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Mon 26 Apr 2004
Emotional Imola drive for BergerHeadline
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Emotional Imola drive for Berger

Gerhard Berger had an emotional day at San Marino yesterday when he drove Ayrton Senna's JPS Lotus round the Imola track. Carrying a flag with Senna's picture on, and wearing a badge in the shape of Roland Ratzenberger's helmet, Berger...

Thu 15 Apr 2004
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"Who Works in Formula One" lists Motorsport.com writer

One of the most indispensable hardcover books in Formula One is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year, with publication of the 2004 edition of "Who Works in Formula One." More than 600 pages listing all teams with their personnel, drivers...

Wed 29 Dec 2004
Albers to race for Minardi in 2005Headline
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Albers to race for Minardi in 2005

Minardi announced at a press conference in Amsterdam on December 23rd that Christijan Albers will race for the team in 2005. The 25 year-old Dutchman has been successful in the German touring car championship in recent years. Albers formerly raced...

Sat 29 May 2004
Christian Horner: Is F1 in Arden's future?Headline
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Christian Horner: Is F1 in Arden's future?

Motorsport.com's Max Davies sat down with Arden International team boss, Christian Horner to discuss the future of the team including their possible future entry into Formula One. Motorsport.com: Following the third-straight victory for Liuzzi...

Sun 07 Nov 2004
Raikkonen tries out Mercedes DTMHeadline
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Raikkonen tries out Mercedes DTM

Just before the Mercedes Stars & Cars day in Stuttgart tomorrow, McLaren's Kimi Raikkonen tried out a Mercedes DTM car for size. Raikkonen drove the AMG C-Class for fun but the ever-competitive Finn was not far off the top times clocked in the ...

Thu 26 Feb 2004
Michael takes lap record at Imola
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Michael takes lap record at Imola

The latest in a long line of lap records this winter was set by Michael Schumacher at Imola today, the current champion clocking a best of 1:19.664. Schumacher continued with development of the Ferrari F2004 and teammate Rubens Barrichello, fourth...

Tue 12 Oct 2004
Schumacher cruises to Japanese GP victoryHeadline
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Schumacher cruises to Japanese GP victory

Michael Schumacher led the Japanese Grand Prix from pole position to chequered flag, Ferrari's champion breezing to an untroubled victory. No doubt Ferrari will claim it was not that easy but it certainly looked it; Schumacher was never troubled...

Wed 19 May 2004
Sparkling sponsor for Jaguar
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Sparkling sponsor for Jaguar

Jaguar Dressed for a Diamond Performance at the Monaco Grand Prix Steinmetz and Jaguar Racing are poised to set an F1 precedent with the unveiling of the 2004 Jaguar Formula One car at the 62nd Monaco Grand Prix. For the second year running, ...

Fri 04 Jun 2004
Behind the scenes: Paul Monaghan
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Behind the scenes: Paul Monaghan

Renault's Paul Monaghan He spends every race weekend with Fernando Alonso and has a singular goal: to provide the young Spaniard with the best possible chassis. Fernando Alonso. Photo by Brousseau Photo. Budapest 2003. Fernando...

Thu 16 Sep 2004
Toyota adds Trulli to 2005 driver line-up
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Toyota adds Trulli to 2005 driver line-up

Jarno Trulli completes Toyota's 2005 driver line-up 16 September 2004 - The Panasonic Toyota Racing team has today confirmed that Jarno Trulli will join the team as a race driver from 2005. The Italian driver signed a two-year contract on...

Sun 11 Jul 2004
Jordan remembers John Walton

Jordan remembers John Walton

JOHN WALTON 8 April 1957 -- 9 July 2004 John Walton, Minardi's Sporting Director, passed away peacefully at 23.18 on Friday night (9 July) at St. Thomas' Hospital, London, after suffering a heart attack earlier in the week. Walton, known to ...

Sun 26 Sep 2004
Davidson leads in Chinese GP first practiceHeadline
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Davidson leads in Chinese GP first practice

BAR third driver Anthony Davidson topped the times in the first Friday practice session of the Chinese Grand Prix, his best of 1:35.369 not far off the predicted lap time of 1:34. Ralf Schumacher proved he'd lost none of his pace by taking second...

Mon 28 Jun 2004
25 years since first Renault victory
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25 years since first Renault victory

On July 1st, Renault will celebrate the 25th anniversary of its maiden Grand Prix success, at the 1979 French Grand Prix. The man at the wheel that day, Jean-Pierre Jabouille, and Bernard Dudot, today Deputy Managing Director at Viry-Chatillon,...

Wed 15 Dec 2004
Trulli talks about Christmas
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Trulli talks about Christmas

Panasonic Toyota Racing driver Jarno Trulli talks about how he will spend his Christmas holiday and how a competitive TF105 race car would be his ideal Christmas present. Jarno Trulli. Photo by Toyota Racing. Q: Formula One drivers...

Sun 25 Jan 2004
Renault sign sponsor deal with Guru
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Renault sign sponsor deal with Guru

The Mild Seven Renault F1 Team is pleased to announce the conclusion of a multi-year sponsorship agreement with Italian clothing brand Guru. Guru, founded in 1999, currently sells four million garments a year in the market of youth...

Sun 24 Oct 2004
Barrichello takes home pole for Brazilian GPHeadline
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Barrichello takes home pole for Brazilian GP

Rubens Barrichello gave the Interlagos crowds something to shout about when he took pole position in qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix. The Ferrari man clocked 1:10.646, two tenths ahead of the Williams of Juan Pablo Montoya, and McLaren's...

Tue 27 Apr 2004
Schumacher keeps perfect score with San Marino GP winHeadline
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Schumacher keeps perfect score with San Marino GP win

Michael Schumacher got his revenge for losing out on pole position to Jenson Button by winning the San Marino Grand Prix. BAR's Button led from pole until the first round of pit stops, where Schumacher got the better of him. Ferrari's reigning ...

Tue 09 Nov 2004
Ralf ready to move onHeadline
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Ralf ready to move on

Ralf Schumacher decided move on from Williams because he no longer believes he will be able to win the championship with the team. Schumacher, who is now signed to Toyota, was unhappy with the FW26 this season and doesn't think Williams will be...

Sat 23 Oct 2004
Barrichello sets Friday pace at Brazilian GPHeadline
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Barrichello sets Friday pace at Brazilian GP

Rubens Barrichello gave his home fans something to cheer about on Friday when he set the best time of the day in the second practice for the Brazilian Grand Prix. The Ferrari man clocked 1:11.166, just under two tenths ahead of teammate Michael ...

Tue 09 Mar 2004
Dominant Australian GP win for SchumacherHeadline
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Dominant Australian GP win for Schumacher

Michael Schumacher took a dominant victory at the Australian Grand Prix season opener, second placed teammate Rubens Barrichello giving Ferrari a formidable looking form. The scarlet duo led from start to finish, only the Renault of Fernando...

Tue 29 Jun 2004
Barrichello modified driving style
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Barrichello modified driving style

Over the past two races in North America, Rubens Barrichello has thrilled the crowds by taking the fight to his Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro team-mate, Michael Schumacher. While it was close in Canada, it was even closer in the USA, but once the...

Mon 29 Nov 2004
Testing winds up at BarcelonaHeadline
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Testing winds up at Barcelona

The first test of the winter at Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya came to a close on Friday, and it was Toyota test driver Ricardo Zonta who was at the top of the times. The Brazilian set a best of 1:14.975 and racked up 147 laps, the most of the...

Tue 17 Aug 2004
Schumacher wins Hungarian GP, Ferrari takes titleHeadline
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Schumacher wins Hungarian GP, Ferrari takes title

It was a day of records for Michael Schumacher and Ferrari at the Hungarian Grand Prix, where the German won his 12th race of the season and Ferrari claimed the 2004 constructors' championship. It was career win number 82 for Schumacher and his ...

Fri 09 Jul 2004
Toyota confirms Ralf Schumacher signingHeadline
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Toyota confirms Ralf Schumacher signing

After months of speculation Toyota has finally confirmed the signing of Ralf Schumacher from the 2005 season, in a three-year deal. Even since the start of this season there had been rumours about Schumacher and Toyota, which turned into Formula...

Mon 02 Feb 2004
McLaren supporting Coulthard title challengeHeadline
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McLaren supporting Coulthard title challenge

David Coulthard's position at McLaren is on rocky ground now that Juan Pablo Montoya has been signed for 2005, but team boss Ron Dennis claims Coulthard will have full support in 2004. Although Dennis refused to confirm that Coulthard will be out...

Fri 22 Oct 2004
ETCC: CHAMPCAR/CART: Zanardi approaches life to the maxHeadline
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ETCC: CHAMPCAR/CART: Zanardi approaches life to the max

If you expected Alex Zanardi to lose his zest for life after having both legs amputated above the knee by a competitor's race car at EuroSpeedway Lausitz on September 15, 2001 you'd be wrong. Zanardi, who claims he hasn't shed a tear over the ...

Tue 27 Jan 2004
Key elements of Ferrari 053 engine
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Key elements of Ferrari 053 engine

Ferrari's head of engine department Paolo Martinelli talks about the 053 engine The new F1 V10 engine, to be used in the 2004 championship, has been developed using Ferrari's technological and design skills and is called the 053. Paolo...

Fri 12 Nov 2004
Massa aiming to beat Schumacher in RoCHeadline
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Massa aiming to beat Schumacher in RoC

Sauber's Felipe Massa will compete in the Race of Champions at the Stade de France, Paris, in December and is aiming to beat F1 champion Michael Schumacher. Massa and the 2004 Indy Racing League champion Tony Kanaan will form the Brazilian team...

Fri 23 Apr 2004
Frank Williams' memories of Senna
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Frank Williams' memories of Senna

BMW WilliamsF1 Team Principal, Frank Williams, talks about his memories of three-time World Champion, Ayrton Senna. Q: Frank, you offered Ayrton his first taste of a Formula One car very early on in his career in 1983. What made you offer him...

Tue 26 Oct 2004
Montoya ends 2004 with Brazilian GP victoryHeadline
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Montoya ends 2004 with Brazilian GP victory

A jubilant Juan Pablo Montoya closed the 2004 season, and his four years with Williams, by taking victory at the Brazilian Grand Prix. After a race long battle with McLaren's Kimi Raikkonen, Montoya claimed Williams' only win of this year despite...

Tue 13 Jul 2004
Schumacher takes 80th career win at British GPHeadline
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Schumacher takes 80th career win at British GP

Michael Schumacher took the 80th win of his career at the British Grand Prix after beating McLaren pole sitter Kimi Raikkonen in the first pit stop. Schumacher started from fourth on the grid and Raikkonen led the first stint but Ferrari's...

Tue 14 Sep 2004
Barrichello heads Ferrari victory at Italian GPHeadline
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Barrichello heads Ferrari victory at Italian GP

Rubens Barrichello finally got the win he has been waiting for when he led Michael Schumacher across the line to take a Ferrari one-two at the Italian Grand Prix. Barrichello only led the race right at the beginning and towards the end, but ...

Fri 04 Jun 2004
Minardi F1x2 to debut in South Africa
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Minardi F1x2 to debut in South Africa

The Minardi F1x2 team will break new ground this coming weekend when its exciting two-seater Formula One cars appear for the first time in Africa. The Ledbury, UK-based squad will be running a pair of chassis from its innovative, eight-car, F1x2...

Wed 04 Aug 2004
Renault profile: Greg Baker
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Renault profile: Greg Baker

Greg Baker is the number 1 mechanic on Jarno Trulli's car. And he wouldn't swap his place for anything in the world... The Renault F1 Team works from less than one hundred square metres to run its three cars at the races. With space at a...

Fri 22 Oct 2004
Nescafe Xpress new McLaren partner
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Nescafe Xpress new McLaren partner

The West McLaren Mercedes Formula One team is pleased to welcome Nescafé Xpress to the team's prominent Partner portfolio. The Partnership will take effect from the 2004 Brazilian Grand Prix where the Nescafé Xpress branding will appear on...

Sun 21 Mar 2004
Schumacher on pole for Malaysian GPHeadline
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Schumacher on pole for Malaysian GP

Michael Schumacher carried through his pace from the Saturday practices to take pole position for the Malaysian Grand Prix with a time of 1:33.074, his 57th pole. Jaguar's Mark Webber took an excellent second on the grid, his best...