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Wed 08 Sep 1999
Worlds collided at Indy-F1 series at Monza
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Worlds collided at Indy-F1 series at Monza

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 8, 1999 -- So steep is the Monza banking that climbing it -- even in ideal circumstances -- is a near impossibility, but if there is enough incentive it can be done, as Jimmy Bryan proved. While practicing for the 1957...

Tue 14 Sep 1999
Jaguar Motorsport Heritage
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Jaguar Motorsport Heritage

MAHWAH, N.J., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Jaguar has been involved in motorsport since the company was founded by Sir William Lyons in 1922. The Coventry-based luxury car manufacturer has seven times won the ...

Thu 07 Jan 1999
Ford Cosworth V10 CR-1 Fast Facts
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Ford Cosworth V10 CR-1 Fast Facts

TEN FAST FACTS ABOUT THE NEW FORD COSWORTH V10 CR-1 ENGINE * The FORD COSWORTH V10 CR-1 engine is completely new. It has no carry-over parts from the previous engines. * The FORD COSWORTH V10 CR-1 is significantly smaller than the engine ...

Tue 16 Feb 1999
Jackie Stewart On Jeff Gordon
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Jackie Stewart On Jeff Gordon

JACKIE STEWART THINKS GORDON COULD BE MORE THAN FLASH IN F1 PAN Formula One legend gives thumbs-up to construction at Speedway during visit INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 16, 1999 -- Formula One legend Jackie Stewart says he would "love to" see ...

Fri 31 Dec 1999
Jacques Villeneuve, Danni Minogue wed in Australia
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Jacques Villeneuve, Danni Minogue wed in Australia

Jacques Villeneuve and Danni Minogue were set to get married in Sydney at the start of the new millennium according to press reports. They met earlier this year at the Spanish Grand Prix, making it a memorable event for Jacques and Danni at...

Thu 15 Apr 1999
Harvey Postlethwaite dead
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Harvey Postlethwaite dead

The world of Formula One is in shock following the news that designer Harvey Postlethwaite has died of a heart attack. Postlethwaite, 55, who designed cars for the Hesketh, Wolf, Tyrrell and Ferrari teams, complained of chest pains at the ...

Thu 07 Jan 1999
Ford and Cosworth Racing - History
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Ford and Cosworth Racing - History

FORD AND COSWORTH RACING - A LEGENDARY PARTNERSHIP Ford's successful purchase of Cosworth Racing in September 1998 cemented a long standing relationship which began more than 35 years ago and has seen the development of a succession of...

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,...

Wed 22 Dec 1999
Joan Villadelprat leaves Benetton
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Joan Villadelprat leaves Benetton

Joan Villadelprat leaves Benetton Benetton has just announced that Joan Villadelprat will be leaving his post of Operations Director and Team Manager at the end of the year. Joan said "I have really enjoyed my 10 years at Benetton but feel ...

Wed 15 Sep 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Mates, Mika Salo Interview
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Mates, Mika Salo Interview

This week's feature stories are now in the Magazine section at motorsport.com. Included in this week's edition is a candid interview with Mika Salo, who's replaced the injured Michael Schumacher at Ferrari. Salo talks about his marraige to...

Thu 30 Sep 1999
Austria BMW F1 engine test
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Austria BMW F1 engine test

BMW F1 Engine Test in Zeltweg, Austria From October 5 through 8, BMW will be testing the F1 racing engine designed and built in Munich, on the A1 Ring in Zeltweg, Austria. This will be the first test of the engine on one of the current Grand ...

Fri 31 Dec 1999
Knighthood for Stirling Moss
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Knighthood for Stirling Moss

Stirling Craufurd Moss OBE has been awarded been made a KBE in the New Years Honours list for services to motor racing. During his career he competed in 494 motor races, rallies and sprints, winning 222 of them. -- Stephen M Baines ...

Thu 15 Apr 1999
Austrian GP Saturday qualifying
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Austrian GP Saturday qualifying

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Mika Hakkinen FIN McLaren-Mercedes 1:10.954 2. David Coulthard ...

Sun 17 Oct 1999
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,...

Sat 18 Dec 1999
FNIPPON: Japan-Malaysia Joint Venture in F1 Driver Project.
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FNIPPON: Japan-Malaysia Joint Venture in F1 Driver Project.

The Malaysian Motorsports Organisers and Competitors Association (MMOCA) has secured an agreement with a consortium of Japanese organisations to jointly fund the Alex Yoong Racing For Malaysia project to place a Malaysian in Formula One within...

Sat 27 Mar 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Races don't have the only restarts
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Races don't have the only restarts

Jan Magnussen is having an interesting 1999: he is trying to establish himself in North American racing after a difficult exit from Formula One. It all started well -- having risen through the usual kart and Formula 3 career stages he was...

Fri 08 Oct 1999
Rumors, Resignations and Uncertain Futures

Rumors, Resignations and Uncertain Futures

Hesketh resigns from board of BRDC In a surprise move, Lord Hesketh has resigned from the board of the BRDC - the club that owns Silverstone. "Sadly, I cannot agree with the part of the proposed restructure which precludes share ownership to...

Thu 15 Apr 1999
Malaysian GP Saturday Williams notes
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Malaysian GP Saturday Williams notes

Ralf Schumacher and Alex Zanardi will start from eighth and 16th positions respectively in the first ever Malaysian Grand Prix. Not happy with his car's balance in the first three runs of qualifying, Ralf improved his time of 1.2 seconds in his...

Fri 24 Sep 1999
Nurburgring F3000 Alex Yoong Qualifying Notes
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Nurburgring F3000 Alex Yoong Qualifying Notes

ALEX YOONG AGAIN MAKES THE CUT FOR FIA INTERNATIONAL F3000 RACE Nurburgring, Germany -- Tursday, 23rd Sept 1999 -- Malaysia's only Formula 1 hope, Alex Yoong today chalked up his second successive qualification for the FIA International F3000...

Thu 15 Apr 1999
Malaysian GP Minardi race notes
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Malaysian GP Minardi race notes

MARC GENE' Chassis 04 9 1:37:10.056 "I did a very good start passing Zanardi after the first three corners. Afterwards, I managed to follow the rhythm of Frentzen and of the other cars. Fifteen laps before the stop my tyres were ...

Mon 20 Dec 1999
Michelin and Santa
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Michelin and Santa

Schumacher plays Santa In Italy, Michael Schumacher has been at the Ferrari factory at Maranello dressed as Father Christmas to give out presents to the children of the workers. AFP says that "Schumacher was joined for the event by a couple ...

Thu 15 Apr 1999
Japanese GP Friday 1st practice
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Japanese GP Friday 1st practice

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Mika Hakkinen FIN McLaren-Mercedes 1:41.746 2. David Coulthard ...

Bridgestone Press Release - Hakkinen's German GP Tire Failure
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Bridgestone Press Release - Hakkinen's German GP Tire Failure

August/12/99 CURRENT STATUS OF THE INVESTIGATIONS REGARDING MIKA HAKKINEN'S DAMAGED TYRE. Having closely examined what tiny remnants could be found of the tyre which failed on Mika Hakkinen's car during the German Grand Prix, Bridgestone and...

Malaysian GP Williams race notes
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Malaysian GP Williams race notes

A disappointing race put an end to quite a difficult weekend for the Winfield WilliamsF1 team. After starting from 16th position and struggling at the back of the field, Alex Zanardi finished in 10th place. Ralf Schumacher's race didn't last...

Sun 26 Sep 1999
European GP Stewart-Ford Sunday Notes
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European GP Stewart-Ford Sunday Notes

Nurburgring, Sunday 26th September, 1999 STEWART-FORD NOTES & QUOTES European Grand Prix: Race (67 laps) Weather: Intermittent showers, sunny spells (Ambient temperature15-20 deg C, track temperature 15 deg C) Johnny Herbert claimed the first...

Tue 07 Dec 1999
Formula One News - Brands Hatch sold to Interpublic
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Formula One News - Brands Hatch sold to Interpublic

Brands Hatch sale completed Rosenblatt, solicitors to Brands Hatch, have confirmed that BHL has been sold to Interpublic for £120m, through Interpublic's Octagon division. Nicola Foulston will join the board of Octagon. Frank Lowe,...

Tue 14 Sep 1999
IRL: State-of-the-art timing & scoring system installed at Indianaoplis
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IRL: State-of-the-art timing & scoring system installed at Indianaoplis

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 14, 1999 - A state-of-the-art AMB TranX Pro timing and scoring system will be permanently installed at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and in use before the Indianapolis 500 in May 2000. The fully digital system...

Thu 15 Apr 1999
Malaysian GP winners' press conference
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Malaysian GP winners' press conference

1. Eddie Irvine * Ferrari 1:36:38.494 2. Michael Schumacher * Ferrari +1.040 3. Mika Hakkinen McLaren-Mercedes +9.743 * subsequently disqualified Q. Eddie, congratulations. You said that Ferrari...

Sat 30 Oct 1999
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...

Thu 15 Apr 1999
Malaysian GP Saturday practice
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Malaysian GP Saturday practice

Pos Driver Nat Constructor Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Michael Schumacher D Ferrari 1:40.424 2. Eddie Irvine ...

Sat 27 Mar 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: BTCC: Ford Unveils Ford Racing Fan Site

CHAMPCAR/CART: BTCC: Ford Unveils Ford Racing Fan Site

DEARBORN, Mich., September 1, 1999 - Team Ford Racing, a national fan club for Ford Racing enthusiasts wholly supported and sponsored by Ford Motor Company, debuted today with the unveiling of the Team Ford Racing web site (www.

Wed 27 Jan 1999
BMW Motorsports Announcements
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BMW Motorsports Announcements

An Open Secret: Sportscars and Formula 1 MUNICH, January 21, 1999: The absolute highlights in BMW motorsport in 1999 are the development of a new sports car and the test programme for BMW's new Formula 1 power unit. "Preparing our return to...

Tue 19 Oct 1999
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 ...

Sun 12 Dec 1999
Testing and FIA entry list 1999-12-12
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Testing and FIA entry list 1999-12-12

Testing from Montmelo These are the latest testing times from Montmelo. Testing continues at Jerez next week. 1. David Coulthard McLaren 1:21.44 (32 laps) 2. Jarno Trulli Jordan 1:22.28 (31) 3. Olivier Panis McLaren 1:22.40 (14) 4. Pedro...

Tue 28 Dec 1999
Williams announces drivers
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Williams announces drivers

Williams have announced that they will launch their 2000 challenger on January 10th, according to the BBC. The team have said that Ralf Schumacher will be their number 1 driver next season, and has dismissed reports that Alex Zanardi has lost his...

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...