the field, Alex Zanardi finished in 10th place. Ralf Schumacher's race didn't last...

Fri 08 Oct 1999
Rumors, Resignations and Uncertain Futures

Rumors, Resignations and Uncertain Futures

Hesketh resigns from board of BRDC In a surprise move, Lord Hesketh has resigned from the board of the BRDC - the club that owns Silverstone. "Sadly, I cannot agree with the part of the proposed restructure which precludes share ownership to...

Sat 27 Mar 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: BTCC: Ford Unveils Ford Racing Fan Site

CHAMPCAR/CART: BTCC: Ford Unveils Ford Racing Fan Site

DEARBORN, Mich., September 1, 1999 - Team Ford Racing, a national fan club for Ford Racing enthusiasts wholly supported and sponsored by Ford Motor Company, debuted today with the unveiling of the Team Ford Racing web site (www.

Mon 20 Dec 1999
Michelin and Santa
F1

Michelin and Santa

Schumacher plays Santa In Italy, Michael Schumacher has been at the Ferrari factory at Maranello dressed as Father Christmas to give out presents to the children of the workers. AFP says that "Schumacher was joined for the event by a couple ...

Sun 21 Nov 1999
F1 News  1999-11-21
F1

F1 News 1999-11-21

Details on Apax/Prodrive deal Prodrive and its boss Dave Richards are set to enter F1, with the aid of venture capitalists Apax. Richards is believed to have sold a 49% stake in the company. Richards would, however, have to buy an existing ...

Thu 14 Oct 1999
Spa-Francorchamps Report
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Spa-Francorchamps Report

1999 Autosport British Formula Three Championship - Round 14 - Spa-Francorchamps, September 24th/25th/26th. Race Report by Stella-Maria Thomas and Lynne Waite Qualifying: Dry, cool. The foreign contenders might have expected to do better...

Sun 01 Aug 1999
Silverstone Race Report
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Silverstone Race Report

1999 Autosport British Formula Three Championship Round 9 - Silverstone, July 8th/9th/10th Race Report by Stella-Maria Thomas and Lynne Waite Yet more changes: Alex Yoong has finally got his budget together but was too late for Alan ...

Tue 14 Sep 1999
Jaguar Back in Formula One
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Jaguar Back in Formula One

Ford Motor Company has announced that Jaguar will contest next year's FIA Formula One World Championship. The British-based luxury car maker will take the place of Stewart-Ford, which the Ford Motor Company acquired last June, on the Formula One...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Cosworth Names New Managing Director

CHAMPCAR/CART: Cosworth Names New Managing Director

Cosworth Racing News Cosworth Racing has announced the appointment of Trevor Crisp as its new managing director. Mr Crisp is currently the group chief engineer for powertrain engineering at Jaguar Cars. His appointment follows the announcement...

Thu 15 Apr 1999
Malaysian GP Saturday Williams notes
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Malaysian GP Saturday Williams notes

Ralf Schumacher and Alex Zanardi will start from eighth and 16th positions respectively in the first ever Malaysian Grand Prix. Not happy with his car's balance in the first three runs of qualifying, Ralf improved his time of 1.2 seconds in his...

Malaysian GP Minardi race notes
F1

Malaysian GP Minardi race notes

MARC GENE' Chassis 04 9 1:37:10.056 "I did a very good start passing Zanardi after the first three corners. Afterwards, I managed to follow the rhythm of Frentzen and of the other cars. Fifteen laps before the stop my tyres were ...

Wed 24 Nov 1999
Schumacher splits with spokesman
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Schumacher splits with spokesman

It is being reported by Agence France Presse that Michael Schumacher has split with his spokesman Heiner Buchinger. Willi Weber said "The arrangement with Heiner Buchinger will finish at the end of the year". The exact reason for the split...

Sat 27 Mar 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Where Are All The Kids?

CHAMPCAR/CART: Where Are All The Kids?

"The earthshaking sound of twenty Can-Am cars coming over the crest of a hill on their pace lap made me want to be involved in racing forever. So it really disturbs me that when I go to races now I see so few of the next generation getting to love...

Mon 26 Apr 1999
Burti vence e agora ? vice-l?der
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Burti vence e agora ? vice-l?der

Burti vence e agora é vice-líder by Adriana Rodrigues - motorsport.com - Motorsport News International Neste domingo (25/4) foram disputadas duas etapas do Campeonato Inglês de Fórmula 3, ambas no circuito de...