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Sun 08 May 1994
Benetton launch control FIA press release
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Benetton launch control FIA press release

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE FEDERATION INTERNATIONALE DE L'AUTOMOBILE (FIA) According to LDRA Ltd., the company appointed by the FIA to investigate Formula One electronic systems, the best evidence is that Benetton Formula Ltd. was not using "launch...

San Marino GP winners' press conference
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San Marino GP winners' press conference

Making the headlines - 2001-11-27 Prost - The Saudi Arabian Connection Team Prost made news headlines regularly of late, but not in the way they hoped for. The Prost team is in financial dire straits and rumours are strong that the...

Paul Tracy to test Benetton
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Paul Tracy to test Benetton

Just read in the morning paper that Paul Tracy has flown to Europe to be fitted for and test a Benneton with the intent of driving this weekend. Apparently Paul And Michael Schumacher are buddies from kart days and Schu specifically ...

Schumacher ban upheld on appeal
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Schumacher ban upheld on appeal

FIA's court of appeals has upheld the two-race ban imposed on Michael Schumacher after he repeatedly ignored a black flag at the British Grand Prix earlier this summer. The ban will take effect immediately, starting with the Italian Grand Prix...

Carlo Chitti dies
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Carlo Chitti dies

Carlo Chitti died on July 7 of a heart attack at the age of 70. Chitti started his carreer at Alfa Romeo in 1951. In 1957 he joined Ferrari as chied engineer where he helped develop the 257 which Mike Hawthorn drove to the World Championship...

Pedro Lamy's accident
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Pedro Lamy's accident

During a practice session at Silverstone Pedro Lamy (Lotus) crash his car against a wall (?!) today... He is hospitalized with multiples injuries: arms, legs, ...

Roland Ratzenberger - A gentle racer
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Roland Ratzenberger - A gentle racer

This article is copied without permission from the Motoring News 5/5/94. Roland Ratzenberger typified the spirit that takes men to the highest echelon of motorsport. He was born in Salzburg in 1962 and began to establish his unusual name in...

Peter Wright appointed as FIA Technical Advisor
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Peter Wright appointed as FIA Technical Advisor

Effective 1 January 1995, FIA (Federation Internationale de l'Automobile) has appointed Peter Wright, formerly of Team Lotus, to be its Technical Adviser. Wright worked at Group Lotus as a Technical Director and later as a Managing Director, ...

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McLaren charged with using illegal gearbox
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McLaren charged with using illegal gearbox

Paraphrased from Reuters: The FIA found code in the software used by Mika Hakkinen at Imola which provided a fully automatic upchange. McLaren have been ordered to appear before the world council on Wednesday (when Benetton also appear). ...

FIA press release on Benetton fuel rig
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FIA press release on Benetton fuel rig

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE FEDERATION INTERNATIONALE DE L'AUTOMOBILE (FIA) Following a detailed investigation into the fire involving car No. 6 during a pit stop at the German Grand Prix, the refueling equipment manufacturer, Intertechnique, has...

FIA rules in favour of Williams in Coulthard dispute
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FIA rules in favour of Williams in Coulthard dispute

The FIA Contract Recognition Board has decided on 14 December 1994 that Williams Grand Prix Engineering Ltd. is the team entitled to the services of Mr. David Coulthard for the 1995 FIA Formula One World Championship season. Paris, 14 December...

Sun 27 Mar 1994
CHAMPCAR/CART: Rahal on Senna's accident
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Rahal on Senna's accident

The following is taken directly from an article which appeared in the Monday, May 2nd issue of the "Columbus Dispatch". The article was written by Tim May and is used here without permission. Headline: "Senna may have lived in...

Sun 08 May 1994
Spanish GP report
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Spanish GP report

Copyright (c) 1994 by Tom Haapanen and rec.autos.sport.info. Reproduction on Compuserve prohibited. The morning warmup provided fresh evidence that Lehto had now recovered from his neck injuries. Adding to the solid fourth-place grid ...

San Marino GP lap chart
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San Marino GP lap chart

1994 San Marino Grand Prix lap chart ------------------------------------ LAP 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 1 2 5 28 0 30 7 27 29 3 8 10 4 23 9 12 26 20 25 15 19 31 34 24 2 2 5 28 0 30 7 27 29...

FIA Press Release on Benetton/McLaren hearing
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FIA Press Release on Benetton/McLaren hearing

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE FEDERATION INTERNATIONALE DE L'AUTOMOBILE (FIA) The World Motor Sport Council met today in Paris, under the Presidency of Max Mosley, to hear and judge the following matters: A Appeal by Mild Seven Benetton Ford ...

Pacific GP Thursday familiarization practice
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Pacific GP Thursday familiarization practice

By David Reininger - motorsport.com Sparta, Ky. (August 10, 2001) – Eddie Cheever topped the speed charts in both the morning and afternoon practice sessions at Kentucky Speedway today. Cheever’s best lap, set near the end of this...

Simtek plans for 1995
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Simtek plans for 1995

Simtek firms up '95 plans Nick Underwood appointed as Commercial and Operations Mangaer. Former Arrows/March manager, Nick Underwood has been appointed to handle all future Commercial and Operations requirements of Simtek GP. In doing so, he...

Formula 1 rule changes in 1994 and 1995
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Formula 1 rule changes in 1994 and 1995

The following are the upcoming Formula 1 rule changes, as announced on 1994-07-05 and agreed to by FIA, the technical directors and the team owners. As of the 1994 German Grand Prix: --------------------------------- - No rear wing...

Pacific GP Thursday familiarization practice v2
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Pacific GP Thursday familiarization practice v2

As Honda and its partner teams, Lucky Strike BAR Honda and Benson and . Hedges Jordan Honda, move to Budapest for the Hungarian Grand Prix . after a three-week break from the racetrack, the everyday challenge . of technological development...

Jordan at Estoril tests
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Jordan at Estoril tests

Jordan-Peugeot were one of four teams testing at the Estoril circuit in Portugal this week. For Rubens Barrichello it was a first opportunity to sample Peugeot power and the Brazilian made the most of the opportunity, completing 119 laps over the...

Ferrari press release on Alesi
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Ferrari press release on Alesi

1. Michael SCHUMACHER (FERRARI), 1m14.059s 2. David COULTHARD (McLAREN), 1m14.860s (0.801s) 3. Rubens BARRICHELLO (FERRARI), 1m14.953s (0.894s) TV UNILATERALS Q: Are you surprised how quickly you've gone in qualifying today? MICHAEL ...

Ayrton Senna dead at San Marino GP
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Ayrton Senna dead at San Marino GP

Ralf Schumacher has criticised Jacques Villeneuve's attitude to crashing, as he feels that it promotes risk taking among the whole field. BMW -Williams team driver Ralf Schumacher has launched an attack on what he sees as an irresponsible regard...

Imola investigation, Pacific transporter fire
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Imola investigation, Pacific transporter fire

It was also stated in the more reputable UK papers this morning that FIA, Williams and Simtek are also under investigation with respect to possible charges for culpable homicide. This is potentially worrying, as any attempt to bring charges...

Portuguese GP Friday practice results
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Portuguese GP Friday practice results

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time ------------------------------------------------------------------ 1. David Coulthard GB Williams-Renault 1:22.133 2. Damon Hill GB ...

Rubens Barrichello: A brief racing biography
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Rubens Barrichello: A brief racing biography

A look brief look at the racing career to date of Jordan Grand Prix driver RUBENS BARRICHELLO: August 27, 1994 by Robert Heathcote for SpeedNet, AUTOSPORTS BBS and rec.autos.sport.info Rubens Barrichello, of Sao Paolo, Brazil, began racing ...

Sat 02 Apr 1994
Standings after Monaco GP
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Standings after Monaco GP

Drivers' Championship --------------------- Pos Driver Nat Constructor Points ------------------------------------------------------------ 1. Schumacher D Benetton-Ford 40 2. Berger ...

Sun 08 May 1994
Standings after European GP (Racetrak)
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Standings after European GP (Racetrak)

F1: Standings After GP of Europe, October 16, 1994 ===================================================== [all inactive drivers have three digit numbers] TOT ...

Taki Inoue signs for Simtek for Japan
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Taki Inoue signs for Simtek for Japan

Press release from MTV Simtek Ford: After completing a successful test in Barcelona last week, Takachiho "Taki" Inoue will make his grand prix debut in a one race deal with the MTV Simtek Ford team at the forthcoming Grand Prix in Suzuka. The...

French GP Saturday practice
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French GP Saturday practice

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time ------------------------------------------------------------ 1. Mansell GB Williams-Renault 1:17.283 2. Hill GB Williams-Renault 1:17.297 3.

Lotus confirms Mika Salo for Japanese GP
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Lotus confirms Mika Salo for Japanese GP

Team Lotus Powered by Mugen-Honda Lotus Confirms Mika Salo For immediate release 31 October 1994 Team Lotus is pleased that talented young Finn Mika Salo will drive the second Lotus Mugen Honda T109 alongside Alessandro Zanardi in ...

FIA disciplinary ruling press release
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FIA disciplinary ruling press release

By FIA Media Relations The FIA World Motor Sport Council met in Paris on 26 July 1994 under the presidency of Max Mosley, President of the FIA, to consider the report of the FIA Observer at the 1994 British Grand Prix and to decide whether any,...

FIA Press Release on rule changes
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FIA Press Release on rule changes

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE FEDERATION INTERNATIONALE DE L'AUTOMOBILE (FIA) 13.05.94 Following the meetings in Paris held on May 4, 1994, the FIA...

Benetton to appeal Belgian GP DQ
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Benetton to appeal Belgian GP DQ

ICN (1994-08-30): The Benetton Ford team have appealed against the disqualification of German Michael Schumacher after the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa. The Championship leader was disqualified following the measurement of the wood panel that has...

Gerhard Berger's Decision to Race at Imola
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Gerhard Berger's Decision to Race at Imola

Copied without permission from the Motoring News 5/5/94 To run or not to run ? All of the drivers faced that terribly difficult descision in the wake of Roland Ratzenberger's fatal accident on Saturday afternoon as qualifying resumed. For ...

Brabham suspended, Panis disqualified
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Brabham suspended, Panis disqualified

Estoril Sept 25, 1994 16.40 The Stewards of the Meeting, after receiving a report from the Clerk of the Course concerning an incident which occurred on lap 38 between cars No. 27 (Jean Alesi) and 31 (David Brabham) summoned the entrant MTV...