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Mon 16 Aug 1999
AMAPROSTAR-INDY: Final Qualifying
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AMAPROSTAR-INDY: Final Qualifying

FINAL QUALIFYING: AMA/Prostar Pingel Thunder Nationals INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, 08/16/99 05:59:59 -- Qualifying results after 4 round(s) of qualifying at the AMA/Prostar Thunder Nationals, presented by Pingel Enterprises, held at Indianapolis ...

Wed 15 Sep 1999
AMA/Prostar Atco Final Qualifying
AMA

AMA/Prostar Atco Final Qualifying

ATCO, New Jersey - Final qualifying results after 4 round(s) of qualifying at the 35th annual AMA/Prostar US Motorcycle Nationals, held at Atco Raceway, shown with position, name, hometown, make, elapsed time and speed in mph: TOP FUEL 1,...

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

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...

Tue 14 Sep 1999
Jaguar Motorsport Heritage
F1

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 ...

Thu 07 Jan 1999
Ford Cosworth V10 CR-1 Fast Facts
F1

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 ...

Sat 12 Jun 1999
Prostar Rockingham Final Qualifying
AMA

Prostar Rockingham Final Qualifying

Results courtesy DRAGBIKE.COM ROCKINGHAM, nc, 06/11/99 09:47:18 -- Qualifying results after 3 round(s) of qualifying at the AMA/Prostar Schnitz Racing Summer Nationals (round 4 of 8), held at Rockingham Dragway, shown with position, name, ...

Tue 07 Sep 1999
Petit Le Mans TV Coverage

Petit Le Mans TV Coverage

The Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta, Braselton, Ga. race six, 1999 American Le Mans Series Saturday, Sept. 18, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. NBC telecast Sunday, Sept. 19 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. race highlights Petit Le Mans Radio ...

Wed 29 Sep 1999
Laguna Seca Television and Radio Web Broadcast Schedule

Laguna Seca Television and Radio Web Broadcast Schedule

The VISA Sports Car Championships at Laguna Seca Raceway, Monterey, Calif. race seven, 1999 American Le Mans Series Sunday, Oct. 10, noon to 2:45 p.m. PT (3 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. ET) CNBC telecast Sunday, Oct. 10 4 p.m....

Fri 31 Dec 1999
Jacques Villeneuve, Danni Minogue wed in Australia
F1

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...

Tue 13 Jul 1999
AMA/Prostar Chicago: Qualifying
AMA

AMA/Prostar Chicago: Qualifying

CHICAGO, IL, 07/13/99 07:05:40 -- Qualifying results after 4 round(s) of qualifying at the AMA/PROSTAR TRIM TEX STREET FIGHTER NATIONALS, held at ROUTE 66 RACEWAY, shown with position, name, hometown, make, elapsed time and speed in mph: TOP...

Thu 15 Apr 1999
Harvey Postlethwaite dead
F1

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 ...

Thu 01 Jul 1999
Alex Yoong signed by Brylcreem
BF3

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 ...

Tue 16 Feb 1999
Jackie Stewart On Jeff Gordon
F1

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 ...

Wed 22 Dec 1999
Joan Villadelprat leaves Benetton
F1

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 ...

Wed 27 Oct 1999
Grand prix Reunion at Watkins Glen
F1

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,...

Wed 15 Sep 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Mates, Mika Salo Interview
F1

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 07 Jan 1999
Ford and Cosworth Racing - History
F1

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 01 Dec 1999
Dodge Viper Has Most Successful Year Yet

Dodge Viper Has Most Successful Year Yet

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Dec. 11 1999 - With its recent overall victory in the FIA GT Series, coupled with its undefeated season in the inaugural year of the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) season and repeated success in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the...

Fri 31 Dec 1999
Knighthood for Stirling Moss
F1

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 ...

Thu 25 Nov 1999
Rob Muzzy To Tune Kawasaki's Prostar Teams
AMA

Rob Muzzy To Tune Kawasaki's Prostar Teams

Irvine, Calif. -- Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., and motorcycle racing's most famous engine building tuner, Rob Muzzy, have created a partnership that will se the two entities combine efforts in a commitment to winning the 2000 AMA/Prostar ...

Fri 29 Oct 1999
Reynard's 2KQ Sportscar Test Results

Reynard's 2KQ Sportscar Test Results

REYNARD'S 2KQ SPORTSCAR COMPLETES SUCCESSFUL RICARD TEST Brackley, UK. 28th October 1999 Raynard's 2KQ Sportscar completed its second test at Paul Ricard this week. The 2KQ, which was officially launched to the world last week, has completed...

Thu 30 Sep 1999
Austria BMW F1 engine test
F1

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 ...

Sun 17 Oct 1999
Malaysian GP Ferrari disqualification confirmed
F1

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 29 Oct 1999
Las Vegas Entry List

Las Vegas Entry List

American Le Mans Series Grand Prix of Las Vegas Sanctioned by SPORTS CAR Las Vegas Motor Speedway/Las Vegas, NV November 5 - 7, 1999 Official Entry List - as of 10/26/99 PROTOTYPE 0 Eric van de Poele/San Diego, CA Domenico ...

Sat 27 Mar 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Races don't have the only restarts
F1

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...

Sun 01 Aug 1999
Silverstone Race Report
BF3

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 ...

Thu 15 Apr 1999
Austrian GP Saturday qualifying
F1

Austrian GP Saturday qualifying

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

Tue 05 Oct 1999
Pat Schutte Joining G-2 Communications

Pat Schutte Joining G-2 Communications

Bloomfield Hills, Mich., October 5 - Pat Schutte has joined G-2 Communications, Inc. as an account manager for G-2's motorsports PR business with DaimlerChrysler Corporation. Schutte's responsibilities include acting as Public Relations Manager...

Thu 15 Apr 1999
Malaysian GP Saturday Williams notes
F1

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...

Fri 24 Sep 1999
Nurburgring F3000 Alex Yoong Qualifying Notes
F1

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...

Sun 27 Jun 1999
BMW Mosport Withdrawal

BMW Mosport Withdrawal

Round 3, American Le Mans Series 27 June 1999, Mosport Park (CDN) The BMW V12 LMR will not be starting in Mosport Park Munich/Mosport. BMW Motorsport has decided not to line up the two BMW V12 LMR on the starting grid for the race in Mosport...

Thu 15 Apr 1999
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 ...

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...

Thu 15 Apr 1999
Japanese GP Friday 1st practice
F1

Japanese GP Friday 1st practice

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Mika Hakkinen FIN McLaren-Mercedes 1:41.746 2. David Coulthard ...

Las Vegas Sunday Track Notes

Las Vegas Sunday Track Notes

1999 American Le Mans Series Grand Prix of Las Vegas Date: Sunday November 7, 1999 Changes to the starting order for the American Le Mans Series Grand Prix of Las Vegas: ...

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

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...