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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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
According to a source close to the marketing department of Rothmans,
Rothmans is to end its relationship with the Williams team at the
latest when its current deal ends. The company is "very unhappy"
with the way that they were not consulted ...
During private testing at Estoril yesterday (25/9) his Minardi lost a
wheel at the 2nd curve which is also the fastest and one with the rails
very close. The car was very damaged but luckly Lamy escaped almost
unhurt (a minor cut in the leg...
Now that the 1996 season has finished it is time for the award
You are invited to choose the most entertaining, and most
dissapointing races, drivers and teams of 1996. The former will win
the Prix Orange and the latter the Prix ...
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...
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)
Just confirmed - Sauber will have Ferrari engines for '97.
It's the '96 V10. This deal was arranged by Mahathir Mohamd, President of
Malaysia and manager of PETRONAS Company. The team's name is now
Just these news in this way,...
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...
There was a long hold at the start of the race, as Coulthard put his hand
to abort the start. A further five minutes would have to come between
Damon Hill and Jacques Villeneuve's shoot out for the title. Five minutes in
which the engine and...
Attention all RACING ENTHUSIASTS -- GRAND PRIX MELBOURNE.
Come and visit us for our Grand Prix. Melbourne(Albert park) 10th March 1996
We have available private homes and flats to suit your needs for 3 days or 3
Private Homes in the...