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Fri 22 Sep 2000
US GP: Formula One car specifications
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US GP: Formula One car specifications

INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2000 - A look at some of the technical specifications of the Formula One cars that will compete in the SAP United States Grand Prix on Sept. 22-24 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, including a chart...

Wed 12 Jan 2000
Nicola Foulston resigns from BHL
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Nicola Foulston resigns from BHL

The controversial boss of Brands Hatch Leisure, Nicola Foulston, has resigned from her post as Chief Executive. Rob Bain has taken over. Foulston made the deal that will possibly see the British Grand Prix move to Brands Hatch, and sold the...

Fri 02 Jun 2000
Prost denies Alan Jenkins rumors
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Prost denies Alan Jenkins rumors

With Prost Grand Prix chief designer Alan Jenkins missing from the French team's paddock during the Monaco Grand Prix weekend, rumors have been circulating that he has left the team. However, the team issued an official press release today ...

Sat 16 Sep 2000
Dan Gurney's Historic V-12 Grand Prix Eagle
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Dan Gurney's Historic V-12 Grand Prix Eagle

Dan Gurney's historic V 12 Grand Prix Eagle goes back home to Indiana With the approaching US Grand Prix in Indianapolis, interest is again high in regard to American participation in and contribution to the sport of Formula I in the past and...

Thu 09 Mar 2000
CHAMPCAR/CART: Rick Gorne leaves Reynard after 18 Years
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Rick Gorne leaves Reynard after 18 Years

After 18 years with Reynard Motorsport, one of its well-known personalities, Rick Gorne, has resigned from the company in order to concentrate on his role at British American Racing. Gorne started with Reynard in 1982. Adrian Reynard, Chairman...

Wed 29 Mar 2000
Architect, Design Team Go Back to the Future with New Pagoda, USGP Track
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Architect, Design Team Go Back to the Future with New Pagoda, USGP Track

INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, March 28, 2000 -- Jonathan R. Hess is a minister's son. As a teen-ager, he was his father Wayne's audio-visual man as the elder Hess spoke in big and small churches around the Midwest. Later they visited the ...

Sat 12 Aug 2000
Team McLaren uses CA technology
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Team McLaren uses CA technology

ISLANDIA, N.Y. and WOKING, ENGLAND, August 10, 2000 - Computer Associates International, Inc. (CA), the world's leading eBusiness solutions provider announced today that West McLaren Mercedes, developer of the MP4/15 Formula 1 racing car, is ...

Thu 29 Jun 2000
Porsche Pirelli Supercup to Support USGP
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Porsche Pirelli Supercup to Support USGP

INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, June 28, 2000 - The Porsche Pirelli Supercup, the world’s fastest international single-marque sports car series, will compete at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as a support event during the inaugural SAP United...

Thu 27 Jan 2000
AA Kyalami GP Circuit FIA License Renewed
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AA Kyalami GP Circuit FIA License Renewed

The AA Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit has been given a clean bill of health by the FIA and has had it's Grade 1 license renewed. FIA safety officer Charlie Whiting reissued the AA Kyalami license following a circuit inspection late last week. Apart...

Sat 16 Sep 2000
Passion pushed Mario Andretti to incredible success in F1
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Passion pushed Mario Andretti to incredible success in F1

{This is the second of a two-part series on American World Champions in Formula One. Today's subject is Mario Andretti. Tuesday's subject was Phil Hill. Both features were written by Nigel Roebuck, Grand Prix editor of the British motor ...

Fri 03 Mar 2000
Arrows Team announces new sponsor
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Arrows Team announces new sponsor

The Arrows Grand Prix team has named Orange (a UK mobile phone network) as its title sponsor for the next three years, in a deal worth ...

Thu 21 Sep 2000
US GP McLaren press conference
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US GP McLaren press conference

Wolfgang Schattling (DaimlerChrysler Motorsport Communications): "I would like to say a hearty welcome to you all, media colleagues from America and some European, on behalf of Mercedes-Benz and our partner, Exxon Mobil, to inform you about...

US GP: Historic car parades provide at F1 history
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US GP: Historic car parades provide at F1 history

INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2000 -- They are Formula One cars of another era driven marvelously at one time by the likes of Mario Andretti, Jochen Rindt, Jack Brabham, Graham Hill and Keke Rosberg. They are restored to mint racing...

Sat 20 May 2000
Nick Heidfeld excluded from European GP
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Nick Heidfeld excluded from European GP

FIA race stewards have disqualified Nick Heidfeld's qualifying times for tomorrow's Europan Grand Prix at Nurburgring. At the post-qualifying scrutineering, the FIA technical staff found it to weigh 598 kg, two kilograms (4.5 lbs) less than...

Sun 06 Aug 2000
Teleglobe confirms F1 pullout
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Teleglobe confirms F1 pullout

As reported by Motorsport.com on 20 May, Teleglobe Inc. is ending its sponsorship agreement with the British American Racing Formula One team at the end of the current season. In a press release on Thursday, the telecommunications giant...

Sun 12 Mar 2000
Mika Salo disqualified from Australian GP
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Mika Salo disqualified from Australian GP

Mika Salo (FIN), who finished sixth in the Australian Grand Prix, has been disqualified from the race. The front wing on Salo's Sauber-Petronas was measured in the post-race scrutineering and found to be out of conformance by 20 mm. The ...

Mon 27 Mar 2000
Coulthard disqualified from Brazilian GP
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Coulthard disqualified from Brazilian GP

David Coulthard's McLaren-mercedes has been disqualified from its second- place finish at the Brazilian Grand Prix. After a lengthy post-race scrutineering session, the stewards' statement read: "When checking the front bodywork height, it...

Sun 05 Nov 2000
Erik Comas debuts in Rally Australia
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Erik Comas debuts in Rally Australia

EX-FORMULA One driver Erik Comas takes on a completely different motorsport challenge this weekend - making his debut in the F.I.A. World Rally Championship. The French driver, a titleholder in motor racing classes as diverse as Formula 3000, ...

Sat 16 Dec 2000
Villeneuve, Pollock, Tomba join ski race

Villeneuve, Pollock, Tomba join ski race

MONT-TREMBLANT, Quebec December 9, 2000 - Jacques Villeneuve, Craig Pollock and Alberto Tomba announced today that the "Grand Prix 24 hours of Tremblant" on skis event will take place December 15 and 16, 2001.For the first time in North...

Sat 25 Mar 2000
Brazilian GP Saturday Sauber notes
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Brazilian GP Saturday Sauber notes

Peter Sauber: In both free practice and qualifying this afternoon we suffered failures of the rear wings on both RED BULL SAUBER PETRONAS C19s. While we are at the track it is not possible for us to analyse the cause of the problem to our ...

Sat 16 Sep 2000
US GP fast facts
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US GP fast facts

<pre> WHAT: SAP United States Grand Prix Formula One race 15th of 17 races on 2000 FIA World Championship schedule WHEN: Sept. 22-24, 2000 WHERE: Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis, Indiana The facility was constructed in 1909,...

Mon 25 Sep 2000
US GP Many Indianapolis 500 winners impressed
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US GP Many Indianapolis 500 winners impressed

INDIANAPOLIS, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2000 - Ferrari's Michael Schumacher, the first winner of the Formula One SAP United States Grand Prix at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday, wasn't the only driver on the grounds who had won at the ...

Tue 26 Dec 2000
Jerez testing 2000-12-05
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Jerez testing 2000-12-05

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. David Coulthard GB McLaren-Mercedes 1:22.630 2. Olivier Panis ...

Mon 04 Dec 2000
Octagon, Silverstone reach agreement on British GP

Octagon, Silverstone reach agreement on British GP

LONDON, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Frank Lowe, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Octagon and Jackie Stewart , President of the British Racing Drivers Club (BRDC), announced today that the Boards of Octagon and Silverstone had reached an agreement to...

Sat 16 Dec 2000
Formula One notes 2000-12-13
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Formula One notes 2000-12-13

INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2000 -- Jaguar Racing has replaced technical director Gary Anderson with American Steve Nichols. The team made the announcement Dec. 1, the same day that 1986 Indianapolis 500 winner Bobby Rahal began his...

Thu 16 Mar 2000
It is ''official'': Renault Buys Benetton
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It is ''official'': Renault Buys Benetton

Benetton Formula has held a press conference to announce that they have been sold to Renault for £75m ($120m). Benetton will remain as a sponsor for 2 years. Mild Seven's role within the team is as yet unclear. -- Stephen M Baines ...

Fri 05 May 2000
Neil Ressler takes over at Jaguar
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Neil Ressler takes over at Jaguar

Jaguar Racing yesterday announced Neil Ressler as the new chief executive officer of the team. Currently chairman, Ressler will take over as chief executive immediately and will have full responsibility for the team at this weekend's Spanish...

Fri 15 Dec 2000
Barcelona testing 2000-12-14
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Barcelona testing 2000-12-14

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Jenson Button GB Benetton-Renault 1:21.20 2. Fernando Alonso ...

Sat 16 Sep 2000
US GP: Garner helped to put drive..
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US GP: Garner helped to put drive..

INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Sept. 15, 2000 -- James Garner's movie and television acting roles have ranged from the gambler cowboy Bret Maverick to the Space Cowboy Tank Sullivan. But to auto racing fans worldwide, he is best remembered for his...

US GP construction timeline
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US GP construction timeline

INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Sept. 15, 2000 - A timeline of the massive construction project at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to prepare the facility for the inaugural SAP United States Grand Prix on Sept. 22-24: December 1998 ·Dec. 2,...

Sun 04 Jun 2000
Monaco GP Jaguar race notes
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Monaco GP Jaguar race notes

A significant step in the history of Jaguar Racing was made at Monaco when Eddie Irvine gave the team its first World Championship points. Eddie worked his way steadily up to fourth from 10th on the grid, and while others hit mechanical problems...

Tue 26 Dec 2000
John Cooper dead at 77
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John Cooper dead at 77

John Cooper, the founder of the Cooper Formula One team and the winner of four World Championships, died on Sunday at the age of 77 after a prolonged struggle with cancer. Cooper, born in 1923, apprenticed as a toolmaker in the 1940s, and ...

Tue 02 May 2000
David Coulthard in plane crash
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David Coulthard in plane crash

McLaren-Mercedes driver David Coulthard was involved in a plane crash in southern France earlier today (Tuesday). The LearJet, carrying a pilot, co-pilot and three passengers, developed engine trouble en route from Britain to Nice, and ...

Sat 16 Sep 2000
US GP Indianapolis Motor Speedway construction facts
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US GP Indianapolis Motor Speedway construction facts

INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Sept. 15, 2000 -- Facts about the massive construction project at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to prepare the facility for the inaugural SAP United States Grand Prix on Sept. 22-24: Pagoda Tower & Race ...

Thu 21 Sep 2000
US GP: Rain adds unpredictability, more excitement to F1 races
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US GP: Rain adds unpredictability, more excitement to F1 races

INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2000 -- Regenmeister. In the old days of racing in Europe, it was a special name given a driver who was a master of rainy racing conditions. It may be necessary to anoint a "Regenmeister" - a...

Sat 16 Sep 2000
Phil Hill blazed American trail in F1 with skill, class
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Phil Hill blazed American trail in F1 with skill, class

{This is the first of a two-part series on American World Champions in Formula One. Today's subject is Phil Hill; Wednesday's subject will be Mario Andretti. Both features were written by Nigel Roebuck, Grand Prix editor of the British motor...