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Sat 13 Jul 2002
New Mercedes Grandstand at Hockenheim
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New Mercedes Grandstand at Hockenheim

The new attractive Mercedes grandstand at the shortened and rebuilt Grand Prix track of the Hockenheimring is currently under construction and will be finished after the record time of three months, right in time for the German Grand Prix from 26...

Mon 23 Dec 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Johansson forms two car CART teamHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Johansson forms two car CART team

INDIANAPOLIS (December 20, 2002) - Former Champ Car driver Stefan Johansson announced today the formation of American Spirit Team Johansson, a complete two-car effort that will campaign the 2003 Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series ...

Thu 14 Feb 2002
Coroner's findings in Australia GP death

Coroner's findings in Australia GP death

State coroner Graeme Johnstone has released his findings following the inquest into the death of race marshal Graham Beveridge at the Australian GP last year. Johnstone said the Australian Grand Prix Corporation (AGPC) did not manage the risk to...

Thu 03 Jan 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Emerson Fittipaldi injured in a bicycle accident
F1

CHAMPCAR/CART: Emerson Fittipaldi injured in a bicycle accident

Miami, Florida (December 24) -- Emerson Fittipaldi was injured in a bicycle accident while out riding last night when he struck a bike laying in the middle of the street. The accident occurred near his home. The two-time Formula One World...

Sun 15 Dec 2002
Interview with Jaguar's Mark Gillan
F1

Interview with Jaguar's Mark Gillan

The re-structuring of the Jaguar Racing technical department has handed Dr. Mark Gillan a pivotal role. He is responsible for all technical issues of the car at the racetrack and his input into the aerodynamic performance of the forthcoming Jaguar...

Tue 03 Sep 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Forsythe puts Villeneuve offer in writingHeadline
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Forsythe puts Villeneuve offer in writing

Team Players' boss Jerry Forsythe confirmed at the Denver CART weekend that an offer for the services of Jacques Villeneuve has now been officially put in writing. A previous verbal offer was turned down by Villeneuve's manager but Forsythe has...

Sat 19 Jan 2002
AA Kyalami - Managing Director interviewed

AA Kyalami - Managing Director interviewed

Motorsport.com's Erica Southey interviewed Mr Piet Swanepoel, Managing Director of AA Kyalami Racing Circuit South Africa. Mr Piet Swanepoel cleared up the confusion about the rumours that part of AA Kyalami race track was sold off for development.

Sun 03 Mar 2002
Australian GP Saturday qualifying
F1

Australian GP Saturday qualifying

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Rubens Barrichello BR Ferrari 1:25.843 2. Michael Schumacher ...

Wed 27 Nov 2002
Alesi to support young French drivers
DTM

Alesi to support young French drivers

Jean Alesi has teamed up with the French Federation of Sport Automobile (FFSA) in an effort to support up-and-coming young French drivers. The former Formula One driver has taken the position of Captain of the French team for the FFSA and will ...

Fri 28 Jun 2002
100 questions to Salo, part 1
F1

100 questions to Salo, part 1

Toyota's Mika Salo answers 100 questions on subjects from his schooling to his favourites television programme. Part 1 of 2 1. What are your parents called? My father Seppo and my mother Tarja. Both of them are now half-retired, but they both...

Fri 15 Mar 2002
Liqui Moly signs sponsor package with Jordan Formula One

Liqui Moly signs sponsor package with Jordan Formula One

Liqui Moly Agrees Jordan Sponsorship Liqui Moly has agreed a two-year sponsorship of DHL Jordan Honda, commencing at this weekend's second round of the 2002 Formula One World Championship in Malaysia. Based in Ulm, Germany, Liqui Moly is a ...

Tue 05 Nov 2002
ToyotaF1 sign up CART champion da Matta
F1

ToyotaF1 sign up CART champion da Matta

Toyota Motorsport GmbH today announced that 2002 CART champion Cristiano da Matta has signed a two-year contract to become a Formula 1 race driver for the Panasonic Toyota Racing team from the 2003 season. The 29-year-old Brazilian will partner ...

Thu 03 Jan 2002
Carlos Reutemann may run for president
F1

Carlos Reutemann may run for president

Carlos Reutemann, former Formula One driver, may run for president of Argentina. On December 21, President Fernando de la Rue resigned after two turbulent years in power. Ramon Puerta was named "caretaker president" by the Argentina congress....

Sun 18 Aug 2002
Gazprom signs with Minardi

Gazprom signs with Minardi

FAENZA, ITALY, August 16, 2002 - KL Minardi Asiatech is today very pleased to announce that the team is joined, as from this weekend's Hungarian Grand Prix, by an important new commercial partner - Russian company, Gazprom. Gazprom is the...

Sun 15 Dec 2002
Jordan 198 joins Donington Collection
F1

Jordan 198 joins Donington Collection

JORDAN'S BELGIAN GRAND PRIX WINNER JOINS THE DONINGTON COLLECTION The Jordan Mugen-Honda 198 which Damon Hill used to bring the team its maiden win in the 1998 Belgian Grand Prix has been put on display at the world famous Donington Grand Prix...

Thu 03 Jan 2002
ILP: New Atlantic team - Scuadra Fortia

ILP: New Atlantic team - Scuadra Fortia

Mexico City, Mexico (December 5, 2001) - New Latin American Team Scuadra Fortia announced today that will participate in the 2002 CART Toyota Atlantic Championship Series with Mexican driver Eduardo Figueroa. "The CART Toyota Atlantic ...

Tue 03 Dec 2002
FIA Formula One 2003 provisional entry list
F1

FIA Formula One 2003 provisional entry list

No. Driver Nat Team Engine ---- ---------------------- --- ---------------------------- ---------------- 1. Michael Schumacher D Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro Ferrari 2. Rubens Barrichello BR...

Sun 24 Feb 2002
Jordan announces new title sponsorship from DHL
F1

Jordan announces new title sponsorship from DHL

Eddie Jordan, Chief Executive of Jordan Grand Prix, today officially announced new title sponsorship for the team from Deutsche Post WorldNet subsidiary, DHL, at the spectacular launch of the DHL Jordan Honda team in an aircraft hangar at Brussels...

Sat 27 Jul 2002
NTT DoCoMo new partner to BAR

NTT DoCoMo new partner to BAR

Lucky Strike B.A.R Honda and NTT DoCoMo, Inc. are delighted to announce a new long-term partnership, effective from this weekend's German Grand Prix. DoCoMo will become a Technical Partner of B.A.R and will be the Official Supplier of Circuit ...

Thu 05 Dec 2002
IRL: GM honors Indianapolis Motor Speedway

IRL: GM honors Indianapolis Motor Speedway

General Motors honors IMS for auto racing safety Leadership. SAFER Barrier key to first presentation of award outside GM. INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2002 -- General Motors presented its prestigious GM Racing Pioneer Award to the...

Tue 03 Dec 2002
Minardi announce Cosworth engine deal
F1

Minardi announce Cosworth engine deal

The KL Minardi Formula One team is today very pleased to announce that it has reached agreement with Cosworth Racing for the supply of its highly competitive V10 engines in 2003. The contract is initially for one year, with future options. The...

Mon 09 Dec 2002
Ferrari Jerez/Mugello test notes 2002-12-06
F1

Ferrari Jerez/Mugello test notes 2002-12-06

Second day of testing this week for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro at the Jerez circuit on Spain's south coast. Once again Luca Badoer was driving today, using two F2002. The Scuderia's official test driver continued with a tyre development programme...

Sun 10 Feb 2002
Australian GP response to Coroner's finding

Australian GP response to Coroner's finding

Australian Grand Prix Corporation Response To Coroner's Findings The Australian Grand Prix Corporation [AGPC] has studied the Coroner's findings on the death of Graham Beveridge issued in Melbourne today. The 2002 Foster's Australian Grand...

Mon 23 Dec 2002
Race for the final seatsHeadline
F1

Race for the final seats

Now that Minardi has signed Justin Wilson in a three year deal and Takuma Sato has joined BAR as reserve driver, who will fill the two remaining race seats for 2003 is a hotly debated topic. As usual, claims and counter-claims, confirmations and...

Thu 12 Dec 2002
BMW Motorsports Party and Sports Trophy 2000
F1

BMW Motorsports Party and Sports Trophy 2000

BMW along with its racing drivers and a host of celebrities gathered in Kitzbühel on Saturday to celebrate the end of the 2002 season with some sport, fun and showbiz. BMW WilliamsF1 Team drivers Ralf Schumacher (Germany) and Juan Pablo Montoya...

Tue 19 Mar 2002
Ralt F302 presentation
BF3

Ralt F302 presentation

RALT - THE COMPANY Ralt is a name that has always been associated with winning and current owner of the company, Steve Ward, is determined to continue that tradition. For the 2002 season the name Ralt will be back in the BRDC British Formula 3...

Thu 03 Jan 2002
Michael Schumacher keeping an eye on Williams
F1

Michael Schumacher keeping an eye on Williams

2001 was Ferrari's year, with Michael taking eleven pole positions and nine wins - the man who came closest in the number of wins was Ralf, with three. In recent years Ferrari and McLaren have been the "big two" that the other teams strive to...

Arrows deny payment freeze
F1

Arrows deny payment freeze

The Arrows Grand Prix team have denied rumours that their staff have not been paid as the bite of Formula One budget reductions continued to stretch teams to their limits. It was rumoured that nobody in the Leafield-based team had been paid for...

Mon 23 Dec 2002
IPS: Sprint driver Mitrisin, F1 test driver Turner test IPS
F1

IPS: Sprint driver Mitrisin, F1 test driver Turner test IPS

Unique duo enjoys Infiniti Pro Series test at Texas. Sprint car driver Mitrisin, F1 test driver Turner both eye full-time rides in 2003. FORT WORTH, Texas, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2002 -- Their backgrounds may be vastly different, but veteran...

Sun 24 Feb 2002
Jordan EJ12 launched in Brussels
F1

Jordan EJ12 launched in Brussels

"A huge day" is how Eddie Jordan described today's launch of the DHL Jordan Honda team. It might not have been the best kept secret in F1 over the past ten days, but the launch itself certainly proved to be one of the most innovative presentation...

Thu 19 Dec 2002
Minardi sign Wilson for 3-year deal
F1

Minardi sign Wilson for 3-year deal

The KL Minardi team today announced that highly regarded British driver, Justin Wilson, has signed to drive for the Faenza-based squad in 2003. The 24-year-old, from Northampton, arrives in Formula One with an impeccable racing record, having won...

Tue 29 Jan 2002
Ron Tauranac awarded Order of Australia
F1

Ron Tauranac awarded Order of Australia

Ron Tauranac, designer of the Formula One cars in which Australia's Sir Jack Brabham and New Zealand's Denny Hulme won world titles in the 1960s, has been awarded an Order of Australia (the country's highest non-military honor) in today's...

Thu 03 Jan 2002
ILP: El nuevo participar? Scuadra Fortia - CART Atlantic

ILP: El nuevo participar? Scuadra Fortia - CART Atlantic

Piloto: Eduardo Figueroa Campeonato Toyota Atlantic Nace Scuadra Fortia Ciudad de México (4 de diciembre, 2001) - Hoy, aquí, se presenta el nuevo equipo mexicano que participará en la temporada 2002 dentro de la Serie Toyota Atlantic, ...

Mon 23 Dec 2002
Villeneuve critical of Ferrari actionsHeadline
F1

Villeneuve critical of Ferrari actions

Jacques Villeneuve has labeled Michael Schumacher and Rubens Barrichello as 'stupid' because of what happened at the Austrian and US Grands Prix and said Ferrari's actions were embarrassing. Barrichello gifted Schumacher the win in Austria and the...

Wed 25 Sep 2002
Irvine blames de la Rosa for slow progress
F1

Irvine blames de la Rosa for slow progress

Eddie Irvine believes that Jaguar team mate Pedro de la Rosa is partly to blame for the slow progress of the R3, because the Spaniard couldn't see anything wrong with the car. Jaguar has been beset with problems and has recently revised so many ...

Thu 12 Sep 2002
Enge fails drug test
F1

Enge fails drug test

Former Formula One driver Thomas Enge has failed an FIA drug test and will be called before a World Motor Sport Council meeting in October. Enge competes in the F3000 series with Arden and raced with Prost in F1 last season. The Czech replaced ...