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Tue 25 Nov 2008
Rossi, Loeb: Seekers in the thrall of the F1 thrillHeadline

Rossi, Loeb: Seekers in the thrall of the F1 thrill

The funny thing is, Valentino Rossi was never particularly a Ferrari fan. As he wrote in his 2005 autobiography, "What If I Had Never Tried It," the Italian motorcycle racer who has won world championships at 125cc, 250cc, 500cc and five times in...

Fri 01 Feb 2008
'Earth Dreams' sets the tone for Honda's new carHeadline
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'Earth Dreams' sets the tone for Honda's new car

Under a fanfare of flash bulbs, smoke, and rousing music, the Honda F1 team launched their 2008 specification car, a 'new' model developed from the ground up. Sporting a tamer livery from last season, the attractive white blue and green scheme is...

Sat 19 Jan 2008
Red Bull brightens up Jerez with launch of RB4Headline
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Red Bull brightens up Jerez with launch of RB4

On a rainy morning in Jerez, Spain, the Red Bull Formula One team brighten up the region with the unveiling of their RB4. The new baby in the Red Bull family is quite stylish with an eye-popping livery accentuating the outline of the F1 ...

Sat 07 Jun 2008
Countax launches Williams F1 Lawnmower
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Countax launches Williams F1 Lawnmower

British ride-on lawnmower manufacturer, Countax Ltd., have launched a new Williams Formula One Team model at this years' Chelsea Flower Show. The new Williams FW-4WD is equipped with a 16hp twin cylinder engine, and with 4WD capability, this new...

Tue 07 Oct 2008
FIA set to revive Formula 2 with testing in November
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FIA set to revive Formula 2 with testing in November

Plans to revive the FIA Formula Two Championship came a step closer with the recent announcement of details for the new race series. MotorSport Vision (MSV), having won the tender last month to supply the cars and operational expertise, wasted...

Fri 15 Aug 2008
Renault aerodynamicist Toso dies

Renault aerodynamicist Toso dies

Dino Toso, former aerodynamicist for Renault's Formula One team, has died of cancer. He was 39. "Dino was instrumental in building one of the sport's most successful aerodynamics departments, which helped the Renault F1 team win double drivers'...

Fri 17 Oct 2008
Chinese GP: Alonso and Kubica at SIC Kart World
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Chinese GP: Alonso and Kubica at SIC Kart World

October 15, 2008, afternoon, two VIP paid a very important visit to SIC Kart World, they were two F1 drivers, Robert Kubica from BMW Sauber and Fernando Alonso, World Champion of 2005 & 2006 F1 season from Renault. Just as we know, Kubica and...

Thu 14 Aug 2008
Renault Team pays tribute to Dino Toso

Renault Team pays tribute to Dino Toso

The ING Renault F1 Team pays tribute to Dino Toso It is with great sadness that the ING Renault F1 Team confirms that former Director of Aerodynamics, Dino Toso, lost his battle with illness this morning and passed away peacefully at his ...

Sat 29 Mar 2008
Former FIA chief Balestre passed away

Former FIA chief Balestre passed away

Jean-Marie Balestre, controversial FIA president whose motorsport legacy is forever linked to Formula One's FISA-FOCA feud in the early 1980s, has died in his native France. He was 86. Balestre became president of the International Sporting ...

Mon 16 Jun 2008
Toyota mourns the death of Ove Andersson

Toyota mourns the death of Ove Andersson

Toyota Motorsport GmbH expresses its profound sadness at the untimely death of Ove Andersson, aged 70. He was involved in an accident whilst competing in the Milligan Vintage Trial, when the classic car he was driving suffered a frontal ...

Thu 04 Sep 2008
Phil Hill memorial service

Phil Hill memorial service

Memorial services have been announced for Phil Hill. They will be held in Santa Monica, California September 10 with visitation on September 9th. Visitation Tuesday, September 9 4:00 - 7:30PM Location: Gates, Kingsley & Gates Moeller Murphy...

Thu 19 Jun 2008
Toyota F1 to honor Andersson at French GP

Toyota F1 to honor Andersson at French GP

To commemorate first team manager Ove Andersson, 70, who died recently rallying an historic car in South Africa, the Toyota F1 team will band its cars with a black stripe for the French Grand Prix. Andersson was a key player in the formation of...

Fri 05 Dec 2008
Honda calls Formula One quitsHeadline
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Honda calls Formula One quits

Honda president Takeo Fukui on Friday morning announced his company has pulled out of Formula One. Honda President and CEO Takeo Fukui poses with Jenson Button, Rubens Barrichello, Ross Brawn, Nick Fry and Honda Racing F1 team ...

Tue 09 Dec 2008
BRDC Annual Awards Luncheon notes

BRDC Annual Awards Luncheon notes

THE PRIME MINISTER, GORDON BROWN, PRESENTS LEWIS HAMILTON WITH AN AWARD AT THE 2008 BRDC ANNUAL AWARDS The British Racing Drivers' Club (BRDC) celebrated motor racing achievements of 2008 in some-style today (Monday), when it hosted the BRDC ...

Mon 03 Nov 2008
Massa wins in Brazil, Hamilton takes 2008 titleHeadline
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Massa wins in Brazil, Hamilton takes 2008 title

The country continent, as Brazil calls itself, put its full weight behind local hero Felipe Massa and pushed him home a winner Sunday in the season-ending Formula One Grand Prix of Brazil. But 80,000 close, personal friends in attendance at the ...

Fri 19 Dec 2008
Testing times for Formula OneHeadline

Testing times for Formula One

As Toro Rosso rules pre-season testing, Sato's yens may sail past common sense. Mosley does belt-tightening -- no pun intended -- with the blessing of FOTA. Jerez, Spain: A circuit that saw an epic battle to the finish line in 1986 between Nigel...

Thu 28 Feb 2008
Mon 24 Nov 2008
Webber surgery success, race return setHeadline
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Webber surgery success, race return set

Formula One racer Mark Webber has undergone surgery to insert a rod into his lower right leg, both bones of which were broken in a collision with a car during the Mark Webber Pure Tasmania Challenge on Saturday in Australia. Launceston,...

Mon 16 Jun 2008
Renault rookie Piquet fastest at F1 testHeadline
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Renault rookie Piquet fastest at F1 test

On a day that begun in overcast and ended in sunshine, rookie Nelsinho Piquet shook off a few personal clouds to post fast time in the final day of Formula One testing at the Circuit de Catalunya outside Barcelona, Spain. Nelson A....

Fri 05 Dec 2008
Ingram's Flat Spot On: F1's dilemmaHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: F1's dilemma

Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram F1's dilemma In the current discontent in Formula One over the 2009 schedule, Ferrari's relationship with F1's governing body is drawing even more scrutiny than usual. Kimi Raikkonen, Stefano...

Mon 15 Dec 2008
EU3: CIK: World Motor Sport Council notes
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EU3: CIK: World Motor Sport Council notes

The World Motor Sport Council met in Monaco on 12 December 2008. The following decisions were taken: FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP The following measures to reduce costs in Formula One have been agreed by the World Motor Sport Council. These...

Sat 01 Nov 2008
Brazilian GP: McLaren Mercedes Friday practice report
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Brazilian GP: McLaren Mercedes Friday practice report

Vodafone McLaren Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen finished Friday's second free practice for the Brazilian Grand Prix in Sao Paulo in ninth and 15th positions respectively. Lewis completed 33 laps with a best time of 1m12.827.

Fri 25 Apr 2008
Barrichello talk surprises AGRHeadline
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Barrichello talk surprises AGR

"News to me," came the response from Andretti Green Racing spokesman Al Larsen as told exclusively to Motorsport.com this morning. Thus reports that Honda Formula One driver Rubens Barrichello, set next month to become the series' longest-serving...

Sat 01 Nov 2008
Brazilian GP: McLaren Mercedes qualifying report
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Brazilian GP: McLaren Mercedes qualifying report

Vodafone McLaren Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen will start Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix, the final grand prix of the 2008 Formula 1 World Championship, from fourth and fifth on the grid. Lewis set a time of 1m12.830 and was...