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Tue 20 Dec 2005
Thu 23 Jun 2005
Stoddart comments on US Grand Prix
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Stoddart comments on US Grand Prix

A personal account of events surrounding the 2005 US Grand Prix by Minardi team principal Paul Stoddart "Much has been said about the farce that occurred on Sunday, June 19, in Indianapolis, and I feel that in the interests of transparency, it...

Mon 12 Sep 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Mo Nunn closes a chapter in his lifeHeadline
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CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Mo Nunn closes a chapter in his life

Morris Nunn has pretty much seen it all and done it all in motorsports. Nunn has worked with and/or owned Formula One teams, done the same in Champ Car and the Indy Racing League and now, well, maybe it might be time to play a bit more golf with...

Thu 07 Apr 2005
Gil de Ferran biography
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Gil de Ferran biography

Gil de Ferran, one of auto racing's most sophisticated and diverse drivers, made history in May of 2003 by taking the chequered flag at the 87th running of the Indianapolis 500 and retiring at the end of that season with a victory in his final...

Thu 24 Nov 2005
Legge pilots Minardi F1 carHeadline

Legge pilots Minardi F1 car

Form followed function for Katherine Legge today as the three-time 2005 Toyota Atlantic Championship race winner clocked 27 learning laps at speed on the Autodromo Vallelunga road course near Rome. Katherine Legge. Photo by ...

Tue 01 Feb 2005
Williams launches the FW27 at ValenciaHeadline
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Williams launches the FW27 at Valencia

On January 31st it was the turn of Williams to launch its 2005 challenger and the FW27 was revealed at Valencia in Spain. As with other new cars that have been launched, the appearance of the FW27 shows the effects of the new regulations for this...

Thu 23 Jun 2005
Mosley comments on US Grand Prix
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Mosley comments on US Grand Prix

FIA president Max Mosley replies to questions about the US Grand Prix Q: What about the American fans who travelled long distances and spent a lot of money to see a race with only 6 cars? Max Mosley: My personal view, and it is only my...

Fri 22 Apr 2005
Alonso awarded Bandini trophy
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Alonso awarded Bandini trophy

Fernando Alonso and Flavio Briatore were recipients of awards at last night's Lorenzo Bandini Trophy ceremony in Brisighella. Lorenzo Bandini is not a household name. The Italian, killed during the 1967 Monaco Grand Prix at the wheel of his ...

Tue 01 Nov 2005
Franz Tost to head Toro Rosso
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Franz Tost to head Toro Rosso

Red Bull GmbH announces that Franz Tost will take on the role of Team Principal of the Squadra Toro Rosso, as from 1st January 2006. The 49 year old Austrian has been Track Operation Manager at BMW Motorsport since June 2000. Tost has a wealth...

Sun 02 Jan 2005
Bekaert Sorevi to expand U.S. operations

Bekaert Sorevi to expand U.S. operations

The Performance Racing Industry trade show took place at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis December 9-11, attracting racers and motorsports manufacturers from around the globe. The world's largest trade show for professional racers has...

Wed 19 Oct 2005
Alonso wins Chinese GP, Renault is championHeadline
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Alonso wins Chinese GP, Renault is champion

Fernando Alonso won the Chinese Grand Prix, leading from pole to flag, and with Giancarlo Fisichella fourth Renault celebrated its first constructors' championship as a full works team. In a race of bizarre incidents, that began even before the ...

Sun 18 Sep 2005
Speed is the name and the gameHeadline

Speed is the name and the game

Scott Speed. His name says it all and the 22-year-old Californian is firmly headed for the big time in motorsports: the FIA Formula One Championship.

Sun 04 Dec 2005
Kubica and Mondini enjoy first test
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Kubica and Mondini enjoy first test

A successful F1 baptism for Kubica As winner of the World Series by Renault, Robert Kubica had his first run in a Formula 1 car today. And not any old car, as it was the World Championship winning Renault R25. The Pole completed 41 laps, and set...

Sat 23 Apr 2005
Scuadra Fortia Atlantic team names second driver

Scuadra Fortia Atlantic team names second driver

San Diego, CA (January 3, 2002) - Allen Berg, former FIA F1 driver and owner of Scuadra Fortia announced today that Argentinean Waldemar Coronas has committed to drive for the team in the 2002 CART Toyota Atlantic Championship Series. Coronas,...

Fri 22 Jul 2005
Hockenheim offers fans the ultimate experience
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Hockenheim offers fans the ultimate experience

There are only a few days left until the 12th German Grand Prix, the highlight of the Formula 1 calendar in Germany. From July 22nd to 24th the Hockenheimring offers exciting races, first class entertainment and plenty more besides for all ...

Mon 01 Aug 2005
Hungarian GP: Toyota race notes
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Hungarian GP: Toyota race notes

Panasonic Toyota Racing is celebrating after Ralf Schumacher secured the team's fourth podium finish of the season at today's Hungarian Grand Prix. Under the scorching sun at the Hungaroring, Ralf raced strongly all afternoon to take the flag in...

Fri 25 Feb 2005
The Ferrari 055 engine
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The Ferrari 055 engine

Paolo Martinelli, Ferrari's head of engine development, talks about the new 055 engine "The new F1 engine -- a 90 degree V10 -- which will be used for the forthcoming championship, fitted to the F2005 is called the 055. Luca di ...

Sat 02 Apr 2005
Zonta sets the pace in Bahrain GP first practiceHeadline
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Zonta sets the pace in Bahrain GP first practice

Toyota third driver Ricardo Zonta put in his usual competent performance to set a fastest time of 1:31.449 in Friday's first practice session for the Bahrain Grand Prix. In what was mostly an uneventful session Michael Schumacher was second...

Tue 11 Oct 2005
Raikkonen wins thrilling Japanese GPHeadline
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Raikkonen wins thrilling Japanese GP

McLaren's Kimi Raikkonen made a superb drive to victory from near the back of the grid at the Japanese Grand Prix, overtaking the Renault of Giancarlo Fisichella for the lead on the last lap from the chequered flag. Fisichella came home second and...

Sun 10 Jul 2005
Alonso storms to pole for British GPHeadline
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Alonso storms to pole for British GP

Renault's Fernando Alonso put in a storming qualifying lap to take pole position for the British Grand Prix, snatching the top spot from title rival Kimi Raikkonen by just three hundredths of a second with a time of 1:19.905. But the McLaren man...

Fri 15 Jul 2005
BAR interview with Takeo Kiuchi
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BAR interview with Takeo Kiuchi

Honda's Head of Worldwide Automobile Racing and F1 Project Leader, Takeo Kiuchi, talks about his rise to the top of Honda's F1 programme, engineering for Prost and Senna, and looks at the 2005 season so far. Takeo Kiuchi. Photo by LAT...

Sat 26 Feb 2005
Jordan launches in Moscow's Red SquareHeadline
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Jordan launches in Moscow's Red Square

Jordan Grand Prix held the official presentation of its 2005 car in Moscow's Red Square on February 25th, with drivers Narain Karthikeyan and Tiago Monteiro braving the snow to greet the media. The team also confirmed that Robert Doornbos, who...

Tue 02 Aug 2005
Raikkonen takes cool victory at Hungarian GPHeadline
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Raikkonen takes cool victory at Hungarian GP

As the temperatures soared at the Hungarian Grand Prix, McLaren's Kimi Raikkonen took a cool victory and closed the gap to championship rival Fernando Alonso by 10 points, as Alonso failed to score. Michael Schumacher couldn't hold off Raikkonen's...

Wed 19 Oct 2005
Button calls for bigger carsHeadline
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Button calls for bigger cars

After Justin Wilson lost out to little Anthony Davidson as Alex Yoong's replacement at Minardi for two races, Jenson Button claims that shorter drivers have an unfair advantage in Formula One. Davidson is five foot three, whereas Wilson is a foot...

Sun 03 Apr 2005
Alonso storms to pole position for Bahrain GPHeadline
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Alonso storms to pole position for Bahrain GP

Fernando Alonso put in a scorching lap to secure pole position for the Bahrain Grand Prix, his second consecutive front of the grid start. The Renault man clocked an aggregate time of 3:01.902, nearly half a second quicker than Michael Schumacher,...

Tue 01 Mar 2005
McLaren logistics for fly-away races
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McLaren logistics for fly-away races

With only four days to go until the start of the 2005 Formula One season in Australia, the logistical effort behind transporting the West McLaren Mercedes team and equipment to Melbourne, and the following two fly-away races, has been underway...

Thu 07 Jul 2005
Silverstone calms security concerns
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Silverstone calms security concerns

After several explosions in central London this morning, the Silverstone circuit has reassured race goers that security measures are in place for this weekend's British Grand Prix. The race is a sell-out, with 100,000 tickets sold. "Following...

Fri 01 Apr 2005
Too early for Toyota to win?Headline
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Too early for Toyota to win?

Toyota surprised many in the Malaysian Grand Prix when Jarno Trulli took the team's first ever podium in second place, but the Italian thinks it's too early to think about winning a race. Toyota was competitive at Sepang, where Ralf Schumacher...

Fri 11 Feb 2005
IRL: IMS names Phil Lengyel to Marketing staff
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IRL: IMS names Phil Lengyel to Marketing staff

Longtime Disney Executive Named To New IMS Marketing Post INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2005 -- Phil Lengyel, a longtime member of the Walt Disney Company management team, will move to a newly created position with the Indianapolis Motor ...

Mon 20 Jun 2005
Thu 10 Feb 2005
FIA may abandon cost cutting plansHeadline
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FIA may abandon cost cutting plans

It seems that FIA President Max Mosley is once again getting fed up with the lack of decision making between the teams and has said the FIA could abandon its efforts to cut costs in F1. Only Ferrari turned up at a meeting at the end of January to...

Sat 23 Jul 2005
Wurz stays fastest on German GP FridayHeadline
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Wurz stays fastest on German GP Friday

McLaren third driver Alex Wurz once again claimed the top spot in the second practice session for the German Grand Prix, his time of 1:13.973 about three tenths quicker than he was in the morning. Teammate Kimi Raikkonen was six tenths astray in...

Fri 05 Aug 2005
Schumacher happy for MassaHeadline
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Schumacher happy for Massa

Michael Schumacher is pleased that Felipe Massa will race for Ferrari next year and believes the Brazilian youngster deserves the chance to shine. Massa was test driver for the Scuderia in 2003 and will replace Rubens Barrichello for ...

Fri 09 Sep 2005
Durango team wishes Monfardini the best

Durango team wishes Monfardini the best

Durango - Mellaredo, 8 September 2005 Durango Team - Ferdinando Monfardini -- With one accord, Durango Team has agreed to allow Monfardini to pursue his carrier. Durango thanks Ferdinando Monfardini, his management and his sponsors for all the...

Fri 12 Aug 2005
The rumour mill keeps turningHeadline
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The rumour mill keeps turning

While F1 is still on the summer break the rumour mill is busy churning out gossip and speculation as there is little in the way of definite news to talk about. We all know how unreliable the rumours can be, although sometimes they turn out right,...

Mon 12 Sep 2005
Montoya wins tense Italian GPHeadline
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Montoya wins tense Italian GP

McLaren's Juan Pablo Montoya took victory in the Italian Grand Prix with a strong drive from pole to flag, despite some tyre worries in the last laps. Renault had both cars on the podium with Fernando Alonso and Giancarlo Fisichella in second and...