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Sat 30 Oct 1999
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...

Formula One 2000 Calendar Finalised
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Formula One 2000 Calendar Finalised

New 2000 Calendar The new F1 calendar has been finalised. March 12: Australian Grand Prix (Melbourne) March 26: Brazilian Grand Prix (Sao Paulo) April 9: San Marino Grand Prix (Imola) April 23: British...

Ecclestone sells stakes in FOA
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Ecclestone sells stakes in FOA

Bernie Ecclestone is believed to have struck a deal to sell approximately half of Formula One Administration. A 12.5% stake has been sold to Morgan Grenfell for $325m, with an option to purchase a further 37.5% for $975m through Deutsche Bank.

Mon 25 Oct 1999
Japanese GP Bridgestone Preview
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Japanese GP Bridgestone Preview

October/ 25 /1999 1999 JAPANESE GRAND PRIX - PREVIEW Ready for the challenge of the last Grand Prix of the millennium There could hardly be a more popular venue to host the final round of the FIA's 1999 world championships than Suzuka, the...

Sat 23 Oct 1999
Malaysian GP Ferrari Receives Final Decision on Appeal
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Malaysian GP Ferrari Receives Final Decision on Appeal

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 23, 1999 -- Ferrari has won its appeal against its disqualification in the recent Malaysian Grand Prix, the FIA announced Saturday. Therefore, Ferrari drivers Eddie Irvine and Michael Schumacher been reinstated in first and ...

FIA ruling - more depth and reaction
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FIA ruling - more depth and reaction

Ferrari argued that the boards were within the 5mm tolerance allowed by the regulations. This despite Ross Brawn showing the gap at Malaysia. The FIA also said that the method of measuring was suspect. Max Mosley: "The court of appeal...

Ferrari wins appeal of disqualification
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Ferrari wins appeal of disqualification

Ferrari have been reinstated, along with their drivers, to the Malaysian Grand Prix. A transcript of the FIA statement will follow shortly, meanwhile you can listen to the statement made by Max Mosley ...

Fri 22 Oct 1999
Brands Hatch and Ferrari News
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Brands Hatch and Ferrari News

Brands Hatch up for sale BHL has revealed that it has received a preliminary approach about purchase of Brands Hatch. How this will affect the future of the British GP isn't known at this time. Gene signs for 2000 Marc Gene has signed for ...

Wed 20 Oct 1999
World Title Hangs in Balance
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World Title Hangs in Balance

LAW AND ORDER: WORLD TITLE HANGS IN BALANCE OF FERRARI APPEAL THE CASE: The Ferraris of Eddie Irvine and Michael Schumacher were disqualified after finishing first and second, respectively, in the Malaysian Grand Prix on Oct. 17 because the ...

Tue 19 Oct 1999
Malaysian GP Patrick Head Comments on Ferrari Situation
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Malaysian GP Patrick Head Comments on Ferrari Situation

Patrick Head has spoken out on the Ferrari situation. "Although it is usually very hard for me to comment positively about Ferrari, I feel for them in this case. They have admitted the part did not comply with the rules but I do not believe...

Malaysian GP More Comments From Bernie Ecclestone
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Malaysian GP More Comments From Bernie Ecclestone

More quotes from Bernie Ecclestone about the Ferrari situation have been published. "After Michael Schumacher got pole position for Ferrari on Saturday why did the team not take the illegal parts off and put on a legal part if they were ...

McLaren, Ferrari and Ecclestone Reaction
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McLaren, Ferrari and Ecclestone Reaction

In a statement, McLaren have said that they expect the rules of F1 to upheld consistantly and fairly. "The more important the outcome of a race, the more important it is that the rules are applied consistently and fairly in accordance with ...

Mon 18 Oct 1999
Ferrari Fall Out From Malaysia
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Ferrari Fall Out From Malaysia

Todt attacks officials Jean Todt has said that the officials were wrong to disqualify the team. "I have a great pain in my heart, but also the desire to react. That small difference in design does not justify the decision to disqualify the two...

Sun 17 Oct 1999
Malaysian GP Race Report
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Malaysian GP Race Report

RACE REPORT: MALAYSIAN GRAND PRIX Hakkinen wins race, World Championship after Ferrari 1-2 finish disqualified KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Oct. 17, 1999 -- The outcome of the World Championship is in limbo following Ferrari's victory, ...

Malaysian GP Stewart race notes
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Malaysian GP Stewart race notes

STEWART-FORD NOTES & QUOTES Malaysian Grand Prix: Race (56 laps) Weather: Hot & Humid (Ambient temperature 36-31 deg C, track temperature 44-34 deg C) Johnny Herbert finished fourth in today's Malaysian Grand Prix. Team mate Rubens Barrichello...

Malaysian GP Ferrari disqualification confirmed
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Malaysian GP Ferrari disqualification confirmed

Ferrari have been disqualified from the Malaysian Grand Prix. As a result, McLaren and Mika Hakkinen are champions for 1999. Rather unusually, Ferrari have admitted that the panels did not conform with the regulations, but are appealing,...

Malaysian GP Bridgestone Race Report
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Malaysian GP Bridgestone Race Report

In an impressive display of perfect team work, Ferrari drivers Eddie Irvine and Michael Schumacher controlled the Malaysian Grand Prix from start to finish. On a day when the Italian cars outperformed the McLarens, Schumacher took a brief lead...

Malaysian GP Ferrari faces disqualification
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Malaysian GP Ferrari faces disqualification

The FIA have released a statement saying that cars number 3 & 4 (Ferrari's of Schumacher and Irvine) do not comply with the regulations in scrutineering. The deflector panels of the Ferrari's are reported to not comply with the regulations. The...

Malaysian GP Stewart Race Notes
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Malaysian GP Stewart Race Notes

Johnny Herbert finished fourth in today's Malaysian Grand Prix. Team mate Rubens Barrichello claimed fifth place. Today's result moves the Stewart-Ford team to fourth place in the Constructors Championship - three points ahead of William Johnny...

Malaysian GP Race Report
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Malaysian GP Race Report

All of the cars at the start of the race were on the super-soft tyres, except for the McLaren of Häkkinen. But the major talk of the week - let alone the weekend - was the return of Michael Schumacher, and the threat of rain storms. The former...

Sat 16 Oct 1999
Malaysian GP Saturday Bridgestone notes
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Malaysian GP Saturday Bridgestone notes

Sepang, October/ 16/ 1999 1999 MALAYSIAN GRAND PRIX - QUALIFYING Schumacher's pole puts spice into the championship chase Michael Schumacher's return to competition after three months recovery produced a sensational pole position for the ...

Malaysian GP Saturday Stewart notes
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Malaysian GP Saturday Stewart notes

Sepang, Saturday 16th October, 1999 STEWART-FORD NOTES & QUOTES Malaysian Grand Prix: Qualifying Weather: (Ambient temperature 32 deg C, track temperature 43 deg C, Humidity 58) Johnny Herbert will start the inaugural Malaysian Grand Prix...

Fri 15 Oct 1999
Malaysian GP Stewart Friday Notes
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Malaysian GP Stewart Friday Notes

Sepang, Friday 15th October, 1999 Weather: Morning rain giving way to hot and humid conditions. (Ambient temperature 28 deg C, track temperature 30 deg C, humidity 80 Rubens Barrichello finished seventh in today's Free Practice for ...

Malaysian GP Bridgestone Friday notes
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Malaysian GP Bridgestone Friday notes

First time out for F1 cars at the impressively equipped Sepang circuit found Jacques Villeneuve setting the pace in the first sessions of untimed practice. The day started wet, and with most teams still seeking a good balance as they evaluated...

Thu 14 Oct 1999
Malaysian GP Thursday Press Conference
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Malaysian GP Thursday Press Conference

Drivers: Pedro Diniz (Sauber) Heinz-Harald Frentzen (Jordan) Mika Hakkinen (McLaren) Johnny Herbert (Stewart) Eddie Irvine (Ferrari) Michael Schumacher (Ferrari) Q. Johnny, how did your family...