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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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,...

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...

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 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 ...

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 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...

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 ...

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 ...

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
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 ...

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...

Thu 15 Apr 1999
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...

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 ...

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 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...

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...

Sun 31 Oct 1999
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...

Thu 15 Apr 1999
Malaysian GP Friday Jordan notes
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Malaysian GP Friday Jordan notes

Damon Hill and Heinz-Harald Frentzen look forward Benson and Hedges Jordan drivers Damon Hill and Heinz-Harald Frentzen enjoyed their first driver at the Sepang Circuit, both commenting at the end of the practice session that they found the ...

Standings after Malaysian GP
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Standings after Malaysian GP

Drivers' Championship: Pos Driver Nat Constructor Points ------------------------------------------------------------------ 1. Eddie Irvine GB Ferrari 70 2. Mika Hakkinen...

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,...

Thu 15 Apr 1999
Japanese GP Saturday Benetton Notes
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Japanese GP Saturday Benetton Notes

Traffic and dirt on the track caused difficulties for Fisichella and Wurz in qualifying. The key problem is lack of grip but over the weekend the team has gathered lots of information regarding race set-up. Giancarlo Fisichella : 14 th - ...

Malaysian GP Friday Prost notes
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Malaysian GP Friday Prost notes

OLIVIER PANIS "I am very happy with the discovery of this new circuit. It is really nice and above all it is safe apart from the corner where I went off where the run-off area is not big enough ! Overall, I am satisfied with this first day of ...

Thu 09 Dec 1999
Radioauthority suggests problems for Brands Hatch
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Radioauthority suggests problems for Brands Hatch

Yet another setback has appeared against Brands Hatch hosting the British Grand Prix - and from an unexpected source. In the BMRMC Newsletter there is an article to do with the opinion of the Radiotelecommunications Agency. For the 1999 British...

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 ...