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Wed 24 Nov 1999
Schumacher splits with spokesman
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Schumacher splits with spokesman

It is being reported by Agence France Presse that Michael Schumacher has split with his spokesman Heiner Buchinger. Willi Weber said "The arrangement with Heiner Buchinger will finish at the end of the year". The exact reason for the split...

Mon 22 Nov 1999
F1 News 1999-11-22
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F1 News 1999-11-22

Sauber signs Rinland Sergio Rinland, ex of BMS Scuderia Italia, Brabham, Tyrrell, Benetton and Ferrari, has joined PP Sauber. He is to be chief designer alongside technical director Leo Ress. Willy Rampf has also joined as chief ...

Sun 21 Nov 1999
F1 News  1999-11-21
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F1 News 1999-11-21

Details on Apax/Prodrive deal Prodrive and its boss Dave Richards are set to enter F1, with the aid of venture capitalists Apax. Richards is believed to have sold a 49% stake in the company. Richards would, however, have to buy an existing ...

Mon 08 Nov 1999
F1 News - including Ecclestone and city float
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F1 News - including Ecclestone and city float

Ecclestone mistrusts city Bernie Ecclestone has been speaking to The Sunday Telegraph about his distrust of the city "The strange thing is that they seem to want to see how a business works, to find out what a company is really like and...

Wed 03 Nov 1999
F1 News (Wednesday) 1999-11-03
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F1 News (Wednesday) 1999-11-03

BARkstabbing at BAR Stories continue to circulate about an internal power struggle at British American Racing. According to the stories, Adrian Reynard is trying to oust Craig Pollock from the team. Adrian resents being ousted himself from his...

Tue 02 Nov 1999
F1 News (Tuesday) 1999-11-02
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F1 News (Tuesday) 1999-11-02

Ecclestone enters Coulthard-Schumacher row Bernie Ecclestone has weighed in on the side of Michael Schumacher, in his war of words with David Coulthard, according to quotes in The Daily Mail. "Michael quite rightly had a go." "In my opinion...

Mon 01 Nov 1999
US GP Date Set, race 15 of 17
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US GP Date Set, race 15 of 17

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 1, 1999 - The date of the inaugural United States Grand Prix at Indianapolis is officially set for Sept. 24, 2000, according to the 2000 Formula One schedule released recently by the FIA, the world governing body of ...

Sun 31 Oct 1999
Japanese GP race report
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Japanese GP race report

SUZUKA, Japan, Oct. 31, 1999 -- Mika Hakkinen knew he could clinch the FIA Formula One World Drivers Championship if he won the Japanese Grand Prix, and he did just that with dominating win in his West McLaren-Mercedes in Sunday's Formula One ...

Japanese GP Bridgestone race notes
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Japanese GP Bridgestone race notes

Finland's Mika Hakkinen, the World Champion driver of 1998, retained his title here today by taking an all-the-way victory in the final and deciding round of the FIA series. The 31 year old McLaren-Mercedes driver surged away from the start to...

Japanese GP Stewart race notes
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Japanese GP Stewart race notes

Suzuka, Sunday 31st October, 1999 - Johnny Herbert and Rubens Barrichello finished seventh and eighth in the final race of the 1999 season at Suzuka - securing the Stewart-Ford team's fourth place in the Constructors' Championship. JOHNNY...

Japanese GP Report
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Japanese GP Report

Before the start talk had been of Schumacher taking the lead, and keeping Hakkinen behind to aid Irvine and Ferrari. He never got the chance, as Hakkinen made a storming start and took the lead from Schumacher. His start wasn't quite as storming...

Sat 30 Oct 1999
Mosley not Ecclestone puppet, says Max Mosley
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Mosley not Ecclestone puppet, says Max Mosley

Max Mosley has angrily denied claim that he is just Bernie Ecclestone's puppet. "Mr Ecclestone is very much respected, but he does not run Formula One or the FIA. ... He has no say in the appointment of judges of the FIA Court of Appeal and,...

New twist to BHL-Silverstone bid
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New twist to BHL-Silverstone bid

The Daily Telegraph is reporting new moves to keep the British Grand Prix at Silverstone, whilst keeping ownership with the BRDC, but leasing the circuit to Brands Hatch Leisure. Sir John Whitmore claims to be representing some 200 of the 521...

F1 Saturday News 1999-10-30
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F1 Saturday News 1999-10-30

Eddie reckons 50-50 chance of title Eddie Irvine has put his chances of winning the title at 50-50 after qualifying today. "I can still do it but it is 50-50. It is going to be a weird race" "I have got the 'A' team on my side in Michael and...

Japanese GP Qualifying Bridgestone Notes
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Japanese GP Qualifying Bridgestone Notes

After a tense and exciting qualifying session throughout which Mika Hakkinen and Michael Schumacher exchanged fastest times, it was the Ferrari driver who emerged quickest after Hakkinen was forced off the road as he prepared to start his...

Japanese GP Stewart Qualifying Notes
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Japanese GP Stewart Qualifying Notes

Johnny Herbert will start Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix - the final race of the 1999 season from eighth place on the grid. Rubens Barrichello will line up in 13th position. JOHNNY HERBERT Car No.17 (SF3-06) Time: 1:39.706 Position: eighth Are ...

Fri 29 Oct 1999
F1 Friday News 1999-10-29
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F1 Friday News 1999-10-29

Damon Hill has said goodbye before the race on Sunday. "I expect to do well at the weekend. But, assuming that I don't make it to the press conference between now and the rest of the weekend, I'd like to say thanks very much to everyone from...

Formula One News 1999-10-29
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Formula One News 1999-10-29

Ferrari to run new bargeboards Ferrari have dumped their Malaysian bargeboards in favour of new ones, despite having them rule legal by the FIA. Jean Todt defended the move "We could have remained as we were. We have clearly said it was a ...

Japanese GP Friday Bridgestone Notes
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Japanese GP Friday Bridgestone Notes

Yoshihiko Ichikawa, Bridgestone Motorsport Technical Manager: "Much as we had expected, the abrasive surface of the Suzuka track saw a high rate of tyre wear on several cars today. The teams are also concerned about the lack of grip, with ...

Japanese GP Friday Stewart Notes
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Japanese GP Friday Stewart Notes

Rubens Barrichello was fifth fastest in today's Free Practice for Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix. Johnny Herbert finished the session 20th. RUBENS BARRICHELLO Car No.16 (SF3-04) Time: 1:42.529 Position: fifth 34 laps What did you concentrate...

Japanese GP Thursday Press Conference
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Japanese GP Thursday Press Conference

Drivers: David Coulthard (McLaren) Mika Hakkinen (McLaren) Eddie Irvine (Ferrari) Michael Schumacher (Ferrari) Team chiefs: Norbert Haug (Mercedes) Jean Todt (Ferrari) Q. Eddie and Mika,...

Thu 28 Oct 1999
Japanese GP Preview, Fast Facts
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Japanese GP Preview, Fast Facts

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP AT STAKE IN SHOWDOWN IN SUZUKA INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 28, 1999 -- After 15 races around the world it has all come down to this: the Showdown in Suzuka. Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix, the final race of the season, will be the race...

Wed 27 Oct 1999
Grand prix Reunion at Watkins Glen
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Grand prix Reunion at Watkins Glen

U.S. GRAND PRIX RETURNS TO THE GLEN WITH F1 REUNION F1 TO HIGHLIGHT ZIPPO U.S. VINTAGE GRAND PRIX Watkins Glen, NY (October 27, 1999) - As the United States prepares for the return of Formula One to Indianapolis, Watkins Glen,...

Tue 26 Oct 1999
Japanese GP Stewart Preview
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Japanese GP Stewart Preview

The Japanese Grand Prix marks the last race that the team will compete as Stewart-Ford. From the 2000 FIA Formula One World Championship season the team will race as Jaguar Racing. Stewart-Ford enters the Japanese Grand Prix in fourth place in...