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...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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'
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...
Max Mosley has angrily denied claim that he is just Bernie Ecclestone's
"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,...
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...
Eddie reckons 50-50 chance of title
Eddie Irvine has put his chances of winning the title at 50-50 after
"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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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
What did you concentrate...
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...
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,...
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...