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Wed 08 May 1996
Balestre comments on Senna vs Prost
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Balestre comments on Senna vs Prost

Hi all. Newspaper O Estado de Sao Paulo reports French newspaper L'Equipe interviewing Jean Marie Balestre. Balestre is retiring now and were in international autosports since 40 years ago and was president of FISA, FIA and FFA. On '89 ...

Lane-Nott leaves FIA
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Lane-Nott leaves FIA

This year's permanent F1-racedirector Roger Lane-Nott has left the Federation Internationele de l'Automobile. The former submarine commander is said to have had differences with members of the scene. [Source: MOTORSPORT aktuell ...

Norman Legault purchases Canadian GP rights
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Norman Legault purchases Canadian GP rights

MONTREAL, May 22, 1996 - Normand Legault, race director of the Canadian Grand Prix, announced today he will purchase rights to promote the Formula One race beginning next year. Legault said he had an agreement in principle with ...

Marlboro to end McLaren sponsorship
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Marlboro to end McLaren sponsorship

The international tobacco giant Philip Morris Ltd. announced today that it will be terminating the Marlboro sponsorship of Team McLaren at the end of the 1996 season. The Marlboro McLarens seven Constructors' Championships between 1974...

All-time top F1 designers
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All-time top F1 designers

All-time top F1 designers by Constructors Title 7 Patrick Head (80, *81, *86, *87, *92, *93, *94) 7 Colin Chapman (*58, 63, *65, *68, *70, *72, *73) 5 Mauro Forghieri (64, *75, *76, *77, 79) 4 Maurice Philippe (*68, *70, *72, *73) 3 Franco...

Prix d'Orange and Prix de Citron awards announced
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Prix d'Orange and Prix de Citron awards announced

The votes have been cast and counted. A total of 170 people voted, and the collected votes are shown below. A total point score showing the balance of "pro" and "anti" each section are also shown for interest. The Prix d'Orange and Prix de ...

German GP results
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German GP results

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time ------------------------------------------------------------------ 1. Damon Hill GB Williams-Renault 1:21:43.417 2. Jean Alesi F ...

Jordan 196 unveiled
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Jordan 196 unveiled

January 18, 1996 - Jordan Grand Prix won the race to unveil the first new 1996 Grand Prix car today when the Jordan-Peugeot 196 made its public appearance at Estoril. Team owner Eddie Jordan was on hand to watch as drivers ...

Formula One Motor Racing FAQ (modified 5/15/96), Part 2/2
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Formula One Motor Racing FAQ (modified 5/15/96), Part 2/2

Archive-name: sports/formula-one-faq/part2 Posting-Frequency: monthly Last-modified: May 15, 1996 You obviously already have a copy of this FAQ but if you don't have the most up to date version you can get it from: 3.18 Andrea Montermini ...

1996-1998 technical regulations changes
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1996-1998 technical regulations changes

Following a manual comparison of the 1995 and 1996 F1 Technical Regulations, here are all the differnces that I have been able to determine. Enjoy! ARTICLE 1: DEFINITIONS Para 1.17 - Cockpit padding. This is a new paragraph stating ...

Fisichella replaces Inoue at Minardi
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Fisichella replaces Inoue at Minardi

Giancarlo Fisichella will replace Taki Inoue for Scuderia Minardi at this Sunday's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne. Inoue (JP) has had sponsorship problems recently. Fisichella (IT) has tested for both Minardi and Ferrari in the past. In...

Benetton unveil the B196
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Benetton unveil the B196

Champions Benetton return to their roots By Timothy Collings in Taormina, Sicily BENETTON took over the ancient Sicilian town of Taormina yesterday to launch their Renault-powered assault on this year's Formula One world championship. For...

Jordan and Subaru trade drivers
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Jordan and Subaru trade drivers

WORLD RALLY CHAMPION MAKES HIS FORMULA ONE DEBUT Colin McRae swaps seats for a day with B&H Jordan Fl star Martin Brundle. World Rally Champion Colin McRae has been given a birthday present which money couldn't buy. The Scotsman ...

Monaco GP Sunday acclimatization
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Monaco GP Sunday acclimatization

[15 minute wet weather acclimatization practice results] Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Mika Hakkinen ...

Hungarian GP Saturday practice
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Hungarian GP Saturday practice

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Michael Schumacher D Ferrari 1:17.947 2. Jacques Villeneuve ...

Hungarian GP Jordan preview
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Hungarian GP Jordan preview

Rubens Barrichello has scored World Championship points at each of the last two events and will be looking for a third successive points-finish for Benson and Hedges Total Jordan Peugeot at the next race on the calendar, the Hungarian Grand ...

McLaren to wear West livery in 1997
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McLaren to wear West livery in 1997

McLaren has announced that they will be sponsored by Reemtsma, a German tobacco company with annoual revenues in excess of US$5 billion, for the next five Formula One seasons. The cars will carry the colours of West, Reemtsma's premier cigarette...

Jordan to be sponsored by Benson and Hedges
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Jordan to be sponsored by Benson and Hedges

NEW TITLE SPONSOR FOR JORDAN The Total Jordan-Peugeot Formula One team is to be sponsored by Benson and Hedges. The sponsorship begins with the first race of the 1996 season in Melbourne on Sunday March 10th.

1997 calendar announced
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1997 calendar announced

PARIS, December 6, 1996 - A 17-race 1997 Formula One world championship which includes the Austrian Grand Prix for the first time since 1987 was approved by the International Automobile Federation (FIA) on Friday. Estoril will...

Formula One Motor Racing FAQ (modified 5/15/96), Part 1/2
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Formula One Motor Racing FAQ (modified 5/15/96), Part 1/2

Archive-name: sports/formula-one-faq/part1 Posting-Frequency: monthly Last-modified: May 15, 1996 You obviously already have a copy of this FAQ but if you don't have the most up to date version you can get it ...

German GP fastest laps
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German GP fastest laps

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Damon Hill GB Williams-Renault 1:46.504 2. Jean Alesi ...

Australian GP qualifying report
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Australian GP qualifying report

Montermini was out first, and set the early "pace" of 1m43. Rather slow. Rosset & Katayama joined in the fun to top the time sheets. Then Schumacher came and spoiled the fun, setting a 1m33.288. From Pole to DNQ in 5 minutes..... Hill joined...

British GP Friday 1st practice
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British GP Friday 1st practice

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Damon Hill GB Williams-Renault 1:28.267 2. Jean Alesi ...

Belgian GP Friday combined practice
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Belgian GP Friday combined practice

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Gerhard Berger A Benetton-Renault 1:53.706 2. David Coulthard ...

Monaco GP Thursday 1st practice
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Monaco GP Thursday 1st practice

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Damon Hill GB Williams-Renault 1:24.524 2. Mika Hakkinen ...

Formula One FAQ (modified 10/15/96) Part 1/2
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Formula One FAQ (modified 10/15/96) Part 1/2

You obviously already have a copy of this FAQ but if you don't have the most up to date version you can get it from: http://www.ultranet.com/~mitchmcc/ It is also posted on or about the 15th of each month ...

Trevor Foster rejoins Jordan as GM
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Trevor Foster rejoins Jordan as GM

January 26, 1996 - Jordan Grand Prix announced today that Trevor Foster will return to the team as General Manager. Team owner Eddie Jordan made the announcement, saying: ``Trevor has been both a friend and a colleague of...

Jordan announces Mansell test
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Jordan announces Mansell test

Benson and Hedges Jordan-Peugeot Press release Nigel Mansell and Eddie Jordan met today at Jordan Grand Prix's headquarters. After a lengthy discussion Nigel, winner of 31 Grands Prix,...

Belgian GP fastest laps
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Belgian GP fastest laps

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Gerhard Berger A Benetton-Renault 1:53.067 2. Damon Hill ...

Murray Walker signs with ITV for 1997
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Murray Walker signs with ITV for 1997

It was reported today on BBC that Murray Walker, BBC's longtime F1 commentator, would be joining ITV's broadcast team for the 1997 Formula One season. ...

Damon Hill signs for Arrows
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Damon Hill signs for Arrows

In a totally unexpected move, Damon Hill and Tom Walkinshaw have given a press conference in which the pair announced that Damon has signed for the Arrows team for 1997. The team will also be using a "new" engine next year, and Damon believes...

Italian GP Saturday qualifying
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Italian GP Saturday qualifying

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Damon Hill GB Williams-Renault 1:24.204 2. Jacques Villeneuve ...

Standings after Belgian GP
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Standings after Belgian GP

Drivers' Championship: Pos Driver Nat Constructor Points ------------------------------------------------------------------ 1. Damon Hill GB Williams-Renault 81 2. Jacques ...

French GP results
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French GP results

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time ------------------------------------------------------------------ 1. Damon Hill GB Williams-Renault 1:36:28.795 2. Jacques Villeneuve CDN ...

Spanish GP Tyrrell preview
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Spanish GP Tyrrell preview

SPANISH GRAND PRIX - TYRRELL-YAMAHA May 24, 1996 - The Tyrrell-Yamaha team tested at Silverstone yesterday with one car handled by test and reserve driver Emman- uel Collard. the French driver drove 45 timed laps in dry ...

Tyrrell and Nakajima join forces
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Tyrrell and Nakajima join forces

MAJOR THREE-WAY BOOST FOR TYRRELL TEAM The Tyrrell Racing Organisation has announced a major three-way boost for its Formula 1 team - a long-term marketing initiative, a new sponsorship and the signing of Japan's most talented 'rising star' as...