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Sat 21 Jul 2001
Ferrari announces organizational structure

Ferrari announces organizational structure

The Chairman and CEO of the Ferrari group, Luca di Montezemolo, has today announced the new organizational structure for the Company. Two General Managers, Amedeo Felisa for the production cars area and Jean Todt for the motorsport activities of...

Tue 18 Dec 2001
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: "& ...

Thu 18 Jan 2001
Muri? el Arquitecto Rebaque
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Muri? el Arquitecto Rebaque

Ayer viernes 13 de enero murió en México el arquitecto Héctor Alonso Rebaque, padre del gran piloto mexicano de F1 y CART del mismo nombre. El "arqui", como era popularmente conocido, fue un excelente piloto mexicano tanto en pista como en ...

Wed 09 May 2001
Ferrari official balance sheet released
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Ferrari official balance sheet released

Official balance sheet results released Maranello, 8th May 2001 -- The Board of Shareholders of Ferrari S.p.A. today met and approved the Consolidated results of the Group (Ferrari and Maserati) as of December 31, 2000. The year 2000 allowed...

Fri 27 Apr 2001
Michele Alboreto Killed in Testing Accident

Michele Alboreto Killed in Testing Accident

Wednesday April 25th, 2001 Former Formula One driver Michele Alboreto was killed today during testing, Italian Press Agency ANSA reports. Alboreto was killed at the Lausitzring circuit in Germany while he was preparing for this year's Le Mans...

Thu 08 Mar 2001
Graham Beveridge memorial information
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Graham Beveridge memorial information

Support for the family of track marshal Graham Beveridge of Winfield near Bundaberg in Queensland, who was tragically killed following an accident at the Australian Grand Prix, is streaming in from all over the world. Moral support from motor ...

Fri 13 Jul 2001
Remembering Pedro Rodr?guez July 11, 1971

Remembering Pedro Rodr?guez July 11, 1971

Nuremberg: A Sunday 30 Years Ago by Carlos Eduardo Jalife Villalón -Scuderia Rodríguez - México (Taken from the biography "The Rodríguez Brothers" soon to be published) In Nuremberg, the second Sunday in July is race day, just like ...

Sun 04 Feb 2001
ATCC: An Asian (non Japanese) Formula 1 driver, when ?
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ATCC: An Asian (non Japanese) Formula 1 driver, when ?

Yoong, Karthikeyan and Mikola, the Formula Asia legacy Six years have passed since the inaugural Formula Asia International Series in 1994 was launched. The products of Asia's first ever single seater series Alex Yoong from Malaysia, Narain ...

Sun 04 Nov 2001
Ralf Schumacher talks about Alex Zanardi's accident
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Ralf Schumacher talks about Alex Zanardi's accident

Ralf Schumacher spoke for the first time about the terrible accident involving Alex Zanardi in September. In 1999, Ralf Schumacher was Alex Zanardi's team mate at Williams. The popular Italian struggled to match the performance of his younger ...

Fri 23 Nov 2001
Australian GP Mini Celebrity Challenge news
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Australian GP Mini Celebrity Challenge news

New MINIs to make World Racing Debut at Celebrity Challenge The world's most exciting small car, the new MINI Cooper, will makes its world racing debut when it "roars" back into action in the MINI Celebrity Challenge at the 2002 Foster's...

Sun 21 Jan 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Master Kart - en Punta del Este la Conferencia de Presnsa
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Master Kart - en Punta del Este la Conferencia de Presnsa

Se llevó a cabo en Punta del Este la Conferencia de Prensa donde se presentó el Master Kart Copa Gonzalo Rodriguez. Asistieron todos los pilotos que intervendrán de este evento que, deportivamente en pista, comienza mañana en un circuito que...

Tue 18 Dec 2001
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 ...

Sat 01 Dec 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Cosworth Racing appoints Brendon Connor, CEO

CHAMPCAR/CART: Cosworth Racing appoints Brendon Connor, CEO

[Northampton] - Brendan Connor has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Cosworth Racing to form a new leadership team, following the retirement of Trevor Crisp from the position of CEO and Managing Director. Assuming...

Wed 07 Nov 2001
Williams promote engineers to aero role
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Williams promote engineers to aero role

BMW WilliamsF1's technical director Patrick Head announced that engineers Nick Alcock and Jason Somerville will fill the vacancy left by departing aerodynamics chief Geoff Willis. Willis is moving to rivals British American Racing (BAR) as ...

Sun 13 May 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Paul Morgan dies in flying accident
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Paul Morgan dies in flying accident

May 11, 2001 - Paul Morgan, co-founder of Ilmor Engineering, died today in England when the plane he was piloting crashed during landing. Morgan, 52, was a partner in Ilmor with Mario Illien, Roger Penske and Mercedes-Benz. Roger Penske said,...

Mon 05 Mar 2001
Track Marshal dies of injuries at Australian GP
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Track Marshal dies of injuries at Australian GP

Australian Grand Prix winner Michael Schumacher announced at the post-race press conference that a track marshal (corner worker) had died of injuries sustained from the Villeneuve/R. Schumacher accident. "Unfortunately we've just been told that...

Sat 01 Dec 2001
Montoya the superior test driver: Patrick Head
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Montoya the superior test driver: Patrick Head

Patrick Head has said that Ralf Schumacher does not put in as much work during testing as Juan Pablo Montoya. Speaking with German motoring journal "Auto Motor und Sport" Head said that Schumacher was less involved with the technical analysis of...

Sat 13 Oct 2001
Sarah Kavanagh linked to McLaren
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Sarah Kavanagh linked to McLaren

Ireland's Sarah Kavanagh may be set to join the McLaren F1 team as a 2nd test driver for the 2002 season. The 28 year-old Dubliner is awaiting news of whether she is to become the first woman in 12 years to join motorsport's top ...

Mon 18 Jun 2001
NA-F2000: Jean-Guy Courcelles died Sunday morning, June 10

NA-F2000: Jean-Guy Courcelles died Sunday morning, June 10

FAIRFIELD, N.J. - The U.S. F2000 National Championship Presented by Speedvision is saddened to announce the death of its road course starter, Jean-Guy Courcelles. Mr. Courcelles passed away early Sunday morning in Montreal, Que., Can.

Mon 12 Nov 2001
Thu 29 Nov 2001
Jonathan Cochet victorieux ? Macao
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Jonathan Cochet victorieux ? Macao

Jonathan COCHET pilote d'essai de l'écurie Prost Grand-Prix remporte un succès retentissant lors de la Coupe du Monde de Formule 3 en Corée. Victorieux ce week-end de la Coupe du Monde de Formule 3 en Corée, après être passé très près...

Fri 23 Nov 2001
FIA confirms ban on tobacco advertising
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FIA confirms ban on tobacco advertising

The FIA, the world governing body of motor racing, confirmed today (21 November 2001) that tobacco advertising and sponsorship by cigarette makers will be banned at the end of the 2006 season. The World Motor Sport Council voted to ban tobacco ...

Sun 14 Oct 2001
Japanese GP results
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Japanese GP results

<pre> Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time ------------------------------------------------------------------ 1. Michael Schumacher D Ferrari 1:27:33.298 2. Juan Montoya COL...

Sat 28 Apr 2001
IRL: IF3: Alboreto Funeral

IRL: IF3: Alboreto Funeral

Basiglio, Italy -- Family, friends, companions and fans attended the funeral of Audi works driver Michele Alboreto (44) at a service held on Friday afternoon at the Catholic Parrocchia Gesu Salvatore church in Basiglio, Italy, situated south-west...

Tue 18 Dec 2001
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 ...

Sat 17 Nov 2001
Gascoyne raids Jordan for engineering staff
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Gascoyne raids Jordan for engineering staff

Mike Gascoyne, the former Jordan chief designer, left the team last year for Renault, has returned to recruit engineers from his former team. Engineers Bob Bell, Chris Cooney, Bob Halloway and John Iley have left Jordan, and will now be working...

Sun 26 Aug 2001
F1 legend Ken Tyrrell dead at age 77
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F1 legend Ken Tyrrell dead at age 77

By Tom Haapanen - motorsport.com One of the most influential and best-known Formula One team owners, Ken Tyrrell, died early this morning at his home in Surrey after a lengthy battle with cancer, having been diagnosed with the disease in ...

Fri 02 Mar 2001
US and Canada TV schedule for Australian GP
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US and Canada TV schedule for Australian GP

<pre> COUNTRY DATE TIME CHANNEL NOTES Canada Fri. March 2 8:55pm RDS (33) Qualifying (live) * Canada Fri. March 2 9:00pm Speedvision Qualifying (live) * Canada Fri. March 2 9:00pm ...

Fri 07 Dec 2001
SBRS: WKA: CHAMPCAR/CART: Herta looking at possible future in Formula One
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SBRS: WKA: CHAMPCAR/CART: Herta looking at possible future in Formula One

Former FedEx Championship Auto Racing Teams series driver Bryan Herta has recently started his campaign to join the world of Formula One. The 31-year-old American was left adrift when Gerald Forsythe shut down Forsythe Championship Racing at the...

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...

Wed 23 May 2001
Minardi's Gabriele Rumi dies
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Minardi's Gabriele Rumi dies

FAENZA, ITALY, May 22, 2001 -- Last night 61-year-old Gabriele Rumi died after a brave fight against cancer. It will be extremely hard to forget the passion and the determination which have characterized his 20 years-presence in Formula...

Mon 12 Nov 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Resultado Oficial das 500 Milhas de Kart da Granja Viana
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Resultado Oficial das 500 Milhas de Kart da Granja Viana

<pre> Resultado Oficial da 5a edição das 500 Milhas de Kart da Granja Viana: 1o - Tony Kanaan / Rubens Barrichello / Mario Habberfeld (Tic Tac) - 707 voltas. 2o - Renato Russo / Victor de Campos / A Urbano / Segio Pistili ( Planac) - 699...

Thu 12 Jul 2001
Jaguar Racing and HSBC renew sponsorship

Jaguar Racing and HSBC renew sponsorship

HSBC Renews Principal Sponsorship Of Jaguar Racing London, Tuesday 10th July 2001, 11:15 BST: HSBC Holdings plc has renewed its sponsorship of, Jaguar Racing, until the end of the 2004 season. HSBC, Jaguar Racing's principal sponsor, began ...

Mon 24 Dec 2001
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...

Sun 14 Oct 2001
GP du Japon apprendre ? course
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GP du Japon apprendre ? course

Heinz-Harald Frentzen -- Prost Acer AP04 - 06 Spare car / mulet : AP04 -- 01 "J'ai commencé la course avec un sérieux handicap : un contact avec Pedro De La Rosa a cassé mon aileron avant, et des pièces se sont coincées sous la voiture....

Fri 27 Apr 2001
Michele Alboreto biography

Michele Alboreto biography

Michele Alboreto Date of birth: 23 December 1956 Place of birth: Milan (I) Place of residence: Monte Carlo (MC) Status: Married to Nadia, two daughters Previous Le Mans races: 8 (Winner in 1997) Started career in: 1976 (Audi driver since ...

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