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Sun 01 Nov 1998
Japanese GP Report (Correction)
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Japanese GP Report (Correction)

The tension at the start was clearly visible only for the start to be aborted, not once, but twice. The first start was aborted because of Trulli who then found himself at the back of the grid. The second - amazingly - was caused by Michael ...

Sat 31 Oct 1998
Japanese GP Stewart Qualifying Report
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Japanese GP Stewart Qualifying Report

STEWART-FORD NOTES AND QUOTES 1998 Japanese Grand Prix - Suzuka Saturday 31st October: QUALIFYING Paul Stewart, Managing Director: 'We seemed to lose our way as far as the chassis is concerned today. Considering Jos was ninth ...

Fri 30 Oct 1998
Japanese GP
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Japanese GP "Friday Five" Interview

Grand Prix of Japan Suzuka "Friday Five" press conference -- Drivers: Shinji Nakano (Minardi) and Toranosuke Takagi (Tyrrell); Team principal: Rocco Benetton; Industry: Perry Bell (Goodyear), Hirotoshi Honda (Mugen-Honda) and Hiroshi ...

Japanese GP Bridgestone Friday Practice Report
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Japanese GP Bridgestone Friday Practice Report

Suzuka, October/29/1998 1998 JAPANESE GRAND PRIX - PRACTICE A SITUATION WHICH IS BETTER THAN IT APPEARS ... The duel between Mika Hakkinen and Michael Schumacher for the 1998 world drivers' championship got off to a close start this...

Japanese GP Stewart Friday Practice Report
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Japanese GP Stewart Friday Practice Report

STEWART-FORD NOTES AND QUOTES 1998 Japanese Grand Prix - Suzuka Friday 30th October: FREE PRACTICE Paul Stewart, Managing Director: 'A bit of a mixed Friday for the team. We didn't get as much running done as we would have liked...

Japanese GP
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Japanese GP "Thursday Four" Interview

Grand Prix of Japan Suzuka Drivers: "Thursday Four" press conference -- David Coulthard (McLaren), Mika Hakkinen (McLaren), Eddie Irvine (Ferrari) and Michael Schumacher (Ferrari) Q. Mika, to what extent can you treat a...

Mon 26 Oct 1998
Japan GP Stewart-Ford Preview
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Japan GP Stewart-Ford Preview

STEWART-FORD NOTES AND QUOTES 1998 Japanese Grand Prix - Suzuka Alan Jenkins, Technical Director: 'Despite the Japanese Grand Prix being the last race of the 1998 season a considerable amount of work has been carried out at ...

Fri 16 Oct 1998
Bridgestone 1999 Tyres Tests at Suzuka
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Bridgestone 1999 Tyres Tests at Suzuka

F1 TEAMS TO TEST WITH BRIDGESTONE AT SUZUKA Following the announcement by the FIA World Council (October 15) of revised Formula 1 tyre rules for 1998, Bridgestone will be offering all F1 teams the opportunity to evaluate tyres complying with...

Tue 13 Oct 1998
Steward Testing 98-10-13
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Steward Testing 98-10-13

FIA Formula One World Championship Since the Luxemburg Grand Prix, the Stewart-Ford team has continued its testing programme at the Silverstone Circuit. The team concentrated its efforts on testing developments for next year's car - the SF-3.

Thu 08 Oct 1998
Zanardi Speaks About his Williams Session
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Zanardi Speaks About his Williams Session

FedEx Champion Alex Zanardi says he enjoyed his first two days of testing for Williams at Barcelona last week, although he expects to see much more progress in future tests. In Spain, Zanardi was about one second slower than Ralf Schumacher, his...

Chris Pook Still Trying to Get Race
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Chris Pook Still Trying to Get Race

Chris Pook was a spectator at last weekend's Houston Grand Prix. The renowned Long Beach promoter has been working all year with San Francisco's mayor Willie Brown to bring a World Championship F1 race to a park in the California city. Brown is...

Wed 07 Oct 1998
Diniz signs for Sauber
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Diniz signs for Sauber

The Swiss Sauber team have confirmed that Pedro Diniz has signed for the team for 1999. This comes as a blow to the Arrows team, who no longer will have access to his sponsorship funds. Separately, Arrows sponsor Danka continues to be dogged...

Mon 28 Sep 1998
Piquet declara guerra com a CBA
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Piquet declara guerra com a CBA

Nelson Piquet , o tricampeão de F-1, e Reginaldo Bufaiçal, presidente da Confederação Brasileira de Automobilismo, declararam guerra de vez. Após a desfiliação da Federação de Brasília, presidida por Walter Ferrari, amigo de Piquet, e...

Sun 27 Sep 1998
Luxembourg GP Stewart race notes
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Luxembourg GP Stewart race notes

STEWART-FORD NOTES AND QUOTES 1998 Luxembourg Grand Prix - Nurburgring Sunday 27th September: RACE Rubens (Qualified: 12th) drove consistently to finish in 11th place while Jos (Qualified:18th) brought his car home to 13th...

Luxembourg GP Bridgestone race notes
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Luxembourg GP Bridgestone race notes

Nurburgring, September/ 27 /1998 1998 LUXEMBOURG GRAND PRIX - RACE Bridgestone edges closer to the constructors' and drivers' titles Racing flat out from start to finish, Mika Hakkinen defeated Michael Schumacher in a thrilling race at the ...

Luxembourg GP report
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Luxembourg GP report

Luxembourg Grand Prix 1998 First you've got to Finnish At the start of the race, the Ferraris - as expected - got away well. However, what was not expected was for Irvine to lead Schumacher. Coulthard did well and got up to 4th place, with...

Sat 26 Sep 1998
Luxembourg GP Bridgestone Saturday notes
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Luxembourg GP Bridgestone Saturday notes

Nurburgring, September /26 /1998 1998 LUXEMBOURG GRAND PRIX - QUALIFYING MIKA AND BRIDGESTONE ON THE SECOND ROW Watched by a capacity crowd, the battle for the world drivers' championship had a damp start at the Nurburgring, where Mike ...

Luxembourg GP Stewart Saturday notes
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Luxembourg GP Stewart Saturday notes

STEWART-FORD NOTES AND QUOTES Nurburgring Saturday 26th September: QUALIFYING Paul Stewart, Managing Director: 'Overall we're relatively pleased with our performance. Rubens held down 9th place for some time and was eventually pipped by a...

Fri 25 Sep 1998
Luxembourg GP Bridgestone Friday Report
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Luxembourg GP Bridgestone Friday Report

Nurburgring, September /25 /1998 1998 LUXEMBOURG GRAND PRIX - FREE PRACTICE HAKKINEN AND BRIDGESTONE TAKE THE FIRST INITIATIVE After the first two hours of practice for the GP of Luxembourg, held in warm temperatures and glorious ...

Luxenbourg GP Friday Practice Report
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Luxenbourg GP Friday Practice Report

Friday 11 September 1998 Friday free practice, 11.00 to 12.00 WEATHER CONDITIONS: breezy, overcast and mild Ferraris set early pace Michael Schumacher and Eddie Irvine delighted the Monza fans by setting first and second fastest times this...

Luxembourg GP
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Luxembourg GP "Friday Five" Interview

Grand Prix of Italy Friday 11 September 1998 Excerpts from the "Friday Five" press conference -- Drivers: David Coulthard (McLaren), Giancarlo Fisichella (Benetton) and Jarno Trulli (Prost); Team principals: Ron Dennis (McLaren) and Gian ...

Luxembourg GP Stewart-Ford Friday notes
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Luxembourg GP Stewart-Ford Friday notes

STEWART-FORD NOTES AND QUOTES 1998 Luxembourg Grand Prix - Nurburgring Friday 25th September: FREE PRACTICE Stewart-Ford's driver line-up for next season was confirmed today when the team announced that it was taking up the...

Thu 24 Sep 1998
Luxembourg GP Thursday Press Conference
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Luxembourg GP Thursday Press Conference

Grand Prix of Luxembourg Nurburgring Thursday 24 September 1998 "Thursday Four" press conference -- Drivers: Mika Hakkinen (McLaren) and Michael Schumacher (Ferrari) NB: Team chiefs Jean Todt (Ferrari) and Ron Dennis ...

Badoer shakes down fourth F300
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Badoer shakes down fourth F300

Badoer shook down the fourth F 300 Maranello, 24th September Circuit: Fiorano, 2,976 km Driver: Luca Badoer, F 300 chassis 186 Weather: air temperature 18 C, track 22 C, sunny ...

Wed 23 Sep 1998
Luxembourg GP Tyrrell Preview
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Luxembourg GP Tyrrell Preview

TYRRELL GRAND PRIX PREVIEW LUXEMBOURG HALL OF THE MOUNTAIN KING Close to the Eifel Mountains in Germany lies arguably the most daunting motor racing circuit of them all. The 14-mile long Nurburgring, which twists, turns and dives through the...

Luxembourg GP McLaren Preview
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Luxembourg GP McLaren Preview

LUXEMBOURG GRAND PRIX 1998 - PREVIEW The West McLaren Mercedes team travels to the Nurburgring circuit for the penultimate round of the 1998 Formula One World Championship with hopes of winning both the Drivers' and Constructors'...

Luxembourg GP Jordan Preview
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Luxembourg GP Jordan Preview

AERODYNAMIC IMPROVEMENTS FOR LUXEMBOURG Mike Gascoyne and his team develop more improvements for the Jordan Mugen-Honda 198 Jordan Grand Prix has traditionally struggled at high downforce circuits - remember Monaco?! But ...

Luxembourg GP Benetton Preview
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Luxembourg GP Benetton Preview

Mild Seven Benetton Team Luxembourg GP / Preview _________________________________________________________________ Pat Symonds, Technical Director of the Mild Seven Benetton Playlife team: ...

Luxembourg GP Stewart-Ford Preview
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Luxembourg GP Stewart-Ford Preview

1998 Luxembourg Grand Prix - Nurburgring Wednesday 23rd September: PREVIEW Alan Jenkins, Technical Director: 'The new Nurburgring, built alongside the original 14.1-mile version last used in 1976, was unveiled for the 1984 ...

Tue 22 Sep 1998
New Ford Engines in Testing
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New Ford Engines in Testing

The Italian Grand Prix two weeks ago saw the introduction of the new Series 6 version of the Ford Zetec-R V10. The engine was used by both Rubens Barrichello and Jos Verstappen during Saturday's running and featured a combination of new ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Target, Team Ganassi Zanardi To F1 Announcement
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Target, Team Ganassi Zanardi To F1 Announcement

TARGET/CHIP GANASSI RACING DRIVER ALEX ZANARDI TO RETURN TO FORMULA ONE IN 1999 Indianapolis - Target/Chip Ganassi Racing driver Alex Zanardi, the 1997 and 1998 PPG Cup champion, has signed a deal to race for the Winfield Williams team...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Zanardi to Williams Now Offical
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Zanardi to Williams Now Offical

CART's Versatility A Key Element for Zanardi As He Seeks New Challenges (September 22, 1998) - The adaptability required to be a two-time champion in the FedEx Championship Series is the first thing Alex Zanardi pointed to when he talked about...

Mon 21 Sep 1998
Luxembourg GP Bridgestorne Preview
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Luxembourg GP Bridgestorne Preview

All eyes this weekend will be on the Nurburgring, where drivers' championship contenders Mika Hakkinen (West McLaren Mercedes) and Michael Schumacher (Scuderia Marlboro Ferrari) go into battle in the Luxembourg Grand Prix with exactly 80...

Thu 17 Sep 1998
Ferrari Tests at Two Tracks 98-09-17
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Ferrari Tests at Two Tracks 98-09-17

17th September, Circuit: Autodromo del Mugello, 5.250 km. Driver: Eddie Irvine, F 300 chassis number 183. Weather: air temp. 17-23 C, track 22-32 C, rain in the morning, then sunny. Circuit: Fiorano, 2.976 km. Driver: Michael Schumacher, driving...

Benetton Testing at Magny Cours 98-09-16
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Benetton Testing at Magny Cours 98-09-16

MAGNY COURS TEST REPORT 16TH SEPTEMBER 1998 _________________________________________________________________ The Mild Seven Benetton Playlife team began testing at Magny Cours today with...

CHAMPCAR/CART: New Managing Director For Cosworth Racing
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CHAMPCAR/CART: New Managing Director For Cosworth Racing

NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR FOR COSWORTH RACING BRENTWOOD, England, 17 September, 1998 - Ford has appointed Dick Scammell, M.B.E., as Managing Director of Cosworth Racing, the British-based racing engine specialist it has purchased from Audi A.G. Mr...