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Tue 16 Feb 1999
Jackie Stewart On Jeff Gordon

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 ...

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

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

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

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

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 07 Jan 1999
Ford and Cosworth Racing - History

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...

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

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...

Wed 27 Oct 1999
Grand prix Reunion at Watkins Glen

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 22 Dec 1999
Joan Villadelprat leaves Benetton

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 15 Apr 1999
Austrian GP Saturday qualifying

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 19 Feb 1999
McLaren, Mercedes Have Winning Traditions at Indy

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 ...

Fri 25 Jun 1999
Damon Hill Retirement Announcement

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 ...

Thu 30 Sep 1999
Austria BMW F1 engine test

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 ...

Wed 27 Jan 1999
BMW Motorsports Announcements

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...

Fri 31 Dec 1999
Knighthood for Stirling Moss

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 ...

Sat 30 Oct 1999
Japanese GP Qualifying Bridgestone Notes

Japanese GP Qualifying Bridgestone Notes

After a tense and exciting qualifying session throughout which Mika Hakkinen and Michael Schumacher exchanged fastest times, it was the Ferrari driver who emerged quickest after Hakkinen was forced off the road as he prepared to start his...

Sun 17 Oct 1999
Malaysian GP Ferrari disqualification confirmed

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,...

Tue 14 Sep 1999
IRL: State-of-the-art timing & scoring system installed at Indianaoplis

IRL: State-of-the-art timing & scoring system installed at Indianaoplis

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 14, 1999 - A state-of-the-art AMB TranX Pro timing and scoring system will be permanently installed at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and in use before the Indianapolis 500 in May 2000. The fully digital system...

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

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...

Mon 04 Jan 1999
BAR Announces a Major Sponsor

BAR Announces a Major Sponsor

Leading-edge telecommunications company enters into long-term sponsorship deal with British American Racing Montreal, Monday, January 4, 1999 - Teleglobe Inc., a world leader in international telecommunications, is also becoming a significant...

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

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...

Thu 15 Apr 1999
Malaysian GP Saturday practice

Malaysian GP Saturday practice

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Michael Schumacher D Ferrari 1:40.424 2. Eddie Irvine ...

Sat 30 Oct 1999
New twist to BHL-Silverstone bid

New twist to BHL-Silverstone bid

The Daily Telegraph is reporting new moves to keep the British Grand Prix at Silverstone, whilst keeping ownership with the BRDC, but leasing the circuit to Brands Hatch Leisure. Sir John Whitmore claims to be representing some 200 of the 521...

Tue 14 Sep 1999
Jaguar Back in Formula One

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...